The Competing Riders – GKA Freestyle World Cup Leucate 2019

Published 20th April 2019 by Jim Gaunt


The Mondial du Vent festival at Leucate in southeast France stages the opening round of the much anticipated first round of the newly amalgamated GKA Kite World Tour’s Freestyle discipline, from 20 – 25th April.

Over the coming season freestyle riders will compete at at least six events in the battle to become GKA Freestyle World Champion.

It’s always important to make a strong start and as we await improving conditions on this first day, let’s take a look at the registered riders below.

All photos: Svetlana Romantsova 


33 men and 14 women will compete over the next six days at this world cup event.

Click an image to see the rider’s name:


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When conditions improve and the action begins there will be a livestream running from the event. You can stay up-to-date with everything that’s happening at the event, including checking out all the live heat scores and results, find more info about the spot and see the highlight video and image galleries here on the Leucate event page. 

This event’s livesteam is sponsored by – please visit them to see how kiteboarding and trading are in related worlds for similar people!

If you’d like to find out more about the GKA riders, then click through to the Athlete Profile section of the site here.

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