The Cabrinha Kite Surf Pro will see the world’s top male and female kitesurfers compete for the prestigious world championship title in just three days at Ho’okipa Beach Park on Maui. The 2013 KSP World Championship will kick off November 22 to December 1, 2013.
“Ho’okipa is the perfect location for this KSP event – we are looking forward to having the best of the best compete in this famous venue”, says KSP Tour Manager Nicholas Thiede.
The Cabrinha Kite Surf Pro 2013 will start off with a qualification round, leading up to the highlight of the event – the Kite Surf World Championships. During the contest, side events will create additional action: the legends heat, featuring long term Maui kite heroes, an Xensr measured Big Air contest and the local ‘Kama’aina Throw Down’ competition.
The following riders are pre-registered for the different disciplines:
Main Event Pre-Qualfied Riders - Female: Jalou Langeree, Ines Correia, Milla Ferreira, Kristin Boese, Kalia Agueira, Moona Whyte, Suzanne Kuiper, Isa Cohen, Erika Lindberg
Main Event Pre-Qualfied Riders - Male: Keahi DeAboitiz, Mitu Monteiro, Airton Cozzolino, Patri McLaughlin, Sebastian Ribeiro, Filippe Ferreira, Etienne Lhote, Pedro Henrique, Matchu Lopes Almeida, Jose Silva, Ralph Boellen, Paulino Pereira, Sergey Mysovskiy, Sky Solbach, Johnny Berger, Matthew Elsasser, Enrico Giordano
Qualifier - Female: Carol Bolstad, Raquel Lima, Skylar Lickle
Qualifier - Male: Bastien Bollard, Chris Armitage, Collin François, Cruser Putnam, Damien Girardin, Devin Moody, Evan Netsch, Fabricio Negri, Francesco Maffei, Franciso Porcella, Jérémy Lentz, Jesse Richman, Jon McCabe, Kai Lenny, Leonardo Loro, Niccolo Porchela, Olivier Sautet, Patrick Rebstock, Shawn Richman, Teddy Lyons, Tiago Candelot, Titi Hamada, Top Hat, Wes Anderson, Yuri D'Ottavi
Kama'aina Throw Down - Female: Kara Parker, Michelle Crompton, Raquel Lima, Samantha Campbell, Tatiana Howard
Kama'aina Throw Down - Male: Brett Lickle, Brian Hankins, Charles Edwards, Dan Elkayam, Ed Elsasser, Eric Stroeve, Hiro Nakajima, Jon McCabe, Kevin Collins, Klaus Simmer, Rafal, Maleszyk, Steve Sadler, Todd Davis, Tomas Aguirre, Ulli Walger, Wes Anderson, William King
Xensr Big Air Invitational - Female: Jalou Langeree, Natasha Gronski, Raquel Lima, Skylar Lickle
Xensr Big Air Invitational - Male: Charles Edwards, Cruser Putnam, Derek Quale, Flash Austin, Jesse Richman, Max Bo, Niccolo Porchella, Patri McLaughlin, Ryan Toaspern, Shawn Richman, Sky Solbach, Steve Sadler
Legends Heat: kiteboardings original heroes
The Opening and Registration Party will take place at Second Wind Maui on Thursday the 21st of November at 6pm.
The Cabrinha Kite Surf Pro is supported by the County Of Maui, ION, Xensr, HEVN, MSP, Hotel Wailea, Bluesmiths Clothing, Tramontana Grafixx, FinallyPainFree.com, Adventure Sports Maui, Courtyard Marriott, Second Wind Maui, Maui Beach Hotel, Wholefoods Maui, MKC, Bob’s Dogs of Maui, Boardriding Maui, Mana Foods and Kitefinder.
Tune in to Cabrinhakites.com or www.kspworldtour.com/live for the KSP World Championship Tour Finals at Ho’okipa Beach in Maui, HI from November 22 – December 1, 2013.