Keahi De Aboitiz:

Keahi De Aboitiz and Moona Whyte have been crowned the 2013 Kite Surf Pro (KSP) world champions, at Hookipa Beach Park, Hawaii.


The finals of the Cabrinha Kite Surf Pro Maui kicked off with blasting trade winds and overhead surf. The best wave kitesurfers in the world were about to be decided.

On the Men's side, reigning KSP world champion Keahi DeAboitiz met local Maui hero Kai Lenny to determine who would be the new winner.

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Florian Gruber: he will celebrate with an Heineken

Florian Gruber and Erika Heineken have been crowned the 2013 IKA Kiteboard Course Race world champions, in Hainan, China.


The 19-year-old Florian Gruber stole Johnny Heineken's Course Racing world title, after putting out a stellar performance in Chinese waters.

In the final day of event at Boao, Hainan, it was only possible to complete one race, with the men flying their 17m and 19m kites.

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Salin-de-Giraud: Mistral wind doing its job

It's been considered France's brand new nautical arena. Salin-de-Giraud, located in the Bouches-du-Rhône region, is the new capital of European speed sailing.


The kiteboard and windsurf spot gets the best out of the strong, cold and usually dry regional Mistral wind currents that affects the Mediterranean coasts. It's one of the most famous winds of the world.

"We found the spot using Google Earth. As is always the case with this type of speed attempt, it had to be well-positioned in relation to the strong Mistral in our region”, explains Alex Caizergues, the world's fastest kiteboard.

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