January 12-16, 2011 - book your ticket to Baja, and be part of the premier Lord of the Wind Showdown - an international kite boarding, windsurfing, and standup paddleboard competition. This new annual event will be held in the world-class windsurfing/kite boarding destination, Los Barriles, located midway between Cabo San Lucas and La Paz on the Sea of Cortez.
With $19,000 cash plus prizes up for grabs, the event will consist of course races, downwind slaloms, a big air contest, free style windsurfing contest, kite clinics, windsurfing clinics, and gear demos. Vendor booths will be onsite for you to check out the latest in accessories and equipment.
Is there another way to kick off the New Year?
There'll be plenty of action shore-side, with live bands, hotel and beach parties, volleyball tournaments, bikini contest, bbqs, poker run, dancing, horseshoes, mountain biking, zip lines, 5 km run and much more.
The event is presented by: Rotary Club Los Barriles Baja Sur and the Los Barriles kiteboarding and windsurfing community. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Los Barriles community and children in the community. Additional proceeds will support the 2012 edition of Lord of the Wind Showdown.
Go to event website