The last day of the PKRA Burn Kitesurf World Cup in Istanbul, Turkey started late to let everyone rest after an evening of parties. Following a morning stretch session and SUP race, slalom racing resumed. Bryan Lake finished 2nd behind Bridge in final races, but still finished first overall. Boenniger finished second in final races too, but also managed to secure the event with a margin of just one point. The Burn World Cup event, overall, had great wind throughout the week. Races were exciting and action-packed.
Earlier in the week, the kitemasters freestyle event ended with Ariel Corniel winning for the men, followed by Paul Serin, Oswald Smith and Johnno Scholte. On the women’s side it was Gisil Ozen, followed by Merve Ceylan and Berna Ozturk. All the riders put on a great show with massive board offs and super powerful handle passes. Winners took the podium this weekend as the event wrapped-up.
The Burn Kitesurf World Cup in Istanbul was an event to remember with some spectacular freestyle and tight racing. The venue was great for the riders with wind every day and a fun beach atmosphere. All riders and the PKRA are looking forward to returning to the Turkey next year. See full event details and all the week’s standings by visiting www.prokitetour.com.