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2018 UK National Sport Kite Championship - Results

The 2018 Championship includes an IRB competition, a freestyle competition amd a multi-kite competition. The IRB competition uses the full format with precision and ballet components. The precision component consists of three figures and a precision freestyle routine, the ballet is a routine choreographed to music - both components are run to IRB rules. The Freestyle open competition uses a modified version of the Trick Party format. The open competition specifically for individual competitors flying two or three kites simultaneously is ballet only, using IRB rules.

National Champions 2018

  • Dual Line Individual National Champion: Fran Burstall.
    • 2nd: Josh Mitcheson.
    • 3rd: Keith Griffiths.
    • Junior and Novice Class Champion: Dan Hoath.
  • Dual Line Pair National Champions: Flying Fish.
    • 2nd: Wey Aye (Novice Class Champions).
    • 3rd: Pallas Family Flyers.
  • Dual Line Team National Champions: Flame Grilled Fish (scratch team).
    • 2nd: Wey Aye.
  • Multi-Line Individual National Champion: Josh Mitcheson.
    • 2nd: Dan Hoath (Junior and Novice Class Champion).
    • 3rd: Jeremy Wharton.
    • Experienced Class Champion: Keith Griffiths.
  • Multi-Line Pairs National Champion: Wey Aye Quad.
  • Multi-Line Team National Champion: Wey Aye Quad.
  • Freestyle National Champion: Ian Perks.
    • 2nd: Josh Mitcheson.

IRB National Championship Results

Overall Results

Dual Line Individual
Overall Precision Ballet
Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank
Fran Burstall 68.2 1st 67.3 1st 69.2 1st
Josh Mitcheson 63.4 2nd 61.4 3rd 65.4 2nd
Keith Griffiths 63.0 3rd 62.9 2nd 63.1 3rd
Dan Hoath (single round) 20.0 4th 16.9 4th 23.0 4th
Dual Line Pair
Overall Precision Ballet
Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank
Flying Fish 57.5 1st 53.3 1st 61.7 1st
Wey Aye 52.2 2nd 52.3 2nd 52.0 2nd
Pallas Family Flyers 46.2 3rd 48.5 3rd 44.0 3rd
Dual Line Team
Overall Precision Ballet
Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank
Flame Grilled Fish 43.4 1st 43.5 1st 43.2 1st
Wey Aye 37.4 2nd 41.1 2nd 33.7 2nd
Multi-Line Individual
Overall Precision Ballet
Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank
Josh Mitcheson 76.0 1st 72.2 1st 79.7 1st
Dan Hoath 65.7 2nd 62.8 2nd 68.5 2nd
Jeremy Wharton 63.6 3rd 62.7 3rd 64.6 4th
Ben Taylor 61.1 4th 54.4 4th 67.9 3rd
Keith Griffiths 52.4 5th 47.6 5th 57.2 5th
Multi-Line Pairs
Overall Precision Ballet
Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank
Wey Aye Quad 61.5 1st 62.5 1st 60.5 1st
Multi-Line Team
Overall Precision Ballet
Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank
Wey Aye Quad 69.6 1st 64.7 1st 74.4 1st

These results are also available here.

Round Results

Results for each of the individual rounds of the IRB Championship are also available:


Freestyle Competition Results

A trick intensive competition based loosly on the Tricks Party format.

Freestyle
Overall Imposed Tricks Ballet
Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank
Ian Perks 67.0 1st 65.4 1st 68.0 2nd
Josh Mitcheson 63.7 2nd 56.5 2nd 68.5 1st

More information can be found here.


Multi-Kite Competition Results

For competitors flying a ballet with two or more kites at the same time.

This competiton was not run this year.

More information can be found here.


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