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2019
Gran Canaria Air Battle Kiteboarding Festival 2019 – Playa de Vargas
Jun 7 – Jun 16 all-day
Gran Canaria Air Battle Kiteboarding Festival 2019 - Playa de Vargas

Gran Canaria Air Battle Kiteboarding Festival 2019, the largest Kitesurf festival in the Canary Islands is held at the Vargas Beach from June 7 to 16, in the municipality of Agüimes.

The program prepared for this edition includes 7 days of competition during which the Open Canary and Spanish Cup will be held in the Big Air, Waves and Strapless Freestyle modalities and, for the first time, the GKA world championship, GKA Freestyle World Cup Gran Canaria.

During the festival there will be different activities aimed at all audiences.

The highlight of this event will be the celebration of the GKA world championship in the Freestyle-Big Air modality, which will take place from June 13 to 17, where 32 elite international kite-surfing athletes from Europe, South America or Brazil, among others, will be able to compete for the title of World Champion.

Kiteboarding is a sport that has experienced a spectacular growth in recent years, becoming an Olympic modality that will be represented at the Olympic Games in Paris 2024.