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Daniel Butzerin writes wakeboard history with chill & ride .

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It is hard to believe that it all began with a few wakeboarders 11 years ago. C&R has become the biggest boot riders  event in Europe for the last decade. 
Not only is it a great sport in event, it is also a time where the riders all party together untill the early hours of the morning. Hady Tunnissen  and his Team organized the 3 day event which was a great success.
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As judges  Scotty Broome, Patrick Henschel und Alex Neuwirth gave their services. The weekend was hosted by Clint Liddy and Harry Döpfert. They both entertained the crowd with their comentation.

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Friday started with the junior men. Ben Kassin won the Jumior Men with Philipp Burkhard and Tino Ulsprenger second and third places. The Open Men was a pleasure  to watch, Christian Müller taking a well earned victory. David Hofer and Thomas Friedl took second and third place. At the award ceremony late evening then all the winners were able to celebrate at the party.
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Saturday was Team Challenge Day with 12 Teams , each Team comprising of 3 guys & 1 girl. Team Challenge is all about fun, for beginners and pros alike.

Victory and first place went to Team Mastercraft Germany with David O’Caoimh, Edd Blundell ,Sam Carne and Sian Hurst. Team Wake to Wake took second place with Jorge Gill, JB Oneill, Lucas Longhois and Carro Djupsjö, who hurt herself and could not take part in the Pro Ladies Sunday. Team Marius Boats with Philip Schramm, David Hofer, Nico Juritsch and Aisling Deegan showed a good team performance and came in 3rd place. The Afterparty was a great success  with sounds from DJ Teddy-O and B-Trix which went on till the early hours.

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Sunday started with the Pro Women with last years winner Sian Hurst just managing to qualify. In the final Sian showed her class taking the win in the Pro Ladies. Charlotte Bryant and Aisling Deegan took second and third place. In the Pro Men 17 riders started, which was quickly narrowed down to 8 finalists. Sadly the weather changed for the worse, and the event had to be stopped for safety reasons.

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The Judges used the scores from the quali runs to determine  the winner. David O’Coaimh took 1st place with Sam Carne  2nd, and US Pro Shawn Watson 3rd. Many spectators were still waiting in the hope that the competition will continue, but here was safety first, unfortunately, a safe race was no longer possible.

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See you in 2016!

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