Get ready for the first official Big Air World Championship in 2022!

We are excited to announce that we will hold the first-ever Big Air World Championship in Tarifa, 20 June - 6 July, 2022! The official Big Air World Champions will be crowned in the disciplines of twin-tip, strapless, and hydrofoil. There are many more exciting activities planned besides the Big Air competition, read this article to find out more.

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2021 AWSI EVENT

After a one-year hiatus, 2021 marked the return of the Association of Wind and Water Sports Industry trade show. AWSI exists to support and provide representation for windsurfing, kiteboarding, wing, foil and stand-up paddleboard companies. Read about what went down this year.

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Image for GKA Kite-Surf World Cup Denmark 2021 | Final Day

GKA Kite-Surf World Cup Denmark 2021 | Final Day

The competition in Hvide Sande concluded today, unfortunately with no wind, but with an overall fantastic experience of everything that this wonderful location offers.

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GKA Kite-Surf World Cup Denmark 2021 | Day Five

The competition remained on hold for Day 5, but the riders were kept occupied with a beach clean, fishing excursion a host of other beach activities here at the spot in Hvide Sande.

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GKA Kite-Surf World Cup Denmark 2021 | Day Four

Today we launched our new “In the bag” series that highlights the gear that each rider is currently using. We also sat down with Susi Schwarztrauber to discuss working while on tour, developing her new line of cosmetics, and women supporting women.

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GKA Kite-Surf World Cup Denmark 2021 | Day Three

Today we kept everyone entertained with our live-stream show, tech-talks and a catch up with former World Champion Karolina Winkowska

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GKA Kite-Surf World Cup Denmark 2021 | Day Two

For the second day running, athletes and crew were on standby awaiting the suitable conditions for the start of competition.

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GKA Kite-Surf World Cup Denmark 2021 | Registration Day

Day One at the charming location of Hvide Sande in Denmark saw the top kitesurfers in the world descend upon the sleepy beachside town to register and prepare for the upcoming week of competition.

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GKA Kite-Surf World Cup Sylt 2021 | THE AFTERMATH

As the GKA Kite-Surf World Cup Sylt winds down and not having seen a lot of these riders in action for a while, what did we learn from the event here in Sylt? Read everything you need to know about this event and what's coming next in this article.

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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 Big Air & Freestyle

Men|Women|Youth

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

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Hydrofoil Freestyle

Hydrofoil

Men|Women

The “Hydrfoil Freestyle” worldcups are the ultimate competitions for hydrfoil freestyle 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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Race

Kite Slalom, Formula & Foil

Men|Women|Youth

The racing tour covers all disciplines which have a starting line and a finishing line.

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Upcoming events

When & where

Status

Winners

Youth Freestyle

Saint-Pierre La-Mer, France

16th - 19th September 2021

Upcoming

Winners

To be announced

Livestream

No

TV coverage

No

Prize money

No
Youth Freestyle

Tarifa, Spain

23rd - 26th September 2021

Upcoming

Winners

To be announced

Livestream

No

TV coverage

No

Prize money

No

Finished events

When & where

Status

Winners

Kite-Surf

Hvide Sande, Denmark

6th - 11th September 2021

Finished

Winners

To be announced

Stars

Livestream

Yes

TV coverage

TBC

Prize money

€25.000,-
Kite-Surf

Sylt, Germany

17th - 22nd August 2021

Finished

Winners

James Carew

Capucine Delannoy

Stars

Livestream

TBC

TV coverage

TBC

Prize money

€30.000,-

Tour leaders

Kite-surf

Ines Correia

women

Ines Correia

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Portugal, Portuguese Republic

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James Carew

men

James Carew

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Australia

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Freestyle

Mikaili Sol

women

Mikaili Sol

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Brazil

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Arthur Guillebert

men

Arthur Guillebert

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France, French Republic

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