San Juan Foil Cup: party comes first

Jon Modica has conquered the San Juan Foil Cup 2014, held in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

The international, hydrofoil kitesurfing race launched from the beaches of Isla Verde, Carolina. The event had both local and international competitors coming from California, France, Colombia, Brazil and Dubai.

The four days of races ended up with 15-20 knots of winds, and perfect blue skies. Riders took out their 9-meter kites and Jon Modica was the man to beat.


Dylan van der Meij: checking if the keys are in his pocket

Dylan van der Meij and Estefania Rosa dos Santos claimed the freestyle event of the Kiteboard Tour Asia (KTA) Philippines.

Bulabog Beach, in Boracay, delivered winds of more than 26 knots that pumped across the local flat waters. All riders were tested to the limit.

Andrey Salnik and van der Meij have met in the double elimination final. Both riders took to the water on 7-meter and 8-meter kites and even the powered and smooth Dutch suffered a few uncharacteristic crashes.


Karolina Winkowska: photographers like her kite skills

Christophe Tack and Karolina Winkowska managed to steal the top spots at the Nitro City Kite and Cable Challenge.

Cable wakeboarding and kiteboarding have many things in common. That is exactly why this format combined both water sports into a fun competition.

The cable contest had the top eight men and four women finishers from best trick contest doing battle for first place, by showcasing their skills behind the cable.