Nocher Holds Nerve to Seize Consecutive KiteFoil GoldCup Titles
Nocher Holds Nerve to Seize Consecutive KiteFoil GoldCup Titles

Nocher Holds Nerve to Seize Consecutive KiteFoil GoldCup Titles

Reigning world champion Maxime Nocher put in a stellar shift on the closing day of of the International Kiteboarding Association KiteFoil GoldCup to bag another title in some of the fiercest and most competitive racing of the year.

The Monegasque rider began the day in second spot on the ...

Light Breezes Tantalise Riders but Prove Sufficient for Champion Nocher
Light Breezes Tantalise Riders but Prove Sufficient for Champion Nocher

Light Breezes Tantalise Riders but Prove Sufficient for Champion Nocher

The wind played cat and mouse, but in the end there was just enough breeze and daylight to squeeze in one race on the penultimate day of competition at the finals of the “open” kitefoil world championship series.

But in the hard-fought race with the desert sun sinking fast, the fickle...

Teenage Slovenian Dominates in Perfect Light Airs for Breakthrough
Teenage Slovenian Dominates in Perfect Light Airs for Breakthrough

Teenage Slovenian Dominates in Perfect Light Airs for Breakthrough

One of the youngest riders at the KiteFoil GoldCup, Toni Vodisek, stamped his authority on proceedings with four bullets from six in a remarkable performance that marked his best day on the water and left competitors in awe of his sheer pace.

The 16-year-old Slovenian who has been threate...

Tight Duel After Stuttering Start to GoldCup Showdown
Tight Duel After Stuttering Start to GoldCup Showdown

Tight Duel After Stuttering Start to GoldCup Showdown

Reigning world champion Maxime Nocher opened his account with a bullet after a tricky day of light, shifty breezes at the KiteFoil GoldCup that tested riders’ skill and patience.

But the Monegasque Formula Kite title holder was pushed all the way in the day’s only race by his biggest ...

World’s Top KiteFoilers Test Their Pace Ahead of Engrossing GoldCup Climax
World’s Top KiteFoilers Test Their Pace Ahead of Engrossing GoldCup Climax

World’s Top KiteFoilers Test Their Pace Ahead of Engrossing GoldCup Climax

The stage is set for the final act of the International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) KiteFoil GoldCup in what will surely be a thrilling showdown on the Arabian Gulf’s flawless flat waters.

Leading contenders for the world championship crown in the “open” kitefoil class have been ...

Registration opens for the KiteFoil GoldCup Final in Qatar
Registration opens for the KiteFoil GoldCup Final in Qatar

Registration opens for the KiteFoil GoldCup Final in Qatar

2016 has proven to be a difficult year for all kinds of competitions. Political instability and now the postponement of the Korea event for May 3-7, 2017 means that the next major event on the KiteFoil GoldCup Tour will be the Final in Qatar.

Qatar has played host already for the 2014 For...

High Drama at Thrilling Climax of KiteFoil World Championships’ First Act
High Drama at Thrilling Climax of KiteFoil World Championships’ First Act

High Drama at Thrilling Climax of KiteFoil World Championships’ First Act

French teenager Axel Mazella snatched victory at the KiteFoil GoldCup by the finest of margins after a series misfortunes and mistakes on the contest’s final day that saw his overnight lead evaporate in the tightest races of the world championships’ opening tour stop in Italy.

But the...

French Teenager Almost Flawless at KiteFoil World Championships
French Teenager Almost Flawless at KiteFoil World Championships

French Teenager Almost Flawless at KiteFoil World Championships

The young French rider Axel Mazella showed his class and growing pace at the KiteFoil GoldCup with a string of bullets on a day when all the top racers found themselves competing in the same fleet for the first time.

Mazella used his Taaroa Sword2 foil and F-one Diablo2 kite to clinical e...

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The Pearl 2016

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 Event Winners

  Name NAT
male Maxime Nocher Monaco
female Elena Kalinina Russia

2015 / 2016 KiteFoil GoldCup Standings

 Act  Italy Qatar Total
 1 Maxime Nocher Monaco 99 pts 100 pts 199 pts
 2 Axel Mazella France 100 pts 98 pts 198 pts
 3 Oliver Bridge United Kindom 98 pts 99 pts 197 pts
 4 Florian Trittel Spain 95 pts 96 pts 191 pts
 5 Florian Gruber Germany 96 pts 95 pts 191 pts

 

Current World Ranking Standings

 1 Maxime Nocher Monaco 218 pts
 2 Oliver Bridge United Kindom 213 pts
 3 Florian Trittel Spain 199 pts
 4 Florian Gruber Germany 192 pts
 5 Toni Vodisek Slovenia 190 pts

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