#WINDSURFING - Ireland's top windsurfers had a big day in Castlegregory recently at the second event in the Irish Slalom Series.
With a steady 20-25 knots of wind complemented by flat water, conditions were perfect on Saturday 2 June for the nearly 40 competitors across the Gold and Silver Fleets, as IrishSlalom.ie reports.
Veteran boarder Maurice Owens took first place in the Gold Fleet, holding off Irish wave sailing champion Rob Jones from doing the double.
But the champ was still able to provide a lesson in technique, staying on a 6.2 metre sail and 84 litre slalom board all day.
Third place went to Fintan Day, who squeaked past William 'Wookie' Revels after a hard-fought battle on the waves.
Meanwhile, in the Silver Fleet competition was immense, with very little separating the great from the good.
Paul Green picked up overall first place, while Steven Lawless consistently finished in the top three.
The next date on the calendar is set for the weekend of 21 July at Downings in Co Donegal.
IrishSlalom.ie has more on the story HERE.