Matchu Lopes wins the 2017 Kitesurf World Cup Fehmarn

The 2017 GKA World Tour will be decided in Mauritius after Matchu Lopes won the penultimate event of the season in Fehmarn, Germany.

The Kitesurf World Cup final kicked with a bang. Airton Cozzolino put the pressure on Lopes with a flat-3 and a shifty-3, but Lopes answered with a stunning board-off back loop kite loop and a big rodeo.

Despite the sudden increase in wind speed, Airton tried to land an handle pass, but Matchu nailed a huge tic-tac kite loop and then a big superman backroll that proved critical and awarded him the first event win of the season.