Mitu Monteiro kite surfer

The 2019 GKA Kite Surf World Cup events were held in Cape Verde recently. The top two places in the mens competition went to local surfers. Mitu Monteiro claimed first place and Airton Cozzolino came second. In the women’s competition first place went to Moona Whyte from the USA. Inês Correia from Portugal came second. Monteiro and Whyte are now leading in the world.

The competitions were held on the Ponta Preta beach on the island of Sal between 25 February and 3 March. In total 52 competitors took part in the competition. The conditions at Ponta Preta were excellent and the crowd enjoyed the spectacle.