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Won in 131 Seconds! Surf-Slalom Heat GWA France

GWA Wingfoil World Cup France, Leucate: 26 April – 01 May 2022
Round one of the GWA Wingfoil World Tour

2.11 minutes at full speed as riders go pedal to the metal in just one of many exciting heats at the GWA Wingfoil World Cup France in Leucate – running 26th April – 1st May 2022


So, what is SURF-SLALOM on the GWA Wingfoil World Tour?

It’s an exciting and evolving format usually focused on high speed downwind courses will also develop to include challenging, longer-distance, downwind adventure events. Surf-Slalom heats demand a dynamic skillset from the world’s best wingfoilers, whatever the distance, on lakes and in open ocean environments.

Competitors will need to accelerate hard and hold their nerve to negotiate any terrain as quickly as possible, whether negotiating flat waters or rolling swell and wave situations.

Read more about the Surf-Slalom discipline format here.

Video by Julien Leleu 

The Leucate event page is here, featuring heat ladders, updates and more.