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7th intermediate Ranking 2020

It Ain’t Over Till It is Over!

Another update to show the current ranking. Only few changes, but due to the extension of the event until end october this year still plenty of time to sail fast!

The overall scoreboard is unchanged with Twan still leading it.

Total number of sessions uploaded 526, distance sailed 18400 km.

The overall score board: 

  1. Twan Verseput 6,1 points
  2. Eric Groot van Ederen 14,4 points
  3. Tim Otte 21 points
  4. Minos Efstathiadis 35 points
  5. Konstantinos Papandrikopoulos 38 points
  6. Christian Bornemann 41 points

download detailed results (per 17.09.2020):

Overall

Best Category results so far (per 17.09.2020)

Category Ranking

Note: all results marked in ‚yellow‘ are corrected as they have been achieved with ’non-Doppler‘ GPS devices.

All posted session and results can be seen in the event section at GPS-SPEEDSURFING

Event extension until end of October!

As requested by a number of participants It has been decided to extent the event period by one month – effectively the Odyssey of Speed will last by this until 31st of October!

This shall give everybody more opportuniites to score good sessions and compensate for the time lost during the lockdown in spring time.

I hope the October will be windy and offer good conditions!

6th intermediate Ranking 2020

Germans catching up!

Every day wind and speed sailing with some friends. After the dutch week in July we saw now three German speed sailors pushing each other every day!

With Christian Bornemann, Björn Haacke und myself (Tim Otte) a good competition was done. Various conditions ranging from 20 to 45 knots allowed us to sail and score good results in all categories.

Nevertheless the first two places of the overall scoreboard, still maintained by Twan and Eric, remain untouchable so far. With good overall performance Christian (6th place) and myself (3rd) are catching up. Björn was also pushing hard on rental equipment and we are still waiting for his GPS tracks. Minos and Konstantinos and 4th and 5th place still in good position too.

Total number of sessions uploaded 422, distance sailed 14500 km.

The overall score board: 

  1. Twan Verseput 6,1 points
  2. Eric Groot van Ederen 14,4 points
  3. Tim Otte 22 points
  4. Minos Efstathiadis 31 points
  5. Konstantinos Papandrikopoulos 35 points
  6. Christian Bornemann 38 points

download detailed results (per 23.08.2020):

Overall

Best Category results so far (per 23.08.2020)

Category Ranking

Note: all results marked in ‚yellow‘ are corrected as they have been achieved with ’non-Doppler‘ GPS devices.

All posted session and results can be seen in the event section at GPS-SPEEDSURFING

all pics by Sarah O.

A Ride into Devils Bay

video showing a full run from Poseidon bay into Devils Bay. Top Speed at the end of the run approx. 39 knots. 54 wide Speedboard with 6.2 sail. Wind around 30 knots. Typical Karpathos conditions.

Rider: me (Tim Otte)

5th intermediate Ranking 2020

Meltemi Season continues with strong winds

The persistent winds in the aegean, the famous Meltemi, is continuously blowing every day and delivering perfect conditions almost every day. So on all islands, especially on Karpathos, good results have been scored.

Also on the mainland a lot of sessions have been posted, leading to a very compressed score board, behind the two top guys, Twan and Eric, which remain ‚untouchable‘.

So no change at the first two places, but behind the battle is on for the third place and a place among the Top 10. Twan and Eric in the leading two positions, Konstantinos and Minos both in third place. Tim catching up in 5th positions.

Total number of sessions uploaded 372, distance sailed 12700 km.

The overall score board: 

  1. Twan Verseput 6,1 points
  2. Eric Groot van Ederen 12,4 points
  3. Konstantinos Papandrikopoulos 33 points
  4. Minos Efstathiadis 33 points
  5. Tim Otte 35 points

download detailed results (per 15.08.2020):

Overall

Best Category results so far (per 15.08.2020)

Category Ranking

Note: all results marked in ‚yellow‘ are corrected as they have been achieved with ’non-Doppler‘ GPS devices.

All posted session and results can be seen in the event section at GPS-SPEEDSURFING

4th intermediate Ranking 2020

Historic Speeds and solid Lead by Twan and Eric!

The dutch battle between Johan, Eric and Twan ended up with outstanding results in all disciplines. Having excellent conditions every day, they were pushing each other to some results never seen before in the ten year’s history of our event.

So the 5×10 sec average of Eric and the 500m, the 1 Hour and the Alpha@500 of Twan are all ‚all-time-best‘ scores at the Odyssey of Speed!! In addition Eric also scored the highest speed so far this year with 81,96 km/h (2 sec.).

With this results Twan is now leading in three out of our five categories and Eric in the other two. Logically this gives them both also the lead in the overall ranking. Konstantinos Papandrikopoulos, as the best greek sailor, follows in the third place.

The overall score board: 

  1. Twan Verseput 6,1 points
  2. Eric Groot van Ederen 9,4 points
  3. Konstantinos Papandrikopoulos 24 points
  4. Minos Efstathiadis 20 points
  5. Ilias Tsekours 34 points

download detailed results (per 26.07.2020):

Overall

Best Category results so far (per 26.07.2020)

Category Ranking

Note: all results marked in ‚yellow‘ are corrected as they have been achieved with ’non-Doppler‘ GPS devices.

All posted session and results can be seen in the event section at GPS-SPEEDSURFING

picture by Thomas Döblin.

3rd intermediate Ranking 2020

The Dutchies rocking the Rock!

Currently three top speed surfer from the Netherlands are enjoying classical Karpathos conditions on ‚the Rock‘! – and rocking the speed strip in Afiartis and our scoreboard.

Among them also Twan Verseput returned to Greece to defined his title at the Odyssey of Speed. Already on his first day he scored great results and went right away to the top of the list. Two of his results are marking even ‚all-time-best‘ in the history of our event: at 5×10 sec average he achieved 75,17 km/h and for the Alpha500 51,00 km/h.

With this results Twan his now leading in four out of our five categories and also leading the overall ranking. Still in 2nd place is Konstantinos Papandrikopoulos , followed by the second fastest greek sailor Minos Efstathidis and Eric Groot van Ederen (both with 28 points).

The overall score board: 

  1. Twan Verseput 16,8 points
  2. Konstantinos Papandrikopoulos 23 points
  3. Minos Efstathidis and Eric Groot van Ederen 28 points

download detailed results (per 18.07.2020):

Overall

Best Category results so far (per 18.07.2020)

Category Ranking

Note: all results marked in ‚yellow‘ are corrected as they have been achieved with ’non-Doppler‘ GPS devices.

All posted session and results can be seen in the event section at GPS-SPEEDSURFING


2nd intermediate Ranking

Greek Speedsurfing is back!

small correction as an invalid session needed to be deleted.

The overall score board (Men): 

  1. Konstantinos Papandrikopoulos 11,4 points
  2. Minos Efstathidis 12,7 points
  3. Ilias Tsekouras 15 points

The overall score board (Women): 

  1. (6.) Leta Margoni 40 points
  2. (9.) Sofia Koukouzeli 47,7 points

download detailed results (per 19.06.2020):

Overall

Best Category results so far (per 19.06.2020)

Category Ranking

All posted session and results can be seen in the event section at GPS-SPEEDSURFING