Kevin Langeree: the sprayer | Photo: Cape Hatteras Wave Classic/Jason Hudson

Kevin and Jalou Langeree have conquered the first edition of the Cape Hatteras Wave Classic 2014, held on the Outer Banks, in North Carolina.

The annual kiteboarding contest is the only wave-based kitesurfing event held in North America. It has its own unique competition format, and has been inspired in the professional surfing circuit.

Riders are judged based on 50% wave riding, 25% tricks (airs and technical transitions) and 25% overall impression. The top two waves and top two tricks count towards these scores.


Lighthouse to Leighton: Australia's longest open-ocean kiteboarding race | Photo: Lighthouse to Leighton

The Lighthouse to Leighton 2014 will be raced on the 6th December, 2014, in Australia.

Australia's longest open-ocean kiteboarding race should attract 110 riders to the Indian Ocean waters for a 19-kilometer challenge.

The Lighthouse to Leighton marathon race takes off from the pristine waters of Phillip Point on Rottnest Island and concludes at Leighton Beach, Fremantle.


Red Bull King of the Air: the sky is the limit in Cape Town | Photo: Red Bull

The Red Bull King of the Air has announced the names of the kiteboarders invited for the event scheduled to be run between 31st January and 15th February, 2015, in Cape Town, South Africa.

Kevin Langeree, Ruben Lenten, Steven Akkersdijk, Andries Fourie, Aaron Hadlow, Jesse Richman, Tom Herbert, Billy Parker, Nick Jacobsen, Reno Romeu, Gianni Aragno, and Jerrie van de Kop will try to boost the biggest airs in a flag-out competition format.

"I just can't wait for the KOTA 2015 to kick off! To me this event is the most extreme, fun and the best way to show what kiteboarding is all about. The vibe around the event is just magical," explains Kevin Langeree.