The 2019 should be the best year of the PWA World Tour with 14 events and a prize fund of € 1.000.000!
The 2019 seems to be a light year, prosperous and exciting in PWA World Tour 14 events currently in the pipeline, in 4 continents, in 4 disciplines (Wave, Freestyle, Slalom, Foil) While further additions are still possible in Morocco, Turkey and China. With a 2019 expected to be the best year since the PWA World Tour ever, the best windsurfers in the world will fight for a total prize pool that is expected to exceed the threshold of € 1.000.000.
The competition season will begin with the freestyle while world windsurf contortionists take the honour to raise the curtain on the PWA World Tour 2019, on the pristine beaches of Lac Bay, Bonaire, that provided some of the biggest names in freestyle skiing on the planet. It will be the first time he's coming to the Netherlands Antilles from 2014 with an event not to be missed.
Meanwhile, the PWA is proud to announce a new contest on the calendar in Marignane, in France, that will host the first leg of the men's and women's Slalom of the year in April, with the foil that should be included even in the event. Sara’ hard to beat the French slalom superstar in this long-awaited event.
Bonaire isn't the only event scheduled to return to the tour after years of absence, even the famous Klitmøller Cold Hawaii Wave and Slalom World Cup are back September Hvide Sande 2019.
The big news of the season of the waves is that even the Aloha Classic should be back in PWA Calendar, in conjunction with the International Windsurfing Tour (IWT), to complete a tour advanced wave.
Last year the twins Moreno have made history with the first PWA event to offer equal prize money for men and women, and the Gran Canaria Wind & Waves Festival 2019 will continue to ensure a premium equal to sex again. This represents a tribute to the hard work and dedication of Daida, Iballa and all their team.
The first edition of Viana PWA World Cup in Portugal last year proved a huge success, then the PWA and not’ just proud to announce he's coming’ in Viana do Castelo, but also that the event 2019 will include the Slalom, the PWA Freestyle event and the first Portuguese Men's foil. Additional disciplines will catapult the Portugal in second place among the biggest events of the year.
It's always nice to announce new stages of the tour, but and’ also nice to be able to continue the success of the previous stages in Japan, South Korea, Costa Brava, Fuerteventura and Tenerife, as well as the regular biennial trip to the tropical waters of New Caledonia. And no ads of calendar would be complete without touching the giant Super Grand Slam which is the Mercedes-Benz World Cup Sylt, that will continue to attract larger crowds, with the largest total prize of every event on the tour.
Provisional timetable 2019
- Bonaire – (9-13 April) Freestyle
- France – (17-22 April) Slalom (Foil TBC)
- Japan – (10-15 may) Slalom e Foil
- Korea – (18-23 may) Slalom (Foil TBC)
- Costa Brava – (28 may – 2 June) Foil
- Portugal (15-22 June) Slalom, Freestyle, Foil
- Gran Canaria (14-20 July) Wave
- Fuerteventura (25 July – 3 August) Freestyle, Slalom
- Tenerife (5-11 August) Wave
- Klitmøller (9-14 September) Wave men
- Hvide Sande (17-23 September) Slalom
- Sylt (27 September – 6 October) Wave, Slalom, Freestyle
- Maui – (27 October – 9 November) Wave
- New Caledonia (19-24 November) Slalom e Foil
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