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The GWA Youth World Tour 2022

The GWA World Tour is determined to foster youth participating in the sport of wing foiling and will continue to invest in the Youth World Tour. In order to dedicate even more attention and support to the up and coming generations and to the Youth World Tour itself, the GWA World Tour has some significant announcements and goals for the Youth World Tour in 2022! Not the least of which is a NEW Youth World Tour Manager who will attend every Youth World Tour event as part of the Crew and provide dedicated support for riders, families and the public. 

Read on for all of the important information and updates for the 2022 GWA Youth World Tour!

 

2022 TOUR STOPS

Starting out the 2022 season, the GWA Youth World Tour has two confirmed events on the schedule:

  • GWA Wingfoil Youth World Cup Oliva (Spain)
    • Surf-Freestyle and Surf-Slalom
    • 23-26th June 2022 (Confirmed)
  • GWA Wingfoil Youth World Cup St. Pierre La Mer (France)
    • Surf-Freestyle and Surf-Slalom.
    • 1-2nd October 2022 (Confirmed)

Keep an eye on the World Tour events page for updates. 

 

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AGE GROUPS & RULES

GWA Youth World Cups will host riders in the following ages groups:

    • U19 (born in between 01/01/2004 and 31/12/2006)
    • U16 (born in between 01/01/2007 and 31/12/2008)
    • U14 (born after 01/01/2009)

There will need to be a minimum of 4 competitors per category. If there are no 4 or more competitors, they will compete in the next higher category.

RULEBOOK/RANKING

The Youth World Tour will utilize the GWA World Tour Rulebook, and all the events will have the same standards and criteria. 

YOUTH WORLD TOUR MANAGER / CREW

We are thrilled to announce Ignacio del Águila González-Outón as the GWA Youth World Tour Manager for 2022! The addition of a Youth World Tour manager serves a number of purposes for the GWA. Firstly, our capacity for serving the youth on tour has been greatly increased and we are dedicated to providing ample support to this arm of the tour. Additionally, Ignacio brings a level of professionalism that will increase exposure for the tour and provide unparalleled assistance to the competitors on tour. He is determined to make the riders’ lives easier while competing on tour at the GWA Youth World Cup events. 

The Youth World Tour Manager’s Responsibilities Include:

  • Will be the main person of contact for riders and their families.
  • Will help organizers with anything they may need. 
  • Will help riders with anything they need in reference to events and the tour at large. 
  • Will be the person of contact between the riders and the specific event organizers. 
  • Will attend all of the events and make sure that the professionalism and Youth World Tour standards are the same at every event. 

The GWA wants to put the GWA Youth World where it deserves to be. We want to give the new generations of riders the World Tour that they need and that they want to have. We hear the riders and we are here for them, and the GWA is prepared to invest in this tour!

 

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