- 02 September 2014 | Kiteboarding
Big Air kiteboarding competitions are getting more popular than ever. Ariel Corniel and Gisela Pulido have proved that humans can fly.
With winds gusting up to 35 knots, the Tarifa Pro Kite Tour 2014 held a Big Air contest. This kiteboarding discipline has its secrets: you've got to time the jumps nicely, as there were large holes on the inside of the competition area.
Riders combined their sky high jumps with variations on spins, kite loops and board-offs. Each high jump sent the crowds lining the beach into a roar, clearly pumping the competitors up with confidence to go even bigger on their next pass.
- 01 September 2014 | Kiteboarding
The Virgin Kitesurfing Armada has set a Guinness World Record for the largest parade of kitesurfers, in Tarifa, Spain.
The event boosted by Richard Branson attracted a total of 352 riders to the warm waters of the south of Spain. The previous record was set in 2013 with 318 kiteboarders.
The world record has rules: the fleet must sail together for one nautical mile. And that is exactly what 352 kiteboarders did.
- 27 August 2014 | Kiteboarding
Youri Zoon, Kevin Langeree and Nick Jacobsen have developed a unique method of kiteboarding together.
Youri Zoon said he always enjoys a great time, when Kevin Langeree and Nick Jacobsen join him for a kiteboarding session. This time, they've tried something completely different. And quite dangerous, so don't copycat.
The stunt has never been tested before. They've named it "2 Up, 1 Down". So, if it's done in kiteboarding, you can easily imagine what it is. Some of these riders were so smart, they've forgotten their kites. Confused? Let's see.