The worlds fastest kiteracers are coming to Leighton Beach next week!
If you're into action sports and love the beach, the Kiteracing Oceanic Championships at Leighton Beach Fremantle is the place to be from 10 to 15 December!
Spectators will get to see the world's best kiteracers tackling a marked course close to the water's edge, spectacular jumps as part of the Freestyle Jam, plus enjoy awesome entertainment and beach party festivities. Here's what you need to know! It all happens down at the Race Village at Leighton Beach.
Wednesday 11 December
From 11am: Round one of Course Racing
Thursday 12 December
From 11am: Round two of Course Racing
Friday 13 December
11am: Round three of Course Racing – who will make it through?
3pm: Freestyle Jam – Competition begins
4pm: Race Village open, including Sunset Markets, Oceanics Bar and public beach volleyball
5pm: Aussie Beach BBQ – come along and grab a gourmet snag!
5pm: Meet the worlds fastest kiteracers and get an Oceanics shirt autographed!
7pm: FREE Open air cinema night: screening of surf documentary "One Touch" starring Joel Parkinson and Wes Berg. Catch the trailer HERE.
Saturday 14 December
From 11am: Roving entertainment commences, Race Village open including Sunset Markets, Oceanics Bar and public beach volleyball!
From 12pm: Freestyle Jam!
1pm to 4pm:Vintage Kombi Van Photo-booth open
2.30pm: Lighthouse to Leighton race takes off from Rottnest Island
From 3pm: Lighthouse to Leighton competitors reaching the finish line at Leighton Beach! Prize giving presentations
From 4pm: Freestyle Jam Finals!
5pm: FREE Live music from local WA artists The Brow Horn Orchestra, Sam Perry, DJ NDORSE and DJ Charlie Bucket in the Race Village
Sunday 15 December
11am: Roving entertainment commences, Race Village open, including Sunset Markets and Oceanics Bar and public beach volleyball
From 11.30am: Kiteracing Oceanic Championships Course Racing Finals
1pm to 4pm: Vintage Kombi Van Photobooth open
4pm-6.30pm: Live music and DJs
6.30pm: Trophy presentations in the Race Village
*Please note race times may alter on the day depending on wind conditions