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KTE News:One month until the Kiteracing Oceanics hits Perth shores

Written by KTE on . Posted in News

With six top ten international kiteracers in Perth in a month’s time, the inaugural Kiteracing Oceanic Championships will make a huge splash.

The Kiteracing Oceanic Championships will create plenty of excitement when it takes over Leighton Beach in Western Australia from 10 to 15 December 2013 with six days of kiteracing action and entertainment.

 

On the water there will be course racing and big air jumps that are sure to wow the crowds. As part of the action there will be a Freestyle competition during the week, with the finals taking place on Saturday 14 December. Also on the Saturday catch the spectacular Lighthouse to Leighton, where competitors will race the 19km of Indian Ocean between Rottnest Island and Leighton Beach for the fourth successive year.

 

The Kiteracing Oceanic Championships consists of a series of qualifying races around a marked course. Results from this event will go towards a 12-month rolling world ranking calendar in the IKA World Course Racing Championship. The finals of the course racing and the trophy presentation will be held on Sunday 15th December.

 

Competitors will travel from around the world to compete. They include four top ten ranked male kite course racers, Florian Gruber (Germany), Blazej Ozog (Poland), Alejandro Climent Hernandez (Spain) and Salir Alexander Cakir (Turkey), world number 1 female course kite racer Steph Bridge (UK), and world number 4 ranked female Aga Grzymska (Poland).

 

A whirlwind of free extra curricular activities will happen back on shore including the Oceanics Bar, Sunset Food Market, Open Air Cinema (screening surf documentary One Touch, starring Joel Parkinson and Wes Berg), free family entertainment, roving performers, beach sports, tasty pop-up food outlets and more. Live music including The Brow Horn Ochestra, Sam Perry, DJ NDORSE and DJ Charlie Bucket will make for the beach party of the year on Saturday 14 December .

 

In the lead up to the Championships there will be a Kiteracing Junior Training camp presented by the Warren Jones Foundation from 27 November to 1 December.

 

The event is run under the auspices of both the International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) and the International Sailing Federation (ISAF). The State Government through Tourism WA is a proud supporter of the Championships.

 

For more information visit http://kiteoceanics.com or the event Facebook page. #KiteOceanicsWA

 

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