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El Gouna confirmed to host a round for the 2016 Kiteboarding World Championships

EG newFor the first time ever, El Gouna will play host for an international kiteboarding competition.

Well known for its perfect conditions, the El Gouna Orascom Kiteboarding Grand Slam will take place from March 20 to 27, 2016 at Elements - El Gouna.

The Freestyle and Big Air competition with a total of 50000 EUR prize money and 1000 points each for the 2016 Kiteboarding World Championships ranking will form an important part on the way to the 2016 World Championship titles and will attract top riders from all over the world.

Organized by Travel Trails Tours in cooperation with Kiteloop Egypt and supported by Oracscom, the Egypt Sailing and Waterski Federation and several state ministries, El Gouna is one of the new exciting venues counting for the 2016 Kiteboarding World Championships, with the World Champions in the disciplines of Freestyle, Big Air, Wave and Slalom being crowned at each disciplines final event of the season.

The complete schedule, Notice of Race, entry and qualifying conditions as well as the Rulebook for the 2016 season will be published in the first weeks of 2016, together with the all-new 2016 World Championships website and social media presence.

In the meantime, stay tuned at


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