Riders announced for the 2019 Triple-S Invitational

April 10, 2019 | Kiteboarding
Triple-S Invitational: the world's most prestigious wakestyle kiteboarding event | Photo: Triple-S Invitational

The riders that will take part in the 2019 Triple-S Invitational have been announced.

The most prestigious wakestyle kiteboarding event on the planet is back in 2019 with game-changing news. There will be equal prize money for both men and women.

The contest organizers, Real Watersports, announced a total prize purse of $70,000 for this year's edition.

The list of 22 male athletes and eight female kiteboarders invited for the competition held in Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, has already been released.

Have you not invited, but still want to compete in the 2019 Triple-S Invitational? There are still two ways to get into the kite event.

Anonymous riders may submit a wildcard video by April 20, or enter the Triple-S Open, between May 31 and June 1. The main event runs from June 1-7.

2019 Triple-S Invitational | Invitees

Brandon Scheid (USA)
Ewan Jaspan (AUS)
Noe Font (ESP)
Sam Light (GBR)
Alex Maes (BEL)
Craig Cunningham (CAN)
Billy Parker (USA)
Aaron Hadlow (GBR)
Eric Rienstra (USA)
Sam Medysky (CAN)
Christophe Tack (BEL)
Pierre Vogel (FRA)
Rich Sabo (USA)
Artem Garashchenko (RUS)
Chris Bobryk (USA)
Ramiro Gallart (ARG)
Jeremy Jones (USA)
Axel Tack (BEL)
Nicolas Gilomen (SUI)
Jack Rieder (CAN)
Brendan Kerr (USA)
Jesse Richman (USA)

Karolina Winkowska (POL)
Julia Castro (ESP)
Annelous Lammerts (NED)
Sensi Graves (USA)
Colleen Carroll (USA)
Katie Potter (AUS)
Issy Von Zastrow (KEN)
Manuela Jungo (SUI)

Men's Alternates
Aymeric Martin - 1st Alternate
Aron Rosslee - 2nd Alternate
Lucas Arsenault - 3rd Alternate​
Aaron Roberts - 4th Alternate​​

Women's Alternates
Lindsay Mcclure - 1st Alternate
Mariel Grossman - 2nd Alternate
Bruna Kajiya - 3rd Alternate​

The Surfing Christmas Gift Guide for 2021 | Explore our Christmas gift ideas for surfers