In January 2006 for the first time a Professional kitesurf Charity event will be held in
Photographer and Event Organiser David Sims in conjunction with X-ISLE SPORTS and hosted by PROSURF EXTREME (KENYA) is pleased to announce the MEAK Charity Kitesurf Cup at the Nyali Beach hotel in Mombassa to be held from the 25th January till 4th Feb 2006.
MEAK (Medical and Educational Aid to
Riders confirmed so far to attend
Ian Gray - Pro rider, BKSA & KBBT competitor & reigning Kenya Cup holder 2005.
Carrie Begg - Top flight female rider, 4th in BKSA 2005.
Denzil Williams - Pro rider, 2nd BKSA 2005, 2nd KBBT 2005, 2nd wave series BKSA.
Chris Bull - Pro rider, BKSA wave series 3rd 2005.
Keenan Perrin -
Russell Cosh - Writes ‘Badger Baiting’ for UK Kitesurf magazine.
Andrew Henwood - South African rider.
Andrea Woodmansey - Female Rider, new to the BKSA competition.
Dave Ibbertson - (waiting confirmation) Current 2005 British Kitesurf Champion BKSA.
Many local riders have also been asked to enter.
The Event and Location
Event will be rider judged over the competition days. There are different disciplines.
Wave riding - Freestyle -Race Day -Fire Jumping- Memorable moment
There will be a prize giving on the last night when the Trophy will be presented to the Overall winner. Please note, as this is a charity event there will not be a financial prize.
NO HEATS NO PRESSURE JUST SUN AND WARM WATER.
Hotel Sponsors are the Nyali Beach Hotel, close to Mombassa.
Contacts for information and media
David Sims Event Organiser +44 (0)7850 997671
Photo Credit: David Sims