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Looks like everyone is getting excited for the upcoming strapless kitesurfing event in Sylt, Germany! Here is a little flashback to the best moves at the event back in 2019. This year the event will take place from 17th to 22nd of August!
Read more about the event on our website: https://bit.ly/GKA-Sylt-2021
#GKAkitesurf #GKASylt #kitesurfworldcupsylt #kitesurfing #kiteboarding @kitesurfworldcup #kitesurfworldcup #landroverkitesurfworldcupsylt #LandRoverde #aboveandbeyond #muellermilch #gtradial #experiencetheperformance
The second episode of the GKA Distance Battle – Aluula All-Time Big Air featuring Twintip Women and Hydrofoil Freestyle is out! Click the link in our bio to watch the episode and find out who did the best moves 🔥
The last episode featuring Twintip Men will be published on Monday 2nd August at 19:00 CET.
Production by @aalvaamedia and @sebsvideos #GKAKiteWorldTour #GKADistanceBattle #gkakitesurf #gkafreestyle #gkabigair #aluulaalltimebigair #bigair #kitesurfing #kiteboarding @aluulacomposites @jociastula @alvaronieva
The first episode of the GKA Distance Battle – Aluula All-Time Big Air featuring STRAPLESS BIG AIR is out! Click the link in our bio to watch the episode and find out who did the best strapless big air move 🔥
The next episode featuring Twintip Women and Hydrofoil Freestyle competitors will be published on Thursday 29th July at 19:00 CET.
Production by @aalvaamedia and @sebsvideos #GKAKiteWorldTour #GKADistanceBattle #gkakitesurf #gkafreestyle #gkabigair #aluulaalltimebigair #bigair #kitesurfing #kiteboarding @aluulacomposites @jociastula @pablo.amoress
We have selected finalists for the GKA Distance Battle - Aluula All-Time Big Air! Later this month, we will debut three episodes where finalists will compete against one other for the champion title.

The schedule is as follows:
July 26th Monday: Distance Battle Show 1 featuring Strapless competitors
July 29th Thursday: Distance Battle Show 2 featuring Twintip Women and Hydrofoil Freestyle competitors
August 2nd Monday: Distance Battle Show 3 featuring Twintip Men competitors

Learn more about the Distance Battle on our website: www.gkakiteworldtour.com
Produced by @aalvaamedia & @sebsvideos 
#GKAKiteWorldTour #GKADistanceBattle  #gkakitesurf #gkafreestyle #gkabigair #aluulaalltimebigair #bigair #kitesurfing #kiteboarding @aluulacomposites
The second episode of the GKA News Show with @jociastula is out! In this episode, we'll overview the latest freestyle event at @tarifakitepro, talk about the Distance Battle and @aluulacomposites! If you want to be featured in one of our episodes simply drop us a message!
Click the link in our bio to watch it!
#GKAKiteWorldTour #GKATarifa #tarifakitepro #gkadistancebattle #gkanewsshow #kiteboarding #kitesurfing
The second episode of the GKA NEWS SHOW with our Tour Commentator @jociastula will be live next week on Thursday, July 22nd at 7:00 PM CET on the GKA Facebook and YouTube Channels! In this episode, we'll recap the Tarifa Kite Pro, talk about the judging criteria, more for the Distance Battle and deep dive into all things Aluula!

Also, we have selected finalists for the GKA Distance Battle - Aluula All Time Big Air! Later this month, we will debut three episodes where finalists will compete against one other for the champion title.

Schedule is as follows:
July 26th: Distance Battle Show 1 featuring Strapless competitors
July 29th: Distance Battle Show 2 featuring Twintip Women and Hydrofoil Freestyle competitors
August 2nd: Distance Battle Show 3 featuring Twintip Men competitors

#GKAKiteWorldTour #GKANewsShow #kiteboarding #kitesurfing #GKADistanceBattle #gkakiteworldtour #gkakitesurf #gkafreestyle #gkabigair #aluulaalltimebigair #bigair #kitesurfing #kiteboarding @aluulacomposites

GKA Distance Battle 2021

The GKA Distance Battle–Aluula All Time Big Air contest continues in 2021 with a new All-Time Big Air Video format. Anyone can submit a single trick big air video of themselves that was recorded anytime in the past. The videos will be screened by the GKA judges and split by disciplines. Each submitted video will be video analyzed and scored by the same criteria.

The best 10 videos of all times per discipline will be edited and presented during the GKA News Show. The best Big Air Trick of all-time wins its respective discipline. Enter below for your chance at the €5.000!

Don’t forget, we will be crowning THE BIG AIR CHAMPION OF ALL TIME! 

Don’t miss your opportunity to go head to head with the likes of Jesse Richman, Jalou Langaree, Aaron Hadlow and more!

Disciplines

Twintip Big Air – Men
Twintip Big Air – Women
Strapless Big Air – Men
Strapless Big Air – Women
Hydrofoil Big Air – Men and Women

Entry allocation (per discipline)

Any rider (Pro or Amateur) can submit a video entry, that needs to pass the quality control to be eligible to enter the competition.

Rules

  • Video of best Big Air Trick will be submitted by the rider
  • The submitted big air trick will be scored by GKA judges broken down into different category scores:
    • Height
    • Airtime
    • Technical difficulty
    • Risk factor
    • Landing
  • Video must include 5 seconds prior takeoff and 5 seconds after the landing.
  • Video must be in FullHD 1080p quality.
  • Videos will be verified by judges if quality is good enough to enter
  • Filmed trick can be recorded anytime in the past.
  • Winner will receive a portion of €5.000!

Qualified Riders

Twintip Men:
Nick Jacobsen, Lewis Crathern, Aaron Hadlow, Jesse Richman, Marc Jacobs, Janek Grzegorzewski, Jamie Overbeek, Giel Vlugt, Andrea Principi, Maarten Haeger

Twintip Women:
Mikaili Sol, Pippa Van Iersel, Angely Bouillot, Alice Ruggiu

Strapless:
James Carew, Airton Cozzolino, Nicola Abadjiev, Camille Delannoy, Charly Martin, Anderson Reboucas, Matt Maxwell, Giovanni Rogolino, Beltran Eugui, Capucine Delannoy

Hydrofoil:
Charles Brodel, Maxime Chabloz, Lukas Vogeltanz, Loic Brismontier, Joselito Del Rosario, Marcel Goebels, Nicolas March

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Strapless Women

Strapless Men

Twintip Women

Hydrofoil

Event Info

Confirmed

Yes

Contest dates

19th April - 20th May 2021

Discipline

Big-air

Spot

Distance Battle 2021

Prizemoney

€ 5.000,-

Livestream

Yes

International TV Coverage

Yes

Host/sponsor

Aluula (aluula.com)

Competition history

GKA Distance Battle 2020