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Heineken and Calliet 2014 Gold Cup Champions

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Heineken and Calliet first ever Foil Gold Cup Champions

 

Kite Foil Champions

Kite Foil Champions



The final Gold Cup in Australia was a cracker of an event. After the last day of thrilling medal races the fleet concluded 27 races in total.

Nico Parlier (FRA) won the regatta ahead of Heineken and Nocher. Heineken was able to score 3 bullets on the final day, securing the overall first position and making history being the first ever kitefoil world champion ahead of Nico Parlier and Maxime Nocher.

 

Nico Parlier on top of the podium in Australia

Nico Parlier on top of the podium in Australia



French woman Sophie Calliet showed strong racing at the 3 events in Mexico, Switzerland and Australia and became the Gold Cup winner for the females ahead of Steph Bridge.



The racing during the weeks long regatta was amazing with good breeze for 10-15m kites in beautiful North Queensland.

Everybody enjoyed the vibes and the sportsmanship of the athletes was outstanding.

Good vibes and 110% professionalism by our race committee Robbie Dean and John Byrnes

Good vibes and 110% professionalism by our race committee Robbie Dean and John Byrnes



The Australian Gold Cup was followed by thousands of people around the world who were watching the livestream by Brillitec every day. Most of the viewers being in the USA following the live action ever days.

Congratulations to all the top 10 finishers of the Cup and all competitors that were racing in the first every hydrofoil world tour.

the last and deciding race of the regatta. Top 10 guys lining up at the start.

the last and deciding race of the regatta. Top 10 guys lining up at the start.



Gold Cup Australia results:

1. Nico Parlier
2. Johnny Heineken
3. Maxime Norcher
4. Julien Kernuer
5. Damien Leroy
6. Adam Withington
7. Benni Boelli
8. Theo De Ramecourt
9. Benjamin Petit
10. Nicolas Lesson

Females:
1. Sophie Calliet


Overall Male:
1. Johnny Heineken
2. Nico Parlier
3. Maxime Nocher

Overall Female:
1. Sophie Calliet
2. Steph Bridge
3. Anastasia Akopova

 

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