Youth Olympic Games

The Format

The Format for the Youth Olympic Games - Kite Slalom / Boardercross

  • The event consist of multiple Elimination Series, Half Fleet or Full Fleet races

  • Each Elimination Series / Half Fleet Race counts as one race

  • Race Results are added together as per RRS Appendix A (low point system)

  • Ideal heat size is 6 riders. 4 is possible (but heats might be not full), 8 is OK, more is difficult

  • The more riders in a heat, the later the jumps should be on the course (i.e. not on leg 2)

  • Riders must choose one age category (can’t compete in multiple categories)

  • Initial seeding shall be based on the world ranking, or other ranking available

  • If no ranking exists, one long full fleet race shall be run and the seeding shall be based on the results.

  • Subsequent seeding shall be based on previous elimination results

  • Minimum wind between 8-10 knots (suitable conditions depending on wind density and current)

  • Obstacles shall be used from approximately 12 knots of wind and upwards

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Last Event

Open World Championship

Pingtan 2017


 Event Winners Open

male Florian Gruber Germany
female Jingle Chen China

 Event Winners Youth

male Tiger Typson Antigua and Barbuda
female Yinghao Xu China

Current World Ranking Standings

 1 Martin Dolenc Croatia 331 pts
 2 Florian Gruber Germany 330 pts
 3 Theo de Ramecourt France 289 pts
 1 Jingle Chen China 270 pts
 2 Kirstyn O'Brien United States 243 pts
 3 Elena Kalinina Russia 201 pts
 1 Cameron Maramenides United States 311 pts
 2 Tiger Tyson Antigua and Barbuda 279 pts
 3 Victor Bachichet France 259 pts
 1 Sofia Tomasoni Italy 250 pts
 2 Nina Font Castells Spain 249 pts
 3 Poema Newland France 223 pts


Next Event

Youth Slalom World Championships

Barra Grande 2017


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