Steph Bridge: she's fast

The United Kingdom Windsurfing Association (UKWA) and the British Kitesports Association (BKSA) have announced a groundbreaking partnership for 2014.

The UKWA will run kite racing competitions during three national windsurfing championship events. It's the first time these "rival" wind sports unite efforts at national level.

"The time has long gone for any hostility. We are a stronger voice together than we ever will be apart. Whilst windsurfing is safe for 2016 and 2020, it may well be that kiteboards will also get their chance in 2020 if extra medals can be achieved," says Bob Ingram, Chairman of the UKWA.


World Class Kiteboard Academy: a pleasant and useful experience

Would you study in a school that prepares pupils for the world of kiteboarding? Look no further. Meet the World Class Kiteboard Academy (WCKA).

The World Class Kiteboard Academy is an accredited private high school that combines academics, athletics, travel, and cultural immersion with the sport of kiteboarding.

It was designed to be a school for students who are motivated to learn beyond the traditional classroom and for students who want kiteboarding to take them to new boundaries of discovery.


2014 World Ice and Snow Sailing Championship: there's always time to smile

More than 115 riders competed at the 2014 World Ice and Snow Sailing Championship, in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

During five days, the best ice kiteboarders and windsurfers battled for medals in the frozen tracks of Saint Petersburg.

The competition was organized by the World Ice and Snow Sailing Association (WISSA). There were many divisions up and sailing. Kites with snowboards, kites with skis, windsurf rigs, and wings, all being run in course race, freestyle and short slalom tracks.