2017 KiteFoil GoldCup Weifang - Day One
True to form, the Yellow Sea off Weifang Binhai has been serving up flat waters and light breezes characteristic of the time of year. But the foilers on their largest 21m kites have been notching up impressive speeds as they test their pace against rivals and team-mates. Thirty-eight riders from 16 countries registered for the KiteFoil GoldCup event and Twin-Tip:Racing (TT:R) Open Slalom competition scheduled to run simultaneously over five days of competition if the wind proves sufficiently strong for both.
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2017 KiteFoil GoldCup Weifang - Day Two
France’s Axel Mazella and Alexia Fancelli tightened their grip on the leaderboard’s top spots with wins in the men’s and women’s divisions at the International Kiteboard Association (IKA) KiteFoil GoldCup in China. Mazella scored his third consecutive bullet from three races while Fancelli made i...
2017 KiteFoil GoldCup Weifang - Day T...
British teenager Guy Bridge notched up a remarkable four bullets to seize top of the leaderboard at the International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) KiteFoil GoldCup in eastern China. Bridge, younger brother of Olly, might even have made it five wins had he not misjudged a dramatic wind shift tha...
2017 KiteFoil GoldCup Weifang - Day Four
It was all change yet again at the International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) KiteFoil GoldCup in eastern China as the lead in the men’s and women’s divisions switched hands on the penultimate day of competition. But the fickle breezes that have dogged the regatta on the Yellow Sea off Weifang’...