Spanish stranglehold under threat.
There's something about cheering for someone who wasn't expected to win that day. The dark horse. The underdog. The surprise packet. Perhaps it's as simple as upset victories often being what keeps a sport exciting, or maybe the mentality that comes with being an outsider is emotionally appealing to an audience. Whatever it is, there's something about Blue Ewer.
New Cal Noic aka "Chicken" has knocked off Bullish Boothy in round eight of the Euro Tour, taking out the Nordhausen SUP Race in Germany by a fraction of a second and setting up a tantalising triumvirate of testosterone ahead of the mid-year break as athletes start prepping for not one but two World Championships™ in the back half of the season.
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.