Espe Barreras has continued her near-flawless season in Europe by claiming round eight of the Euro Tour in the leafy & landlocked German city of Nordhausen as Jacko's famous Super Lap™ made a triumphant return as one of the best race formats in the sport.
Team NSP's Duna Gordillo, the Spanish sensation who took gold at last year's ISA Worlds, has become the first paddler to defeat the almighty Espe Barreras in a distance race since...Duna Gordillo.
World SUP Festival: Noic outlasts Shrimpy, Espe in a league of her own, Alba the dark horse claims second
In brief: Noic Garioud has made it two from two in Europe after coming from behind to defeat dual ISA gold medalist Shuri "Shrimpy" Araki in the most-competitive race so far this season.
It's going to be a big weekend as the iconic Carolina Cup returns for its 12th edition while in Spain the ill-timed World SUP Festival will attract a strong field to week three of the Euro Tour. Between these two events, half a dozen of the world's best will make their season debuts and setup a series of sensational skirmishes. Here are the big names to watch...