NZ windsurfer Tom Ashley heading to Olympics

New’s Zealand’s new world champion Tom Ashley won the world RSX windsurfing championships off Takapuna in Auckland, although he knows conditions could be quite different in Qingdao where the sailing events will be held.

“I don’t think the results are specifically indicative of how things are going to go in Beijing because conditions will probably be very different to what we had here,” he said.

“And the competition is quite different as well, there’s a lot less guys on the start line and everyone will be peaking specifically for the Olympics after training for that event for four years.”

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Posted by Mike 11 years ago

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