Upcoming Events

Formula Kite Swedish Open
Today Borstahusen
Freestyle PKRA Germany
2 days ahead Skt. Peter Ording
Slalom PKRA Germany
2 days ahead Skt. Peter Ording
KiteFoil GoldCup Switzerland
11 days ahead Silvaplana
Formula Kite Cork OCR
17 days ahead Kingston
   All events: Formula Foil TT:R Freestyle Wave Slalom Speed
Breaking News
Subscribe to Newsletter
Print

Flysurfer News:Ford Kite Cup 2013

Written by Flysurfer on . Posted in Industry News

This years Ford Kite Cup took place from the 17. – 19. of May  in Chalupy (PL). On the first day wind was blowing off shore, from 0kts on the beach , to over 20kts on water. I had a dilemma in deciding on what size to take, 19 or 15, because we didn’t know what conditions were like on water. Finally I decided to start with 15m – which proved to be a good decision. I was really overpowered on this kite, so I guess that on 19 I would have flown away ;-) . After first 4 challenging races we had to take a longer break, because of the freestyle singles.
The upcoming races were held in low wind condictions – perfect for my new 19 SpeedIII ;-)

On the next day, I had one point more than my teammate from DobraMarina, sadly I lost one race, and after this, judges decided to skip racing until they will finish freestyle singles. I thought that racing is over for this event, but gladly I was wrong. At late midday the next 4 races were held. I managed to overtake not only my teammate, who has won with me the last event, but also another guy. I was really happy and exhausted after finishing those races. To our surprise, judges decided to do one more race after 30min break,  even if it was 6:30 p.m.! All in all I lost my 7th place by one point, but I was still happy, to for having the possibility of such good training and having a fun time.

Greetings,
Arek

news_ford_cup news_ford_cup1 news_ford_cup2 news_ford_cup3 news_ford_cup4 news_ford_cup_arek news_ford_cup_winners

Read original article: Flysurfer News:Ford Kite Cup 2013

Industry Partners

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

Sanctioned Pro Tours

  • kta_bw.png
  • pkra_bw.png
  • ksplogo_bw.png
  • kte_bw2.png

Media Partners

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

Recognized Programs

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