The first edition of the African Freestyle Kiteboarding Championships commenced today in Dakhla, Morocco, hosted by Dakhla Attitude.
Registration took place at 9 am, where 18 top freestyle athletes signed up for this championship, and for a chance to gain one of the 4 wildcards that will be awarded for the GKA Kite World Tour event that will take place in Dakhla in October.
The riders competed in two man heats, with an 8 minute duration, where the riders had to perform their best freestyle tricks. The consistent wind and perfect freestyle conditions allowed for the entire single elimination to be completed by the late afternoon .
Jonas Ouahmid, who is one of the young World Tour competitors, showed his experience and capability during the first rounds, and put on a fantastic overall performance.