> Powerboat-World.com
 
 
News Home Photo Gallery Video Gallery Newsletters Features
Sail-World.com : Sanya Freestyle Grand Prix - Rok Florjancic victorious in heat 1
Sanya Freestyle Grand Prix - Rok Florjancic victorious in heat 1


'2013 Sanya Freestyle Grand Prix'    Raffaello Bastiani    Click Here to view large photo

In the UIM-ABP Aquabike Series, Rok Florjancic marked his return with a typically impressive performance to win heat 1 of the Sanya Freestyle Grand Prix. Despite the rain and overcast conditions, the Slovenian Freestyle star produced a near faultless series of tricks from his repertoire of back flips, barrel roles, 360’s and combinations.

'I was very pleased with that performance and I think I got through most of the tricks I wanted too but am saving something special for tomorrow,' he said.

Second place went to Florjancic’s younger brother and the defending World Champion Nac, who quipped after his performance that ‘he wished his brother had stayed in America’. 'At the beginning I was doing everything pretty good but then at the end I made a few mistakes. Overall I am pleased, but will have to do something special tomorrow if I am to beat my brother.'

Italy’s Valerio Calderoni signalled his return to the series after a year out with third place, despite a niggling back injury and a problem with his bike during his routine. 'Today was ok but I had a problem early on with the bike so couldn’t do some of the tricks I wanted, so it was a bit limited.'

Bike issues also hindered Alexsander Petrovic who was making his UIM-ABP series debut, and Nicolas Denille, both finishing ahead of Roberto Mariani.

Results/Points

1. Rok Florjancic (SVN) 25pts 2. Nac Florjancic (SVN) 20pts 3. Valerio Calderoni (ITA) 16pts 4. Alexsander Petrovic (SRB) 13pts 5. Nicolas Denille (FRA) 11pts 6. Roberto Mariani (ITA) 10pts

2013 Sanya Freestyle Grand Prix -  Raffaello Bastiani   Click Here to view large photo

2013 Sanya Freestyle Grand Prix -  Raffaello Bastiani   Click Here to view large photo

2013 Sanya Freestyle Grand Prix -  Simon Palfrader - copyright   Click Here to view large photo

2013 Sanya Freestyle Grand Prix -  Raffaello Bastiani   Click Here to view large photo

Aquabike website


by Aquabike.net

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.powerboat-world.com/index.cfm?nid=107946

4:11 PM Fri 29 Mar 2013GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.







Power Boat News - USA

Polar research: Six priorities for Antarctic science by Mahlon C. Kennicutt II and colleagues,




















If all else fails read the instructions!! by Stuart Carruthers, RYA Cruising Manager,


If all else fails read the instructions!! by Stuart Carruthers, RYA Cruising Manager,










Predictwind helps you pick the best time to depart by Richard Gladwell Sail-World.com/nz,




















Tags reveal Chilean devil rays are among ocean's deepest divers by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution,














Nation’s birthday requires special caution
Tips for selecting the best boatyard
Predictwind unlocks more features on free accounts
Composite Rigging launches new campaign for ECsix
Tammy Wolf and Mercury's Formula 2 Powerboat on to Divisional Champion
XCAT World Series - Qatar Team claim second successive victory
Stresa Grand Prix - Fazza claims Emaar Pole Position
Stresa Grand Prix - Barlesi and Barone score fastest time of the day
UIM Dubai World Series - XCAT pilots undergo safety dunking in Stresa
Enforcement of Gill Net Ban part of Bay Mega Cleanup in Puerto Rico
Stresa Grand Prix - Victory Team reveal driver change
From FUBAR to CUBAR at San Diego Yacht Club
Iceberg activity related to climate massively alters seabed life
Bowen Offshore Superboat Race - Superboats set to blast into Bowen
BoatUS EPIRB saves Cata-Tonic crew
President signs 'Highway bill for boaters'
Husband and wife duo top PowerBoat P1 Superstock field in Jacksonville
Virik Nilsen back in XCAT action with Lady Spain
First Platinum Level Clean Regattas Certification awarded in 2014
Grand Prix of Italy - Victories claimed in Milan
Pantaenius provides safety tracking for major events *Feature   
Jacksonville Grand Prix of the Sea countdown underway   
Grand Prix of Italy - French riders to start in pole position   
Environmentalists target fisheries and ecosystems in latest cleanup   
Grand Prix of Italy - Star-studded field in Milan   
Club Marine Southern 80 - Exciting changes for 2015 edition   
BoatUS tows 1800+ on Memorial Day weekend   
Keeping boats in place bolsters community resiliency   
Coast Guard suspends search for Cheeki Rafiki   
Breaking News- US Coastguard finds liferaft still on Cheeki Rafiki   
US Navy finds upturned hull of Cheeki Rafiki - no signs of life aboard   
US Coast Guard to stop search for British sailors by midnight Friday   
Thunder On The Beach SBI Grand Prix - Victory for Team Stihl   
Experimental learning key to understanding our oceans   
Football legend Maradona to follow XCAT action in Naples   
Search ends on Lake Ontario for US boater   
Owner of Alabama marina opens TowBoatUS Lakes Wheeler and Wilson   
Sea Tow South Shore Capt Ethan Maass marks decade of service   
Taiwan International Boat Show 2014 - wrapped with a bow   
Boat owners have embraced a new sense of frugality   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png   http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL VIR PBW US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT