Media release, 07 November 2021
Words: GKA Media / Photos: Svetlana Romantsova
After the last GKA Kite-Surf World Cup event in Dakhla, Morocco we caught up with our new 2021 Kite-Surf World Champions Peri Roberts and James Carew to find out how they are feeling after claiming their first World Championship titles, and how much work it really took for both of them to get there.
Peri Roberts, Women’s GKA Kite-Surf World Champion, 2021
“I’m proud of myself because it took a lot of hard work just to get here. That’s what makes it even more special – that I did this on my own. I’ve got support from my family and my friends but knowing that I did this by myself is a pretty cool feeling. So yeah, I know what I’m worth, I know my value within myself and that’s all that matters.” Peri Roberts
James Carew, Men’s GKA Kite-Surf World Champion, 2021
“I think the biggest part of this achievement has been my mindset. I really accepted what I wanted to do and and put all of the fear away. I really started to believe in myself and and I saw the vision. I wanted to win, I wanted to be champion of the world. It just changed my whole mindset and really focused down and cut out everything that was distracting me. I became just fully focused on this one goal.” James Carew
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GKA Freestyle World Cup Brazil 2021
Next stop Brazil! It’s time to head to the famous twin-tip freestyle spot in Northern Brazil – Cumbuco for the final showdown of the GKA Freestyle World Cup Brazil at Super Kite Brazil. This event will be the last stop for the freestyle discipline where we’ll crown our World Champions. Anything can happen at this event as the World Champion titles are still up for grabs. This event will be live streamed on GKA Facebook, YouTube and website, so mark your calendars for 10th – 14th of November!
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