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Suardiaz Impressively Seals her first World Tour Event Win in Leucate!

Saturday at GWA Wingfoil World Cup France delivered more full throttle action, this time in the Surf-Freestyle discipline

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GWA Wingfoil World Cup Day 4: Surf-Slalom Rippers Centre Stage!

12 hours of intense competition in Leucate saw perfect conditions to run the Surf-Slalom competition

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GWA Wingfoil World Cup France Day 1 – Going Global

These early days of wingfoiling and the rapid progression have motivated riders from far and wide to come push this exciting sport together. Let's meet some!

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Top Race Tips from Pro Wingfoilers

With the introduction of the new Race Class Discipline and with the completion of the Silvaplana race event in Switzerland, we wanted to sit down with competitors Francesco Cappuzzo, Olivia Piana and Balz Muller to discuss the nuances of racing, and explore where this sport is heading. We chatted about how racing differs from freestyle, how they prepare for competitions and what their favorite parts of the race are.  Check out the tops race tips from these three pro wing foilers:

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Baltic Sea Foil Festival A Huge Success!

The first-ever foil festival in Schönberg was a huge success!

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Introducing the GWA Class Discipline

On June 9th, 2021, the GWA has established the GWA Wingfoil Race Class to house and develop wingfoil racing for professionals and nonprofessionals on a national, continental and world level.  The wing class discipline will be governed according to the standards set out by the World Sailing Federation. This class will encompass all purely race competitions for wingfoiling. 

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Interview with Annelous Lammerts

More and more water sports enthusiasts are adding wingfoiling to their list of sports. Pro kiteboarder Annelous Lammerts was on the leading edge of the wingfoil movement and has been shredding in the waves. We sat down with the Cabrinha team rider to glean insight on how to maximize sessions, learn faster and get longer rides!

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Registration for Leucate Now Open!

Get ready to be part of the GWA WINGFOIL WORLD TOUR 2021.  We are running several events in different countries around the world in the two professional disciplines: Surf-Freestyle and Surf-Race and also Amateur divisions where available. Preregister for one or more events in the disciplines that you want to compete in. Preregistration for our first event in Leucate, France ends on April 6th. 

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Wing Foil Disciplines

For the 2021 Wingfoil World Tour, there are two official disciplines in which competitors may compete: Surf-Freestyle and Surf-Race. An explanation of each category is below!

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Where will winging take you? Bobo Gallagher’s Island Crossing

At just 11 years-old, Bobo Gallagher became the youngest person to make the Alenuihaha crossing. The Alenuihaha crossing is an epic and legendary crossing from the Hawaiian island of Maui to the Big Island. The channel is 30 miles across and deep and dark. It is formidable. 

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