The discipline “Kite-Surf” is a combined discipline format that aims to find the most complete surfboard rider. The championship is contested through a series of pure wave events, pure strapless freestyle events and mixed events over a season.

The male and female rider with the most points at the end of the season (allowing for any possible event discard allowances if there are more than five events) will be the World Champions.

2019 will be the fourth year of the tour with six events lined up. Previous champions are:


Men: Airton Cozzolino
Women: Jalou Langeree


Men: Airton Cozzolino
Women: Moona Whyte


Men: Matchu Lopes
Women: Milla Ferreira


Click here to download the 2019 Kite-Surf Rulebook

Compete in a GKA Kite-Surf World Cup?

Do you want to compete in a Kite-Surf World Cup? Go to events, choose your event and click the “Register” link on the bottom of the page!

Examples of the Kite-Surf, Freestyle and Mixed events

PURE WAVE: Cape Verde 2018

PURE STRAPLESS FREESTYLE:  Fuerteventura, Spain 2018

MIXED EVENT FORMAT: Dakhla, Morocco 2017