The Hydrofoil Pro Tour has now finished, and some of the footage really is spectacular. Foiling might not have a reputation for being the coolest side of our sport, but looking at the wrap up it's easy to imagine it quickly rising to the world stage and drawing in audiences on a par with huge sailing events. Whether it's your bag or not, that's pretty exciting for the sport.
Here's the wrap up in the words of the team that pulled it off:
2016 Hydrofoil Pro Tour Wrap-Up
This has been an incredible year! We started out with little more than a vision, but we started together.
And together we have achieve the impossible.
Over 130 athletes from 28 Countries helped push the boundaries of the sport, setting new benchmarks for performance and sportsmanship.
With 4 official tour stops Mexico – La Ventana, USA – San Francisco, Mauritius – Preskil, Australia – Rockingham and a showcase event in Germany-Fehmarn
The tour presented to the world our incredible sport and athletes on 4 continents like never before, and rallied the support of over 10,000 dedicated fans along the way.
Millions of people around the world have seen or experienced the thrills, spills and emotions of the Hydrofoil Pro Tour this year through online and social media.
We have seen this year public appreciation of our sport like never before.
Hydrofoil Pro Tour – For the Riders… By The Riders, the Volunteers, Hosts, Organisers, Clubs, Officials, Associations, Sponsors, Brands, Families, Friends, Fans, Media and every single person that has made 2016 Hydrofoil Pro Tour, the Most Successful Kite Racing global tour to date, Here is THANKS TO YOU!
We look forward to what the future bring, take care and good winds. 2017 will be bigger and better yet again!
Our final edit for 2016, by Seb Tron Media… please take the time to watch, enjoy, appreciate and share our passion.
Final Wrapup Edit – Rockingham