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RESULTS | Totally Crustaceous Tour (TCT) | KARRAMARRO FISH, ZARAUTZ, BASQUE COUNTRY

The TCT continues in the Basque country for the Karramarro Fish but this time round it was the lovely town of Zarautz being the host over the Easter Weekend.

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Zarautz Overview

For the Saturday we had scattered weather conditions but some great waves and pushed through the Grom, Junior and Pro Am divisions as far as the semi finals. All finals were held on the Sunday with some rain through out the day including running the women’s and squids divisions from round one.It’s a great location and a real surf town with kids all over the place rain hail or shine.The location is in the centre of the beach just below the famous Restaurant / hotel (castle) of Karlos Arguinano with a concrete skate bowl that is just as busy as the ocean but just with all the kids.We were missing Junior finalist Ruben Vitoria after he hurt his wrist skateboarding before the final and was welcomed by our friends from the Ambulance service……..

The Squids level was really high and it was Portuguese Alfonso Antunes smooth surfing with confidence well beyond years, who took the win convincingly.

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Alfonso Antunes

The Groms final was a battle and after an interference call around mid way it was also another Portuguese surfer by the name of Guillerme Ribeiro who was the winner.

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Guillerme Ribeiro

Thomas Delplace made the drive down from France and took the win and 250€ cash with consistent form throughout the event and great combinations on the best waves of the final.

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Thomas Delplace

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Setup

The women were out to impress and were unlucky with tricky conditions in their final due to the changing tide, but great cutbacks and wave selection from Nadia Erostarbe earned her the win.

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Nadia Erostarbe

The Pro Am final was keeped a local affair with the win going to Imanol Yeregi and 500€ cash with great surfing through out the event with confidence and flow.

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Imanol Yeregi - 1st Place in Pro-Am

Italiano Angelo Bonomelli flew around the place in the Air Show to take the top honours and the 250€ cash.

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Air Division Winner Angelo Bonomelli

Thanks to: Koala and Oier, ZSE (Surf Club from Zarautz), GSF, FCS for the product, Romero, Alex, Horma, Mikel and Cristian for helping out, Mikel Yerobi speaker, Karlos Arguiñano for the Paella.

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Yael Pena

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RESULTS:

SQUIDS:

1 Alfonso Antunes
2 Martim Paulino
3 Diego Palazuelos
4 Markel Bizkarguenaga

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GROMS:

1 Guillerme Ribeiro
2 Yael Peña
3 Julen Elorza
4 Carlos Vázquez

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JUNIORS:

1 Thomas Delplace / 250 €
2 Inaxio Illarramendi
3 Gonzalo Gutierrez
4 Ruben Vitoria

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WOMEN:

1 Nadia Erostarbe
2 Marion Bouzigues
3 Ainara Aymat
4 Iara Dominguez

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PRO – AM:

1 Imanol Yeregi / 500 €
2 Julen Egiguren
3 Inaxio Illarramendi
4 Miguel Betegon

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AIR DIVISION:

1 Angelo Bonomelli / 250 €
2 Imanol Yeregi
3 Yael Peña
4 Oihan Aizpuru

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ANGELO BONOMELLI AIRSHOW WINNER

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