17 female riders preregistered for Sylt Kitesurf World Cup June 22nd.

The Sylt Kitesurf World Cup will have the largest fleet ever in women participating in a kiteboarding event. Up to date 17 female riders are preregistered to the Sylt Kitesurf World Cup. "We estimate more than 20 girls riding freestyle and racing, wich is a sensational statement about kiteboarding as the hottest sailing discipline of the upcoming decades", Markus Schwendtner Executive Secretary of the IKA (International Kiteboarding Association) told about...

... this impressing number. The longest travel distance to the venue has Aya Oshima from Anjo-shi close to Nagoja in Japan. She`s travelling about 8.890 kilometers - the shortest travel will be for local resident Simone Kluge from Braderup. Kristin Boese nine time World Champion in kiteboarding will fly in from San Francisco to coach Simone. Kristin will have some brand new Race Boards in her quiver and is happy about coaching new riders due to her ctivities in the KB4girls camps. Simone is supported by Sylter Bank as a local rider - thanks for this sponsoring! We wish a good travel to allparticipants!