Big Air Worlds close with look to the future

With a final prize giving and rider beach cleanup, Big Air World Championship 2024 season is put in perspective

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NEWS

Image for Big Air World Champions crowned in Gran Canaria

Big Air World Champions crowned in Gran Canaria

Insane airs push the limits of Big Air as kites are sent to the moon and masters of the skies are crowned in a new world order

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Giant airs, aggressive action as new contenders send it

Big Air World Championships full-on from the start with building breeze and building scores

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Image for Andrea Principi pulls out of Big Air final

Andrea Principi pulls out of Big Air final

Growing injury list that includes World Champion and top seed Nathalie Lambrecht ensures Canaries finale will crown two new Big Air winners

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The judging unpacked: what to expect at Gran Canaria finale

Here we take a deep dive into the Big Air scoring criteria that will shape the much-anticipated race for the World Championship titles

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Tour leaders’ quest for crowns in Canaries

Eagerly-awaited final stop of Big Air kite world title race debuts on Canaries island renowned for its huge winds

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Image for Free agent Overbeek reflects on first major win

Free agent Overbeek reflects on first major win

Dutch rider believes his dedication to training in all conditions gave him vital leg-up in Big Air season opener at Barcarès

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Focused Van Iersel in pole position for crown

Unique team helped Dutch Big Air rider restore her mental focus to win first GKA Big Air tour stop after comeback from injury

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Image for GKA unveils ambitious new plan for kiting

GKA unveils ambitious new plan for kiting

Ground-breaking ProAm Challenge and Test Event seeks to return Dunkerque to its roots as a European kiteboarding hub

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Disciplines

Kite-surf

Wave & Strapless Freestyle

Men|Women|Youth

'Kite-Surf' is a combined wave and strapless freestyle discipline that aims to find the most complete surfboard rider.

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Freestyle

Twintip Freestyle

Men|Women|Youth

The “Freestyle” worldcups are the ultimate competitions for twin-tip freestyle riders.

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Big Air

Twintip, Surfboard & Hydrofoil

Men|Women

It is the natural evolution of "old school" Freestyle.

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Hydrofoil Big Air

Hydrofoil

Men|Women

The “Hydrofoil Big Air” worldcups are the ultimate competitions for hydrofoil big air riders.

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Park

Kite Park League

Men|Women

Kite Park riding is all about hitting features (rails and kickers) with speed and style!

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Upcoming events

When & where

Status

Winners

Kite-surf
Hydrofoil-bigair

Sylt, Germany

20 - 25 August 2024

Upcoming

Winners

To be announced

Stars

Livestream

No

TV coverage

No

Prize money

40.000
Freestyle

Dunkerque, France

28 August - 01 September 2024

Upcoming

Winners

To be announced

Stars

Livestream

Yes

TV coverage

Yes

Prize money

30.000

Finished events

When & where

Status

Winners

Big-air

Gran Canaria, Spain

09 - 13 July 2024

Finished

Winners

Jeremy Burlando

Zara Hoogenraad

Stars

Livestream

Yes

TV coverage

Yes

Prize money

20.000
Big-air

Barcares, France

30 March - 28 April 2024

Finished

Winners

Jamie Overbeek

Pippa van Iersel

Stars

Livestream

Yes

TV coverage

Yes

Prize money

20.000

Tour leaders

Kite-surf

Moona Whyte

women

Moona Whyte

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United States of America

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Airton Cozzolino

men

Airton Cozzolino

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Italy

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Freestyle

Bruna Kajiya

women

Bruna Kajiya

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Brazil

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Carlos Mario

men

Carlos Mario

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Brazil

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Big Air

Zara Hoogenraad

WOMEN

Zara Hoogenraad

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The Netherlands

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JEREMY BURLANDO

MEN

Jeremy Burlando

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Spain

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Hydrofoil Big Air

Charles Brodel

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Charles Brodel

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France, French Republic

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