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[VIDEO] The World of the wind is preparing to La Franqui

[VIDEO] The World of the wind is preparing to La Franqui

Jumps and figures spectacular will be at the rendez-vous. Jumps and figures spectacular will be waiting for you.

For its 21st edition, the Mondial du vent will host the Kitesurf World Cup Freestyle WKL.

Video provided by the organization.

From 11 to 17 April, the international elite of kitesurfing and windsurfing and is expected in the World of the Wind. The only French leg of the Kitesurf World Cup Freestyle WKL and two tests of windsurfing, including an international event, are in the program this year.

Thursday, march 17, at Narbonne, the mayor of Leucate and regional councillor Michel Py, and the first assistant Monique Ching were accompanied by the organising team to present, alongside the president of the Grand Narbonne Jacques Bascou and advise the departmental Patrick François, the program of the 21st edition of the Mondial du vent. Michel Py took the opportunity to highlight the essential role of the event, which contributes to the dynamism of the local economy, the influence and the attractiveness of the city of Leucate and of Occitania as a whole.

This unique French stage of the World Cup WKL (World Kiteboarding League) will bring together the best riders in the world on this unique spot in the world that is La Franqui, known and recognized by lovers of gliding. Thanks to exceptional conditions, and very often radical, riders will need to exceed their limits and get creative to impress the judges.

The Global Wind sees each year, the emergence of new talent shake up the world hierarchy. The best in the world will be in attendance for the world cup and for exhibitions, BIG AIR, such as the World champions 2016 Bruna Kajiya (Bra) and Carlos Mario (Bra), the n° 2 in the world, Youri Zoon (Ned), the French Valentin Garat and Pauline Valesa, n° 5 worldwide in women…

Will also be on the program, the X Trem Freestyle Windsurf, Super 8 Funboard, the Crédit Agricole Paddle and the challenge of the Coussoules Mountain Board and Kite Buggy.
not to mention a plethora of shows and various animations and games that will be offered for the greatest happiness of small and large on the Village of the Slides for this edition 2017.

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The World Cup Kitesurf Freestyle WKL April 11 to 17, where the jumps and the figures will be spectacular, technical, and more and more air.

The X Trem Freestyle Windsurfing from April 14 to 17, with of the “tricks” still more air and engaged, thanks to the speed of the rider and the power of the wind.

The Super 8 Funboard on 12 and 13 April, which is making its big return this year on the World Wind by placing edge-to-edge riders-professionals and amateurs.

The Crédit Agricole Paddle 15 and 16 April, where pros and amateurs can register for the beach races.

The challenge of Coussoules Mountain Board and Kite Buggy, from 15 to 17 April, an event where professionals and amateurs alike, all stand confused, run together on the same course, and three tests are spectacular.

Performance guaranteed thanks to the participation and talent of the competitors of the famous who have come to share their passion with enthusiasts !

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