The third competition day started off smoothly´with the wind already blowing from the right direction. At noon it was finally time for the first races to start in light to medium winds at the MEDICANA 2022 IFCA Junior Youth & Masters Slalom World Championships in Cesme Alacati at the ION Club Alacati
A relaxing morning paved way for some athletes to hang out after having all gear already ready for whatever the conditions may be.
HELMETS ARE HERE TO STAY
The Junior and Youth Divisions in all Class Championships shall now wear helmets during slalom racing. This change came after an AGM decision.
THE OPPORTUNITY TO LEAN & GROW
Many new young windsurfers are having their first time experience in an international slalom championship and often require coach assistance, tips, and support.
The fierce national female racers ready to race on home waters "their training location for slalom windsurfing"
INTERNATIONAL JURY IN ACTION
A busy day also on the beach for the jury members, keeping track of all the races, and providing answers to the athletes questions.
THE WAIT WAS OVER
Finally time to hit the water on the 3rd event day. Competitors sailed on thier biggest registered equipment throughout the day.
One last look back at his fellow competitors at the finish line.
THE RACING WILL CONTINUE
With a great forecast predicted for the following days, we shall see more races and more battles for the World Championship Titles in Junior Youth and Master divisions.