Jet-ski King’s Cup coming to Pattaya next week

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As part of the celebrations to mark His Majesty the King of Thailand’s birthday, the annual Jet Ski King’s Cup-World Cup Grand Prix 2015 will be coming to town next week with the event hitting the surf off Jomtien Beach from December 3-6. 

Now in its 20th year, the end of season Grand Slam event promises to provide some fantastic on-water action in 18 categories, from Novice through to Amateur and Pro, and will give spectators the chance to view at first hand some of the biggest names in the sport, including multiple world champion Chris MacClugage of the United States, James Bushell of the United Kingdom and France’s Steven Dauliach.

Enjoy the thrills and spills of world class jet-ski racing at Jomtien Beach in Pattaya from December 3-6.Enjoy the thrills and spills of world class jet-ski racing at Jomtien Beach in Pattaya from December 3-6.

Thai fans will be cheering on home favourites and past champions, Chokuthit Molee and Chaowalit Kuajaroon and the exciting Settura brothers from the PTT Power-R team.

A total cash prize of US$223,000 is up for grabs with money awarded to the top three finishers in each class.  Highlight categories contested this year are the Pro Ski GP, Pro Sport GP, Pro R/A 800 Open, Pro Freestyle and Pro R/A GP, with prestigious King’s Cup trophies being presented to the winners of each class.

Spectators are invited to come along and enjoy this unique sporting event and the carnival atmosphere at Jomtien beach.  Racing takes place from 8.00 – 17.00 each day.