Lord of the Wind Showdown: sailing the winds of Los Barriles

Bryan Lake has conquered the Lord of the Wind Showdown, at Los Barriles, Baja California Sur, Mexico.


The fourth edition of the Lord of the Wind Showdown had great winds and completed the entire program consisting of Course Racing, Slalom, Freestyle, Big Air and the classic long distance race.

Foilboards were a surprise for many spectators. Adam Koch surprisingly won the Big Air on a foilboard, while Adam Withington showed outstanding technique and control on his own hydrofoil, in both Course Race and Slalom.

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Nils Stolzlechner: he didn't eat his morning cereals

Narapichit Pudla and Dylan van der Meij have taken out three kiteboarding divisions, at the KTA Indonesia 2014, held in Trikora Beach, Bintan.


Pudla won the Raceboard and Twin-Tip classes. He is now one of the best riders in the Asian continent. "I think overall I finished first. Quite a good four days' work, really."

Swiss rider Astrid Berz, 41, was similarly elated with her performance, particularly in the changing conditions that ameliorated as the contest progressed.

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Erika, Tyler, Joey, Johnny and Bryan: nominees for the American Kiteboarding Association 2013 Kite Racer of the Year

Bryan Lake, Erika Heineken, Joey Pasquali, John Heineken and Tybur Reed have nominated for the American Kiteboarding Association 2013 Kite Racer of the Year.


The newly established American Kiteboarding Association (AKA) has picked the first nominees for the Kite Racer of the Year awards.

Bryan Lake, from San Diego, claimed the 2013 PKRA Kite Slalom Racing World Championship, in style, undefeated. From skimboards to foilboards, Bryan just simply goes fast.

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