Youri Zoon: Freestyle kite king

The 2013 PKRA World Tour schedule has been announced. The best kiteboarders in the world will kick-off the new season on the 19th March, in Dakhla, Morocco.


There are 12 stages in the pro kite calendar, but only six have been absolutely confirmed. If all goes well, the 2013 World Tour will begin in Dakhla, Morocco, and will end in Cape Town, South Africa.

The Freestyle division is the one with the largest number of contests. Eleven out of twelve stages will see the creative tricks and airs from the most innovative riders.

Five Slalom competitions have been planned, while Wave kitesurfers will get two stages. PKRA Specialty events may also be added to the schedule for 2013.

The 2013 PKRA World Tour schedule:

Dakhla Kiteboarding World Cup | March 19-24
Mondial Du Vent | April 20-25
Burn Kiteboarding World Cup | June 19-23
Marsala Kitesurf World Championships | June 25-30
The Beetle Kitesurf World Cup | July 12-21
Fuerteventura Kiteboarding PKRA Grand Slam | July 30, August 3
Essaouira Kiteboard World Cup | August 20-25
Egypt Kiteboarding World Championship | October 30, November 3
Hainan International Kitesurf Festival | November 12-17
Noumea Kitesurf Pro | November 20-24
PKRA Australia | November 27, December 1
Cape Town Kite and Windsurf World Cup | December 10-1