The 2006 Italian Freestyle Championships were held July 25 - 29 on the Sicily coast between Messina and Catania. Local Italian Rider Fede La Croce was crowned Italian Freestlye Champion 2006 after winning the contest in Scaletta and finishing 2nd at Nizza de Sicilia.

The event had 2 great days of thermal wind (20 -25 knots) for the first double elimination which was held at Scaletta. Fede scored a win at Scaletta by taking 3 heats in a row after finishing second in the single elimination, and then finished second at Nizza de Sicilia, where winds were too light to complete a double elimination.

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