The Qatar Airways GKA Big Air World Championships were held in Tarifa in the southern Spanish state of Andalusia from 20th June to 6th July, the first standalone Big Air World Championships in kiteboarding that included twintip, strapless and emerging hydrofoil disciplines. It was also the first event since the GKA Kite World Tour partnered with Qatar Airways on a three-year sponsorship deal to help push kitesports to new heights!

Watch the Men’s Twin-tip big air highlights here.

Watch the Men’s Hydrofoil big air highlights here

Full Event Results

Men’s Strapless Results

1 Airton Cozzolino (ITA) World Champion
2 Gabriele Benetton (BRA)
3 Lorenzo Casati (ITA)

Women’s Strapless Results

1 Capucine Delannoy (FRA) World Champion
2 Camille Losserand (SUI)
3 Mikaili Sol (BRA)

Men’s Twintip Results

1 Andrea Principi (ITA) World Champion
2 Liam Whaley (ESP)
3 Giel Vlugt (NED)

Women’s Twintip Results

1 Mikaili Sol (BRA) World Champion
2 Zara Hoogenraad (NED)
3 Nathalie Lambrecht (SWE)

Men’s Hydrofoil

1 Charles Brodel (FRA) World Champion
2 Jamie Overbeek (NED)
3 Maxime Chabloz (SUI)

Head to the GKA Kite World Tour website for more info!

Edit: Leleu Creations
Footage: Julien Leleu and Tom Court

Sat 9th Jul, 2022 @ 9:00 pm

We Recommend

Featured in this Post

Comments