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The 2020 GKA Kite World Cup

Published 29th January 2020 by Kate Chandler

 

Here you can find a complete listing of all 2020 events, and some news about GKA social media accounts!

The roaring 20’s are here and The GKA Kite World Tour has a spectacular year ahead planned for both the GKA Kite-Surf World Cup and the GKA Freestyle World Cup. With 16 events currently in the pipeline across two disciplines (Kite-Surf and Freestyle).

The 2020 GKA Kite World Tour commences next month with an event for the GKA Kite-Surf World Cup on the awesome spot Ponta Preta, Cape Verde. This spot delivered world class kitesurfing conditions during the 2019 event, and is anticipated to present itself at an equivalent high standard on this years tour. Another highlight of the 2020 Kite-surf World Cup will be Mauritius, with its powerful reef breaks.

The action continues with the first event for the GKA Freestyle World Cup in Leucate, France this April. Both athletes and fans alike will be delighted to see locations such as Sri Lanka, Fuerteventura and Cumbuco featuring once again on the calendar, due to the incredible Freestyle riding conditions they offer, which enables riders to display their talents at full potential. There are five new events, yet to be confirmed, for the tour but each one offers an exciting prospect for 2020, they are Barbados, Cabarete, Denmark, Madagascar and Rio de Janeiro.

KITE-SURF World Cup 

February/March

29.2. – 6.3.: Sal/Cabo Verde – confirmed

May

1.5. – 6.5.: Dakhla/Morocco – confirmed

12.5. – 17.5.: Barbados (TBC)

July

27.7. – 31.7.: Vargas/Gran Canaria (TBC)

August

14.8. – 19.8.: Sylt/Deutschland – confirmed

September

7.9. – 13.9.: Hvide Sande/Denmark (TBC)

19.9. – 27.9.: Mauritius: Kite-Surf – confirmed 

November

16.11. – 21.11.: Prea/Brazil (TBC)

30.11. – 6.12.: Rio de Janeiro/Brazil (TBC)

FREESTYLE WORLD CUP

April

  1. – 16.4.: Leucate/France – confirmed

June

1.6. – 7.6.: Cabarete/Dom.Rep (TBC)

23.6. – 28.6.: Tarifa/Spain (TBC)

July

17.7. – 22.7.: Sotavento/Fuerteventura

August 

25.8. – 30.8.: Kalpitiya/Sri-Lanka (TBC)

September

19.9. – 27.9.: Bel Ombre/Mauritius – confirmed

October

1.10. – 10.10.: Diego Suarez/Madagascar (TBC)

November

23.11. – 28.11.: Cumbuco/Taiba/Brazil (TBC)

 

GKA Kite-Surf World Cup Brazil

We have some important news! 

Due to the growth of the GKA and the evolving union between both Freestyle and Kite-Surf disciplines, we have decided to unify our social media channels. That means that as from the 1st of February, GKA Freestyle channel will no longer be active, so please make sure you follow GKA Kite World Tour on Facebook and Instagram for all Freestyle and Kite-Surf updates! 

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