February 28, 2021

Sarah Quita, windsurf freestyle champion in Fuerteventura – La Provincia


The Aruban Sarah Quita-Offrigna has returned to make history in Fuerteventura after winning this Saturday the twelfth title of world champion of windsurf freestyle.

The athlete, a regular at the Windsurfing World Championship in Fuerteventura since 2006, adds with this title 16 in her history, 12 in freestyle and 4 in the slalom modality.

The young woman has been proclaimed champion of freestyle windsurfing followed by the Dutch Maaike Huvermann, in second place, and the Norwegian Oda Brodholt, in third place of the classification.

Sarah Quita Offrigna started off as a favorite after having won the Bonaire test, the other place that, together with Fuerteventura, hosts the worldwide windsurf freestyle circuit, in the women's category.

In the men's category the surprise has come with the victory of the Belgian Steven Van Broeckhoven, world champion in 2011, leaving behind the current world champion the Venezuelan José Gollito Estredo and until now leader of the classification Amado Vrieswijk, of Bonaire.

Steven Van Broeckhoven, who has won his first event since 2015 on the world tour, has shared a podium with fellow countryman Yentel Caers, in second position, and Italian Jacopo Testa, who has finished third in the Barca beach event.

The winners of windsurf freestyle join the winners of the victory of the Frenchman Antoine Albeau, in the modality of the windsurfing slalom, and that of the Dominican Adeuri Corniel in the freestyle of kitesurfing.

The 34th edition of the Windsurfing and Kitesurfing World Championship of Fuerteventura ends with the windsurf freestyle modality.

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