Red Bull Megaloop Challenge: go big or go home | Photo: Schurgers/Red Bull

The Red Bull Megaloop Challenge 2015 returns to The Spot, in Zandvoort, the Netherlands.

Oli Sweeney, Nico Etienne, Jerrie Van de Kop, Kevin Smidt, Linus Erdmann and Steven Akkersdijk have already confirmed their spot in the Big Air kiteboarding event. But there are still eight places for invited riders.

Ruben Lenten, the founder of the Red Bull Megaloop Challenge, is looking for anonymous riders to join this incredible competition. If you really would like to be a part of this extreme contest, upload your best Megaloop video and convince Ruben Lenten you're the best pick.

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Dakhla: a windy paradise in Morocco | Photo: Hugo Valente/VKWC

Liam Whaley, Kevin Langeree, Keahi de Aboitiz, Karolina Winkowska, Gisela Pulido and Jalou Langeree have claimed the first event of the Virgin Kitesurf World Championships, held in Dakhla, in Morocco.

The Prince Moulay el Hassan Kiteboarding World Cup Dakhla 2015 had near-perfect wind conditions for the entire week. The new season is underway, and what a way to start it off.

In the Freestyle division, Liam showed why a fifth year on the Tour can be an advantage. He delivered the highest heat total of the event in the semi-final: a 39.6. Karolina and Gisela had an epic clash, but the Polish prevailed with a variety of powerful manoeuvres, including a KGB.

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Vietnam: eight kiteboarders sailed from Mui Ne to Vung Tau | Photo: VKS

A group of kiteboarders sailed 155 kilometers along the coast of Vietnam.

They believe it's an all-time Asian record. Seven kiteboarders led by Hai Dang Tran spent eight hours riding their kites from Mui Ne to Vung Tau, in the southeast of Vietnam.

The weather conditions were just perfect. With north-easterly winds blowing at up to 30+ knots, the team set sail from Mui Ne Beach and finished the journey before nightfall. The team leader was worried they could not complete the adventure before sunset but, inspired by a crowd of cheering locals, the group completed the goal.

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