According to the website of the WFTU with reference to kitemile.ru in Usolie (Perm Krai) hosted the competitions of the championship of Russia on Snowkiting in the discipline freestyle and second stage of the Cup of Russia in discipline a course-flight.
The tenth anniversary festival “Stroganov mile” brought together 80 athletes from different regions of Russia: St. Petersburg, Moscow, Moscow, Chelyabinsk, Samara and Sverdlovsk regions, the Perm and Krasnodar edges, republics of Udmurtia, the Khanty-Mansi and Nenets Autonomous districts.
This global reach is explained easily: the festival of “Stroganov mile” – is not only traditional competitions Snowkiting, held in the waters of the Kama river, but large-scale cultural, historical and entertainment. Sporting events unfold right in front of one of the most beautiful monuments of the Perm region – a historical Museum complex of the “house of Stroganov”.
Weather pleased athletes: the snow was not just a lot, a lot. Although the wind sometimes was not enough. The waters of the Kama river, this place is small – just over 1 km wide and cut by numerous shoals. Therefore, the distance is short – the right to a mistake almost was not.
The organizers have fully complied with the stated application: the riders spent 15 races, pistolero dingle elimination. As a result, the struggle for victory was very hard. The leaders were constantly changing, there were many protests, but more interesting to observe the performance of athletes.
As a result, the Champions of Russia in snowkite-freestyle steel Denis Usov from suburban Lyubertsy (Board) and Ivan Povodyrev from Surgut (skiing). The winners of the second stage of the Cup of Russia in discipline a course-flight – Stepan Concha from Chelyabinsk (Board) and Ilya Gibadullin from Ekaterinburg (skiing).