GKA Freestyle Kite World Cup 2023
- Location: Fuwairit Kite Beach Resort, Qatar
- Date: 30 January 2023 - 4 February 2023
- Time: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
- Ticket Purchase: Online
- Price: To be updated - N/A To be updated - N/A FKB Kitesurfing - Full Day - 655 QR Full Day - with own Equipment - 146 QR FKB Kitesurfing - Half Day - 400 QR Half Day - with own Equipment - 110 QR Stay and Play Packages - Starting from 614 QR For day use - Starting from 692 QR
- Website: https://www.gkakiteworldtour.com/visit-qatar-gka-freestyle-kite-world-cup-31-jan-04-feb-2023/
Title Partner and Official Airline of the GKA Kite World Tour, Qatar Airways, have a number of exclusive offers for those hoping to head to the opening Freestyle-Kite event of the season at Fuwairit Kite Beach Resort. The Visit Qatar GKA Freestyle Kite World Cup 2023 will be held in Fuwairit Kite Beach Resort in Qatar from 31 January to 4 February 2023.
The Opening Ceremony of the Visit Qatar GKA Freestyle Kite World Cup 2023 will be on 30 January, starting 4 pm. This event features the world's best kite surfers competing in the beautiful waters of Qatar.
The event is free to watch for visitors, who will be treated to an exhilarating display of freestyle kiting, which focuses on big air tricks, loops and jumps. The competition’s prize pool ensures that some of the world’s best kitesurfers are confirmed to attend, including men’s world number one Gianmaria Coccoluto and female world number one Mikaili Sol.
COMPETING RIDERS AT THE VISIT QATAR FREESTYLE-KITE WORLD CUP
For 2023 Freestyle-kite fleets sizes remain the same; limited to 28 or 14 competitors (men usually have 28 and women usually have 14). The fleet numbers for each event are realized as follows:
- Riders 1 – 22: Top 22 ranked riders from the previous season.
- Riders 23 – 24: GKA Wildcards
- Riders 25 – 26: Video Entry Wildcards
- Riders 27 – 28: Organizer Wildcards
- Riders 1 – 11: Top 11 ranked riders from the previous season
- Rider 12: GKA Wildcard
- Rider 13: Video Entry Wildcard
- Rider 14: Organizer Wildcard
Click here to see the full Freestyle-Kite 2022 rankings.
Click here to see the 2023 Qatar Airways GKA Kite World Tour event calendar.
FKB Kitesurfing - Stay and Play Packages
Up to 15 nights
- Spend the night at the brand new purpose-built Fuwairit Kite Beach and choose the lessons package to match your ambitions, or receive a voucher to allow you to choose activities once you are in the resort (subject to availability).
Hotel Stay plus Kitesurf Voucher Package
- Check out this amazing new resort with a kitesurf voucher to use during your stay. Prices start from QAR 614 per person for a 1-night stay (based on 2 people sharing a room).
Discover Kitesurfing Package
- Perfect for absolute beginners, up to 2 hours 30 minutes with private lesson prices starting from QAR 1,055 per person with a 1-night stay.
Kitesurfer Progression Package
- Moving the beginner up to the next level, up to 4 hours 30 minutes with prices starting for a private lesson from QAR 1,580 per person with a 1-night stay.
Zero to Hero Packages
- For the serious learner who wants to push their capabilities. This course is spread over 2 days, with private lessons starting from QAR 2,238 per person with a 1-night stay.
FKB Kitesurfing - Play all-day
For day use
- For those who just want to spend their day playing at Fuwairit Kite Beach, we have a range of options available. Lessons packages can be booked online up to 2 days before they start. If you wish to make a booking for the next day, please call us at the Kitesurf Centre at (+974) 3990 2420.
Discover Kitesurfing Lessons
- Perfect for absolute beginners, up to 2 hours 30 minutes with private lesson prices starting from QAR 692 per person.
Kitesurfer Progression Lessons
- Moving the beginner up to the next level, up to 4 hours 30 minutes with prices starting for a private lesson from QAR 1,217 per person.
Zero to Hero Lessons
- For serious beginner who wants to push their capabilities. This course is spread over 2 days, with private lessons starting from QAR 1,875 per person
To book day passes and kite surfing lessons at Fuwarit Kite Beach, visit Discover Qatar's website.
NOTE: The end timing for this event is approximate only.
Source and image credit: Visit Qatar; GKA Kite World Tour
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