Surfing: European Championship RS: X of Mallorca. Giorgia Speciale finishes fifth among the U21s
Ancona 04/14/2019 – The participation of Giorgia Special in the European Championship RS: X of Palma de Mallorca ends with a 35th place in the general classification, 5th among Europeans, one of the highlights of the season and has attracted as many as 75 athletes from all over the world on the race course
“A European that more than anything else had the level of a World Championship – comments Giorgia Special – In the year preceding the Olympics, the athletes at the top do not miss an opportunity to compete with the rest of the fleet on the regatta fields, and here in Mallorca we took to the water with participants from all over the world, not just Europeans, and the level was very high “.
An intense week, that of Giorgia Speciale, who for the first time and a year earlier than her peers competed in the absolute category, in which the names of already Olympic and world champions stood out.
“In Palma de Mallorca the regatta was difficult, especially due to the weather conditions we found, with a mainly planing wind, which is what makes me more in difficulty today. The fleet is of the highest level, however this event allowed me to take the measures and to evaluate well the aspects on which to work to improve. It is all experience and I will treasure it for the next event “.
The Giorgia Special racing season will continue in France, and Hyeres, with the French Olympic Week, scheduled from April 27th to May 4th.