Hadlow and Lenten: snow rookies, water masters

Aaron Hadlow and Ruben Lenten will be attending the Red Bull Ragnarok, in the icy Haugastøl, Norway.

The participant event Red Bull Ragnarok will select up to 200 riders from all over the world to race for 3 hours; 6 rounds of approximately 30 minutes each, stretching from 10-20km. After each round, if not already given up voluntarily, a number of snow-kite heroes will be eliminated.

The name "Ragnarok" stems from an incident in Norse mythology, describing the last battle between the good and evil Gods, where only the heroes of the battlefield survive.

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KPWT vs IKA: kiteboarding war decided in court

The Kiteboard Pro World Tour (KPWT, official name: Globe Pro Firm LLC), a limited liability company based in Delaware, USA with its management in Brasil, served a court injunction on the International Kiteboarding Association ( IKA), a not for profit International Association based with headquarters in Germany, on the 15th of January, 2010.

The court order was to prevent the IKA from making statements about the validity of KPWT events.

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Arjen van der Tol: 133.4 kmh = 82.9 mph

Peter Lynn team rider Arjen van der Tol (H42, AKA Fast Arie) did it again. For the second year in a row he travelled from Holland to Ivanpah Drylake near to Las Vegas, USA to join a large group of kite enthusiasts at the 20th North Atlantic Buggy eXpo, better known as the NABX.

Arjen left Holland with one main goal on his mind: to break the kite buggy world speed record of 124 km/h (77 mph) that he set himself in 2009.

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