The registration for the iQFOiL Worlds in Lake Garda has been open for a week now and 50 competitors from 22 countries and 6 Continents have entered so far.
Some big names from different tours to highlight:
The Goyard brothers from New Caledonia have entered already. Nicolas (was crowned PWA Foil World Champion in '19) and Thomas (who almost won every single up and downwind race last year in the PWA tour and French RSX Olympic rider for Japan '20) will be two of the favourites for the World Title no doubt.
Kiran Badloe, 2x RSX World Champion '19 and '20, from the Netherlands will be another title contender as well as Nick Dempsey 3x Olympic Medallist from the United Kingdom.
Some more strong names from the RSX Fleet:
Louis Giard FRA
Adrien Mestre FRA
Saubidet Family ARG
Ignacio Berenjer MEX
Tomas Vieito ESP
Nicola Prien, Multiple German Slalom/Foil Champion and PWA racer, will be one to watch as well.
Miguel Martinho POR, multiple times Formula Windsurfing Light weight World Champion and Ramon Pastor Maltas ESP, Formula Foil European Champion '19 have entered too.
Mehdi Guembri from Tunisia, is currently training in Tarifa and looking forward to the Worlds.
Olympic alpine skier, Christopher Papamichalopoulos from Cyprus has entered too: "After my athletic career as an Olympic alpine skier, I never thought I would ever go back to competitive sailing or windsurfing. With the development of the iQFOiL, I am so stoked to say that it has captivated me and got me back on the water."
In the Women division, Lilian de Geus from the Netherlands, RSX World Champion '20, has entered and will be one of the favourites no doubt.
Marta Maggetti from ITA, Maya Morris from ISR, Yuki Sunaga from JPN, Celina Saubidet Birkner from ARG and Alysia Gibson from GBR, coming from the RSX fleet will be there to fight for the title too.
PWA Slalom World Champion, Lena Erdil GER, has entered and will be one to watch as well.