Great Poniente winds
Both FreeFly-Slalom events—the Challenger QS and the Masters—will be run in tandem over two days. Organisers studying weather forecasts chose to run the competitions on 10—11 June, the second of two possible weekends, as they look for the best possible conditions.
Álvaro Onieva, a local and co-organiser with Alex Gamez, is convinced the omens are good for perfect FreeFly-Slalom breezes. The westerly, thermal Poniente winds have been blowing consistently since January.
“This year the wind’s been great so far, and we definitely expect it to continue,” said Onieva. “We’re just waiting now to confirm the forecast so that we can have as much racing as possible, to make it as fair as possible.”