- 05 July 2014 | Kiteboarding
The winners of the 2014 PKRA/IKA Freestyle Junior World Championship have been crowned at Sant Pere Pescador, in Spain.
In the last day of competition, the Boys 12-14 saw Maxime Chabloz making his way up the ladder and advancing two spots. Christian Tio managed to move up a spot from his finish in the single elimination, until Tom Bridge put a stop to his climb, taking the world champion title.
In the Boys 14-16, the top four remained in their spots from the singles. Andrea Vicani made a valiant effort winning three heats, advancing the most spots for the day, before finally falling to Guy Bridge. Noe Font takes the title.
- 30 June 2014 | Kiteboarding
Riccardo Leccese and Elena Kalinina have sailed to victory at the African Kite Race Championships 2014, held at Soma Bay, Egypt.
Thre last day of competition saw a significant drop in wind, with kiteboarders fighting for medals and better places in the overall rankings.
German world champion Florian Gruber and longtime rival Riccardo Leccese concluded a four-day battle in the windy waters of Soma Bay. In the end, it was the Italian who smiled.
- 28 June 2014 | Kiteboarding
Riccardo Leccese leads the African Continental Course Racing Championship 2014, as races reach climax in Soma Bay, Egypt.
The morning rounds ended with a dramatic scene, when several riders crashed, including Leccese, who made a miraculous recovery and raced to finish second, just behind Florian Gruber taking first.
"Since I came here I had the podium on my mind. I want to win this competition. I have been telling to myself that this year is my year. I haven't backed off, I am pushing it every day and it has not been easy but 11 bullets on the score make me feel that I can win this," says Leccese.