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27 February 2023


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CONGRATULATIONS FreyjaUSA!!!
GRATTIS sassy63!! CONGRATULATIONS brewman!

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After what was an extremely exciting opening to the sprint championship, our SOLers set off once again to battle it out for the top spots, this time in the Sea of Okhotsk!

The course seemed to be rather straight-forward, however, with tricky light weather conditions it didn't seem to be as easy of a task as many were thinking that it would be. Our SOLers had to make a crucial decision at the beginning of the race, whether to take the Kuril Islands to the north or to the south. Many took the southern route, which in turn ended up being the faster of the two, however, with the competition being as tough as it was it wasn't as easy as just choosing the correct side to take the Kuril Islands.

With plenty of close racing and almost nothing to separate our leaders, when our SOLers were first spotted approaching the finish line in the Diana Strait, it was realized at that point that it was going to be a very tight finish amongst the leading pack!

FreyjaUSA and sassy63 who have both been in imaculate form lately both crossed the finish line at the exact same time, to the second, which is often a rare sight! Third place, brewman, crossed the finish line two seconds later to complete our podium!

Congratulations to FreyjaUSA, sassy63 and to brewman on their fantastic podium positions! Congratulations to the top 10 finishers and to all of those who made it to the finish line!

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