The Raceboard and Techno 293 South American Championships, hosted by Club Nautico Cordoba, takes place from 28th March to 1st April. The organization of this event is part of the celebrations for the 30th anniversary celebrations of the Windsurfing Club of Cordoba. Racing will take place on the waters of San Roque Lake, Cordoba, home to many of Argentina's top racers including olympian Mariano Reutemann.
Competitors will attend from many regions of Argentina including Mendoza and Buenos Aires. Entries are expected from Brazil, Uruguay and USA, plus a big team of young Techno racers from Peru.
Other raceboard competitors include, from Argentina: Marcelo "Chelo" Rodriguez Pons, 1990 Division II World Champion; Marcos Galvan, gold medal in the Pan-Americans of Winnipeg, Canada; Fernando Consorte, 2012 South American Champion.
The San Roque Lake is a reservoir (artificial lake) in the Cordoba region of Argentina. It was created by the damming of several rivers, especially theSuquia and the CosquÃn. It is located next to the city of Villa Carlos Paz, about 600 m above mean sea level. San Roque Lake was for some time, the biggest artificial lake in the world.
Images / Club website
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