Le Mondial du Vent, Lecuate 2018

Le Mondial du Vent in Leucate

Participate in Leucate's biggest water sports event of the calendar year.

Each year in April, Leucate plays host to the annual Mondial du Vent windsurfing competition, kite surfing competition and stand up paddle competition.

Watch from Leucate's sandy beaches as some of the biggest names in kiteboarding and freestyle riders take on the might of the Mediterranean sea and wind.

The wind and waves village offers workshops for kids, animations, evening events, surfer's shops and surfing gear and breathtaking shows taking place for the whole family out on the Mediterranean sea in Leucate.


Le Mondial du Vent in Leucate 2018 event

La Coupe du Monde GKA Kiteboarding - Air Games L’European Freestyle Pro Tour.

The international kitesurf and windsurf sport elite will take part in the 22nd Wind’s World Cup. The only French stage of the GKA Kiteboard World Cup and two stages of the windsurf races are on this year’s competition program.

KGA kiteboarding World Cup

This year, the Wind’s World Cup hosts the first and unique French stage of the GKA Kiteboarding World Tour - Air Games. This new international racing circuit has been recognised by the World Sailing and the International Olympic Committee.

Discover and admire the world’s best sportsmen performing more spectacular and aerial jumps than the others, combined with exceptional figures : Aaron Hadlow, Kevin Langeree, Lasse Walker, Paul Serin, Valentin Garat, Liam Whaley...

For the first time ever, with the most wonderful and audacious kiteloops !

European freestyle pro tour

The Wind’s World Cup will be the first of the eight stages of the European Freestyle Pro Tour, the European Windsurf Freestyle Championship. The EFPT is a real generator of talents and a springboard for the World’s Cup. Riccardo Marca, Tonky Frans and locals like Nicolas Akgazciyan and Sam Estève are the best examples.

Windsurd super 8

The Super 8, the windsurf contest gathering professional and amateur riders. The competitors have to achieve a maximum number of laps for the duration of the race.

Mountain board and kite buggy - Coussoules beach challenge

La Franqui’s spot and the huge Coussoules beach will be hosting a European Mountain board and Buggy challenge, two machines pulled by a kitewing. The Coussoules Beach Challenge is a friendly contest during which both professionals and amateurs, on any type of machine, race together along the same course. This challenge’s program consists of three spectacular stages and 80 pilots are expected.

GKA Kitesports equipment exhibition (with the participation of the KSL)

Windsurf equipment exhibition at the Wesh Center Crew in Leucate.

The Stand Up Paddle is now a key stage of the Wind’s World Cup. This year, professionals and amateurs are eligible to enter one of the beach races of the Crédit Agricole Paddle, races on the beach for which anyone can register.


Leucate beach

Leucate beach

Dieter Van der Eyken

Dieter Van der Eyken

Big air WKL

Big air WKL

Carlos Mario credit photo world kiteboarding league

Carlos Mario credit photo world kiteboarding league

Beach credit photo world kiteboarding league

Beach credit photo world kiteboarding league

Credit Agricole paddle

Credit Agricole paddle


Location

Le Mondial du Vent in Leucate, France




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