Here are the EuroSUPA Elite provisional rankings after 4 Beach Races and 4 Long Distances.
In Beach Race French paddler Eric Terrien is number 1 after winning the North Point SUP Classic Beach Race and the SUP Race Cup Beach Race. He is followed by Greg Closier (winner of the Howzit Cold Water Beach Race, 2nd place at the North Point and 6th at the SUP Race CUP) and 3rd place in the Ranking is Yoann Cornellis.
Olivia Piana, winner of the SUP Race Cup’s Beach Race is leading the women division followed by Silvia Mecucci from Italy (2nd at the SUP Race CUP Beach Race) and Manca Notar from Slovenia (3rd at the SUP Race CUP Beach Race)
In Long Distance, Eric Terrien is 1st after winning all the races but the Lost Mills Race where he got 2nd behind Chase Kosterlitz. Chaze Kosterlitz from the USA is currently 2nd after winning the Lost Mills and getting 3rd at the SUP Race CUP.
Italian Leo Nika, always a strong finisher is currrently 3rd.
Sigrid Baumgardner from Austria is leading this women division after a fantastic win at the Lost Mills SUP Race, Manca Notar is 2nd and 3rd is Petra Offerman from Germany.
With Another 5 Stars Long Distance (Elite 14′, 7000€ prize money) Coming up next week end in Belgium we can expect some changes in the rankings … !
More infos on the Namur Event : http://europeansupassociation.wordpress.com/2012/05/17/surf-in-the-city-namur-international-sup-race-contest-belgium-june-22-23-24/