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The GKA NEWS SHOW with @jociastula  is back next week! 🔥
The fourth episode will be published on October 20 at 7:00 PM CET on the GKA Facebook and YouTube Channels! In this episode, we'll recap the last competitions, overview the upcoming events in Dakhla and Brazil, as we'll crown the World Champions in both freestyle and kite-surf disciplines! Tune in as it's going to be an interesting one!
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The GKA is finally going back to the well-known kite spot where the Ocean meets the Sahara Desert - Dakhla, Morocco 🇲🇦 Back in 2017, we crowned the first-ever GKA Kite-Surf World Champions here and now after one year of uncertainty, we are back for the final showdown of 2021. This event in Dakhla will be the last stop for the Kite-Surf discipline where we’ll crown the World Champions. Anything can happen at this event as World Champion titles are still up for grabs. This event will be live streamed so mark your calendars for 27 - 31 October!

More info - link in our bio.

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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

Upload your video!

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