Luderitz Speed Challenge: chasing Caizergues

The organization behind the Luderitz Speed Challenge promises improvements in the sailing channel for the 2014 edition.

The preparation for the Luderitz Speed Challenge 2014 is on. This year, a maximum of 20 riders per week will be allowed to fight for personal, national and world records.

Kiteboarders and windsurfers will see a new speed strip, with improvements made based on relevant feedback from competitors. The goal is to record faster speeds in less wind power.

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Joey Pasquali: breaking records on a hydrofoil kite

Joey Pasquali has sailed to victory at the 2014 Ronstan Bay Challenge, held at the St. Francis Yacht Club.

The long distance race attracted kiteboarders and windsurfers, but those riding hydrofoil kite systems managed to finish first. Incredibly, the fastest eight sailors were on hydrofoil kites.

Pasquali was the only rider finishing in less than one hour. He took 54 minutes and 54 seconds to steal the 2014 Ronstan Bay Challenge Long Distance Race.

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Aaron Hadlow: wake style

Aaron Hadlow has joined the North Kiteboarding team.

The five-time world kiteboarding champion will not only be a North Kiteboarding rider and team member, but he will also be heavily involved in the brand's research and development.

"I'm excited about joining North Kiteboarding and it's great to be supported by such a knowledgeable and experienced team. It's obviously a massive step for me, but I feel that this partnership has a lot of synergy and potential," says Hadlow.

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