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Both GKA Kite World Tour disciplines firing-off in June

Posted: Fri Jun 07, 2019 2:16 pm
by Toby
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Both GKA Kite World Tour disciplines firing-off in June


The GKA Freestyle World Cup Gran Canaria goes down next week in Vargas from 12-16th June and then it's on to the GKA Kite-Surf World Cup Sylt, Germany, from the 25-30th.

Although the GKA hasn't yet visited Sylt, the spot has played host to countless windsurf and kiting World Tour stops over the years and the island is one of the most popular kite spots in Germany.

The event will be a mixed discipline competition, with potential for both wave riding and strapless freestyle depending on the conditions. So far, Mitu Monteiro and Moona Whyte lead the overall rankings. Can they hold onto their leads at the end of round two?

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Women's tour leader Moona talks

"I always want to win the title! It’s always exciting when the points are so close at each event and it makes me motivated to push myself even harder"

We caught up with Moona to see how she's feeling after winning the first event of the season in Cape Verde. Read the full interview.

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Introducing freestyle charger Claudia Leon

17 year-old Claudia Leon is only recently progressed up from the Juniors competition circuit but she took third at the GKA Freestyle World Cup Leucate and she'll be looking to improve on that next week in Gran Canaria.

Read our interview with this rising star.

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