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Xavier GBR451 at the Bridge to Bridge Race San Fran

Posted on September 12th, by San Diego Windsurfing Association in General Windsurfing News, Racing Results, SDWA News. No Comments

A big congratulations to our very own SDWA member Xavier GBR451 for winning the Ronstan Bridge to Bridge race in San Francisico Formula division.  The Ronstan Bridge to Bridge Race is a multicraft downwind sprint from the Golden Gate Birdge to the Bay Bridge on San Francisco Bay.  The field includes skiffs, kites, cats, trimarans and windsurfers.  Here is a play by play direct from Xavier’s blog!

This was my first Bridge to Bridge race, so I didn’t really know what to expect. All I knew about this famous race was that legends such as Micah Buziani had held the record for many years before the Kites smashed the record. Johnny Heineken had run the whole course on one tack last year on a Hydrofoil Kite in the record time of 16 minutes I think. With all Those histories floating in my … Read More »