11-17 OCTOBER 2021

Wing & Paddle FESTIVAL

9-10 OCTOBER 2021

since 2010 Formula Kite Oristano becomes World

Appointment with the history for Italy, Sardinia and the province of Oristano. From 11 to 17 October 2021 will take place the first World Championship of Formula Kite with the format that will debut at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games

Italy and Sardinia continue to be the undisputed protagonists of the path that will take the Kiteboarding to debut at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. After hosting, in September 2019, the very first test event of the “team releay”, the beach of Torregrande (Oristano) is preparing to welcome even more International prestigious appointments.
From 11t to 17 October 2021 the Worlds Formula Kite will take place. That is, the first edition of the World Championship “IKA – International  Kiteboarding Associations” and realized with what will be the Olympic race format.
The 2019 edition event, which was continental in scope, attracted almost 100 athletes thus becoming the most important event within the programme of events of “Oristano European City of Sport 2019”.
Among the athletes who took part in the event, and that we will see again in the waters of the Gulf of Oristano in October, there were: the European  champion Axel Mazella, Daniela Moroz, dominatrix undisputed in the international panorama of women’s kiteboarding, and the youth Olympic silver medal in the 2018 Toni Vodisek.
The declared objective of this path of collaboration between International Kiteboarding Association and the organization of the Open Water Challenge is to make Oristano, the Sardinia and the Italian kiteboarding scenario a fundamental pivotal point in the four-year program Olympic, able to contribute to writing a really important page in the history of this discipline.

The event opens with a series of activities dedicated to the newborn WingFoil sailing discipline, in a gathering of enthusiasts and newcomers that includes exhibitions with companies in the sector, test days with free trials, introductions to the discipline with a wing sailing school, entertainment activities and, depending on weather conditions, Slalom and/or Long Distance races.

On the same weekend, from 9 to 10 October, the Sinis SUP Marathon will be back on the water, a long-distance race around the ancient settlement (now an archaeological site) of Tharros, a natural amphitheatre overlooking the sea and bordered by the isthmus of Capo San Marco.
The race is open to everyone, professionals and/or amateurs, with boards of any length, canoes of any type or any floating means propelled by oars or paddles, with free interpretation of your imagination! A shorter course will be created for the youngsters and for those who just want to go out in the sea in a fun and sporty context, without aiming for a podium place.
This Long Distance, which over the years has carved out an important place for itself on the national scene, began to assert itself strongly at international level when it was chosen as the test for the EuroSUP, the European Championship of Absolute Stand Up Paddle, which saw the strongest pro riders of the continent compete.


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We are getting closer and closer to the event of the year in Torregrande. A week of fun on the beach with Windsurf, S.U.P. and the highlight with the Formula Kite European Championships. Furthermore there will be musical concerts and a village with food and wine proposals of the territory.

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