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Day one of the Delta Pro highlighted the level of competition and the challenges that the kiters will have to overcome to claim the crown. Eight, high-speed races saw battles from start to finish. The front of the fleet was strongly contested with top-five finishes by seven of the eighteen racers, and an especially tight battle amongst the top six.

Going into race three, Evan Heffernan and Johnny Heineken sat tied on a scoreline of 3, 1, but Heffernan jumped out to an early lead in the race. On the final windward mark rounding a big crash by Heineken and a near-miss with Markus Edegran made the two point difference that saw Heffernan leading at lunchtime.
Read more, get the highlight video, and download press release photos at www.kitefoilleague.com