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Lord of the Wind Showdown 2013

Los Barriles Rotary Club is hosting the third annual Lord of the Wind Showdown on Jan. 10-15th, 2013.  This is an international windsurfing and kiteboarding competition with lots of cash prizes. Consistent north winds and warm water make Los Barriles the perfect destination for one of the sport’s top competitions!

The event will kick off with check-in on Jan 10th at Hotel Palmas de Cortez registration center. A mandatory skipper meeting will follow the check in.

Jan 11th: the Lord of the Wind Showdown 2013 begins with the preliminaries of the slalom racing.

Jan 12th: the finals of the slalom racing will occur and then onto the freestyle competition. After racing, the beaches of Mexico will party with a great Mexican pig roast followed by the legendary bikini contest and bands rocking into the night. 

Jan 13th: will start with the” Hang Time” competition challenging each rider to stay in the air the longest. Following “Hang Time” will be the signature event pitting kiteboarders against windsurfers in the” Lord of the Wind Showdown”. The many cash and medal prizes will be distributed following the race at the Hotel Palmas de Cortez.

Jan 14th and Jan 15th: will be demo days with upward of 10 major manufacturers showcasing their latest equipment and offering riders the opportunity to test ride their state of the art equipment.

The official date for this event has been announced. The Lord of the Wind Showdown 2013 will take place January 10th through January 15th, 2013. However, events’ dates and details are subject to sudden change and cancellation. Please confirm with the event organizer before booking your trip.


For help with your travel planning please do not hesitate to call, toll free (US/CAN) 855-BAJA (2252)-411 or email to reach one of our expert travel agents.


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