tvscreenicon mediacoverage

News and Media

Association News

Here are the latest Association News

Leucate Kiteboarding Grand Slam - Day One

The first day of the Mondial Du Vent saw a total of 60 riders from 19 different countries gathered for the opening ceremony in celebration of competing in one of the worlds longest running Kiteboarding events. Mondial Du Vent is literally the “festival of the wind”, every year promoting Kiteboarding as it’s main event, front and center.

Even though there was little chance for wind today the tension between the athletes was high. With a return to competition for Liam Whaley and rumors circulating about Adeuri Corniel (Ariel Corniels younger brother) riding at a very high level, it’s clear that this competition will be exciting for both the spectators and top seeded men alike.


2016mdv1


On the Womens side of the draw there was a noticeable absence of Karolina Winkowska (last events winner), which surprised a few riders, there was however the addition of a few riders not present at the last event. Dioneia Vieira, Francesca Bagnoli, Mika Sol are three such Women and they will no doubt push hard to fill the gap left by Winkowska and give the already top seeded women something to fight for. Mika Sol from Brazil is competing in her very first championship event, with a strong presence in recent Junior events it will be interesting to see what this rising star can do.

2016mdv2

Tomorrows forecast looks enticing with a chance of wind from early on the riders will have a skippers meeting at nine o’clock sharp. We wish all the riders the best for this event, good luck and safe riding to all!

2016mdv3

For full results and heat-by-heat tricks and scores please see the complete freestyle elimination ladder at  http://www.f-ridescoremobile.com/temp/f-ladder-ika-freestyle.html

Livestream and Coverage - www.worldkiteleague.comwww.facebook.com/kiteworldcup   
https://www.instagram.com/kitewc/  
https://twitter.com/ikaclass
snapchat: worldkiteleague

Picture Gallery:  http://worldkiteleague.com/index.php/news/pictures?id=549021531946605

Video Gallery:  http://worldkiteleague.com/index.php/news/videos

High resolution footage (pictures and video) are available from our media server. For accreditation, please go to  http://worldkiteleague.com/index.php/news/press-accreditation

2016mdv4

2016mdv5

2016mdv7

2016mdv6

   Top Rankings Racing

Formula Kite

 

KiteFoil Open

 

TT:R Open

 

TT:R Youth

 

Speed

male Oliver Bridge  United-Kindom      male Maxime Nocher  Monaco      male Atte Kappel  Sweden      male Victor Bachichet  France      male Rob Douglas  United-States  
female Steph Bridge   United-Kindom     female Anais Mai Desjardin  France     female Kirstyn O'Brien  United-States     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 Airton Cozzolino  Italy                  male Ewan Jaspen  Australia   
female Bruno Kajiya  Brazil       female Bibiana Magaji  Slovakia      female Ines Correia  Portugal      female N/A       female Colleen Carrol  United-States   

Latest Pictures

Latest Riders Action on Instagram