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 Post subject: Course Race Worlds 2012: All ready for the largest Worlds
PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2012 2:31 pm 
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All ready for the largest World Kite Surfing History

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There will be 220 riders from 38 countries and all five continents. at the event, scheduled throughout the week at Poetto beach.

The World Championship was presented this morning at the village in Poetto .

To allow the largest number of competitors they were divided into Men, Women, Youth, Master and Grand Master, the latter reserved for veterans.

Today practice race.

The official races will begin tomorrow. All the four previous World Champions tested the race course this previous days: the Mexican Sean Farley, winner of the first World Cup race ever in San Francisco in 2009, Americans Adam Koch and Peter Lake, the winners of the next two years, until the defending champion Jonny Heineken, that in the waters of Sylt in Germany snatched the last world title overall.

But the favorites are many. Also among Americans, Damien Le Roy (slalom World Champion) and Alex Aguera, the French Julien and Olivier Kerneur Dansin on top of the World Ranking. Good chances for the Colombian Italian Riccardo Leccese Turconi, which runs with the colors of Italy and won just few days ago in La Baule the European title. The tricolor finds hope in Lorenzo Giovannelli, Italian champion race 2012 European champion slalom, and Andrea Beverino. Numerous Cagliari who will pack the sixth stop Poetto will cheer for Luca Marcis, unique Sardinian race and rider of the Italian firm RRD.

The headquarters of the event is, the sixth stop Poetto the race village: about 5000 square meters, which will host the technical moments as convivial post-race.

Famous journalist and local icon Pietro Porcella, is entertaining the public as official speaker.

For more information: www.kitecagliari.com

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Course Racing Women World Ranking 2012


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2012 5:12 pm 
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Completed the registration, it was a busy morning for the Kiteboard Racing World Championship.

At 11 am the presentation to the local press, chaired by Alberto Floris chairman of the organizing committee. Host were the city government representatives and Mirco Babini for the sailing and kiting Federation. The village at the sixth stop of Poetto was packed up at the skippers meeting and finally everybody went off for the practice race.
Almost two hundred competitors offered a splendid view on the Gulf of Cagliari, turning around the race course rippled by the wind coming from southwest, with 16 knots of intensity as peak. For the three fleets male and a female, a challenging test before the official races starting tomorrow.
Comments were really pleased returning to the beach. The level of competition is the highest ever in this discipline.
Tomorrow at 11,00 am the first set of heats that will lead to the Gold fleet, which will qualify the best ten to the medal race for the world titles on Sunday.
The categories are: Men, Women, Youth, Master and Grand Master.
The organization of the Kiteboard Racing World Championship is managed by the Yacht Club Cagliari, with the contribution of the Sport Department of the Regione Sardinia, the Departments of Sport and Tourism of the Province of Cagliari and the Municipality of Cagliari, Coast Guard, ISAF, IKA , FIV, CKI, and with the support of Banca di Credito Sardo and the newspaper L'Unione Sarda.

For more information/Per maggiori informazioni: www.kitecagliari.com


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