World Seedings Point System

World Seeding List / World Ranking Point Calculation 2016

For all disciplines except Formula Kite (see World Sailing Ranking System)

Count every competitors best 3 results over the past 12 months for his seeding list / world ranking position.

Weight the results as follows:

Age in month Weight in %
1  100
2  100
3  90
4  80
5  70
6  60
7  50
8  40
9  30
10  20
11  10
12  0

The calculation of points remains unchanged, i.e. in expression disciplines the currently used "star system" (1000 pts for 1st, 920 pts for 2nd, 870 pts for 3rd etc)

Grading for Freestyle, Big Air, Wave and Slalom events from 2016 onwards:

World Level: 1000 points

Continental Level: 400 points

National Level: 100 points

National championship events may be designated by any IKA full member national kiteboarding class association. Continental and World level events will be graded automatically by IKA.


   Top Rankings Racing

Formula Kite (Foil)

 

KiteFoil Open

 

TT:R Slalom

 

Speed

male Oliver Bridge  United-Kindom                 male Maxime Nocher  Monaco                 male Narapichit Pudla  Thailand                 male Robert Douglas  United-States   
female Stephanie Bridge   United-Kindom      female Anais Mai Desjardin  France      female Jingle Chen  China      female Angely Bouillot  France   

   Top Rankings Expression

Freestyle

 

Big Air

 

Wave

             

Strapless

 

Park

male Liam Whaley  Spain                   male Posito Martinez  Dominican-Republic                  male Pedro Matoz  Brazil      male Matchu Lopez  Cape-Verde                  male Ewan Jaspen  Australia   
female Bruno Kajiya  Brazil       female Bibiana Magaji  Slovakia      female Ines Correia  Portugal      female N/A       female Colleen Carrol  United-States   

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