- 20 October 2013 | Kiteboarding
Cook Islands have joined the Kiteboard Tour Asia (KTA) Race Centre project.
KTA Race Centres are being set-up throughout Asia in partnership with local kite schools, surf centres and watersports resorts to give sailors the opportunity to learn how to ride race boards, improve skill level and hire race boards.
"It's very exciting for us to announce the next stage in the evolution of the KTA Race Centre Project, as it opens its doors, for the first time outside of Asia, with the founding of the first partnership in the Pacific Islands", the International Kiteboarding Association notes.
- 14 October 2013 | Kiteboarding
Mario Rodwald and Maxime Nocher are the new 2013 Kitesurf Tour Europe champions.
Castelldefels, in Spain, welcomed the Old Continent's best kiteboarding fleet for an exciting grand finale of the KTE Tour 2013, for both freestyle and course racing competitions.
In the Freestyle game, German front-runners Mario Rodwald and Sabrina Lutz had the opportunity to seal the deal in Castelldeldefels, alongside with 78 riders from 10 nations.
- 10 October 2013 | Kiteboarding
Five members of the Bridge family will compete at the inaugural Kiteracing Oceanic Championships, between 10th-15th December, 2013, in Western Australia.
Steph Bridge, Eric Bridge and their sons Olly, Guy and Tom will leave East Devon, in England, to Perth, Western Australia, for the upcoming Kiteracing Oceanic Championships.
Steph and Olly will run a one-off training camp from 27th November to 1st December, at Leighton Beach, designed to provide WA's junior kiters with a leading edge and additional skills focusing on stance, turning, stopping and parking, race rules, start line strategy, downwind angles, upwind tactics, buoy rounding and mental and physical preparation.