Nico Parlier: the 2016 Hydrofoil Pro Tour champion

Nico Parlier claimed the 2016 Hydrofoil Pro Tour title. The French kiteboarder, 21, ended up winning three of the season's four stages.

There's nothing much to say when a competitor wins all races. Nico Parlier traveled to the small coastal town of Rockingham, in Western Australia, and stormed the event by conquering no less than 17 races.

"It's a great honor for me to win the first Hydrofoil Pro Tour. During the whole year we saw that all the fastest riders were at the events," said Parlier, who has clearly been the best and fastest athlete among 56 kite foilers.

"The Hydrofoil Pro Tour has been a really great series with great conditions. We've been to awesome venues specially-picked for the riders."

In the women's division, Daniela Moroz proved to be too fast for her opponents. Parlier's training partner also won all 17 races and claimed the overall Hydrofoil Pro Tour title.

"I'm very happy to win the first Hydrofoil Pro Tour title. It's so exciting, and I'm sure it's going to be a great step for the tour next year. Hopefully, we'll get more girls on the start line racing at some of the best venues in the world," added Moroz.

The last event of the 2016 Hydrofoil Pro Tour was blessed by the famous Fremantle Doctor sea breeze, and the wind for the final day of racing hit the 30 knots. The organizers confirm that the one fleet format will continue. With or without Olympic Games.

"One of the benefits of this decision is to offer a unique experience to the riders. It also looks good on film, but that's the least priority. I like the idea of everyone being able to sail together. The whole thing is sailing camaraderie and not insulating the top guys who have a responsibility to bring on the whole fleet," concluded Robbie Dean, co-founder of the Hydrofoil Pro Tour.

2016 Hydrofoil Pro Tour | Overall Top 3

1. Nico Parlier
2. Olly Bridge
3. Nico Landauer

1. Daniela Moroz
2. Elena Kalinina
3. Alexia Fancelli

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