Master of the Ocean: an event for accomplished watermen | Photo: Tony Roberts

The 13th annual Master of the Ocean will hit the tropical north shore of the Dominican Republic, between 23rd-28th February, 2015.

Defending champions Zane Schweitzer and Fiona Wylde will put their titles on the line against the likes of Omri Hazor, Luciano González, Brian Talma and more top competitors from Canada, Germany, Israel, Puerto Rico, Scandinavia and the USA.

The 12 teams of four athletes each will compete in four water sports - kiteboarding, windsurfing, surfing and stand up paddleboarding - for five days at Playa Encuentro, just outside the international watersports mecca of Cabarete.

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Wave kitesurfing: added to the 2015 PKRA World Tour | Photo: Toby Bromwich/PKRA

The Professional Kiteboard Riders Association (PKRA) has introduced the Overall 2015 PKRA World Tour Title for the best rider across all disciplines.

Slalom, Freestyle, Big Air and Wave. The 2015 PKRA World Tour calls the best kitesurfers in the world to a redesigned new season. The worldwide circuit will kick off in Dakhla, Morocco, on the 18th March.

Wave kitesurfers will return to the PKRA circus with a full calendar. There will be a qualifying series at every Wave event scheduled during the 2015 season. Twenty-four men and 12 women will be in the initial Dakhla ladder, plus three local wildcards.

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Aaron Hadlow: the new King of the Air 2015 | Photo: Craig Kolesky

Aaron Hadlow has conquered the Red Bull King of the Air 2015, at Cape Town's Big Bay.

The unstable weather forecasts were not strong enough to detain the world's best air kiteboarders from showing how high they could fly in South Africa, in front of 17,000 fans.

The capacity crowd watched Hadlow besting Jesse Richman, Kevin Langeree, and Jerrie van de Kop in the final. The British trickster landed two massive mega loop KGBs twice during semis and finals to claim the prestigious title.

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