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At its core, the Global Kitesports Association’s main objective is to continually ensure that kitesurfing has safe practices through the development and implementation of equipment standards. Our goal is to maintain beach safety and access for kitesurfers around the world. As head of the GKA, Jorgen Vogt has been working tirelessly in the development of what may be some of the most important safety standards for kitesurfers to date–tracing stickers.
Tracing stickers have been developed in response to the countless complaints that the GKA receives regarding kitesurfers and rescue services. One of the biggest issues regarding kitesurfing beach and water access is in having a collaborative relationship with water safety and government rescue services. In recent years, the complaints received have come to a head and the GKA has taken action to maintain beneficial relationships with governing bodies. As a result, the GKA has worked with kitesurfing manufacturers to coordinate the roll out of the GKA Tracking Sticker. Kite brands have collectively decided to put a waterproof sticker on any new kite onto which the owner can write their contact details. The sticker can be easily removed from the kite in case the owner wants to sell the kite. Stickers shall also be available at dealer stores. Click the link in our bio to read the complete article.
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The first GKA Kite-Surf World Cup in 2021 was planned in Dakhla this May but due to ongoing travel restrictions the competition is now postponed to October 26 -30. Therefore, the first GKA Kite-Surf World Cup will be in Gran Canaria, July 17-21!
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Super Foil Fortaleza 2020 – GKA Hydrofoil Freestyle Super Grand Slam

The GKA are in the beach front metropolis of Fortaleza, a vibrant and cosmopolitan city with a population of roughly 3 million. An urban playground, where skyscrapers meet sand, and strong wind blows across a turquoise blue ocean. Making Fortaleza the perfect place for the Superfoil 2020 event.

Event Info



Contest dates

10 - 14th November 2020








3 stars





International TV Coverage




Prevailing winds

Side to side onshore 15-25knots

Water conditions

Warm water, rolling waves and chop

Competition history

The GKA have been coming to Brazil for many years but this the the first GKA Superfoil event and first GKA event held in Fortaleza. It’s an exciting event for riders and team alike.

Race Notice

Registration Dates

October 10th - November 3rd 2020

Registration Form

Registration is closed. For questions please contact the Tour Manager Tom Hartmann at

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