Final preparations are being made at Majini Island for the Secondreef Windsurfing Competition, which takes place on Majini Island at 10.00 hrs SLT (17.00 hrs GMT) on Saturday 3 May 2008. SurfWatch hears that Heather Goodliffe herself has tuned up Majini's Epic wave and the flags are out for the big competition day.
"We are proud and excited to be hosting this event which will be streamed live from Majini Island to screens in Pozo Izquierdo where the real life event takes place in the Canary Islands," said Poid Mahovlich, the event organiser. "We also hope to convince some of the world class windsurfers competing in Gran Canaria to take part in the windsurfing event at Majini."
The second competition of its kind in Second Life, Secondreef will be held on the same day as the annual Secondreef windsurfing competition in event in Gran Canaria. Windsurfers from all over the world will congregate at Pozo Izquierdo on Saturday to waveride the beach's famous pipeline set. Meanwhile, Second Life windsurfers will compete using Sebastian Saramago’s boards with Heather Goodliffe scripts to ride Majini's Epic wave.
Judges Craig Stallion, Keala Mimistrobell, Sally LaSalle and VW Sands will be awarding points for jumps and wave riding tricks in what promises to be an exciting event. Men and women will compete together at Majini, in 5 person qualifying heats leading into semi-finals and finals.
More information and details are available on the competition website.
SurfWatch: SURF REPORT -- Majini Island
URL: Virtual Windsurf Contest
SLURL: Bishara Beach (spectator area for the VSA Surf Jam)