|Mayor Cllr Charles James and the Mayoress Mrs Pauline James of Worthing will officially open The 77 Sports Management Kitesurf slalom SUK Open at Goring Gap on Saturday 22nd September.
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The event being held in association with iON Action Cameras www.iontheaction.co.uk is an exciting new watersports race and demo series designed to showcase local kiters talents and encourage more people to get into the sport. The event will be further supported by Route 77 Energy Drinks www.route77energy.com who will be giving out energy drinks to all competitors and spectators at their supercool 4x4 pick up truck.
As well as Kitesurf slalom racing and the new SUK format (kiting on stand up paddleboards) there will be a huge range of boards and kites from the best brands in the industry to try out in the form of taster sessions. Additionally Nik and Ant Baker will be offering free windsurf coaching (land based) with balance, posture and technique in mind!. These will be twice during the day where anyone can come along and get involved.
So if you are in the local area and fancy having a go at Kiting, windsurfing or stand up paddleboarding, make sure you come down for a try out in the sea, all with expert tuition from the best in the business. Brands supporting the event include Fanatic, ION-Essentials, www.k-66.com RRD, www.seaspritesports.com Flexifoil www.flexifoil.co.uk and Reflex Nutrition www.reflex-nutrition.com
iON Action Cameras,www.iontheaction.co.uk, will be filming all the racing action, loaning cameras out to test and giving away some awesome prizes. All competitors on the day will receive a goody bag filled with some exciting new products too. Former multiple world champion windsurfer Nik Baker from K-66 distribution www.k-66.com will be Race Director on the day.
"'We are super excited to hold the first event in our home town and hope to deliver some amazing events in 2013 and beyond. The aim of this event is to support local sports enthusiasts and the core base of kite surfers in the community, providing an exciting outlet to showcase their skills. We are
looking forward to seeing lots of spectators showing their support. We are especially excited about support from iON Action Cameras, the quality is
amazing and the footage is really easy to share". Ant Baker and Anne Powys-Keck, 77 Sports Management. Ant Baker is also current British Windsurf
Slalom Champion and owner of the UK's leading Windsurf and Kitesurf Academy www.baker-academy.com
"We are delighted to be involved with this year's Kitesurf Event and are thrilled to showcase the iON Action Cameras at their best, being used by the
experts, gaining first-hand experience. It is a great opportunity for us to team up with such great talent and be able to capture some incredible footage." Deán Stassen of iON Action Cameras Ltd
77 Sports Management are expecting hundreds to turn out to watch the racing as well as having the opportunity to have a go. It is free for spectators to watch and there will be free Kite and SUP (Stand Up Paddleboard) and SUK taster sessions.
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