Sam had this to say: “It was an awesome week racing at the Andalusian Olympic regatta in Cadiz, Spain. The organisation ran 15 races over 4 days and we had a range of conditions from 8 up to 18 knots. The competition was well organised and we had a great time. It was fun to meet some new people in the foiling scene, having come from RSX. It was my first foil event and it totally blew my mind, the racing is crazy fun and I’m really looking forward to the coming season.“
You can check out the full results on the official event page: https://andaluza.fav.es/default/events/event/text/xv-andalusian-olympic-week-2020/page/0
Sam, and RS:X sailor and naval architect spends lots of his time in the south of Spain and Portugal and is currently in the middle of an Olympic campaign. You can stay up to date with his campaign on his social media channels:
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