Jeremie Tronet: a leap of happiness

They've jumped from icebergs, but also over piers, bridges, plateaus, shipwrecks, buildings and rocky cliffs. Kiteboarders are just like that. From time to time, they feel the need to leap.

Jeremie Tronet is one of them. The pro kiteboarder has been living between the French Riviera and the Caribbean, so he knows a large number of spots where he can train innovative stunts.

Look no further. Happy Island, a small man-made island/bar in the outer harbour of Clifton, Union Island, inspired Tronet. The tiny islet floats next to his dreamy JT Pro Center. So, there you go.

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Foilboarding: fast and fun | Photo: F-One Kites

The 2015 KiteFoil Gold Cup will be run for the second consecutive year in four world venues.

The hydro foiling mania is back. The fastest kiteboard racers in the planet are sharping their blades to steal the overall title from the hands of Johnny Heineken.

The calendar of the 2015 KiteFoil Gold Cup will travel to La Ventana (Mexico), San Francisco (USA), Townsville (Australia), and a European event to be announced shortly.

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Transmorph: Manel Arpa becomes a kiteboarding alien

Manel Arpa is a talented Spanish kiteboarder. The thing is... he is a "Transmorph"; he shapeshifted into an alien rider.

He's young and fully sponsored. Manel Arpa Zuriguel was born in 1996, but he rapidly turned pro. He has already participated in the PKRA's Freestyle tour, but he seems to excel while doing his own things.

"'Transmorphed' was an idea started on September, 2014. The suit I used during the video, I bought it years ago for a party, but I decided to take it out from the shoebox, and bring it with me once again to Brasil," explains Arpa.

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