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2018 MotoSurf WorldCup season starts in Europe

Staff Writer |
Motosurfing, a new sports discipline with its origins in the Czech Republic, will introduce itself in its full glory on Brno Dam/Brněnská přehrada.

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Thanks to Jetsurf, a surfboard equipped with a combustion engine, the MotoSurf WorldCup world series has been created. In its five-episode series all around the world, the Czech Republic also has its place.

The races attract the best riders from around the world, with teams travelling to compete in this thrilling contest of nerves, fitness and skill.

Riders will fight for the World Cup points in two categories. Among the men, you can look forward to seeing 48 riders and, in the women’s race, there will be 24 riders.

A total of 22 nationalities will compete and there will be some famous personalities among the surfers.

Jakub Kornfeil, a Moto3 competitor and current world champion in motosurfing, will race through the course, as well as the former New York Rangers player Petr Průcha.

Among the women, Anya Colley will not give in easily, as she has won the world championship in jet skis seven times. The beautiful Martina Bravencová comes to the competition as the current world champion but Aneta Šacherová from Brno also hopes to make a comeback to the world throne.

The race weekend will start on Thursday, June 7th and will end with the final ceremony and winners decoration on Saturday, June 9th.

Before the Saturday finals in the main categories, there will also be a timed race for a 10,000 CZK ($454) award and the lending of an electric car to the E-ON Challenge Cup participants – for a race on surfboards with electrical engines.

The Brno race of the MotoSurf WorldCup series is part of the program of the STAROBRNO IGNIS BRUNENSIS festival and the world superbikes championship – WSBK.

On the very first day of the program, there will be several stars of the production motorcycles world championship here on the Brno Dam/Brněnská přehrada running JETSURFs around the racing course.

The visitors to the breath-taking fireworks show can afterwards look forward to a JETSURF exhibition that will take place on Saturday, June 9th in the afternoon before the competing fireworks from Romania.