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.
He is world bodysurfing champ and the standard he has achieved in the sport needs no further proof. Fred David makes the most of his twofold ability as an athlete and a lifeguard by being Justine Dupont’s “best partner in crime”.
MANERA is proud to welcome Justine DUPONT to the MANERA Surf Team: Justine is an awesome surfer and human being in general, her philosophy and commitment really stick to MANERA values and we are super stoked to have such a character as our women athlete
Today Manera has announced its first ever surf athlete: Brendon Gibbens. We couldn’t be happier to have Brendon as our first ever surf athlete, he is a great person in and out of the water and his talent deserves to be recognized.
Young gun and F-One America Team Rider Noah Runciman is just back from a quite successful trip to South America where he attended some foil racing competition. He will soon head to Spain to train and compete in the Spanish Championship in Tarifa. Noah is racing on Diablo V3 kites.
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.
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.
Proud to announce Titouan Galea finished 3rd overall in the Gorge Paddle Challenge – Foiling SUP Downwind. Titouan also finishing 4th in the foil division of the Molokai 2 Oahu a couple weeks ago which is amazing! M20 Results 2019