For 16 years, Le Mondial du Vent has been the worldwide windsurf and Kite event held every April in Leucate La Franqui, France. Here, where the wind always howls, the top worldwide kitesurf and windsurf professionals from around the world will compete for the top spots.
The races includes:
- PKRA World Cup Freestyle Kitesurf Watch the Best freestyle specialists and international riders such as Youri Zoon (Ned), Alex Pastor (Spa), Sébastien Garat (Fra), and Gisela Pulido (Spa).
- Orange Speed Crossing: a race between the top 30 world windsurfers and kitesurfers (Antoine Albeau, Alexandre Caizergues..) over 250 and 500 meter speed runs; as much a personal as a group challenge to determine who will be the fastest.
Also participating are record holders such as Alexandre Caizergues (3rd fastest man on water), Antoine Albeau, current holder of the Speed and Slalom Windsurf Championship titles, the Moussilmani brothers, Charlotte Consorti, Sébastien Cattelan, Finian Maynard, Anders Bringdal, David Garrel, the Douglas brothers and Damien Leroy and several new entries.
- Orange Speed crossing Pro Am Kitesurf, a long distance contest opened to pros. This contest is all about endurance and speed.
- Stand Up Paddle day: for the fourth year in a row and going strong!