Johnny Heineken: a perfect victory

Johnny Heineken sealed the deal at the US Kite Foil Nationals 2014, held in front of the St Francis Yacht Club, in California.

After three days of action-packed races, the master of US kiteboarding claimed yet another title for his large museum.

Heineken won all races with tactic games and speed, leaving Joey Pasquali in the runner-up position, and Stefaans Viljoen in third place.

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Poetto Beach: Cagliari's kite spot

The 2014 Formula Kite Youth and Master Worlds are running between 12th-18th May, at Poetto Beach, in Cagliari, Italy.

More than 65 athletes from 25 nations will gather in Sardinia's capital to participate and to take their chances for the prestigious crown. The title contenders are many, and the competition level is high so great battles will be underway.

The event in Cagliari can be also an anticipation of getting kiteboarding in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, as the sports keeps growing, and spreading out more stops and tours all over the world.

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Rob Douglas: speed determination

Rob Douglas has been the fastest kiteboarder at the 2014 Sosh Cup, held in Leucate, France.

The North American rider was able to defeat the current world speed record holder Alex Caizergues, as well as the windsurfing speed master Antoine Albeau.

Rob Douglas also managed to set a new course record for Leucate at 46.53 knots. The Sosh Cup takes each rider's two best runs per heat to get the rankings.

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