Extreme San Diego Foil Kiteboarding Invitational: The Kite Foil to the Extreme Sailing Series in San Diego

 

Axel Mazella to the Extreme San Diego Foil Kiteboarding Invitational in San Diego
Axel Mazella to the Extreme San Diego Foil Kiteboarding Invitational in San Diego

The Extreme Sailing Series, the Racing circuit with the best GC32 catamarans  sailors, has been held in San Diego (USA) from the 19th to the 22nd of October 2017.

The Racing program was complemented by the Extreme San Diego Foil Kiteboarding Invitational, featuring some of the kite foilers talents (including the three-time world champion Johnny Heineken and Daniela Moroz, the Rolex Yachts woman of the Year) battling for $20,000 prize money and all looking for training together.

The Kitefoil to the Extreme Sailing Series

Extreme San Diego Foil Kiteboarding Invitational - San Diego Day 3
Extreme San Diego Foil Kiteboarding Invitational – San Diego Day 3

The French Axel Mazella won the Extreme Extreme San Diego Kiteboarding Invitational with nine bulletss in thirteen races). Second place for the British Oliver Bridge, third for the American Johnny Heineken.

“Really excited to come to San Diego to race alongside some of the best sailors in the world. The last time I kited in San Diego Bay was on a race board during the America’s Cup World Series, and now I’ll be foil racing” said Johonny Heineken.

Having a large organisation like OC Sport [founder and organiser of the Extreme Sailing Series] behind us, and working with the Extreme San Diego team, has exceeded my expectations in being able to develop a world class event” said Nico Landauer.

The results of the Extreme San Diego Foil Kiteboarding Invitational

Special thanks to Hydrofoil news

San Diego, Day 4 (22.10.17) at the Extreme San Diego Foil Kiteboarding Invitational – Overall and Final results

Day 1 Day 2 Day 2 Day 2 Day 2 Day 2 Day 2 Day 3 Day 3 Day 3 Day 3 Day 4 Day 4
Rank Name Nation Race 1 Race 2 Race 3 Race 4 Race 5 Race 6 Race 7 Race 8 Race 9 Race 10 Race 11 Race 12 Race 13 Total Result
1 Axel Mazella (FRA) (4) 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 (4) 1 13
2 Oliver Bridge (GBR) 3 5 (9) 1 (8) 2 4 2 2 3 2 5 3 32
3 Johnny Heineken (USA) (16) 6 8 (10) 5 4 2 3 4 1 6 1 2 42
4 Joey Pasquali (USA) 6 3 3 4 (10) 7 (8) 5 6 4 3 3 5 49
5 Riley Gibbs (USA) 7 4 2 4.3 2 (11) 3 4 3 6 5 9 (10) 49.3
6 Nico Landaur (URU) 8 (10) 6 8 4 3 7 6 5 8 (9) 2 4 61
7 Julien Kernuer (FRA) 2 (8) (12) 5 7 6 6 7 7 5 7 7 8 67
8 Tony Vodisek (SLO) 1 7 4 (16) 3 5 5 11 (16) 16 11 6 6 75
9 Florian Gruber (GER) 5 2 5 3 9 (16) (16) 16 8 7 4 8 10 77
10 Will Cyr (USA) (16) 11 7 8 11 8 (12) 9 10 9 8 10 9 100
11 Kai Calder (USA) 9 (16) 13 7 6 9 9 8 (16) 16 9 11 7 104
12 Daniela Moroz (USA) (16) 9 10 6 (13) 10 11 10 10.6 10.6 10.6 10.6 10.6 109
13 Bryan Lake (USA) (16) 12 11 11 12 12 10 12 9 10 10 (16) 16 125
14 Ty Reed (USA) (16) (16) 16 16 14 13 13 16 11 11 12 12 16 150
15 Stefaans Viljoen (USA) (16) (16) 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 176

San Diego, Day 3 (21.10.17) at the Extreme San Diego Foil Kiteboarding Invitational

Extreme San Diego Foil Kiteboarding Invitational San Diego
Extreme San Diego Foil Kiteboarding Invitational San Diego

French Axel Mazella still first at the Extreme San Diego Kiteboarding Invitational, with eight bullets in 11 races. British Oliver Bridge climbed to second and Riley Gibbs dropped to third position. Three-time world-champion Johnny Heineken is currently in fourth position.

  1. Axel Mazella (FRA) 10 points.
  2. Oliver Bridge (GBR) 24 points.
  3. Riley Gibbs 33.3 points.
  4. Johnny Heineken (USA) 39 points.
  5. Joey Pasquali (USA) 41 points.
  6. Julien Kernuer (FRA) 53 points.
  7. Nico Landaur (URU) 55 points.
  8. Florian Gruber (GER) 59 points.
  9. Toni Vodisek (SLO) 63 point.
  10. Will Cyr (USA) 81 points.
  11. Kai Calder (USA) 86 points.
  12. Bryan Lake (USA) 97 points.
  13. Daniela Moroz (USA) 101 points.
  14. Ty Reed (USA) 122 points.
  15. Stefaans Viljoen (RSA) 144 points.

San Diego, Day 2 (20.10.17) at the Extreme San Diego Foil Kiteboarding Invitational:

San Diego: Axel Mazella wins day 2 !

Six races took place for the Extreme San Diego Kiteboarding Invitational and the 19-years-old Axel Mazella, from France, dominated with five bullets. Mazella tops the leaderboard followed by USA’s Riley Gibbs in second and UK’s Oliver Bridge in third.

Extreme San Diego Kiteboarding invitational results of day 2:

  1. Axel Mazella (FRA) 7 points.
  2. Riley Gibbs (USA) 22.3 points.
  3. Oliver Bridge (GBR) 23 points.
  4. Toni Vodisek (SLO) 25 point.
  5. Joey Pasquali (USA) 31 points.
  6. Julien Kernuer (FRA) 34 points.
  7. Johnny Heineken (USA) 35 points.
  8. Nico Landauer (URU) 36 points.
  9. Florian Gruber (GER) 40 points.
  10. Kai Calder (USA) 53 points.
  11. Will Cyr (USA) 57 points.
  12. Daniela Moroz (USA) 59 points.
  13. Bryan Lake (USA) 68 points.
  14. Ty Reed (USA) 88 points.
  15. Stefaans Viljoen (RSA) 96 points.

San Diego, Day 1 (19.10.17) at the Extreme San Diego Foil Kiteboarding Invitational

San Diego, kite Foil day 1: Tony Vodisek is the winner!

  1. Toni Vodisek (SLO) 1 point.
  2. Julien Kernuer (FRA) 2 points.
  3. Oliver Bridge (GBR) 3 points.
  4. Axel Mazella (FRA) 4 points.
  5. Florian Gruber (GER) 5 points.
  6. Joey Pasquali (USA) 6 points.
  7. Riley Gibbs (USA) 7 points.
  8. Nico Landaur (URU) 8 points.
  9. Kai Calder (USA) 9 points.
  10. Will Cyr (USA) 16 points.
  11. Stefaans Viljoen (RSA) 16 points.
  12. Johnny Heineken (USA) 16 points.
  13. Bryan Lake (USA) 16 points.
  14. Daniela Moroz (USA) 16 points.
  15. Ty Reed (USA) 16 points.

 

Extreme San Diego Foil Kiteboarding Invitational: The Kite Foil to the Extreme Sailing Series in San Diego
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