LIAM WHALEY – RED BULL KING OF THE AIR 2021 VIDEO ENTRY
DECEMBER 4, 2020
F-One’s Liam Whaley is stoked for the Red Bull KOTA 2021. He’s been training more than previous years. Recently injured at the latest GKA event in Brazil, he’s going to do everything possible to get come from his knee injury in time to compete.
That was just a matter of time, F-One Team rider Maxime Chabloz just won his first ever World Tour event in Brazil, well deserved Maxime! Not easy to run a kite event during a pandemic but the GKA pullet it off. Liam Whaley suffered an injury and couldn’t finish, we wish him a super fast recovery and hope to see him soon on the tour.
F-One team rider Titouan Galea just won the very first GWA wing foil event in Fortaleza, Brazil. Next up will be the Tarifa Wing Pro at the end of the year. Bravo Titou! and also to Maxime Chabloz for landing the very first perfect backflip in a competition. We are fortunate to have those 2 in the F-One team
The F-One & Manera demo tour in Florida will kick off tomorrow October 31 in Jacksonville, at the Huguenot Park. And the forecast looks great!
Come to try out all the new 2021 collection of kites, surfs, twin tips, foils and wing
Liam is back in Cape Town once again to compete at the Red Bull King Of The Air for his 3rd consecutive year. After making every place on the podium except for 1st in previous years, there is nothing that he wants more than to win.
Liam has been training like a possessed man for the KOTA (the annual big air event taking place in Cape Town, South Africa) with the new BULLIT kite, specifically designed for this kind of wind and style. Wind window period is now open is from Feb 1 to Feb 16.
The 2019 freestyle championship season just ended with the last event in Brazil with 17 year old teen Colombian rider on top and F-One Liam Whaley 3rd overall. Maxime Chabloz ended 4th and Nicolas Delmas 8th.
Long time F-One team rider Mitu Monteiro ends up the season on a high by holding onto his overall second place on the GKA Kite-Surf World Championship tour. Bravo Mitu! and congrats to Airton and all the competitors to bring kitesurfing to new heights this year. And congrats to Camille Delannoy on his podium finish at the Prea event.
@ Best Pro Kiteboarding, St Petersburg, Florida – November 13th
@ Huguenot Memorial Park, Jacksonville, Florida – November 16-17th
@ 321 Kiteboarding, Cocoa Beach, Florida – November 20th
@ Jupiter Kiteboarding, Jupiter, Florida – November 22rd
@ Liquid Surf & Sail, Ft Lauderdale, Florida – November 24th
@ TKS Miami, 76th & Collins Miami, Florida – November 27th
@ Best Pro Kiteboarding Shop Party & Clinic – November 7-8th
We are just back from one week of multi sports water activity in Punta San Carlos, Baja Mexico where Solosports hosted our annual F-One wave camp. We had a great time with a dozen guys that came from as far as Israel to experience the beauty of Baja and the waves of of PSC (short for Punta San Carlos) and to get a go at the 2020 collection of kites (Bandit-2020 and bandit-S), boards (new Mitu and Shadow boards), Wing (Swing), Foilboards (Rocket SUP, Rocket Wing), Hydrofoils (Gravity 1800 and 2200). This spot is turning into the best playground possible if you want to kitesurf (of course!), but also SUP surf, SUP foil, Wing Foil, Wing Surf, Surf Foil, and more. So much so that we are planning a camp with a focus on Wingsurfing next year. Stay tuned to that. F-One has all the best gear possible for Wing surfing with the Swing, but also its Gravity series foil and multitude of boards
MANERA will be launching its new movie on Monday, October 14th. The trip took place in Kamchatka (Russia) with Maxime Chabloz, Camille Delannoy, Paul Serin & Mallory de la Villemarqué. Premieres will happen around the globe before the launch. Best one to date!
After an intense week of racing with a strong fleet of local, national and international racers, among them F-One team racers Connor Bainbridge, Joey Pasquali, Seth Besse and Noah Runciman (U19), we are thrilled to report that Conno finished on the podium of the Hydrofoil Pro Tour / Formula Kite Event hosted by St Francis Yacht Club at Crissy Field Beach.