- 21 November 2014 | Kiteboarding
Kiteboarders are getting more and more creative. Can you imagine sailing away with a fridge door or a wood plank? A team of innovative kitesurfers gave it a go.
They're asking us: "can you kite it? What can be kitesurfed?" Felix Pivec, the "strapless guru", and Greta Menardo, the "kite Babe", met up in Mokuleia, on the Oahu's North Shore for an unusual challenge.
What's the craziest thing you can kite? The first object passed the test. Kiteboarding with a snowboard doesn't make sense, but it works. In a way, snow is water, and water can be snow.
- 20 November 2014 | Kiteboarding
Ian Young has successfully completed a 1300-kilometer (808 miles) downwind challenge in Western Australia.
Young was able to ride his kite from Perth to the North West Cape, in order to raise money for Soldier On, a non-governmental organization which helps wounded soldiers.
The kiteboarder planned the whole adventure for three years. With a personal set of ram-air foil kites and GPS equipment, Ian Young was able to touch firm land on the Cape Range National Park.
- 05 November 2014 | Kiteboarding
Rob Douglas has claimed the 2014 North American Speed Sailing Invitational (NASSI), held on the island of Martha's Vineyard, in Massachusetts, USA.
Some of the fastest kiteboarders in the world have attended the "fastest regatta in the Western hemisphere." The event had a 27,000 dollar purse and was run for 15 days.
The former speed sailing record holder, 43, dominated the competition and won 16 out 18 races held at the summer colony of Martha's Vineyard.