Damien Leroy: stealing the show in Florida

Brandon Bowe and Damien Leroy have dominated the Miami Kiteboarding Masters 2014, held at Crandon Park, Florida.

Riders were greeted with 15-20 knots of wind, beautiful blue skies, and the pristine flat waters. The 10th annual Miami Kiteboarding Masters is now the oldest kitesurfing competition in Florida.

The day started off with the Freestyle competition. Standouts like Andre Bacic, Nicolas Biaggi, Leif Christian Given, and Kellen Hall were pushing the field with very technical tricks.


Port Alfred: windy and wavy

A kiteboarder has died in Port Alfred, in South Africa.

The 66-year-old rider collapsed while kitesurfing at Eastern Beach.

"The man had reportedly collapsed unconscious, suspected to be from unknown medical causes, while kitesurfing with his son and fellow kite-boarders", underlined Craig Lambinon, spokesman for the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI).


2014 Red Bull Ragnarok: find Dominik Zimmermann

Dominik Zimmermann has mastered the 2014 Red Bull Ragnarok, at Dyranut, Norway.

Ravines, drifts, rocks and hills were blessed by excellent snow conditions and sunny weather. Occasionally light wind made the competitors struggle to keep their kites in the air.

Only 40 kiteboarders managed to finish the whole race, and it took three hours for Dominik Zimmermann to finish the competition in first place.