Yet another challenging day for competitors in this years Sintra Portugal Pro event. Before the tide got too high and the heats called off, we were able to see Mens Open Round 4, Womans first round and the drop knee quarter final heats.
In the mens open division, Ricardo Rosmaninhor along with Pierre Louis Costes, Tristan Roberts, Gabriel Braga, Hawaiian Dave Hubbard, Anas Haddar, Brahim Iddouch and Yazdanny Castro were amongst the riders who moved into the top 24 of the event. Getting through their round 4 heats, these riders have ensured a place in Round 6 whilst riders like Sammy Morretino, Fabien Thazar, Ilias Ousmouh, Daniel Fonseca, Joel Rodrigues, Lionel Medina, Miguel Ferreira and Rodrigo Lopes will be fighting for a 2nd chance in their round 5 heats.
Day 3 also say the first of the womans heats, with Filipa Broeiro and Soukaina Aghouali winning their respective heats.
With the 2021 World Dropknee title on the line, the quarter finals provided a chance for the Hawaiians to assert their dominance on the event, so much so that a Hawaiian will be walking away with the title.
Current DK world champion Sammy Morretino took down Iain Campbell, Kellen Yamasaki beat Amaury Lavernhe, Dave Hubbard defeated Fabien Thazar and Kamika Rohr Kamai knocked out Hugo Hernandez.