Round two of the THORZT AORS and like the first race in South Australia, Aeroplanes had a huge impact on the outcome of the race.
In race one, The Natural Gas, Mark Anderson and Greg Tobin missed a flight out of Tassie and made it to the event around 10 minutes after the start. They started and Race Director Steve Dalton has taken into account their start times relative to the main start and placed them accordingly into the overall results.
Race two, Belle Property Manly King of the Harbour, storms the day and night before saw Gold Coast Airport shutdown with many of the top ranked paddlers unable to board their flights to Sydney, and with the race brought forward an hour no chance of making it the next day.
Some may say this left the door wide open for Tim Jacobs others would say he is such a freak anyway he would have towelled up the Northerners. Whatever it be, Tim did win from a fast finishing Greg Tobin and one Queenslander who did make it, Dane Sloss. Read More…