Antoine Jaubert: flying for the Starship Foundation | Photo: Mike Peffers

Antoine Jaubert has flown high to conquer the 2nd Kitesurf for Kids Big Air Contest, held at Muriwai Beach, in New Zealand.

Up to 50 kiteboarders gathered to raise more than $6000 for the Starship Foundation, a social-profit organisation that channels funds for the Children's Hospital.

The big air competition was run in sunny skies and 30-knot winds. All riders in the three divisions (Open Men, Open Women, and Amateur) showed spectacular tricks and airborne manoeuvres.

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Kevin Langeree: the sprayer | Photo: Cape Hatteras Wave Classic/Jason Hudson

Kevin and Jalou Langeree have conquered the first edition of the Cape Hatteras Wave Classic 2014, held on the Outer Banks, in North Carolina.

The annual kiteboarding contest is the only wave-based kitesurfing event held in North America. It has its own unique competition format, and has been inspired in the professional surfing circuit.

Riders are judged based on 50% wave riding, 25% tricks (airs and technical transitions) and 25% overall impression. The top two waves and top two tricks count towards these scores.

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Lighthouse to Leighton: Australia's longest open-ocean kiteboarding race | Photo: Lighthouse to Leighton

The Lighthouse to Leighton 2014 will be raced on the 6th December, 2014, in Australia.

Australia's longest open-ocean kiteboarding race should attract 110 riders to the Indian Ocean waters for a 19-kilometer challenge.

The Lighthouse to Leighton marathon race takes off from the pristine waters of Phillip Point on Rottnest Island and concludes at Leighton Beach, Fremantle.

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