Mario Rodwald: smile, you've joined Gaastra | Photo: Mario Rodwald

Mario Rodwald has joined the Gaastra Kiteboarding team.

The three-time European kiteboarding champion will help Gaastra develop their kite division. At 23, Mario has already won eight German titles and is ready to conquer the world.

"This is one of the biggest decisions of my life, maybe the biggest. One of my first professional kite experiences I made in 2003 was with the best kite at that time - the 'Gaastra GXR'," explains Rodwald.

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Mille Lacs Snow Kite Crossing: it's cold out there

The 2015 Mille Lacs Snow Kite Crossing will hit Garrison, Minnesota, between March 6th-80th, 2015.

The 11th edition of the snow kiteboarding competition invites riders to complete a 28-mile race across the icy surface of the Mille Lacs Lake.

Denis Kune, Joe Levins, Jeff Cole, Rob Evans, Marty Roy, Kate Perkins, Adam Burggraff and Vicky Hanson are some of the stars t total of 75 participants.

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Aaron Hadlow: commitment and confidence | Photo: Red Bull

Bob van de Gronde wants to shoot the most important kiteboard movie of all time.

"Chapter One" plans to gather kiteboarding's biggest stars in a full-length DVD - Aaron Hadlow, Kevin Langeree, Ruben Lenten, Nick Jacobsen, Robby Naish, Youri Zoon, Jesse Richman, Sam Light, and Keahi de Aboitiz, all in a complete cinematic experience.

"Whether our athletes are chasing storms, searching for the perfect waves or stylizing their powerful tricks, this film will keep kiteboarding and non-kiteboarder alike on the edge of their seat," explains Van de Gronde, the film director.

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