From January 12th through the 16th, the Baja East-Cape comes alive with the International Kiteboarding, Windsurfing and Stand Up Paddle Board Competition in Los Barriles. With a $20,000 USD prize offered to the winner, some of the best windsport enthusiasts in the world will attend the event, putting on a spectacular show. The event is put on by “Lord of the Wind”, a non-profit organization that was founded in 2010 to crate an venue for wind sport enthusiasts to engage with each other and enhance the sports of wind surfing, kite boarding, and stand up paddle board. There’s also a bikini contest and a volleyball tournament. The Lord of the Wind Showdown will include: Course Races, Downwind Slaloms, Freestyle Windsurfing contest, Big Air Competition and Lord of the Wind Downwinder!
The official date for this event has been announced. The Lord of the Wind Showdown will take place January 12th through January 16th, 2012.