The GKA Wave & Strapless Tour will see a mix of freestyle and wave events over the next several months, eventually resulting in the crowning of a GKA Wave & Strapless Freestyle Rider of the Year. The first round was the Tarifa Strapless Kitesurfing Pro in June.
TARIFA STRAPLESS KITESURFING PRO RESULT
1st Airton Cozzolino (Italy)
2nd Matchu Lopes (Cape Verde)
3rd Paulino Pereira (Portugal)
4th Jan Marcos Riveras (DR)
The newly formed Global Kite Sports Association (the membership of which is made up by most of kitesurfing’s major brands to help look after the interests of the sport and its riders) have scheduled four more big events to combine wave and strapless freestyle this year.
2016 GKA WAVE & STRAPLESS FREESTYLE TOUR EVENTS STILL TO COME:
Round 2: Sotavento, Fuerteventura (Freestyle)
1st – 6th August
Round 3: Mauritius (Wave & Freestyle)
5th – 15th September
Round 4: Dakhla, Morocco (Wave & Freestyle)
14th – 19th October
Round 5: Fortaleza, Brazil (Wave & Freestyle)
1st – 7th November