Tom Bridge: another trophy in the pocket | Photo: Santi Fonti

Four young talents have been crowned winners of the Virgin Kitesurf World Championships (VKWC) Youth Cup 2015, held in Costa Brava, Spain.

In the final day of competition, all riders had to show their best tricks and maneuvers to convince the judges they were primus inter pares. Conditions were perfect.

In the Boys Under-17 final, Adeuri Corniel landed his usual powerful Back Mobe, Front Blind Mobe, Heart Attack and KGB but could not land his Back Side 317 and 317. Anthar Racca pulled off a perfectly executed Back Side 317 and won the heat by 0.7 points.

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Rod Rodwald: faster than everyone else at Kieler Woche | Photo: Kieler Woche

Roy Rodwald has conquered the Audi and SAP Speed Challenge at the Kieler Woche 2015, the ultimate sailing event held in Kiel, Germany.

In the Audi Speed Challenge, foiling catamarans, moth boats, 49ers, and other watercraft race on a 500-meter straight course, in which speed determines the overall winner.

Roy Rodwald, the father of multiple kiteboarding champion Mario Rodwald, stormed the competition with a total time of 39 seconds, leaving the Extreme 40 and the Nacra 20 in the remaining podium places.

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Nick Jacobsen: he loves unusual kite jumps

Nick Jacobsen has jumped from racing yacht Azzam's 30-meter (98 feet) mast. The sailing team had just conquered the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-2015, in Gothenburg, Sweden.

The Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing crew made the invitation. The Danish stuntman accepted the challenge and climbed up the sailboat's mast.

"I like jumping off stuff with my kite. I had never been on top of a mast like that. I don't know how it reacts out there compared to the wind," Nick Jacobsen told before reaching the top of Azzam.

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