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Zane Schweitzer (Starboard) puts on another impressive performance at Stop 3 of the European Cup presented by Starboard by winning the long distance race and placing 2nd in the sprints, earning him his 3rd straight win on the Cup. This result has made him now untouchable on the European Cup Ratings.
Set in the beautiful region of Sieravuori, this stop saw Zane match up against Europe’s leading racers in an elite field and a very unique course given the location.
In the long distance, the dramatic scenery was all around and the racing between the Top 5 was intense, as they battled for position right up to the beach, with Zane capturing the win.
In the sprint racing, 2nd was enough for Zane to secure the overall win, and to continue his momentum coming into the next big event for the World Series, to take place in Fehmarn Germany from the 18th – 20th July. This will be Stop 4 of the European Cup, but also Stop 3 on the 2014 Stand Up World Series, as the World’s best will once again congregrate to do battle.
Make sure to check out the highlights from both days by going to www.watermanleague.com on the video section of the home page.