lotw
Sep 01, 2015

North American KiteFoil Championships 2016 to be held at "Lord of the Wind"

Lord of the Wind, the international kiteboard competition held on the East Cape of Baja California Mexico, announces that the 2016 event will be the IKA North American Kitefoil…
ISAFLogo-ClassAssociation trans small
Aug 20, 2015

International Sailing Federation (ISAF) confirms IKA’s sole rights to hold World Championships of the class

In an official statement sent today to the International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) and "Virgin Kiteboarding", the International Sailing Federation has confirmed that under…

Upcoming Events

   All events: Formula Foil TT:R Freestyle Wave Slalom Speed
Breaking News
(2015-08-18)
Resort and Club Management company, Classic Holidays, has jumped on board to launch the first… Read more...
   |    (2015-07-31)
For immediate release: Wednesday 29 July 2015 Issued on behalf of ISAF Read more...
   |    (2015-07-19)
Nocher and Kalinina Crowned after Fraught Final Day at Kite Race Worlds Hang Loose Beach,… Read more...
   |    (2015-07-19)
Future of Freestyle Kiteboard Tour Uncertain After Row Over World Championship Contract Hang Loose Beach,… Read more...
   |    (2015-07-19)
Further Drama in High Stakes Racing at Kite Worlds in Italy Hang Loose Beach, Gizzeria—As… Read more...
   |   
Subscribe to Newsletter
Print

Freestyle singles at day 3 of KPWT Canada

Written by Editor on . Posted in News

The KPWT ACADIE KITEBOARD PRO started off on day 2 with 3 exhilarating course races!
Each race was run over two laps and a distance of 4.5km. The wind was at 12-14knots and blowing from the southeast.
The course was set out in a triangular shape and took the winner of each rider no longer than 22 minutes.

This morning (Day3) started with huge excitement after a good forecast for the day.
The Skippers meeting was held at 07h00 and the race director gave the green flag to start with the freestyle single elimination.
The wind was constant at 25-30knots and from a good southerly direction.

And what a day it was for Stefan Permien! He was in sublime form and looked at home in these conditions. He defeated the likes of Leander Vyvey (BEL, JN), Mickael Schitzhofer (AUS, JN), and Jesse Richman (HAW, CABRINHA), meeting Vincent Tiger (FRA, F-ONE) in the final!
The final was epic and the riders were getting great power and performing some smooth strong moves.

Tiger launched himself into a HUGE kiteloop, followed by a stylish front and back mobe. It just didn’t seem enough to defeat the man of the day whose array of tricks from back mobes to kiteloops and a stylish sbend-pass, was deserved of the freestyle singles title!

The women’s final was between the Wave Master World Champion, Kirsty Jones (UK, NORTH) and Kari Schibevaag (NOR, OZONE), who has now reached her second final in a row on the 2009 KPWT.
And congratulations to Kari Schibevaag for winning her first women’s freestyle single elimination on the KPWT. You are proving yourself to be a strong contender this year and we hope you keep enjoying the KPWT.
At 14h30 the race director started the double elimination to take advantage of the strong conditions. The results and further details will follow tomorrow.

Industry Partners

  • gaastra_bw.png
  • northkiteboarding_bw2.png
  • nplus1.png
  • f2_bw.png
  • temavento_bw.png
  • airush_bw.png
  • rrd_bw.png
  • cabinha_bw5.png
  • ozone_bw2.png
  • aguera_bw5.png
  • asv_bw.png

Sanctioned Pro Tours

  • ksplogo_bw.png
  • kitefoilgoldcup.png
  • kta_bw.png
  • kiteboardtoureurope_bw.png

Media Partners

  • kiteforum.png
  • kiteworldmag_bw.png
  • tkbm-black.png
  • sportsfeatures_bw.png

Recognized Programs

  • kb4girlslogo150.png
  • race_center_banner_IKA.jpg
  • KTAkiteKidsLogo_IKA.jpg