So there it is, the Yourmood Kitecup 2012 is over, joyfully and peacefully of course, these are the Mood Team’s standards of living!
The wind wasn’t always on time but that is part of the game and the kite surfers amused themselves in many other ways! A bunch of laughters, a ton of fun nights and a few musical decibels thanks to the turntables of MC Speak2Max.
Logged in the luxurious Miramar Hotel (4 stars), the whole team could benefit from various relaxing activities such as the Jacuzzi or by posing in front of the Guinness Record Book picture of the gigantic wave in Nazaré. Of course there was also plenty of action. First of all, during the Best Trick freestyle followed by the Best Waves Contest a few days later with the “crème de la crème” Portuguese riders. The competition took place on some pretty weak conditions, waves not exceeding 1 meter and wind behaving itself at an average of 15 knots on the Praia do Norte. Finally, it was our patriot Julien Kerneur who won the test (finishing first in the freestyle competition) followed closely by the Portuguese riders. A special honour was awarded to Mathilde Serin for being the only woman in the competition. 1) Julien Kerneur 2) Joao Stopani 3) Joao Fernandes After a beautiful award ceremony and prize money distribution, the riders left conquered by this new 2012 edition. As for the staff, they enjoyed for the last time a great competition, fresh fish, a few cocktails of which we will not reveal the names, before going back home heavy hearted but with plenty of beautiful memories. Next year’s session already being set, first week of july for the water sesh expanded concept with the "battle crew", the snow sesh need to be confirmed, stay tuned !