2020 Event Calendar

Updates and a new destination added to the GKA Kite World Tour.

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NEWS

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Capturing Wanderlust

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#Kitemindful The Return of Kiteboarding

Lockdowns around the world are easing - it's time to get back on the water, but with some extra care and consideration.

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Meet the GKA team series episode 4: The talent behind the scoreboards

What does it take to judge the performance of the best kiteboarding athletes in the world?

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Meet the GKA team series episode 3: Meet the Tour Manager

Island life in Mauritius and multiple World Tours.

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A Milestone in Kitesports Safety: ISO Standard 21853 on Quick-Release Systems

The new ISO standard for kiteboarding.

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Meet the GKA team, episode 2: On stand by with Jo

Meet the livestream crew and find out about our latest live show.

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Meet the GKA team, episode 1: Wellness women media crew

The GKA team are here to help you through the Global Pandemic.

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GKA Freestyle World Cup – event updates and changes

There have been some changes to GKA Freestyle World Cup events...

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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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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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When & where

Status

Winners

Youth Freestyle

El Gouna, Egypt

4th - 8th August 2020

Upcoming

Winners

To be announced

Livestream

No

TV coverage

No

Prize money

No
Kite-Surf

Sal, Cape verde

29th February - 6th March 2020

Finished

Winners

James Carew

Ines Correia

Stars

Livestream

Yes

TV coverage

Yes

Prize money

€30.000,-
Freestyle

Cumbuco, Brazil

19th – 23rd November 2019

Finished

Winners

Valentin Rodriguez

Mikaili Sol

Stars

Livestream

Yes

TV coverage

Yes

Prize money

€20.000,-
Kite-Surf

Prea, Brazil

12 - 16th November 2019

Finished

Winners

Airton Cozzolino

Mikaili Sol

Stars

Livestream

Yes

TV coverage

No

Prize money

€25.000,-

Tour leaders

Kite-surf

Ines Correia

women

Ines Correia

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Portugal, Portuguese Republic

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James Carew

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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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Valentin Rodriguez

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Valentin Rodriguez

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Colombia

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