GKA NEWS SHOW EPISODE 2 IS LIVE!

Episode 2 of the GKA news show is here! Tune in now. And don't forget to pre-register for the Sylt Kitesurf World Cup

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NEWS

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July GKA Happenings

The second episode of the GKA News Show, an update on the Distance Battle and the Sylt Kite-Surf World Cup.

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GKA Freestyle World Cup Tarifa 2021 | THE AFTERMATH

The GKA Freestyle World Cup Tarifa 2021 was the first competition where the GKA Judges announced the Mixed Format introduced in 2019, where Freestyle and Big Air tricks count towards the final score. Depending on the given conditions, the weight given to each category shall be modified.

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GKA Freestyle World Cup Tarifa 2021 | FLIGHT TO THE FINALS

Happy Friday Ladies and Gentlemen! Currently Reporting to you sheltered in a container as the sandstorm continues to blast. The angry wind has coated the remaining blue of the ocean with whirling whitecaps to the shoreline.

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GKA Freestyle World Cup Tarifa 2021 | DAY TWO

Good morning from the nuking shores of Tarifa! The wind blew the riders into action right away as the riders began to set up their quivers and were blasting their zone-in playlist upon arrival. 

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GKA Freestyle World Cup Tarifa 2021 | DAY ONE

After a long wait, the GKA Freestyle World Cup Tarifa is back! What better place to hold the first event of 2021 than the OG Mecca of kiteboarding. Sitting on the most southern tip of Spain where the Mediterranean and Atlantic meet.

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The GKA News Show Episode One is live!

Welcome to the first GKA News Show with our Tour Commentator Jo Ciastula! In the first episode, we'll overview the 2020s and upcoming competition season, talk about the Distance Battle, and announce the Tarifa Kite Pro event start list!

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June GKA Happenings!

The Tarifa Kite Pro starts up next week. Plus we're launching a news show! Read all about it here.

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Registration is now open for the first youth freestyle event of the year!

The GKA is proud to host the Youth Freestyle and Kite-Surf World Tour. We're stoked to have confirmation for our first scheduled event in El Gouna, Egypt and registration is now open. 

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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

Distance Battle 2021, Germany

19th April - 20th May 2021

Running

Winners

To be announced

Stars

Livestream

Yes

TV coverage

Yes

Prize money

€ 5.000,-
Kite-Surf

Sylt, Germany

17th - 22nd August 2021

Upcoming

Winners

To be announced

Stars

Livestream

TBC

TV coverage

TBC

Prize money

€30.000,-

Finished events

When & where

Status

Winners

Freestyle

Tarifa, Spain

22nd - 27th June 2021

Finished

Winners

Arthur Guillebert

Mikaili Sol

Stars

Livestream

No

TV coverage

Yes

Prize money

€25.000,-
Freestyle

Ilha do Guajiru, Brazil

17 – 21st November 2020

Finished

Winners

Maxime Chabloz

Mikaili Sol

Stars

Livestream

Yes

TV coverage

Yes

Prize money

€20.000,-

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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