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De MINI Kitesurf Tour Europe van 26-29 september in Scheveningen.
Wed Jun 05 17:06:00 CEST 2013 Persbericht
Den Haag /Hamburg - De MINI Kitesurf Tour Europe is van 26 t/m 29 september de surf hotspot in Scheveningen voor de derde ronde van het Officiële Europese Kampioenschap voor Freestyle Kitesurfing. Een mooie kans om de Nederlandse deelnemers aan deze kampioenschappen te supporten als ze het opnemen tegen de andere top Kiters uit heel Europa. Onderstaand het volledige Engelstalige persbericht.
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Den Haag / Hamburg, The MINI Kitesurf Tour Europe
will visit the top spot of The Hague / Scheveningen September
It will be the third leg of the official European Championship for Freestyle Kitesurfing. “We are happy to host the European top athletes of this wonderful young kiteboardsport and give this event an unique setting at the Hague. We are in a great history and building on the future of beachwatersports like Windsurfing, Kiteboarding, Surfing and Catamaran sailing events and are sure to leave a fingerprint in the memories of the Kiteboarding community visiting us” thus Mr. Karsten Klein, council member and responsible for Youth, Wellbeing and Sport in The Hague.
It will be a chance to support the strong fleet of dutch riders in their competitions against the best riders from all over Europe. After the first event in the South of France at the Almanarre Kite Master 95 riders from over 14 countries proved that the Dutch Kiteboarding community is definitely in the position to get on the podium also in Scheveningen.
In Freestyle kitesurfing only German Mario Rodwald as an acting European Champion, Spanyard Liam Whaley and Austrian Stefan Spiessberger were in front of Dutch rider Jerrie van de Kop placed fourth. At least with the women’s Freestyle the Hague will be the home run for the Dutch title-holder 2012 Annelous Lammerts (age – from). The Hague native Katja Roose struggeled to take the leadership in France and thus will do everything to take over again British race winner Steph Bridge from UK