First day of competitions at the Sardinia Grand Slam with a sharp start at 2 pm with wind between 10 and 15 knots. The 39 best kiters in the world will be fighting until Sunday Oct. 8th for the title of World Champion in the Kite foil division.
Three races during the day offered to the public in Cagliari a clear antecipation of what will be the rest of the competition. French dominance with Alex Mazella e Nico Parlier first and second in the first two races. Third in both events was British Guy Bridge.
Total different result in the last race of the day with a great come back of world champ Maxime Nocher winner in front of Theo Lhostis and third italian Mario Calbucci. Tomorrow morning skippers meeting at 10 am with first possible start at 11. The mistral wind is expected and more than three races can be run.
The Sardinia Grand Slam final stop of the Kite Foil Gold Cupi s organized by GLE (Good looking Entertainment) and Yacht Club Cagliari for the technical part. The eventi s sanctioned by IKA (International Kiteboarding Association) and the sponsorship of Sardinian Tourist board and City of Cagliari.