- 18 August 2014 | Kiteboarding
Bjorn Rune Jensen has been the fastest rider at the Red Bull Battle of the Sund 2014, a kiteboarding marathon held between Sweden and Denmark.
With 250 kiteboarders from 16 different nations out in the water, it was time to rewrite the history of the great naval battle that took place November 8th, 1658, and that was lost by Sweden.
But the problem is that Rune Jensen, a kiteboarder from Denmark, had other plans. He ended up winning the 40-kilometer Open class challenge in one hour and 31 minutes.
- 15 August 2014 | Kiteboarding
Johnny Heineken celebrated victory in Silvaplana, Switzerland, during the second stop of the KiteFoil GoldCup.
Kiteboarders from 15 nations traveled to Engadin, in the Swiss Alps, a mecca for skiers in winter, to compete at 1,800 meters above sea level in the latest sailing sensation: kite foilboarding.
The crystal-clear blue lake tested the long high tech fins, which require incredible skill to control - you're literally flying on a knife edge, at warp speed, and with almost no drag resistance.
- 11 August 2014 | Kiteboarding
Aaron Hadlow won the Think Blue Kitesurf World Cup 2014, at St. Peter-Ording, in Germany. It's his first podium spot since 2009.
Former world freestyle kiteboarding champion Aaron Hadlow has, once again, celebrated victory in a PKRA stage. The British rider pulled his biggest and best tricks in optimal flat water and waist-high kickers to steal the event.
"Finally done it. I couldn't get my hopes up yesterday; I just knew I was in a good position and luckily I was able to make it," explains Hadlow.