Hannah Wins in Germany
PKRA St. Peter Ording, Germany 17th-25th July
The Palmolive Kitesurf World cup is one of the biggest events on the PKRA World Tour.
I couldn’t believe the amount of people there, it was crazy. I have never seen an event as big as this before!
The beach at St. Peter Ording is massive, the water state is either flat or wavey and constantly jam packed with kitesurfers!
We got wind every day bar one, which was awesome! Especially as the forecast was showing no wind or very little!!
Sunday 24th I got a 9th overall place in the freestyle. I found the conditions quite hard as it was my switch tack.
It was progressively getting windier as the day went on making it perfect for the Big Air/ Board Off competition in the afternoon.
I decided to go out very powered on a 10 meter. For a split second I did wonder if I was taking a kite size too big, as I saw the guys coming in from their big air heats on 10 meters.
But that thought quickly went! I knew I could hold it down, and you know what they say…. “Go big or go home!”
It was a lot of fun to go out way over powered and go massive, dancing around in the sky, and it was even better when I found out I won the women’s Big Air/ Board off!
I couldn’t believe I did it. I was so happy to get my 1st international win on the PKRA World Tour!! 🙂
I really did not for one minute think I could beat Gisela Pulido from Spain, she is amazing! Or Bruna Kajiya the current World Freestyle Champion.
It was an awesome way to end the Palmolive Kitesurf World cup. It was such a fantastic event! I definitely hope to be back there next year!
Hannah is sponsored by : Crazyfly, Prolimit, JN, Chiemsee, Kiteitright, BKSA.
Big Air/ Board off Results Women:
1. Hannah Whiteley (GBR)
2. Gisela Pulido (ESP)
3. Caroline Adrien (FRA)
4. Holly Kennedy (GBR)