Marcilio 'Brawzinho' Browne and Sarah-Quita Offringa set the standard for the forthcoming days, securing crucial first elimination victories on day one of competition.
Browne takes the early lead
Offringa on dominant form
Tonky Frans and his trademark
Costa Teguise, on Lanzarote's rugged east coast became the focal point of global windsurfing, as it opened its doors for the start the PWA Freestyle World Cup.
First on the agenda was the registration of the men's and women's freestyle fleets, which was completed by early afternoon, leaving only a short lunch break before competition