UA-23008646 May 20, 2009 | The Midwest Speed Quest
Hello Fellow Windsurfers,

I am pleased to report there will be another windy day in Worthington, Minnesota.

Forecasts for Wednesday May 20 call for South winds of 33 with gusts of 44 mph:

As always, everything is free! There are no charges or fees of any sort. The GT31 GPS units and Aquapac Water Proof Cases will be provided to all racers.

Speeds shall be measured by "The Best Ten Second Run".

The Vector Canefire and Rockit Fins will be available for demo, along with the Carbon Art SP 50 Speed Board.

The KA Koncept Sail provided by WINDSURFDEAL will available to all racers. This sail has been used by most of our top racers, year after year.

David Knight won the 2008 Midwest Speed Quest using the combination of a KA Koncept Sail, a Carbon Art SL62 Slalom Board, and the VECTOR EX FIN.

The very cool GATH HELMETS provided by MURRAYS SPORTS are available for use to all racers. These are one of very few helmets to offer ear drum protection in the event of a severe crash.

We will have cold RED BULL ENERGY DRINK and Snapple Beverages served beach side courtesy Holinka Distributing.

We have Chinook Carbon Booms and Race Harness Lines available for demo as well.

We have several of the waterproof EPIC Action Video Cameras available to record your Speed Runs. These action videos will be posted soon!

Wind Speeds will be measured using the Windtronic 2 Wind Meters from Copies of WINDSPORT MAGAZINE will be provided to racers.

A new Sponsor this year is ONIT PRO XTREME CREAM HIGH PERFORMANCE COATING. Unlike hydrophilic waxes which slow your boards down, this new polymer is more slippery than water, and reduces friction. We have demo product here and ready to apply to your board!

Prizes from DAKINE and REDBULL STORM CHASE DVD, and PETER HART MASTERCLASS DVDs and CLINICS will be awarded by random drawing.

Discounted Motel Rooms at AMERICINN OF WORTHINGTON are available. Please contact us in advance to reserve a room.

Discount coupons for Hot Mexican Food and Cold Margaritas have been provided to all racers by LA AZTECA MEXICAN RESTAURANT of Worthington.

The Prizes for The 2009 Midwest Speed Quest are as follows:

1st Place
2nd Place.....$500
3rd Place.....$250
4th Place.....$125
5th Place.....$75

Speeds shall be measured by "The Best Ten Second Run".

These Prizes will be awarded to the Fastest Racers at the end of the Season, October 15th.

New Categories such as Womens, Youth, Formula, Hybrid, and Longboard to be announced. These Categories will be created as requested by 3 or more Racers.

Announcing the 2009 Midwest Speed Quest Economic Stimulus Package. 

Recent events in the US and World Stock Market have created an economic slowdown. Governments around the world trying various methods to stimulate the economy. Economists believe putting money back into the your pockets will create a faster recovery.

The Midwest Speed Quest wants to do its part in rebuilding the US Economy.

PHASE ONE: Starting May 20th, 2009, the first racer to achieve a "Best Ten Second Run"of 30 knots (as verified by the Time Keeper) will immediately be awarded $200 CASH!!!

Note: If 2 or more achieve this speed on the same day, the CASH will be shared among the winners.

PHASE TWO: Starting June 9th, 2009, a second stimulus package will be available: The first racer to achieve a "Best Ten Second Run" of 35 knots (as verified by the Time Keeper) will immediately be awarded $500 CASH!!!


NOTE: These Prizes will be awarded on the same day; and will be awarded on top of any other Prize Money!

If you plan to attend, please notify Craig Bergh in advance.

Thank you,

The Midwest Speed Quest
133 Lake Avenue
Worthington, Minnesota 56187


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Cell: 1-507-360-4801