Volverá la Copa FlyZone, campeonato de wakeboarding Costa Rica!
Mayo 6-7 2023.
- World Champion Bec Gange en la Copa FlyZone 2015. Pic: Tuanix Magazine
FlyZone Costa Rica y la Asociación de Wakeboarding Lago Arenal te invitan a la tercera Copa FlyZone; el campeonato oficioso de Wakeboarding de Costa Rica!
Come and join us for a fun day at the lake! Anyone who can ride a wakeboard is invited to participate. We’ll have Pro rider and Mexican champ Pablo Monroy for some spectacular wakeboard demonstrations and to help judging the event, World Champion Wakesurfer Cam Januik to show what wakesurfing can actually look like, the big party-catamaran “Tucán” will be moored all day to watch the spectacle on the water and might do a nice sunset cruise, music, food, and more.
Let’s wakeboard, chat, eat, drink, meet other riders, party; have a good time!
Riders can participate in 4 categories:
– Groms (14 yrs and under)
– Men advanced (minimum one invert)
Location: Lake Arenal, Puerto San Luis (Tilarán)
Registration fee: $25
Friday May 5 – Practice (Optional)
Saturday May 6 – Competition, demos, music, food and drinks!
08.00 – 09.00 Arrival, registration riders
09.10 Riders briefing
09.30 Start Competition
12.30 Break – Demos Wakeboard Pablo Monroy & Wakesurf Cam Januik
13.30 Continue Competition
16.00 End. Sunset cruise on the catamaran Tucán(?). Demos Wakeboard & Wakesurf
18.00 Eat. Party!
Sunday May 7 – Competition finals, awards ceremony, close.
Schedule might change!
Hotel Puerto San Luis will be offering friendly priced pincho’s, hamburgers, hotdogs and beverages at the event. No need to haul all those heavy coolers down! Hotel Puerto San Luis is helping in making this event possible, so please support them as well. Thanks!
Hotel Puerto San Luis is kindly offering a special discount for people coming to the competition:
Several package options, more details coming soon!
Thanks for the cooperation Hotel Puerto San Luis!
***CONTEST RULES AND INFO***
– All riders must wear a life vest.
– Each rider shall be allowed two passes through the wakeboard course during which time (s)he may perform any routine (s)he chooses.
– Judging of the routine begins when the rider enters the wakeboard course and ends when the rider exits the wakeboard course, or falls for a second time, or falls for the first time but within 100 meters of the end of the course of the 2nd run.
– Fallen rider must signal to towboat that he/she is OK.
– Riders are encouraged to perform a smooth flowing routine with a wide variety of tricks. Each maneuver should be different and executed as cleanly as possible and taken to its limit.
– The judge(s) will score the contestants in each of the following three categories:
This reflects the level of technical difficulty and perfection of each maneuver performed, as well as the successful completion of the entire run with a minimum of falls.
This reflects the degree of performance to which each maneuver was performed in terms of how big the moves were, as well as the overall performance of the run.
This reflects the overall composition of the run in terms of rider’s ability to perform a variety of maneuvers in a flowing, creative sequence. This also includes the difficulty of moves performed in an overall run.
More info coming soon.