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RS:X Olympic Class Windsurfing Worlds Media Briefing

What: Media Briefing
Where: Takapuna Boating Club, The Strand , Takapuna
When: 10.30am Thursday 10th January 2008

Please join us at the Takapuna Boating Club tomorrow (Thursday) to meet some of the top kiwi and international sailors competing at the RS:X Windsurfing World Championships 2008 set to start this weekend. Current Men’s World Champion Ricardo Santos of Brazil, and New Zealand’s Barbara Kendall and Tom Ashley will be there and available for interviews.

Event Media Manager, Denise Parris will provide an outline of what to expect during the week of racing and how we can assist you to cover this exciting event. Daily on-water and shore-based media opportunities will be available, and professional images for editorial use will also be available as racing gets underway.

200 windsurfers from around the world are here for this crucial event in the build-up to the Olympic Games. Olympic country qualification, national selection and life-long Olympic dreams are on the line for many competitors in what promises to be an on-water spectacle not seen before in New Zealand .

If you intend to come along, please rsvp to Jodie Bakewell-White by email to jodie@yachtingnz.org.nz or tel. (09) 361 4023

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