2000 U.S. Nationals of Style &
Thursday, June 8
Monday = Clouds. Two rounds of accuracy.
Tuesday = Rain. No jumping.
Wednesday = Wind. One round of style.
Thursday = Fog.
Well okay, the fog burned off by 9:30, but that was just long
enough for everyone to drink an extra cup of coffee and actually
talk about whether we can finish this meet.
Once the planes got going though, we punched through round 4 of
style before a wind hold put the brakes on at 3:00 p.m.
style, there's only 0.59 seconds separating first and third place
(two Knights sandwiched around Jimmy Hayhurst) after four rounds.
What a race! In women's style, it's another hot race between
defending style champion Elisa Feldt and mega-veteran Cheryl
Stearns, who trails by half a second after four rounds.
Smith is the men's style leader; he's turned a couple of sets in the
high 5's. Jimmy Hayhurst has been a tiny notch slower but a tiny
First call tomorrow will probably be accuracy,
let's hope for decent weather!