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Kiteboarding competition

Red Bull King of the Air sees the world’s top kite surfers take to the air at Blouberg from !8 November to 3 December.

The City of Cape Town sponsored Red Bull King of the Air – the premier big air kiteboarding competition – returns to Kite Beach in Blouberg this week!

  • The international competition features 18 professional kiteboarding athletes from nine countries in a bid to take home the title of King of the Air.
  • This year, the best kiteboarders from South Africa, France, Spain, the Netherlands, Great Britain, Italy, Poland, New Zealand and Denmark will descend on the Mother City.

The event has been taking place in Cape Town annually since 2013 when it was first held at Eden on the Bay, before moving to Kite Beach four years ago.

Kite Beach has become one of the most popular kitesurf locations with average wind speed between 15 to 45 knots and waves ranging between two and five metres.

With a wide international audience on its Red Bull digital platforms, the event promotes Cape Town as a leading tourism destination to a global audience. It also presents the city as a destination that is open to visitors and able to host safe events.

Red Bull King of the AirThe City has been supporting the event since 2019 and it is free to the public.

Due to the Disaster Management Regulations, there is a limit to the number of spectators. The venue will also adhere to strict protocols.

The weather window for the competition is 18 November to 3 December 2021.

WHAT & WHERE: , Kite Beach, Blouberg, Cape Town 7436
WHEN: 18 November to 3 December 2021.

See also Cape Town Green Map  For lots of information about beaches and Water activities see Cape Town Green COASTAL Map

Red Bull King of the Air sees the world’s top kite surfers take to the air at Blouberg from !8 November to 3 December

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