Riviera Team Riders Win Big at Hennessey's World Championship
past weekend Team Riders Thomas Maximus, Chance Fielder and Ruth Vesler
traveled to Lake Las Vegas in Henderson, NV to compete in the 2013
Hennessey's World Championship.
Race day began on Saturday
morning with the 8 Mile Pro & Open SUP Distance Race with Thomas
Maximus claiming 1st Overall and WPA World Champion Unlimited SUP Title.
The next Race was the
Men & Womens Elite 7 Lap Technical Course Race on 14' & 12.6
respectively. While the early morning Races enjoyed Warm Temperatures
and light Winds....conditions changed drasticly for the afternoon Race
with temperatures near 100
degrees with 10% humidity and Winds gusting over 30+mph...making the
upwind legs to BRUTAL!
Chance Fielder took 5th
Place Overall (2nd Place age 40+) with Thomas Maximus in 6th (3rd Place
age 40+) in 14' Mens World Championship Elite Race and Ruth Vesler took
3rd Place Overall in 12.6' Womens World Championship Elite Race.
3 Person Pro Team Relay Race was the last Race of the event/afternoon
with even stronger winds....Team Riviera w/ Thomas Maximus, Chance
Fielder and Ruth Vesler won 2nd Place Overall!
a full day of Racing the evening festivities began with the Awards
Banquet and Dinner held at the Hennessey's Tavern in Downtown Las
Vegas...along with the annoucement of the Grand Prize Raffle Ticket
winner of 2 Round Trip tickets to Tahiti, Hotel including Food...awarded
to Ruth Vesler
to complete an Epic Weekend of Racing!