- 16 July 2008 | Kiteboarding
Fuerteventura once again will host a Grand Slam Event of the PKRA Kiteboarding World Tour. It will hold 3 official disciplines Freestyle, Racing, and Speed for over $77,000 USD in Prize Money. Fuerteventura is well known as the most extreme PKRA Kiteboarding World Tour event due to the guaranteed strong winds encounter at this location.
Here you can expect to see some of the best Kiteboarding action with the biggest jumps, top speeds, and most spectacular crashes, as riders push themselves in these very windy conditions.
PKRA Freestyle + Course Racing Grand Slam:
Kiteboarding PKRA Freestyle + Course Racing Grand Slam: 29.07.-02.08.
Inscription & Opening ceremony: 28.07.
Prize giving ceremony: 02.08.
Prize money: 45.000 €
Freestyle: The tops stars of the kite surfing scene use wind power to make jumps up to 15 m high and 70 m long. Just as in windsurfing, the craziest moves, jumps and wave rides are judged.
Course Racing: Course Racing is the “formula one” of Kiteboarding. Thrilling high speed races around a triangle course will feature the world’s kiteboarding elite battling for the world cup title.
PKRA Speed Grand Slam:
Kiteboarding PKRA Speed Grand Slam: 19.07.-23.07.
Inscription & Opening ceremony: 18.07.
Prize giving ceremony: 23.07.
Prize money: 10.000 €
Info: Like in Windsurfing the world elite of speed kiters will compete alongside amateurs for the best times over a 500 metre course.