Les prévisions météo pour samedi ont évolué depuis 12 heures et un front orageux est prévu pour samedi matin avant un retour du beau temps dimanche.
Le pic de précipitation est prévu pour 17-18h avec un coup de vent et donc des orages.
Nous avons décidé d’avancer la Beach Race à 9h30 du matin.
La POP Race prévue le samedi 14h15 est décalée au dimanche 13h45.
Weather forecasts for saturday changed in the late 12 hours and storms are forecasted for saturday morning with heavy rainfalls in the afternoon and evening. We decided to change the schedule of the beach race from 6.30 pm to 9.30 am.
The POP Race schedule is also changing from saturday 2.15 pm to sunday 1.45pm
Suite à la demande de la fédération Française de Surf d’accueillir une épreuve de coupe de France, nous avons adapté notre programme et les courses pour répondre au cahier des charges fédéral.
Contrairement à ce qui avait été annoncé, cela ne va pas changer les catégories et les podiums. Nous publierons, pour ceux qui sont licenciés FFSURF un classement « Coupe de France » avec les catégories et classes d’âge fédérales.
Ce qui ne change pas : le parcours est le même qu’en 2018 avec la même heure de départ, toujours en même temps que la FAT Race (voir la présentation de FAT Race ici). La distance à parcourir est de 11,5 km. Cette course compte également pour le classement de l’Alpine Lakes Tour. (avec les catégories Alpine Lakes Tour)
Nous aurons également le samedi soir une beach race au coucher du soleil juste avant la soirée DWC !!
The POP & FAT Race 2019 : 15-16th June, 2019. This stage will be huge for many reasons. It’s the 6th anniversary of the Alpine Lakes Tour (launched on June 16th, 2013). It will take place on Lake Annecy in Talloires, the legendary spot of the GlaGla Race.
What a GlaGla Race ! Sunny and cold, 650 registered participants from 20 countries ! Thanks everybody for coming ! Thanks also for your fairplay and good mood ! Thanks to the organisation team and the volunteers : Anaïs, Angélique, Arnaud, Benjamin, Caroline, Elie, Elodie, Florian & Florian, François, Guillaume, Jean-Luc, Jenny, Jérôme, Lionel & Lionel, Marc, Mathilde, Mathis, Elodie, Muriel, Nathalie, Olivier, Phil & Phil, Sarah, Sébastien, Sophie, Stéphanie & Yannick ! Thanks to Talloires-Montmin & the SAMETT : Julien & Marie-Paule, Monsieur Jean Favrot, Mayor of Talloires-Montmin. Thanks Christopher Parker and the Paddle League team, thanks Yoann & Sarah (Aerostudio) for their incredible video and Alexis for the pictures !Thanks also Links and the lake Annecy Tourist office ! Many thanks to the Diving Club of Annecy le Vieux, Yoann Conte, the Rowing club of Sevrier and the rowing club of Talloires who helped us with their boats.
Quelle GlaGla Race ! Ensoleillée et froide, 650 inscrits de 20 pays ! Merci à tous d’être venus ! Merci à tous pour votre fairplay et votre bonne humeur ! Merci à notre belle équipe d’organisation et de bénévoles : Anaïs, Angélique, Arnaud, Benjamin, Caroline, Elie, Elodie, Florian & Florian, François, Guillaume, Jean-Luc, Jenny, Jérôme, Lionel & Lionel, Marc, Mathilde, Mathis, Elodie, Muriel, Nathalie, Olivier, Phil & Phil, Sarah, Sébastien, Sophie, Stéphanie & Yannick ! Merci à la commune de Talloires-Montmin et à la SAMETT : Julien et Marie-Paule, Monsieur Jean Favrot maire de Talloires-Montmin. Merci à Christopher Parker et à l’équipe de de The Paddle League, merci à Yoann et Sarah (Aerostudio) pour leur video incroyable et à Alexis pour les photos ! Merci aussi à Links et à l’office de Tourisme du lac d’Annecy. Un grand merci au club de plongée d’Annecy le Vieux, à Yoann Conte, aux clubs d’aviron de Sevrier et Talloires qui nous ont été avec leurs bateaux !
GlaGla Race 2019 is on ! C’est parti pour la GlaGla Race 2019 ! Les conditions météo s’annoncent parfaites : du froid et du soleil, peu ou pas de vent ! Weather forecasts look very good : sunny, cold and light wind !
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7h30 / 09h30 : accueil des participants et retrait des dossards 1er étage Savoyarde / welcome coffee / tea + bib pick up in La Savoyarde building 09h50 : Skipper’s Meeting /Briefing 10h10: Warm Up / échauffement 10h30 : départ courses CD et LD / start and short distance races 10h30/11h30 : pour les spectateurs : vin chaud, café et viennoiseries offerts au Clos Marcel. / For spectators : free coffee and croissant at the Clos Marcel. 12h00 / 14h : déjeuner avec 3 food trucks / Lunch (3 food trucks) 13h : Dragon World Series : course à 4 (sur Red Paddle Dragon prêtée, gratuit) – inscriptions via la page Facebook / Race on Red Paddle Dragon board, free / register on Facebook 14h30 : Technical Race 15h30 : After Race en musique 16h30 : Remise des prix / Prices ceremony
The GlaGla Race is taking place in the middle of winter in the Alps, it’s usually very cold (-10°c early in the morning, 0°c in the afternoon in 2017). You have to wear a life jacket, a Long John wetsuit (or a drysuit, we recommand SUPSKIN, our partner!). Gloves, a hat and boots are recommended.
You also need a leash and a life blancket + anything sweet (sugar, candy bar, etc.)
The lake temperature is around 4/5°C.
You have to print your ticket (that Weezevent our provider of the registration tool sent you) and show it at the welcome desk. You also need your passport or an ID that we keep and give back when you return your bib. You also have to be covered by a personal insurance and if possible bring a proof (if you don’t have a proof, you will have to sign a letter where you certify that you have an insurance to cover any risk regarding your participation). You also need a 1€ coin to get to get an « eco cup » which is re-usable glass that we’ll give back when you return the glass.
Hello Vadim ! Who are you ? I am SUP Athlete and just good boy. I am from Kaliningrad, it’s in Russia. I’ve been paddling for 2 years. I like windsurfing, skiing and kiteboarding…
Where do you paddle ? -River, lake and Baltic SeaIt’s your first GlaGla Race ? why did you register ? yes It’s my first GlaGla Race. Just I like traveling, paddling and meet with SUP friendsIs SUP popular in Russia ? Not so much like in France
Where are the best spots to practice ?
All spots are the best, the last of interesting places was Atlantic Ocean.
Interview Amaury Dormet, manager of the Ocean Paddle Camp
Ocean Paddle Camp is new GlaGla Race partner and Amaury Dormet is offering a very price !
1-Who are you? Since how long and why do you practice the Stand Up Paddle?
My name is Amaury DORMET and it’s 35 years that i am paddling. I started with the rowing with a very good level as athlete and then as a coach for 15 years, this was my job. Then, i needed some change and it is the ocean water paddle activities anowered to my expectation. Surf Life saving, prone paddling, outrigger canoe, Stand Up Paddle, and now foil. So it is 20 years that i am exploring all kinds of paddle activities who slide on and with the ocean.
To not be specialist don’t stop me to perform. I must have a national podium with all these activities and did some good performance in 2018 into 3 different sport federation.
2-Can you tell us about the Ocean Paddle Camp? It is for who and what are we doing?
In 2018 i start a down wind center in Brittany with the Ocean Paddle Camp. The concept is to offer to each paddler a way to learn and progress on all different paddling activities such as SUP, prone paddle and outrigger canoe. We organize week and weekend training course with a team athlete guess who is reinforcing the management. Everyday, we intervene about paddling technic, physic exercise and adaptation to the ocean environment.
The peninsula of Crozon is a wonderfull location who i perfect to enjoy paddle activities. The past saison, 62 paddler come to our training camp. Crozon/Morgat is located in the middle of the Brest harbor, the bay of Dournenez and the Iroise sea, we can slide every single day of the year.
With our partnership, Ocean Perf, Swell Addiction Brest, Side Shore, Glazsea à Morlaix, Direct Sailing la Baule et 3 Bay we also suggest to try a lot of material , included in the training course. One great opportunity to test the new things from some of the big brand of paddle, boards and outrigger canoe.
But ocean Paddle Camp is also a big house in Morgat, 200 meters from the beach, with all confort and facility a paddler dream off. (Gym room, sauna, drying space…..)
More information on www.oceanpaddlecamp.com
3-The Glaglarace inspire you?
I can’t wait to discover the Glaglarace. I heard a lot as a great event. I also organise myself some event in the Crozon peninsula, some nice race like the Presqu’île Paddle Race or the Morgat Waterman Challenge who are ocean race. So, yes, very curious to see about this this race who is very different of what i know. I think i will learn a lot.
And this year, Glaglarace is also a partner of the Ocean Paddle Camp that will allow one of the participants to win an internship. We are very happy about this partnership, it’s a bridge between our 2 county for the same paddling and sliding passion.
My name is Steve Ascroft and I have lived on the beautiful island of Jersey for all 54 years of my life. I started paddle boarding about 7 or 8 years ago. In fact the Jersey Paddle Club, of which I am proud to have been the first Chairman, was actually set up with some great paddle friends in my kitchen!!
It’s your first GlaGla Race, why did you register ? What do you expect ?
This is my first GlaGla Race. A good friend of mine, Tim Tredant, a very good paddler who is also attending, suggested I look at the website and, having done so, I was excited by the concept of the race and setting myself this test. I am not the fastest of paddlers (as you will all see at the race!) but I am more than willing to accept the 14k challenge and will race/participate with a big smile on my face.
How are you preparing ? What kind of equipment do you have for the GlaGla Race ?
For preparation I am afraid to say I have not been paddling as much as I would have wished but I cycle to work every day during the week and do some specific exercises which should hopefully see me through 14k of paddling. I have a 14ft Bark D2 which I will be using for the race. It is a very good flat water board but as I mentioned above I am not the fastest! I am very much looking forward to participating in the race and am also looking forward to the fantastic atmosphere that I am sure follows being involved in such a prestigious event.
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