IKA KiteFoil Gold Cup & TT-R Open Korea - Race Day 1
Reigning International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) KiteFoil class champion Maxime Nocher began the defence of his title in Korea in perfect style—notching up two bullets from two races. In light breezes that struggled to reach 8kts, the Monegasque rider put in a solid shift on the first day o...
IKA KiteFoil Gold Cup & TT-R Open Korea - Race Day 2
As the wind refused to play ball on the third day of the IKA KiteFoil GoldCup in Korea, preventing any racing, talk among the riders inevitably turned to the hope of Olympics inclusion, a dream for most.
IKA KiteFoil Gold Cup & TT-R Open Korea - Race Day 4
Top-level kitefoil racing is first and foremost a psychological game almost goes without saying. But in the hothouse atmosphere of the KiteFoil GoldCup series’ opening exchanges the teasing wind—or absence of it—only underscored how those at the pinnacle are masters at maintaining their poise.
IKA KiteFoil Gold Cup & TT-R Open Korea - Race Day 5
Reigning KiteFoil GoldCup champion Maxime Nocher sealed victory in the year’s first event with a perfect final day, racking up four bullets from four races in light breezes that threatened to die at any moment.