The third and last SSL Test Event has just started in Grandson, on Lake Neuchatel in Switzerland. Eight national teams are ready to prove their worth on the water from tomorrow to Sunday on the golden SSL47 boats. But tonight it was Opening Ceremony time, and all the teams gathered at the Castle for the teams’ presentation in the Knights Hall.
The teams are full of great champions, and among them the spotlight shines brighter on the 14 Olympic Medalist coming from Denmark, Sweden, Spain, Polan, Austria and Slovenia. They are Vasilij Szbogar (SLO), Thomas Zajac (AUT), Tanya Franck (AUT), Max Salminen (SWE), Fredrik Bergstrom (SWE), Josefin Olsson (SWE), Mateusz Kusznierewicz (POL), Jolanta Ogar (POL), Jonas Høgh-Christensen (DEN), Anne-Marie Rindom (DEN), Katja Salskov-Iversen (DEN), Jonas Warrer (DEN), Tamara Echegoyen (ESP), Nicolas Rodriguez (ESP).
Tomorrow the first start is scheduled for 11am, Fleet 1 will begin with two races and then the teams of Fleet 2 will swap on the boats.
These are the fleets:
FLEET 1: SPAIN, SWEDEN, AUSTRIA, SERBIA
FLEET 2: DENMARK, POLAND, SLOVENIA, PERU