The GKA Freestyle World Cup Gran Canaria 2019 Is Coming! It’s less than two weeks until the second GKA Freestyle World Cup fixture of 2019, in the high wind heaven of Gran Canaria from 12-16th June. The event will take place at Playa de Vargas – one of Gran Canaria’s windiest spots on the east coast of the island where, during the summer months, the wind can regularly ramp up to 30-40 knots.

With wind stats like that, we’re hoping for solid conditions for the GKA’s first ‘open format’ freestyle event of the season.

Head to the official event page to find out more and keep an eye on that page for live scores when the event kicks off.

Tour Rankings So Far After GKA Freestyle World Cup Leucate 2019

Men’s Ranking

1st Carlos Mario (BRA)
2nd Maxime Chabloz (SWI)
3rd Valentin Rodriguez (COL)
4th Gianmaria Coccoluto (ITA)

Women’s Ranking

1st Francesca Bagnoli (ITA)
2nd Mikaili Sol (BRA)
3rd Claudia Leon (SPN)
4th Pippa van Iersel (NED)

Watch these epic full-length highlights recaps recently released from both the freestyle and kite-surf disciplines!

It was about the strong winds and tough conditions for the first event of the GKA Freestyle World Cup calendar! Check out the full 26-minute highlights from the 2019 Mondial du Vent in Leucate, France, where all of the top freestyle kiteboarders battled it out in challenging conditions, and Francesca Bagnoli and Carlos Mario claimed their thrones.

Airton Cozzolino regained his World Title on the 2018 Kite-Surf tour, and although he astounded us all with his mindblowing strapless freestyle skills, breaking a world hangtime record in the process, this pack are hungry to take him down, especially in waves!

Stay tuned for more! For more information on the GKA Kite World Tour, please click here.

Fri 31st May, 2019 @ 12:00 am

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