Parlier Takes KiteFoil World Title While Mazella Grabs GoldCup World Series Crown
Parlier Takes KiteFoil World Title While Mazella Grabs GoldCup World Series Crown

Parlier Takes KiteFoil World Title While Mazella Grabs GoldCup World Series Crown

France’s Nico Parlier put on an imperious display to seize the International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) KiteFoil World Championship on the final day of racing on the Italian resort island of Sardinia.

Even before the last race of the Sardinia Kiteboard Grand Slam, Parlier’s haul o...

Variable Breezes Cause Parlier to Falter But Retain his Lead
Variable Breezes Cause Parlier to Falter But Retain his Lead

Variable Breezes Cause Parlier to Falter But Retain his Lead

The battle at the head of the order intensified as the changeable breezes caused the otherwise flawless French kitefoil racer Nico Parlier to skip a beat even as he cemented his overall lead on the Italian island of Sardinia.

As the breeze dropped and shifted in the day’s final race at ...

Variable Breezes Cause Parlier to Falter But Retain his Lead
Variable Breezes Cause Parlier to Falter But Retain his Lead

Variable Breezes Cause Parlier to Falter But Retain his Lead

The battle at the head of the order intensified as the changeable breezes caused the otherwise flawless French kitefoil racer Nico Parlier to skip a beat even as he cemented his overall lead on the Italian island of Sardinia.

As the breeze dropped and shifted in the day’s final race at ...

All Change at Top as “Survival” Conditions Challenge Racers
All Change at Top as “Survival” Conditions Challenge Racers

All Change at Top as “Survival” Conditions Challenge Racers

Gusty Mistral winds played to the strengths of French kitefoil racer Nico Parlier when he seized pole position on the leaderboard with a perfect three bullets that left rivals struggling to match his pace in the punchy conditions.

Overnight leader Axel Mazella (FRA) had already reconciled...

Tricky Day for Front-Runners in Testing and Fickle Breezes
Tricky Day for Front-Runners in Testing and Fickle Breezes

Tricky Day for Front-Runners in Testing and Fickle Breezes

None of the favourites to take the IKA KiteFoil World Championship title had it all their own in the opening exchanges on sparkling blue Mediterranean waters off the Italian island of Sardinia.

In a surprise upset to the form books, France’s Axel Mazella scored bullets in the first two ...

Prospect of Mouthwatering Climax to KiteFoil GoldCup Series
Prospect of Mouthwatering Climax to KiteFoil GoldCup Series

Prospect of Mouthwatering Climax to KiteFoil GoldCup Series

The stage is set for a thrilling finale of the globe-trotting IKA KiteFoil GoldCup series with the world’s fastest riders lining up for a showdown on the leading Italian resort island of Sardinia.

The fourth stop of the KiteFoil GoldCup tour will be hosted off Cagliari’s Poetto Beach ...

Unbeatable Mazella Scoops Back-to-Back GoldCup Victories in China
Unbeatable Mazella Scoops Back-to-Back GoldCup Victories in China

Unbeatable Mazella Scoops Back-to-Back GoldCup Victories in China

The only blemish on Axel Mazella’s astonishing scoresheet at the International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) KiteFoil GoldCup in eastern China was an uncharacteristic second place that deprived him of a perfect tally.

Otherwise the Frenchman’s record shows a sea of “gold”, courte...

Four French Riders Top the Order in Perfect Foil Racing Conditions
Four French Riders Top the Order in Perfect Foil Racing Conditions

Four French Riders Top the Order in Perfect Foil Racing Conditions

It is a measure of French dominance of kitefoil racing that four of the nation’s riders have a lock on the leaderboard going into the final day’s competition at the International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) KiteFoil GoldCup in China.

But while the quartet from France—the cradle o...

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Last Event

KiteFoil GoldCup Act 3

Pingtan 2017

China

 Event Winners

  Name NAT
male Axel Mazella France
female Elena Kalinina Russia

2017 KiteFoil GoldCup World Series Standings

 Act  South Korea China China Italy Overall
 1 Axel Mazella France 0 pts  100 pts 100 pts 198 pts 398 pts
 2 Theo de Ramecourt France 0 pts 96 pts 98 pts 192 pts 386 pts
 3 Theo Lhostis France 96 pts 98 pts 99 pts 184 pts 381 pts
 4 Florian Gruber Germany 97 pts 92 pts 96 pts 186 pts 379 pts
 5 Martin Dolenc Croatia 0 pts 91 pts 93 pts 188 pts 372 pts

 

Current World Ranking Standings - 09 Oct 2017

Best 3 results in the past 12 months, with recent results given higher importance

 1 Axel Mazella France 595 pts
 2 Theo Lhostis France 534 pts
 3 Theo de Ramecourt France 523 pts
 4 Florian Gruber Germany 464 pts
 5 Alexander Bachev Bulgaria 460 pts

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KiteFoil GoldCup Final & World Championship

Cagliari 2017

Italy

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South Korea China China Italy
Act 1
Act 2
Act 3
Final
 Daecheon Beach
 Joy Beach Pingtan Beach
Potteo Beach
Boryeong Weifang Binhai
Pingtan Cagliari
16 May 2017 - 21 May 2017 08 Sep 2017 - 13 Sep 2017 18 Sep 2017 - 23 Sep 2017

04 Oct 2017 - 08 Oct 2017

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