MAURITIUS ATTITUDE FREERIDE CHALLENGE 2017
For its 6th year, the Mauritius Attitude Freeride Challenge will be held from the 2nd to the 9th of September with some amazing races around the island.
This year the Mauritius Attitude Challenge will held 2 competition in 1.
MAURITIUS IFCA Grand Prix
This is a windsurf race with 5000€ prize money.
Men, women & youth (minimum of 5 required) category with the Asian & African title for individual ranking.
The dates will be for the 2nd to the 6th of September. Prize giving will be held at the Zilwa Attitude hôtel on the 6th.
Most races will be held at the Zilwa Attitude hotel.
All competitors will be able to leave their equipement at the hotel site.
If the race is held the next day either at Le Morne or Pte Desny, transport will be organised from Zilwa to bring equipement & participants free of charge.
ARNAUD de ROSNAY CROSSING
This is a windsurf & kitesurf race with 2000€ prize money.
The waiting period will be from the 2nd to the 9th of September.
The major race of the event will be called the Arnaud de Rosnay Crossing. This will be the longest marathon race ever organized & directed by Mr Prilippe Bru from the Defi Wind.
Both Windsurf & Kitesurf will be starting on the same startline but will have different course & result.
Depending on the conditions, the target is to do twice the normal crossing from Pte Desny to Ile aux Cerf & back. This will be approximately 80km !!!
You can enter whatever your level of skill & fitness…
There will also be a shorter, one way race called the Jenna Cup for twin tips & freeriders…
The prize giving will be held at the Club Nautic of Pte Desny on the 9th.
SPOTS / RACES
1> ZILWA ATTITIDE (North-East)
Anse la Raie is the windiest spot in Mauritius with a huge lagon where we will be doing some long distance downwind slalom.
2> Pte DESNY (South-East)
This race is the biggest Challenge as it is not only the longest race of the event but most probably of the world; 20 km to Ile Aux Cerf & 20 km back to the Preskil Beach Resort. 40km of pure pleasure while discovering the East coast by the sea !!!
3> LE MORNE (South)
This race is also known as being THE CLASSIC. Held at le Morne in an epic downwind slalom race, this race is unique in the world as it is held only few metres away from the beach where hundreds of spectators can enjoy the show.This is a fast & intense race!
All races are designed to make you have a maximum of fun... No need to be a champion !!!