Rob Douglas (US-555)

The Nassp team has been invited as Team New England to compete in the 2010 HAM Challenge against Team Hawaii and Team Gorge.

The team with the fastest 3 runs averaged together over the 100 meters, 1 mile and 500 meter jibe course will be declared the 2010 HAM Champion.

Windsurfers will go head to head with the kitesurfers to see who is the fastest sailor and craft and who has the fastest piece of water in America.

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KTA Vietnam

2010 is up and running and so of course is the KTA tour as we head for round three at Mui Ne in Vietnam at the end of this month.

Mui Ne is a well established kiteboard destination in Asia and one with a reputation for regular strong wind conditions, so be sure to also pack your small kites if you are thinking of heading there to compete.

The KTA Vietnam will be running from the 28th – 31st January on the beachfront that runs between the C2Sky kite centre at the Sunshine Beach Resort and Sankara. C2Sky are the KTA’s main local organiser and are the people who can help you out with accommodation, transfers and even visas.

Their details are and information is all listed on the Vietnam tour stop page for you. Sankara are the events headline local sponsor for the Vietnam round and will also play a key part during the event providing the parties and hospitality for the riders.

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IKA has prohibited KPWT events and competitors

The following events are considered to fall under ISAF regulation 19.4.1 - prohibited events. Taking part in any of these events may lead to suspension of ISAF eligibility.

Competitors taking part in the events listed below will be reported to their National Association and to the ISAF Executive Committee, which will decide about the suspension.

The minimum time for suspension of ISAF eligibility is 3 years, and in that period competitors may not take part in any official ISAF/class events. This includes at the time being any events of the PKRA (Professional Kite Riders Association), KTE (Kite Tour Europe), KTA (Kite Tour Asia) and the events of the national member associations of the IKA including their national events and championships.

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