We are pleased to announce that the GKA Strapless Wave & Freestyle Tour will start in Spain at the Tarifa Strapless Kitesurfing Pro 2016 at the well-known beach of Valdevaqueros, from 2nd to 5th July 2016.
Airton Cozzolino 2015 event winner / PHOTO: Toby Bromwich
Top riders in this rapidly developing surfboard discipline will join the contest from all over the world. This incredible event in Tarifa will count towards the 'GKA Wave Rider of the Year' title that will be awarded at the end of the GKA Wave & Strapless Freestyle Grand Slam Tour 2016 season.
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Tarifa is not only famous for consistent wind, but also for its unique kiting culture, vibe and nightlife. We have organised an amazing program, including parties and dinners for all riders and extended GKA special event team.
Packed crowds in Tarifa / PHOTO: Toby Bromwich
We've taken great care to ensure that all aspects of the event go-off with a bang, and we look forward to launching the event in style at the opening ceremony, which will be held at the Wet-Café, with the awards venue at the Chiringuito Tangana.
After the success of last year, the 2016 event carries a big expectation among the industry, riders and kiting fans. The Tarifa Strapless Kitesurfing Pro 2015 saw huge crowds pack the beach, cheering loudly for the incredible action on the water. This year looks set to further build on that success and be even bigger and better in 2016.
Keahi de Aboitiz 2015 runner up / PHOTO: Toby Bromwich
24 riders will compete in the main event. Those 24 riders are made up by:
HOW TO PARTICIPATE?
TRIALS COMPETITION WILL INCLUDE:
Please make sure you respond by 10th of June 2016.
We look forward to seeing you soon in Tarifa!
Best regards, The GKA Grand Slam Events Team
Airton and Keahi 2015 top two / PHOTO: Toby Bromwich
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