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Focus on... the Overall Ranking

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For those of you who are interested in becoming the most versatile kiteboarder in the world, read on about how the overall ranking is calculated and which disciplines and events you should attend.

 

The overall ranking combines the points from the individual discipline rankings, so there is not a certain number of events counting, but the combination of your individual disciplines.

 

Every discipline ranking has its own discard system, which limits the number of events you can validate for that ranking.

For example, the two most active and important disciplines are Freestyle and Course Racing, which we expect to have 7 events each counting for their discipline rankings.

Wave and Speed are aexpected to have probably 3 or 4 events counting for their discipline rankings, so the total points you can score are limited. This automatically considers the importance of the individual disciplines - in the more active disciplines Freestyle and Race you have more events counting, with more points as there is more pricemoney.

For the overall ranking, your total scores from the individual disciplines are simply added together. In real life this means that if you want to score high you most likely need points from Freestyle and Racing, and if you can, get some more from Speed or Wave. The more disciplines you do and the better you score in that disciplines, the better you will end up in the overall ranking.

And yes, it is possible that the leader of the overall ranking has not won a single discipline title, but scored consistently high - he or she is simply the most versatile competition kiteboarder out there. Nothing more - nothing less.

Watch out for more "Focus on..." articles and feel free to comment to us - we are glad to get your feedback and answer your serious questions.

 

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