single.twig

Registration is now open for the first youth freestyle event of the year!

Published 26th May 2021 by Sensi Graves

 

Registration is open for El Gouna, Egypt

The GKA is proud to host the Youth Freestyle and Kite-Surf World Tour. We’re stoked to have confirmation for our first scheduled event in El Gouna, Egypt and registration is now open. 

The purpose of the Youth Kite World Tour is to provide young competitors an arena to prove their skills through a series of international events. This enables them to get used to the competition formats and prepare them for the GKA Kite World Tour down the road.

The age groups that can participate are as follows:

U19 (born 1.1.2003 or younger)
U17 (born 1.1.2005 or younger)
U15 (born 1.1.2007 or younger)

The first planned event is the GKA Youth Freestyle World Cup Egypt, in El-Gouna happening from July 6th-10th. With warm, flat, shallow water this spot has previously played host to both Freestyle and Big-Air championships. 

Image for Highlight Video – Big Air Hydrofoil Competition

Highlight Video – Big Air Hydrofoil Competition

Get a blow-by-blow recap from the commentators of the Qatar Airways GKA Big Air World Championships in this video

Read this article
Image for Qatar Airways GKA Big Air World Championships – Playing The Waiting Game

Qatar Airways GKA Big Air World Championships – Playing The Waiting Game

Day 7 of the Big Air World Championships. Unfortunately the strong Levante wind did not make an appearence today but we are staying hopeful for this weekend!

Read this article
Image for Qatar Airways GKA Big Air Hydrofoil World Champion – Charles Brodel

Qatar Airways GKA Big Air Hydrofoil World Champion – Charles Brodel

An exciting afternoon of super progressive hydrofoil performances at Bibo Beach, the year's flying Frenchman boosted himself to his second world title

Read this article
Image for The Qatar Airways GKA Award Winners Have Been Announced!

The Qatar Airways GKA Award Winners Have Been Announced!

Saturday night saw the opening of the Qatar Airways GKA Awards night with GKA Riders, crew and sponsors all gathered together to celebrate some of the most monumental moments in kitesurfing!

Read this article