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Day 1 of racing at the Paracus South American Championships
Posted On:  05/12/2015 12:45:40

35 competitors from 7 nations completed registration at the 2015 South American Windsurfing Championships taking place in Paracus, Peru.

It is great news to see racers from 5 South American countries - Argentina, Brasil, Chile, Peru and Venezuela - being joined in Paracus by representatives from the Netherlands and USA.

Day 0 of the championships saw the start of registration, rigging and training, a practice race and an opening ceremony with dinner.

The following day it was down to the serious business of championship racing in 3 classes - Raceboard, RS:X and Techno 293 - where 2 races were completed for all.

It was a fantastic start for Daniel Flores (VEN) and Fernando Consorte (ARG) in their respective classes, RS:X and Raceboard, with two bullets each.

Jim Someren (NED) had it tougher sharing one win apiece with Geronimo Nores (USA); but heading the leader board at the end of the day with a second place in race 1.

With 4 more days of racing to go it is still anybody's title to win.

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