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Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 17 giugno 2011

La Rochelle on Saturday, June 18, ‘La Grande Nation’ will have its eyes on the ‘little cliff’; only between 7pm and 9pm is the tide in the cold, 16-degree-centigrade, water of the Bay of Biscay high enough to secure the required water depth of five metres. For all those who cannot be onsite for the world-class high diving competition, the midway stop will be screened live on ServusTV from 7.30pm (CEST) with a live webcast on redbull.com/tv.
Three down, three to go after France – with seven competitions in the 2011 World Series calendar, La Rochelle represents a pivotal moment in the Series. Gary Hunt, reigning World Series champion, comes to France as the overall leader and, after a moderate start to the last competition, the Brit has been working on his diving programme: “I’ve learnt inward double half in training so I’ll try that as my first dive in this event. The massive crowd here in La Rochelle always motivates me to perform really well.”
Since 2009, the catacombs of the Saint Nicolas Tower have come alive each year when the world’s best high divers come to town. 120 steps to the highest platform in the entire competition, the 27.5m structure will be the focus of attention for up to 70,000 spectators, the biggest crowd ever for a World Series event. Why? This breathtaking action is only to be seen once a year and never before has a French diver had a better opportunity to step up onto the podium. Cyrille Oumedjkane can be sure of his compatriots’ support!

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Cantamessa-Capolongo at Rally di Como

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 13 ottobre 2009

After a forced absence from the first rallies of the 2009 Italian Rally Championship, which obliged  Cantamessa – Capolongo to a few months’ absence from competitions, the strong crew winner of the  2008 Independent Drivers Italian Rally Championship, after the good results of the Rally del Friuli  e Delle Alpi Orientali and the Rally of Sanremo, Cantaluka and Kapo will also take part in the 28th Rally di Como, last round of the 2009 Italian Rally Championship, which will be held on October 23 rd and 24th The crew, whose sports management is provided by United Business Sport & Events will  participate with the Peugeot 207 Super 2000 of the Balbosca team, which they have already used in  the Rally delle Alpi Orientali. A particularly pleased Luca Cantamessa said “After several months  of forced leave, a nice end to the season, doing the last three rallies of the CIR was not in my hopes,  but at Friuli thanks to the efforts of United Business, in Sanremo thanks to the trust awarded by the  Italian journalists, by BF Goodrich and Csai, now Como thanks to Di Vita S.p.A. I am delighted,  the goal is to improve the overall classification of the last two rallies, maybe with a podium, I will  surely commit to the utmost professionalism. After a short interval of time, I return to race with a  Peugeot by Balbosca, of which I can say with absolute certainty, having used both, that it has  nothing to envy, to the very performing one made available by Kronos in Sanremo ” The objective of the crew is to have a positive end to the yaer to plan at best the 2010 season.

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