Wildcard Athlete Announcement

Tuesday 17th July
Location: Hamburg
Words: Kate Chandler

The GKA Distance Battle wildcard voting has closed and the numbers are in. Four athletes voted for by you, the public will now face the GKA Kite World Tour’s top athletes in the first interactive and online kitesurfing competition of its kind.

The riders with the most votes who will now be joining the worlds best for the GKA Distance Battle are:

Twintip Freestyle Men: Abdu Moutaouakil and Juan Rodriguez
Twintip Freestyle Women: Paula Novotna
Strapless Freestyle Men: Kiko Roig Torres and Camille Delannoy
Strapless Freestyle Women: Mikaili Sol
Your votes have spoken and the riders are now in the game, let the GKA Distance Battle commence! Filming for video heats begins tomorrow 18th July and will run until 22nd August. See you on the Battle field!

The GKA Distance Battle Program

18.7.20 – Start of filming period for heat video entries 

22.8.20 – End of filming period, deadline for submitting the heat videos

31.8 until 13.9.20  Broadcasting of the live competition

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