Welcome to the 6th annual International Windsurfing Iceboard Challenge King of the ICE 2019, hosted by Team Sweden!
Help us to reach out to your local communities and forums. But most importantly don´t forget to join the movement – KING of the ICE 2019! #kingoftheice2019
Adam Mróz was crowned King of the Ice 2018
The winner of King of the ICE 2018 was Adam Mróz from Poland scoring first place in 3 out of four disciplines. Very very impressive!
Henrik Mård from Sweden scored 2nd place with a win in the 10x5sec discipline with an average speed of 51.75 knots! The iceboard nestor Jeff Brown from the US scored 3rd place just 0.3 points after Henrik.
Team Sweden will continue the tradition for the third year in the row. Our aim for this year is to attract even more riders from all over the world.
Four disciplines will be included in the King of the Ice 2019 challenge:
* 5×10 sec. average speed (5 best speed runs averaged)
* 1 Hour (best average speed during one hour)
* Alpha Racing – 500M course with 180 deg turn , returning to within 50M origin ( best average speed )
* 100 m average speed – Absolute TOP speed challenge NEW!
NOTICE OF RACE: January 1st 2019 through March 31st 2019
RACE COMMITTEE: Claes Nilsson Kvick & Henrik Mård
LOCATION: Any sailable ICE or snow covered ICE in the WORLD
EQUIPMENT: Ice-Snow Sleds-Windsurfer
Data shall be acquired by using ANY capable GPS unit, which then allows competitor to upload data. Read more about how to report your results to the King of the ICE 2019.
FOUR discipline participation with ONE discipline THROWOUT allowed!
The BEST of 3 discipline scores will be calculated on a low point scoring system.
Winner of each discipline will get 0,7p second place 2p, third place 3p etc.
If you have no result in one discipline your points will be calculated as last place +1.
Obvious fault or incorrect figures will be changed, removed or not calculated.
Overall Ties shall be scored based on competitors NEXT BEST finishes within their 3 best disciplines.
The WINNER of King of the ICE 2019 will be the competitor with the LOWEST TOTAL POINTS.
You do not need to register to join the challenge, your activity on GPS Icesailing will automatically be used.
You are required to specify your class of icesailing device in your GPS Icesailing profile for sessions to be identified through use of data filters on the website.
Select: “Ice-Snow Sleds-Windsurfer” for your equipment.
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// TEAM SWEDEN