International slalom elites start at the 2019 IFCA Slalom World Championships in Westerland on Sylt
Summer, sun and a relaxed atmosphere marked the first day of the IFCA Slalom World Championships, which are held in Westerland on Sylt as part of the Multivan Summer Openings from 3rd to 10th of June. 65 participants from 12 nations have made their way to the German island to fight for the 2019 Slalom World Champion title and a total prize money of 10,000 euros. Only the wind was lacking at the start of the event. However, this did not distract anyone from the good mood – thousands of spectators took advantage of the diverse supporting program of the event and strolled on the promenade of Westerland or enjoyed the sun at the beach.
Concerning the German
Parallel to the IFCA Slalom World Championships, the German participants have the chance to earn first points for the National ranking at the Multivan Windsurf Cup. In addition to slalom, the disciplines Foil-Racing and Wave are also part of the racing program. For the spectators, the Multivan Summer Opening also offers a
Tomorrow’s skippers meeting is scheduled for 09:00am
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