- 26 May 2008 | Kiteboarding
Paros, one the beautiful Cyclades Islands in Greece, will be the theater of the Paros Kiteboard World cup, scheduled in July, 19th to 25th This exciting event is the result of a co-organization agreement between the Paros Kite Pro Center, major actor of the sport in Greece and the KPWT, international circuit of the world cup of kiteboarding since 1999.
This is also the opportunity for the KPWT to come back in Paros, where the team held a stage of the 2001 and 2006 circuit. Located in Pounda at Paros Kite Pro Center, which offers top riding conditions, the event will gather the top pro international kiteboarders's competition board to be further announced - for 6 days of relentless competition with a 30,000 prize money at stake, and points for the freestyle, course racing world title. A Kiteloop super session, Hang Time World record !!
Needless to say, Paros being one of the most attractive european location for summer holidays and kiteboarding, the event is sure to attract crowds who will attend the competition show and enjoy with the athletes the various enterntainement activities that will be organized in this leisure and pleasure place.
Sander Lenten (HOL) Abel Lago (SP) Erik Volpe (ITA)
Mitu Monteiro (Cabo Verde) Victor Borsuk (POL)
Antoine Auriol (FR) Giusseppe Esposito (ITA)
Ainhoa Garcia (SP) Kristin Boese (GER) Marine Sudre (AUS)
Hélène Barrière (FR) and many other riders
The winner will gain points, taken into account
in the world overall ranking
A speed race from one point to another
Best Kite Loop
Riders will loop the kite while in the air on way up or at the highest point
If there is time, there will be Hang Time (KPWT World Record 10”08) and Best Tricks for fun.