In the aftermath of the 2017 PWA slalom event at Fuerteventura, where two sailors were badly injured, debate raged as to the ‘no rules’ nature of modern professional slalom racing. Speeds in slalom are getting higher and so too are the stakes, so what do the pros think – is it time for a tighter rulebook? John Carter caught up with some of the main players to investigate.
Words Taty Frans, Pierre Mortefon, Antoine Albeau, Ethan Westera, Andrea Cucchi, Ross Williams & Matteo Iachino // Photos John Carter
Originally published within the October ’17 edition.