Home News KSP Peru Day One Report

KSP Peru Day One Report

Watch the video now of Day One on KITEWORLD TV

Pacasmayo, Peru (Wednesday, October 19, 2011)
? Today marks the first day of the 10-day holding period of the Pacasmayo Kite Surf Pro, the second stop of the 2011 KSP World Championship Kite Surfing Tour. With swell forecasted to ramp up later this week, KSP officials called a lay day today.
'We are putting the contest on hold for the day,' states KSP Head Judge Brad Price. 'We anticipate getting underway in great surf this weekend.'
On Saturday afternoon, a long-period southwesterly ground swell is forecast to light up 'El Faro' point at Pacasmayo. With the swell predicted to peak on Sunday at 7.5 feet, models show the swell holding through Wednesday. Wind conditions also look promising throughout the duration of the swell.
Competitors spent the past two days kite surfing amidst waist- to head-high waves and lounging at El Faro Adventure Resort. Yesterday, Pacasmayo gave KSP competitors a grand welcome with a magnificent parade through the town's center. School children and locals in various forms of traditional dress led the procession, which was later followed in true Peruvian fashion by a ceremonial gift to the gods. In the evening, an official opening ceremony took place at the town hall of neighboring Jequetepeque. Escorted by a marching band, the kick-off party made its way to BSP Horse Stables for a demonstration of traditional Peruvian horse riding.
Event directors will re-assess conditions tomorrow morning at 9 a.m. and announce the day's schedule, with a 10 a.m. first possible start.
The live broadcast of the Pacasmayo Kite Surf Pro will resume tomorrow morning, October 20 at 9 a.m. (PET) on kspworldtour.com/live. Don't miss the video updates and photos at kspworldtour.com. Watch the video of the day at:http://www.kiteworld.tv/prime-cuts/ksp-peru-pacasmayo-kitesurf-pro-2011-day-1/
Follow the KSP World Championship Tour on Facebook at facebook.com/KSPworldtour or on Twitter at twitter.com/KSPworldtour.
The KSP 2011 Pacasmayo Kite Surf Pro is sponsored by Prom Peru and presented by the El Faro Resort and Pacasmayo Cementos. The KSP World Championship Tour is sponsored by ION essentials and Vitamizzer.


Heat 1: Mauricio Pedreira (BRA), Bastien Bollard (FRA), Juan Antonio Gordillo (PER)
Heat 2: Bruno Bordovsky (BRA), Nuno Figueiredo (POR), Felippe Ferreira (BRA)
Heat 3: Patri McLaughlin (HI), Guilly Brandao (BRA), Bear Karry (USA)
Heat 4: Mitu Monteiro (CBV), Paulo Rios (POR), Sebastian Ribeiro (BRA)
Heat 5: Jesse Richman (HI), Etienne Lhote (FRA), Mark Moore (CAN)
Heat 6: Juan Pablo Diban (CHI), Lee Harvey (GBR), Octavio Chaine (ARG)
Heat 7: Sky Solbach (USA), Jeremie Eloy (FRA), Scott Peterson (USA)
Heat 8: Airton Cozzolino (ITA), Jacobo Said (PER), Libero Cozzolino (ITA)


Heat 1: Ines Correia (POR), Maayka Tadema (NED), Milla Knese (BRA)
Heat 2: Kristin Boese (GER), Erika Lindberg (SWE), Kristy Jones (GBR)
Heat 3: Melissa Gil (USA), Kelly Strachan (USA), Laurel Eastman (USA)
Heat 4: Marie Gautron (FRA), Adriana Harlan (HI), Celina Guardati (ARG)

Added: 2011-10-20

Category: News

« Previous Next »

Related articles

Issue #51 Out Now!

Best of 3 Event: Kiters, Sailors and Windsurfers

Kitesurfing Camp

Kite-Racing Greece: Day 1

Aaron Hadlow 5x World Champ

It's Hot at the Top

BKSA Barrow 2010

Not just another Tuesday down at Lancing

  • #67 Paypal
  • Subscription Package
  • Kiteworld Magazine Issue #70 Out Now!
Kite TV
Events calendar
  • Sportif Worldwide Sports Holidays
  • Kite More with Kite Fuel
  • Funsports Greece
  • Find a local retailer
Kitesurfing tweets
Kiteworld on Facebook

Kitesurfing Test - Boards 2013

Shinn Monk Forever 132
Shinn Monk Forever 132

Kitesurfing Test - Kites 2013

RRD Religion 9M
RRD Religion 9M

Random kitesurfing wallpaper

Kitesurfing wallpaper

Kitesurfing travel directory

Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Contact Us

+44 (0)1273 808601
5 St Georges Place
Brighton BN1 4GA UK