This year the KPWT wants to be more spectacular than ever and appreciate that an engaged kite loop is the most spectacular trick. Hence the introduction of the new Kite loop World Tour in their 2009 calendar.
The First Kiteloop contest 2009 will be organised during the Seat Kitesurf World Cup in Germany 16th - 21th June 2009 in Sylt.
Registration: 15th June 2009. The prize money will be 8000euros. Winner Men: 3,000euros / Winner Women: 1,000euros
The rider who shows the highest engagement, combined with power, speed and a clean landing will be the winner.
The Kiteloop judging crietria is:
? 10 points Technical Difficulty considering:
- height (rider above kite)
- risk = likelihood of failure X consequence
- the power the kite delivers at critical points (body inverted, unhooked, etc)
? 10 points Overall Impression considering :
- clean landings
More info coming soon....
THIS YEAR'S KPWT TOUR IS PLANNED AS FOLLOWS:
GERMANY - SYLT
SPAIN - TARIFA
TURKEY - ISTANBUL
7 - 12 July
GREECE - PAROS
13 July?19 July
PORTUGAL - SANTA CRUZ
23 July?2 August
FRANCE - DUNKERQUE
CANADA - SHIPPAGAN
UK - BRIGHTON
BRAZIL - CUMBUCO
MOROCCO - ESSAOUIRA
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