- 05 January 2010 | Windsurfing
Boracay Windsurfing have just announced that the Boracay Funboard Cup will once again be returning to the island to celebrate its 21st year after a break during 2009.
The Funboard Cup is one of the regions most prestigious and long established windsurfing competition events, which during the past few years has also seen the introduction of kiteboarding events as the sport established and grew on the island.
This year the Funboard Cup and the KTA are also pleased to also announce collaboration over the kiteboard section of the event. Alongside the feature Boracay Big Air Challenge all of the other kiteboard disciplines will be run under the KTA event rules making the riders results eligible for national level ranking points with the IKA under the KTA’s sanction.
Depending on the prevailing conditions during the Funboard these disciplines could be drawn from either Freestyle, course racing or speed. KTA head judge Stephan Hertig is currently working with the Funboard team to finalise all the competition formats.
The Funboard Cup and the KTA in further cooperation have programmed both event timetables to enable riders who wish to attend both the Funboard and the KTA Vietnam round enough time between the two competitions to be able to do so. The Funboard Cup will commence on the 22nd of January, with the KTA Vietnam starting up on the 28th January in Mui Ne.