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Fehmarn, Germany

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Have you signed up for the GKA ProAM Challenge yet? If not, it’s easy! Head to 👉🏼https://www.gkaproam.com/register to sign up today!

Far more than just a fun-race, this event will combine equipment testing and kite community events. Join the GKA ProAm Challenge! 

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Save the dates! 👉🏼 📆 29 August to 1 September in Dunkerque, France.

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We would like to welcome our latest GKA member - @vdws_international 🙌🏼

The VDWS (Association of German Watersports Schools) is an international watersports training
organization headquartered in Germany. VDWS began kitesurfing instructor courses in 2001, adding to its growing line-up of wind-based watersports. It now has 540 member watersports centres in 30 countries. 

VDWS has a long watersports pedigree, founded in 1974 to train windsurfing instructors and establish standards for schools and training worldwide. 

The GKA welcomes you!

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Tarifa Big Air sends with @pippavaniersel 🫠
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It’s almost time to crown our Big Air champions 👑
The Qatar Airways GKA Big Air Kite World Championships Gran Canaria 2024 are just around the corner… Who will be our new 🤴🏽and 👸 of Big Air? 

📆 9-13 July 2024
📍Gran Canaria
📺 www.gkakiteworldtour.com/live

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Fehmarn, Germany: 24 – 28th August 2018

The fourth event on this new world tour will be in Fehmarn at the Mercedes-Benz Kitesurf World Cup, one of Europe’s biggest kiteboarding events.

Jesse Richman and Carlos Mario are locked in a tight battle at the top for the title, but several other riders are close behind and still in contention should one of these guys not make the finals!

In the women’s, Mikaili Sol has beaten Hannah Whiteley in two finals so leads the way, so her fate is in her own hands.

See the full Kiteboarding World Tour Air Games rankings here.


Current event update:

Friday 24th August was the first day of the event. Once registration was complete and with good conditions for the afternoon the full men’s single elimination ran to completion. Read the full report and see the video here.

Flick through a full action gallery with caption commentary here.


 

The riders who have registered to compete in Germany can be found in the gallery below. Click an image to enlarge the gallery.

 

 

 

Event Info

Confirmed

Yes

Contest dates

24 - 28th August 2018

Country

Germany

Spot

Fehmarn

Host/sponsor

Find details of the site and the huge World Cup village here.

Prevailing winds

Prevailing southwesterly winds blow in from the right and can get pretty strong as the summer turns to autumn at the end of August.

Water conditions

Flat water on the inside, short chop on the outside and prevailing cross-offshore wind make this an ideal location for spectators with riders coming close in to the beach!     Fehmarn - GKA KBWT  

Competition history

This is the first year of the GKA Kiteboarding World Tour and this will be the fourth event of the season.

Pre-Registration

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