Tom Smedley and Stevie Wilson are the new 29er European champions
Tom Smedley and Stevie Wilson are the new 29er European champions. After a day of racing in more wind than any day in the event at Travemude, Germany, the lead changed four times over the four races held.
In the stronger breezes and more familiar race the British teams pulled some tricks out of the bag to take first and third. A disqualification for Evans and Peacock in a race they won cost them second place overall. Pepe Bettini and Federerico Vilambrossa had a terrible day losing what seemed to be an event in the bag. Lauri Lehtinen and Mikka Pennenen continued their steady series to gain a well deserved second.
1st Tom Smedley and Stevie Wilson GBR
2nd Lauri Lehtinen and Mikka Pennenen FIN
3rd Dave Evans and Rick Peacock GBR
4th Pepe Bettini and Federerico Vilambrossa ARG
5th Ant Chapman and Tom Dawson GBR
6th Josh Metcalfe and Ian Haywood GBR
7th Jacob Jensen and Simon Jenson DEN
8th Elisa Dechamps and Dave Hall GBR
9th Peter Graham and George Willis NZL
10th Helle Orum Nielson and Lars Orum Nielson DEN