le 21 octobre 2022
The second day of the Qatar Airways GKA Freestyle Kite World Cup in Saudi Arabia, Neom offered riders a real mix of conditions: A mix of very challenging winds in the morning, which gradually died down and became perfect freestyle conditions at the end of the day when the men's quarterfinal round was completed.
Making it through as top performers in the men’s division, we can’t look past the Brazilians Manoel Soares and Carlos Mario, clearly at home in these lagoon and warm wind conditions....
GKA Kite World Cup Neom (KSA) 2022 - Day 2 - Best Of
le 22 octobre 2022
2021 World Champion Arthur Guillebert put on one of the best performances we’ve ever seen from him, not only locking Maxime Chabloz from the final, but he also kept the two in-form Brazilians at bay. Guillebert pulled out the highest heat score of the day in the second semi-final with all four of his counting scores in the high 8 point range. Current tour leader Manoel Soares is a definite contender here and followed Guillebert through to the final in second. The Brazilian stomped a 9 point s...
GKA Kite World Cup Neom (KSA) 2022 - Day 3 - Best Of
le 23 octobre 2022
For all four riders (Gianmaria Coccoluto (ITA) / Juan Rodriguez (COL) / Arthur Guillebert (FRA) / Manoel Soares (BRA)) in the final, this wasn’t their cleanest performance, but that can of course be the result of the pressure in the final. There was no doubt though that Soares dominated the final and deservingly took the win. His best trick was the heart attack 7 he threw on trick three, scoring 8.73, right at the moment that the other riders in the heat were really starting to have words wit...
GKA Kite World Cup Neom (KSA) 2022 - Final Day 4 - Best Of