Kiteboarding is working on the Olympic dossier

The Expansion Commission and the Olympic Commission have been constituted as first IKA working parties.

Now it is up to some specialists comittees to start working on the development of kiteboarding.

While the Expansion Commission is intended to help new national class associations to be founded and to make a proper start into the organization of their national issues, the Olympic Commissions task is to develop a strategy and format for the olympic games, that represents kiteboarding as an inidvidual sport.

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Hannah Whitely

Toby Raw and Hannah Whitely have been crowned winners of the first round of the British Kite Surfing Association held Swansea, South Wales.


With Aaron Hadlow at the beach and a continuous changing weather - the Swansea stage saw rain, rays of sun and grey clouds - it was a really challenging competition.

Final Pro results:

Men

1. Toby Raw
2. Sam Light
2. Ali Barrett

Women:

1. Hannah Whitely 1st
2. Nicky Rudd
3. Sarah Sylvester

Bruna Kajiya

The 2009 Kiteboard Open - biggest kitesurfing event in the Netherlands - is ready to kick off in 31st May and 1st June. Cesar Portas and Bruna Kajiya have confirmed they will be at the 2009 Kiteboard Open.

The village of Noordwijk, in the western Netherlands/province of South Holland will host several contests and beach lifestyle events.

The Kiteboard Open is entering its 5th edition. Pro and rookie kiters will certainly enjoy the Noordwijk beaches, where kiteboarding is very popular.

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