Irish Kitesurfing Project: going big in Ireland

Pure and raw, with no logos or sponsorship deals. The Irish Kitesurfing Project (IKP) aims to raise awareness of the spectacular sailing conditions Ireland has to offer and to promote the finest riders in the country.

The IKP will release a series of short video clips, in which the kitesurfing stars are Irish athletes performing in a wide variety of weather conditions. The first video shows winter is coming in the land of Guinness and harps.

"This is a project initiated by a group of local kitesurfers scattered around Ireland. Along with kitesurfing, some of this group have very creative skills, from music to video to photography," the Irish Kitesurfing Project explains.

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Julien Kerneur: performing a strapless double back loop

Clean and complete. Julien Kerneur has successfully landed the world's first strapless double back loop.

Strapless kiteboarding is the future, they say. Grab a surfboard, wax it up, pump your kite and go for it. There couldn't be a simpler formula. In a time when kiteboarders are going foil and strapless, you've got to step up your game.

Julien Kerneur, gold medalist at the 2012 Kiteboarding Slalom World Championships and winner of multiple PKRA events, traveled to Brazil and surprised everyone with a beautifully landed double back roll.

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The Kite and Windsurfing Navigator+: runs on all iOS devices

"The Kite and Windsurfing Navigator+" will guide you through the world's finest wind spots. The app designed by Stoked Publications runs on all iOS devices.

With over 3,500 kite and windsurfing spots covering 200 regions worldwide, "The Kite and Windsurfing Navigator+" is the ultimate digital guide for exploring and sailing the planet.

The app includes all information about wind and waves, conditions in the water and ashore, as well as accurate first-hand local knowledge based on the classic books published by Stoked Publications.

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