2022 Parts Kite Globe Championships in Cagliari, Sardinia – Day 2

2022 Parts Kite Globe Championships in Cagliari, Sardinia – Day 2 © Robert Hajduk / IKA media 2022 Parts Kite Globe Championships in Cagliari, Sardinia – Day 2 © Robert Hajduk / IKA media

by Andy Rice / IKA 13 Oct 2022 02:42 PDT


Electrical storms as well as rainfall stop play, as well as never ever enough wind for competing when solar obtained below out on day 2

Daniela Moroz (U.S.A.) as well as Lauriane Nolot (FRA) lead the girls’s certifying fleets

Axel Mazella (FRA), Toni Vodisek (SLO) as well as Max Maeder (SGP) are high of the 3 men’s groups

Olympic medallists as well as round-the-world racers showing the kite fleet

Rumbling, lightning, rainfall as well as a lack of wind all conspired in the direction of any kind of auto racing with the capability to occur on day 2 of the 2022 Parts Kite Globe Championships in Cagliari, Sardinia.

As an option, the 150 bikers from 44 global areas ought to play out the top of the certifying area of the rivals on Thursday when the solar as well as wind are anticipated to be way a lot more kite-friendly.

No day at a globe champion should certainly ever before be lost, as well as for the trains there are nevertheless options to make favorable elements with their professional athletes also on a no-race day. There are some essential names from various parts of the video game in Cagliari attempting to aid the kiteboarders withstand rush with the rigours of Olympic marketing. Amongst the several several specialists functioning shoreside as well as within the train watercrafts are (in no details order):

Stevie Morrison (GBR), dual 49er Olympian as well as previous 49er Globe Champ

Robbie Naismith (NZL), America’s Mug as well as Whitbread Race victor

John Bertrand (U.S.A.), Finn Olympic silver medallist

Charlie McKee (U.S.A.), 470 as well as 49er dual Olympic medallist

Iker Martinez (ESP), 49er Olympic gold medallist as well as globe champ, Volvo Sea Race captain

Joe Glanfield (GBR), dual 470 Olympic silver medallist

Caleb Paine (U.S.A.), Finn Olympic bronze medallist.

Morrison, that in addition television commentates on the SailGP circuit, is collaborating with British motorcyclist Ellie Aldridge.

“Competing with kites remains to be sailboat auto racing,” mentioned Morrison. “It is high-speed decision-making, a little bit like in skiffs similar to the 49er the location I obtained below from, nonetheless plainly rather a little bit quicker, generally not that away the speed of SailGP. Despite you are crusing, a variety of the marketing suggestions are the similar, which is why you see a great deal of information entering the kite fleet from various parts of the video game. And also we’re examining instead a great deal from the kite professional athletes also!”

Robbie Naismith remains in Cagliari along with his child Lochy that’s auto racing at his initial Parts Kite Globe Champion. “I did not in fact like crusing a great deal once I was rising,” mentioned Lochy, “I saw the kites which is what I desired to do.”

“I would certainly have implemented the similar!”

Asked for if he had any kind of remorses concerning his child not adhering to in his papa’s competent footprints right into additional typical crusing, Robbie responded: “Never! If kitefoiling had actually been rounded when I was Lochy’s age I more than likely would have implemented the similar as him. When I was competing in massive keelboats within the America’s Mug three decades in the past, they had actually been the top of the video game, nonetheless currently these hindering devices are the elevation of the video game in the here and now day. What Lochy as well as these kiters are doing has a great deal of resemblances with what we’re seeing within the America’s Mug as well as SailGP circuits.”

Competing proceeds at 1200 hrs indigenous time on Wednesday, with the 150 competitors persisting with their fights within the certifying fleets. Friday sees the fleet re-organised right into gold, silver as well as bronze, when the best 3 days of the Globes can be livestreamed on YouTube as well as Fb.

For additional worrying the celebration: www.formulakite.org

Results after Day 2:


1= FRA Axel Mazella 3pts

1= SLO Toni Vodisek 3pts

3 SGP Maximilian Maeder 3pts


1= U.S.A. Daniela Moroz 3pts

1= FRA Lauriane Nolot 3pts

3 FRA Jessie Kampman 6pts

Complete results: www.formulakite.org/2022worlds