Wing Foil World Tour (GWA) Show #5 - Recap of Tarifa 2024
The Wing Life PodcastMay 15, 2024x
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Wing Foil World Tour (GWA) Show #5 - Recap of Tarifa 2024

On this episode Tom joins us to recap the Surf Freestyle world cup in Tarifa, Spain. 

We talked about: 

  • - Tarifa and its growing wing foil community
  • - The event, accommodations, the town, the ambiance and the nightlife
  • - The all-new innovation tricks 
  • - What it takes to win an event - It's all about consistency. 
  • - The Boom and Why it Is the New Standard for Freestyle
  • - Why Shortboards with low swing weight are ideal for freestyle wing foiling.
  • - The event organizers in Tarifa did a great job, including activities focused on sustainability and community involvement.
  • - Upcoming events in La Palma and Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands are highly anticipated.
  • - And more. 
Frank BingelFrank BingelSocial Media Manager
Matthias HäfeleMatthias HäfeleContent Researcher
Stephen ColemanStephen ColemanAudio & Video Editor

In this episode, we're recapping the recent Wing Foil World Cup held in Tarifa from May 1 to 4, 2024. Tom and I chat about various aspects of the event, including the overall experience, the weather conditions, and how the athletes performed. We emphasize the importance of consistency in winning competitions, giving props to Chris and Nia for their steady performances. We also delve into the equipment used for freestyle, touching on technical details. Another topic we cover is the process of naming new tricks and how executing them cleanly affects scoring. We're excited about how the tour is opening doors for new athletes to join the sport, especially seeing talented young participants on both the men's and women's sides. The organizers in Tarifa did an excellent job, and we highlight the additional activities they organized focused on sustainability and community involvement. We wrap up by mentioning the upcoming events in La Palma and Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands.

Visit: https://www.wingfoilworldtour.com/events/gwa-wingfoil-world-cup-tarifa-2024/

Youtube: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJEuyy7mcADZRbnu3ADfv_CNQ3Zp_dG1d&si=x2PtkOI0TyUcmYeK

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