2016 Motosurf WorldCup Championship ceremony
The MotoSurf WorldCup 2016 champions were officially crowned. The fans, all JetSurf dealers, and many MotoSurf WorldCup riders saw the top three motorize surfers receiving their WorldCup trophies. Obviously, one rider with the most significant progress compared to last season. Being a top three contender for the whole racing season long, Jan Charouz managed to earn 101 points to slip inside the top three. Jakub Kornfeil might be a fast guy with amazing body strength. One thing he really missed this season – consistency. Not converting his average speed into a race heats success prevented Jakub of getting the title and he finished second having scored 126 points under his season. If anyone deserves to be named MVS ( Most valuable surfer this season, it definitely must be Lukáš Záhorský. He was amazingly quick and super consistent. That’s a tough combination to beat. His 156 points remain undefeated and Záhorský becomes the 2016 MotoSurf WorldCup champion.
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Prague Jetsurf Club’s Martina Bravencová constructed her season up with solid performances. She finished Third and made a promising gain for the next year’s run. Mexican rider Ale Rivas had a perfect start to the season. Unfortunately, she wasn’t lucky enough to keep the pace up and took the second spot in the standings. Aneta Šacherová did it. Her domination in the 2nd half of the series doesn’t put any questions on the water. Aneta‘s three victories in a row are well enough to crown the Jetsurf rider of 2016 MotoSurf WorldCup Champion.
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Saturday’s qualifying and heats at the MotoSurf WorldCup’s 2016 final round in China are concluded. Jakub Kornfeil came out ontop with Jan Charouz following in 2nd place.
Jakub Kornfeil and Jan Charouz are both well known racers and comfortably secured the Final A start.
A couple of mistakes cost the Championship leader Lukáš Záhorský placed him outside the top three and he took 4th.
Third fastest was Martin Šula. What a day for Helmut. A brilliant and clear ride put the hefty surfer from Prague to his first ever Final A appearance. His awesome performance brought well deserved applause from fans and riders in the paddock as well.
Locals Kenny Chan and Jeffrey Chan proved their speed and both finished inside the top ten. We shouldn’t forget there are still four places available in Final A for the fastest Final B racers.
MotoSurf riders and spectators came to Holland for the fourth round of the 2016 MotoSurf WorldCup championship race. The Bosbaan rowing facility in the beautiful capital of Amsterdam was the location and it did not disappoint.
The timed sessions ended with two of the youngest riders of the field coming out on top. The championship leader Lukáš Záhorský was fastest with 42.67 and the best lap of the weekend at that point. Another teenage rider Sebastian Kubinec came in 2nd and continued in great form after scoring great 4th in Prague. Ivo Strouhal finally found his rhythm and took solid 3rd in Dutch qualifying.
Sebastian Kubinec happy with 2nd place in the qualifying
Following on the next day, the riders competed in two races and we saw many breathtaking moments out on the track.
Friday’s winner Ivo Strouhal grabbed the hole shot in the first race and led the way. Unfortunately, a successful weekend for Ivo ended soon after a crash and eventual 7th spot on the finish line. Lukáš Záhorský took the 1st place and hurried for the victory. He won the race and scored important 22 points for the championship. Absolutely heroic performance was shown by Martin Šula. After an accident in the first lap, he managed to build his race up from the back of the field and came in fantastic 2nd. Israeli Or Yanai did a great job – finished 3rd and made it to a chance of a podium scoring. Michal Loš?ák finally avoided all the technical issues and finished 4th. Mexican Jetsurfer Pablo Otero found a good rhythm and finished in solid 5th and appeared inside the top five for a very first time in his career.
Men’s final results
It was an unfortunate race for Kornfeil who lost victory in the last lap. Jakub Kornfeil was dominating during the 2016 MotoSurf WorldCup weekend. He won the qualifying, took victory in all the heats and controlled the first race. Lukáš Záhorský finished behind him and home rider Jan Charouz came third. Second race went quite the same and Kornfeil opened a very comfortable leading gap. Unfortunately, the Czech rider crashed behind a lapper Jan Van?ura in a very last lap of the race and Lukáš Záhorský got a chance to take the lead.
However, Jakub got back to his board very quickly and continued the race in the first position. It seemed he stabilized the situation and would win the second round as well. Unfortunately, turbine on his craft sucked some dirt from Vltava River, slowed down and Kornfeil was relegated down to seventh. Lukáš Záhorský won from Jan Charouz and Slovakian youngster Sebastian Kubinec who grabbed his first ever MotoSurf World Cup Final A third place. Jetsurf founder Martin Šula finished fourth and top five was completed by Michal Loš?ák.
Second and first positions mean victory for Lukáš Záhorský and a second consecutive victory this season. Jan Charouz from Prague Jetsurf Club steped up to second spot and a bad lucker Jakub Kornfeil remained on the last podium spot. Sebastian Kubinec left Prague with excellent 4th and Martin Šula scored important points for the Championship in fifth.
Double victory for Aneta Šacherová
Jetsurf Factory rider Aneta Šacherová confirmed her amazing pace from Slovakia and dominated the Prague’s race with two first places. Aneta opened a comfortable gap in both races and scored second consecutive double victory. Second lady of the World standings Ale Rivas experienced an unlucky weekend. Mexican rider finished in solid 2nd in the first race but a technical fault prevented her of riding the board she is used to in the second heat. Only 8th place finish in the second round put her to 4th place overally.
Consistent Martina Bravencová from Prague Jetsurf Club scored 4th and 2nd place finish for second place overally. What a nice performance from the local club rider. Kristýna Šev?íková takes a premiere podium finish of hers – two consistent races with two third positions gave eventual third.
The next round of the MotoSurf WorldCup takes place in Amsterdam, Holland in one week time.
Women’s class qualifying for Šacherová
Jetsurf Mexico’s Ale Rivas was the first rider on the track to try her best within two laps. The Mexican racer performed well, a fast ride with 50:42 seconds on the finish line. She was leading the pack until Czech rider Aneta Šacherová joined her. The Factory Team rider pushed under fifty seconds per lap and 49.75 which meant the second consecutive pole position for Šacherová. Top three was completed by Aneta’s compatriot Tereza Tesaríková.
Kornfeil dominated the men’s category
Slovakian race winner Lukáš Záhorský rode the fastest lap of 55.38 and led the men’s qualifying standing. Championship leader Jakub Kornfeil left the spectators speechless. His 53.63 remained undefeated and the well known number 84 concluded the qualifying session setting the pace. The fight for 3rd place was on! It was occupied by Ivo Strouhal who was relegated by 2015 multiple podium finisher Michal Lošták and his 56.93. Jetsurf founder Martin Šula was another guy to change the current positions. Šula’s 56.67 was enough to overtake Lošták and took current third. However, Martin Šula didn’t stay inside the top three for long. Jetsurf Prague Club’s Jan Charouz lapped around the circuit within 56.48 and completed the top three positions.
Jakub Kornfeil, Martin Šula and Jan Charouz dominated their heat groups scoring the victories in all of their rounds. Group D became very interesting because of a battle between Slovakian winner Lukáš Záhorský and Prague Jetsurf Club’s rider Jan Vancura. Záhorský who was the more successful in the end and finishes 4th after the heat rounds whilst Vancura concluded Saturday’s program in 11th due to two 5th places in heats.
Having Kornfeil, Šula and Charouz tied on points, the spots for tomorrow’s race start will be decided according to qualifying results. So it’s Jakub Kornfeil on the top followed by the second fastest from the qualifying Lukáš Záhorský and third Jan Charouz. Martin Šula stays fourth despite 4 heats victories. Sebastian Kubinec from Slovakia is 5th in front of Michal Lošták. Pavel Musil joins the Final A directly from 7th having won second heat of his group and the last rider who goes straightly to the final round is Ivo Strouhal.
The Final A line up will be completed by top four riders from Final B.
Jetsurfers on Vltava river, Prague
Jetsurf factory rider Aneta Šacherová showed her dominance once again and finished 1st in all the heats so there is no doubt she will start from the pole today. Second position was taken by Renata Kelmanová from Slovakia who continues in a solid pace from her home round. Winner of Mexican round Ale Rivas concluded the heats in 3rd overally from Kristína Ševcíková and Martina Lukscheider. Wild card rider and a 10 times kite surfing World Champion Gisela Pulido finished 10th.
Women riders during heat sessions
Yesterday’s qualifying session was extremely close and certainly gave spectators some dramatic moments and exciting maneuvers.
Jesturf founder, Martin Šula had a brilliant start to the race and lead the way from the early stages.
Šula was followed by Lukáš Záhorský who kept it consistent and retook first place. However, the championship leader Jakub Kornfeil who built his race up after a difficult start was also one to watch. In the end Kornfeil took the lead and won the race from Lukáš Záhorský and Martin Šula.
Martin Šula’s great start again pushed him forward in race number two and he was leading until Ivo “Stroužek“ Strouhal managed to overtake Šula and grabbed the lead. It was young talent Lukáš Záhorský who successfully closed the gap of the leading Jetsurfers, went through the group and gained overall victory. First race winner Jakub Kornfeil had a very tough race due to a crash in the first corner after the start. Even with all his efforts, he came in fifth place giving him an overall second place. Ivo Strouhal competed with Matin Šula and Jan Charouz from Prague Jetsurf Club. The Prague based rider came third but stayed off the podium because of his first race retirement. At the end, Martin Šula took third spot and scored his first podium finish of the 2016 season.
MotoSurf WorldCup newcomers made an awesome debut. Sandro Gantar and Davor Štupar from Slovenia as well as Czech racers Robert Nešpor and Pavel Heiník joined the Cup’s for the very first time and already held the place of top ten riders.
The next leg of this exciting race will take place in beautiful Prague. Make sure to follow us on facebook for updates and details.
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There is a Jetsurf that caters for every rider’s needs. From basic to advanced, novis to pro racer. Let’s take a look at what each of the models offer.
The Ultrasport and the Factory GP are for Jetsurfers wanting to have fun rather than race competitively.
While the Race, and Race Titanium (as they are appropriately named) are for more serious racers.
The Ultrasport model was developed for all types of Jetsurf riders including beginners and younger riders. The main difference between the Ultrasport and the Factory GP is the Ultrasport’s less powerful engine, however it’s smaller engine maximizes fuel efficiency. Apart from that it is durable, reliable and perfect for a fun riding experience for all.
The Factory model ups the ante, it is definitely a race board for fun, but was developed with the more experienced rider in mind, who is familiar with all types of watersports. It carries the same engine as the Race model but with additional safety and comfort features, it is usable in any kind of water.
The Race models are aimed at advanced JetSurf riders. Both Race models have different body shapes than the GP and Ultra Sport which allows for better maneuvers and higher speed.
If you are not a pro racer but still want to experience the feeling of real racing boards then the Race model is the right choice. It enables it’s rider to make really sharp turns reminiscent of riding a motorbike and to ride even steep waves.
The Race Titanium model is designed for Jetsurf racers. These boards have been developed in collaboration with world – renowned surfers and motor racing personalities to produce a top of the range board for racing and big wave surfing. It has a titanium exhaust and much more Torque power. Those with a competitive edge can utilize this board to race against others and feel the thrill of this racing machine.
JetSurf Race Titanium will be available to FIDSM (Fédération Internanational Du Surf Motorisé) only.
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We all know Justin Bieber knows how to have a good time. And this time, it was on a Jetsurf!
Taking a break in Monaco, Bieber, was seen having a blast on his Jetsurf on Monday.
Besides the singer, who shared some epic photos of himself on a Jetsurf with his followers on Instagram, some other Bieber colleagues and big name friends have also updated several photos and videos of crazy fun times they had while Jetsurfing.
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It’s Memorial Day weekend so Jetsurf decided to take a look back to where it all began and a look forward to where we are going.
Originally known as the ‘Jetboard’, it was one of the earliest, if not the earliest motorized surfboards, produced from 1957.
Yes, people back then wanted to have fun too!
The prototype was made of wood but this quickly developed as later models were made of aircraft aluminum by an aircraft company in California.
The Jetsurf as we know it, was built as a toy in 2006 and was fully established in 2008 by Martina Sula and his developers. With over 1,000 future enhancements the Jetsurf has become a lot faster and more dynamic. Since then, Jetsurf has sold more than 2000 boards worldwide. Having just finished building a new factory which doubled the production, the boards are so popular that Jetsurf are selling more than they can produce.
So what’s instore for Jetsurf in the future? With a choice of current models and new developments in the pipeline including the Jetsurf Hybrid Concept, the future is looking bright.
Don’t miss out on the fun! Treat yourself to a Jetsurf – everyone should own one!
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Over 40 international racers took part in the qualifying session for the MotoSurf World Cup premiere round in Cancún, Mexico. The world’s fastest Jetsurfers on their motorized surf boards fought for the heats starting positions. The timed session brought several surprises. Czech surfer Jan Charouz proved his great off season preparation and the fastest lap time of 52.16 seconds and scored his first ever qualifying session victory.
Another Czech Jakub Kornfeil was chasing Charouz for the top spot. Reigning World Cup champion’s best lap time of 52.86 was enough for second position eventually. Top three was completed by last year’s multiple podium finisher Lukáš Záhorský who stopped the clock on 53.66. Quickest rookies into the championship Petr Vencovský and Israeli Or Yanai finished in impressive 7th and 10th respectively. Jetsurf club hero Eran Druker concluded his qualifying session 14th.
There are not only men on the MotoSurf World Cup scene. The fact that also girls can be amazingly fast was demostrated by Mexican surfer Ale Rivas who dominated the ladies’ competition. Her 1:00.1 remained undefeated from Andrea de Urquindi. Third fastest female rider was Aneta Šacherová from the Jetsurf Factory Team.