The 2017 World Champions of the IKA KiteFoil Class will be crowned from 04 to 08 October 2017 at Poetto Beach, Cagliari, Sardinia.
The Sardinia Kiteboard Grand Slam marks the final of this years 4-stop KiteFoil GoldCup which has awarded a total of 125.000 EUR prize money.
Earlier plans to host the final in France or in the UAE unfortunately had to be postponed till the 2018 season due to reasons beyond our control. However, both of these events will make fantastic additions to the 2018 tour !
Starting with Korea back in May, the top 15 riders of each 2017 KiteFoil GoldCup (Korea, Weifang, Pingtan) qualify directly for the final event, with the remaining competitors being able to enter in the order of the world ranking up to a maximum of 60 entries. The winner of the Sardinia event will be crowned 2017 KiteFoil World Champion, while the KiteFoil GoldCup trophy will be awarded to the best rider of the tour.
Riders can register here: http://internationalkiteboarding.org/events/upcoming-events/formula/74-2017-kitefoil-goldcup-italy
The Notice of Race can be found here: http://kitefoilgoldcup.com/onb