2016 Lord of Wind: windy days at Los Barriles | Photo: Lori Makabe

It's all done and dusted at the 2016 Lord of Wind, held in Los Barriles, Mexico.

After five days of intense competition, the champions have been crowned. The East Cape of Baja delivered consistent winds, and all riders were able to test their skills and equipment in the warm Mexican waters.

The event also crowned the 2016 IKA North American Kite Foil champions. Joey Pasquali was the man of the week. He won 14 of the 15 races and made sure Nico Launder and Julien Kerneur would only battle for the remaining podium positions.

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2016 Lancelin Ocean Classic: kites dominated the marathon | Photo: Carter

Olly Bridge was the fastest sailor of the 2016 Lancelin Ocean Classic. Kiteboarders have beaten windsurfers in the 25-kilometer marathon held in Western Australia.

The event founded by windsurfers in 1986 kicks off from Ledge Point and attracts hundreds of amateur and veteran wind addicts from all over the world. The 31st edition of the Lancelin Ocean Classic ignited an old rivalry between two board sports.

Both windsurfing and kiteboarding marathons ran simultaneously along the same stretch. Olly, one of the talented members of the Bridge family, was able to complete the adventure in 26 minutes and 8 seconds.

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2016 La Ventana Classic: foilboarding style | Photo: The Kiteboarder

Mac Scaggs, Adam Withington, and Anthar Racca have bee crowned winners of the kiteboarding events at the La Ventana Classic, held in Mexico.

Steady winds blessed Baja California during the five-day competition held in Mexican waters. The La Ventana Classic attracted an interesting number of kiteboarders, as well as windsurfers and stand-up paddleboard enthusiasts.

On the final day, 16 kiters completed the 10-mile crossing in less than 30 minutes. Some were sailing with surfboards; others were riding twin tips. In the end, Mac Scaggs and Marie Leclerc took the top honors.

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