In the men’s division, two-time Freestyle World Champion Carlos Mario, another Brazilian, came out on top. Jesse Richman came in second.
Richman wowed the crowd with some huge board-off rotations and a mean half cab. But Mario stole the show with a faultless double heart attack and kiteloop which scored him two tens from the judges. He upped the drama by landing a massive triple front roll board-off in the last minute of the final.
Keep an eye out for more details of the Festival on their website, and make sure you don’t miss the registration date for this awesome event.
Not on the water? Head down to Kite Beach for a chance to see the pros go at it in the much-anticipated Cabarete Kite Festival. Mojitos on the beach and a steady stream of empanadas will make your day that much more perfect.
Check out our kiting lingo post, so you can mingle with the pro kiters like a pro.
The themed after-parties will no doubt be lively, as rum and dancing light up Cabarete nights!