Marc Jacobs: watch the cliff

Marc Jacobs and Gisela Pulido have claimed the Freestyle competition at the PKRA Dakhla Kiteboard World Cup 2014, in Morocco.

In strong winds reaching more than 30 knots, the double elimination kicked off with riders using six and seven-meter kites.

Holding off Alex Neto in his first heat of the day, Jacobs moved on to defeat Christophe Tack in the final. Although Tack landed a solid S-Mobe and Crow Mobe 5 amongst others, he was one trick shy of the five tricks upon which the overall score is calculated.


Keahi de Aboitiz: floating

Keahi de Aboitiz and Moona Whyte have taken out the Wave division of the Dakhla Kiteboard World Cup 2014, in Morocco.

The mixed swell and large tidal range played a big factor in the finals. With a shifty peak and slightly offshore winds, it was difficult for riders to know where to line-up.

Despite some long lulls between waves, fun chest to head-high sets appeared in most of the heats. Riders were rewarded with lengthy rides and multiple sections allowing a variety of aerial and face maneuvers.


Airton Cozzolino: strapless master

The inaugural Red Bull Unfastened will be ridden in Sardinia, Italy, between 9th-14th April, 2014.

Airton Cozzolino and seven more kiteboarding stars will be competing in the "first pure" strapless contest. Kites and classic surfboards, only.

The freestyle event will have a judging criteria based on wave riding, tricks on flat water and aerial maneuvers.