GWA Wingfoil World Tour Qualifying Series & Partnership Program Launches!

ENSURING SUSTAINABLE FOUNDATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL PATHWAYS FOR THE FUTURE

March 22nd, 2022
Hamburg, Germany 

Launching in 2022, the GWA Wingfoil World Tour Qualifying Series (QS) will offer a progressive, supporting structure for athletes, national associations and youth development program around the world.

To ensure the current emphatic growth of wingfoiling, the QS Series and Partnership Program will help nurture the safe and accessible development of the sport, from grass roots through to elite World Cup competitions.

At its core the Partnership Program will help national associations launch and develop sustainably, while the Qualifying Series of events will offer an exciting opportunity for the most promising riders to go on to compete on the GWA Wingfoil World Tour throughout the 2023 season.

Qualifying Series events in the 2022 schedule include: Spain, Portugal, France, Italy, Germany, USA, Brazil and South Africa with more locations to be confirmed soon. Each event will be promoted through all GWA Wingfoil World Tour media channels and via the GWA industry member brands’ networks.

At the end of the 2022 season the top five ranked male and female riders in the Qualifying Series will qualify for the full GWA Wingfoil World Tour in 2023.

2022 QS EVENTS
In the calendar so far:

TORREMOLINOS, SPAIN
06 – 08 or 13 -15 May 2022

CECINA, ITALY
20 – 22 May 2022

FUSETA, PORTUGAL
28 – 29 May 2022

MAUI, HAWAII
02 – 05 June 2022

GALICIA, SPAIN
10 – 12 June 2022

SCHÖNEBERGER STRAND, GERMANY
16 – 19 June 2022

FUERTEVENTURA, SPAIN
26 – 27 July 2022

BÚZIOS, BRAZIL
27 – 30 August 2022

FORMIA, ITALY
23 – 25 September 2022

MARSEILLE, FRANCE
(TBC)

ÎLE DE RÉ, FRANCE
(TBC)

SAO MIGUEL DE GOSTOSO, BRAZIL
Oct – Dec 2022 (TBC)

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA
5 – 9 December 2022

 

Calendar is subject to change.

More events TBC

If you’re interested in hosting a QS event, contact QS Tour Manager, Ignacio Del Águilaignacio@globalwingsportsassociation.org