Youth World Cup: freestylers will show what they've got | Photo: VKWC

The Youth World Cup 2015 will take place at Camping La Ballena Alegre, in Costa Brava, Spain, from June 27th to July 2nd.

The Freestyle ladder will be adapted to the number of registered competitors - Boys and Girls - per division, which are the following: Youth U11 (born in 2005 or after), Youth U13 (born in 2003 or 2004), Youth U15 (born in 2001 or 2002), Youth U17 (born in 1999 or 2000).

Competitors can only compete in one division. Riders should expect dominant Northern or South-Southeast winds ranging between 12 and 30 knots. The water temperature is of 18C, and the air temperature is between 20 and 25C.

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Andreas Toverud: a giant jump over the Arctic Circle

Andreas Toverud has set a new world record for the longest kite jump of all time.

The kiteboarder jumped off from Leiråtind, a 1490-meter mountain peak located in the Arctic Circle, with a 10-meter Cabrinha FX kite. Toverud wanted to celebrate Norway's Constitution Day (17th May).

After climbing the mountain, the Norwegian rider was tired but excited to complete the stunt. "Why do people hike up mountains voluntarily?" Andreas asked himself. With camera, kite, board and waist harness ready to go, it was time to fly.

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Lancelin Ocean Classic: kiteboarders will race against windsurfers in 2016 | Photo: John Carter/LOC

In 2016, and for the first time, both sailing classes will compete together from Ledge Point to Lancelin, in Western Australia.

The longest windsurfing race on Planet Earth will be back in 2016 between January 14th-17th. But the organization also aims to break the world record for the longest open ocean kitesurfing race.

The Lancelin Ocean Classic will be held for the 31st time, in Australia. The event launched in 1986 and, since then, attracted thousands of windsurfers and kiteboarders to an exciting 25-kilometer marathon.

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