Nick Jacobsen: following the instructions | Photo: Lars Daniel

Nick Jacobsen is one of craziest characters in the sport of kiteboarding. You'll confirm it for yourself.

In "Fly Me To The Moon," the fearless kite jump specialist stays true to his bold roots. In 13 minutes, Jacobsen embarks on an epic wind adventure.

Huge wave jumps, nude kiteboarding, caravan life, dangerous lake transfers, firing rides, jumps over piers, freestyle atrocities, swimming pool stunts, and skate kiteboarding are some of the experiences Nick made in 2015.

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Joe Pasquali: accelerating in San Francisco | Photo: Brendan Richards

Joey Pasquali has claimed the 2015 Bluerush Kite Race Series, hosted by the St. Francis Yacht Club, in San Francisco.

The winner of the event was only decided in the last race of the decisive night. Pasquali defeated experienced speedster, Johnny Heineken. Stefaans Viljoen finished third, and Bay Area rider Seth Besse kept fourth.

"It has been a great year for the 2015 Bluerush Kite Race Series. It just shows how fast the sport is developing that 34 out of 36 season competitors switched to racing hydrofoils this year, with about 80 percent making the change to ram air kites as well," underlined Joey Pasquali.

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La Ventana WindFest: four days of intense riding | Photo: La Ventana WindFest

La Ventana WindFest will return to Baja California, in Mexico, between January 20th-23rd.

The four-day kiteboarding and windsurfing competition invites riders to downwind races, slalom, big air, freestyle, course racing, and stand-up paddle while benefiting the local economy and encouraging the next generation of champions.

The 2015 La Ventana WindFest is open to contestants of all levels from ages 10 on up. Races will be run by the professional race director, Robbie Dean, who has led international regattas such as Rolex Big Boat Series, Kite Foil Gold Cup, and the Kiteboarding North Americans.

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