Confederacao Brasileira de Kitesurf

We are happy to welcome another full member to the International Kiteboarding Association.

The CBK (Confederacao Brasileira de Kitesurf) represents top level riders in all disciplines and will add new color and quality to the development of kiteboarding.

Eduardo Piloni, vice president of CBK states "The establishment of the CBK followed by the recognition by IKA and ISAF are two unprecedented developments, thus making it remarkably important for the future of kiteboarding as a professional discipline.

Brazil provides unique conditions for kiteboarding, blessing the country with top level riders in all disciplines.

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Abel Lago 

Abel Lago has conquered the 2009 Spanish Kiteboarding Championship (Campeonato de España de Kiteboarding) in playa de Famara, Lanzarote, Islas Canarias.

The new spanish champion won both Waves and Racing competition.

Abel Lago defeated Jose Luengo (Waves) and Sami Gali (Racing) in the finals.

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 Shippagan, Canada

This year the KPWT will stop in North America, the first time in the KPWT history, a new stop on the tour 2009.

The event, held in Shippagan, Canada will take place over an action packed week, starting with registration on the 23rd August 2009. Total Prize money on offer is 30.000 euro over the five disciplines being, Freestyle Wave Masters Kiteloop Course Racing Pro Am - Sliders.

Shippagan lies in the province of New Brunswick on the Acadian Peninsula. Home to New Brunswick's largest fishing fleet, Shippagan Les Iles, has its own culture based on the fishing industry.

Shippagan offers a variety of riding locations that offer waves, glassy flat conditions and consistent winds. Shippagan Les es is an archipelago of three islands (Shippagan, Lame and Miscou) located at the very north of New Brunswick. The islands are very close to each other, creating lagoons where you'll find outstanding flat-water spots.

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