KPWT Canada in Shippagan

Registration day invited over 35 internationals from 15 different countries all making the trip to compete for the respective disciplines: Wave Masters, Freestyle, Kiteloop, Course Racing and Siders.

Cyclone “Bill” is forecasted for today, with strong gusty winds around 30-35 knots and 3 meter swells.

There is huge excitement amongst all riders and everyone involved for this new stage on the KPWT. Some big names on the tour came down to register their names in this historic event up North.

Jesse Richman (HAW, CABRINHA), Abel Lago (SPA, RRD) and Wave Master 2008 World Champion Mitu Monteiro (DOM REP, F-ONE) all came down to compete in the Waves.

Shippagan is renowned for good wind and accommodate those looking for flat water and some good waves.

Yesterday when we arrived it was a good temperature of 35°C, but today due to the storm pulling in, its dropped off a little.

Tonight there is a party at the “Kredo”. And tomorrow the opening ceremony will be held at the Chiasson Office. There is promise of a huge barbecue, some local beverages and all riders and teams are invited.

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2009 Portuguese Kitesurfing Championships

The 2009 Portuguese Kitesurfing Championships will be decided in Costa da Caparica, after two stages of the Freestyle championship (Viana do Castelo and Faro) and 3 stages of the Course Racing event (Viana, Faro and Murtosa).

The competition will be held in the Nova Vaga beach and the final rankings will be finally known.

The wind forecast unveils better conditions for Sunday.

Saturday night, there will be a party offered by Bar Tartaruga.

Sunday ends with delivery of the titles to this year's Course Racing and Freestyle winners. 

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IKO - Level 1 Kiteboarding Instructor 

September 8th to 12th, David Dorn from Action Sports Maui is hosting an Instructor Training Course and spots are still available!


Candidate instructors that are still need the CPR prerequisite can arrive a day earlier to receive their CPR/MFA training, taking place on September 7th.

Do not miss this fantastic opportunity to train and develop your passion into a career in one of the most beautiful places on the globe! Now is the time to check out the Training Calendar and contact David Dorn to enroll!

During the month of September ITC's are also being held in;
Spain, Brazil, Egypt, Dominican Republic, Belgium, Poland, Netherlands, Mauritius, Italy, France, Australia, and Kenya!

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