10 November 2023
The Copa Kitley GKA Freestyle-Kite World Cup Brazil takes place in Cauipe from 8th to 11th of November 2023. The eagerly-anticipated fourth Freestyle stop on the Qatar Airways GKA Kite World Tour opened with a bang in the idyllic setting of Cauipe lagoon, Ceará, in north-eastern Brazil.
On day one big opening performances from some athletes returning to the tour at the Copa Kitley GKA Freestyle-Kite World Cup Brazil served notice that there would be no easy victories for the top ranked riders.
GKA Freestyle-Kite World Cup - Cauipe (BRA) - Day 1 - Highlights
7 August 2023
The Copa Kitley GKA Kite-Surf World Cup Brazil jumped back into life after two lay days with the men’s competition at Rio de Janeiro’s Saquarema break.
But difficult conditions—a combination of light winds and a huge swell—saw just four heats completed before the race director called a halt to the proceedings on day six as the breeze faded.
Some of the most experienced athletes, like Cape Verdean Matchu Lopes (SUI) and Charly Martin, from Reunion, coped well the huge 10-12ft faces and put s...
GKA Kite-Surf World Cup - Rio de Janeiro (BRA): Difficult conditions on day 6!
7 August 2023
The Copa Kitley GKA Kite-Surf World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, moved up a gear as the contest got serious with the losing athletes sent packing after tough duels in the iconic Saquarema break.
But the top seeds doing battle in the pure surfing world cup showed their class in the epic conditions of double head-high faces and 15 to 18 knots of cross offshore breezes.
Cape Verdean Hendrick Lopes (SUI), Canada’s Reece Myerscough and France’s Clément Roseyro went to town on the wave faces in...