30 September 2022
The GKA Kite-Surf World Cup Dakhla had its third day of competition. Carew and Delannoy turn up the heat at just the right moment to defeat all comers in Morocco!
Re-joining the competition at the quarter final stage, this was always going to lead to a day of intense action. The GKA Kite-Surf World Cup Dakhla is the first round for the Kite-Surf discipline on the Qatar Airways GKA Kite World Tour that culminates in Brazil in December.
The Finals of GKA Kite-Surf World Cup Dakhla Day Three Highlights
25 November 2022
On the 2nd day of the World Cup, the riders were surprised by difficult conditions in the form of low tide and smaller waves in rounds 3 and 4. Now it was up to who could handle these conditions the best. Ali Beqqali (MAR), who is currently ranked 4th on the World Tour, had to admit defeat to the unfamiliar conditions early on and lost his heat to Kiko Roig Torres (ESP) and with it his chances of becoming World Champion. Brazilian Gabriel Bennetton showed in round 5 that he knows this spot ve...
GKA Kite-Surf & Hydrofoil Wold Cup Taiba, BRA, 2022 - Highlights of Day 2
26 November 2022
Day 3 of the World Cup in sunny Taiba, Brazil was one that Australian James Carew is unlikely to forget in a hurry. All season long it was a neck-and-neck race between him and Matchu Lopes from Spain, which now demanded a winner in Taiba. So both riders had to win their heats in the semifinals to put pressure on the other. James Carew (AUS) had a tough start to his day of competition, struggling early on with a broken leash and later a broken board after a rough landing. Nevertheless, the Aus...
GKA Kite-Surf & Hydrofoil Wold Cup Taiba, BRA, 2022 - Highlights of Day 3
18 March 2023
The legendary waves of Cape Verde were firing for the first clashes of the opening GKA Kite-Surf World Cup 2023 which has drawn the globe’s top athletes to fight for honours.Forty-five riders—28 men and 17 women—travelled to the idyllic African island seeking the chance to open their claims for the 2023 kite-surf world title.
The women’s competition kicked off the event. It began with a bang when Hawaii-based Moona Whyte opened her account with a stunning 8.0 wave, showing her poise with pow...