Wellington Kite Jam 2020
Wellington Kite Jam will be back in 2021: Window opens Saturday 4th Sept - Sunday 26th September.
THANK YOU for being a part of Wellington Kite Jam 2020!
Winner: Wade Keys
2nd: Eve-ellen Skewes
3rd: Malachi Ray
Winner: Rogina de Jong
2nd: Ilka Kapica
3rd: Eve-ellen Skewes
Spring Chickens (two seasons or less)
Winner: Rory Fleming
2nd: Anna Pasakova
Winner: Steve Owers
2nd: Dev Celik
3rd: Trevor Robinson
4th: : Craig Boodee
Veterans (Mens final)
Winner: Ryan Hunt
2nd: Justin Grobler
3rd: Adam Vasta
Rider of the Day (Peoples Vote): Adam Vasta
Highest Woo recorded (Single day, Ngati Toa Domain): Steve Owers (14.4m, Ozone Edge)
Huge thank you to all of those that participated, from the riders to the volunteers. It may be a cliche but it's true when we say it can't be done without you!
|NZ MEP||Darren Littlewood||027 209 8118||99 Main Rd, Tawa, 5028, Wellington|
|Radiance Health Products||Vanessa Blackmore||027 260 0499||Lower North Island|
|Jet Electrical Solutions||Scott Collins||021 463 926||Wellington|
|Tuatara Brewery||Carl Vastafirstname.lastname@example.org||Wellington|
|Ugo Kiteboarding||Jaz Heperi||021 838 449||Wellington|
Finals at 12:30pm!
21 Knots. Wet and windy.
” You know what’s cool about this event Dad? It can’t be cancelled by wind or rain.”
Note: Entries close Thursday 3rd Sept 10pm.
Will need Lockdown L2 or lower as a prerequisite for event execution.
Window opens 5th September Spring Closes 27th September. (Weekend days only)
Wellington High Five: Waikanae, Mana (Whitireia), Petone, Seatoun, Lyall Bay.
Current location according to the conditions is: Mana
|9am||All Riders report to Rally Flag (Click on or zoom on Purple Flags)|
|9:30am||Heats kick off (in order of Divisions list, see below)|
|12pm||Finals (With Award ceremony at Rally point immediately afterward.)|
Expression Session (Voting and awards will be video awarded and posted)
*Note: Times may vary slightly according to conditions and rider numbers, please be present at all times if you are a rider.
Competition: 10 - 15 min heats.
1. Twin Tip(TT)
Skills comp. Best 3 moves (Can be the same move)
TT Judging Criteria:
Skill Jump or pop, Jump or pop with a rotation or grab =1, w/Rotation/grab = 2 and kiteloop of some sort =3
Intensity Limited to no body control = 1, body unbalanced = 2, full control = 3
Completion Crash out = 1 Fluke it/Land it = 2, Stomp it = 3
Kite Kite crash = 1 , Kite slightly out of control = 2, Fluid control of the kite = 3
Teens (13 - 19 yrs) Guys and Gals
Spring Chickens (Noobs) Open age limit
Veterans (20 - 39)
2. Expression Session (ES) Big Air
Judging Criteria - (Device recording and Voting system)
Woo (Highest jump of the day)
People’s Choice (One vote from every person on or off the water)
You will receive a text message for a fun location and free riding should a second day of wind be available.
Heat 1 9:20am
Masters Semi 1
Heat 2 9:35am
|Masters Semi 2|
Heat 3 9:50am
|Spring Chickens (Final only)|
|Rory Fleming- Winner|
Heat 4 10:05am
|Veterans Semi 1 (Men)|
Heat 5 10:20am
Heat 6 10:35am
Heat 7 10:50am
|Wade Keys. 1st|
|Eve-ellen Skewes 2nd|
|Malachi Ray 3rd|
Heat 8 11:05am
|Ilka Kapica 2nd|
|Rogina de Jong 1st|
|Eve-ellen Skewes 3rd|
Heat 9 12:00pm
Top two from Masters Semi Heats (1&2)
|1. Steve Owers 1st|
|2. Dev Celik 2nd|
|3. Craig Boodee 4th|
|4. Trevor Robinson 3rd|
Heat 10 12:15pm
Top rider from Each Vet Semi (4,5&6)
|Veterans Men Final|
|1.Ryan Hunt 1st|
|2.Justin Grobler 2nd|
|3. Adam Vasta 3rd|
Rider of the Day (Peoples choice by vote) - Adam Vasta
Highest Woo Jump 5th September, Ngati Toa: Steve Owers 14.4m, Ozone Edge.
Small Prize Giving Immediately after Finals at the Rally Point.
1pm Expression Session.