Cagliari 10 May 2016 – Less than one week to the Formula Kite and Kite Foil European Championships 2016 in Cagliari, Sardinia! The Kiteboarding Sardinia event will be held in Cagliari from 16 to 22 May 2016.
Starting from yesterday 9 May 2016, several kiters are arriving in Cagliari, one of the best kite spot of Europe. Many riders cominig from many countries in the World (i.e: people coming from Russia, Bulgaria, Croazia, Germany, Austria, UK, France), Spain, Italy) are expected to be in Cagliari for the competition .
Many champions already confirmed their participation. Between them:
- Maxime Nocher (FRA) and Elena Kalinina (RUS), Formula Kite World Champions
- Riccardo Leccese (ITA-COL), Olly and Steph Bridge (UK), among the best Formula Kite and Foil riders in the World.
For the first time, a Formula Kite Event will be held on foiling kiteboards, after the change of the Formula Kite class rules.
The 2016 European Championships in Cagliari are open for Formula Kite equipment (including registered hydrofoils) and KiteFoil class equipment (unregistered foils, prototypes). Notice of Race can be found here.
Both classes will be run together but scored separately. There will be a European Champion in the Formula Kite class, and a European Champion in the KiteFoil class.
Location of Formula Kite and Kite Foil Europeans
In the meantime, work in progress at the “Stabilimento dell’Esercito Italiano” (Italian Army beach facility), the Village of the 2016 Formula Kite and Kitefoil Europeans Championships . The Village is located at the fifth bus stop of Poetto Beach, the beach of Cagliari.
- 39.207015, 9.166432
No late fees until the 15th of May 2016 !
Register at International Kiteboarding Association