Red Bull King of The Air 2019
Cape Town and her prolific South-Easter are all set to play host to the world’s finest and most daring kiteboarders. This year, will see the top nine performers from last year, go up against nine riders chosen from the video entries and wildcards.
The competition takes place on the windiest day between the 26th of January and 10th of February.
The event is a highlight on the kite surfing calendar and sees the very best board-riders from all over the world.
2018 winner Kevin Langeree going for broke!
Liam Whaley rarely trains for big-air… you wouldn’t guess it though. His KOTA debut last year was epic – he took second! / Image: Ydwer van der Heide
GREEN LIGHT for Red Bull King of the Air 2019
(Thursday) winds increase to near to full gale South Easterly in the afternoon before moderating overnight and increasing again on Friday afternoon near gale SE," was the word from Red Bull King of the Air Sportive Director, Sergio Cantagalli.
The official call put the athletes on 24hr stand-by and it is all-systems-go for Thursday. The event will get underway when conditions are optimal, anywhere between 1pm and 8pm.
Make sure you watch it live on https://www.redbull.com/za-en/events/red-bull-king-of-the-air
Text and photos collected from kiteworldmag, capetown.travel, www.redbull.com