The 2009 PKRA Portimao gets underway with 40 kiteboarders

June 24, 2009 | Kiteboarding

2009 PKRA Portimão in Portugal

The 2009 PKRA Portimão in Portugal is underway with 40 registered kiteboarders. The event is being held in the beautiful Algarve (South of Portugal).

Sixteen of the best progressive freestyle riders of the world (male and female) along with four top Portuguese riders will battle it out in challenging conditions to prove who is the greatest.

The athletes will also have a chance at a generous amount of prize money, not to mention another day at the beach to challenge last year's champions Kevin Langeree (Naish, NED) and Susi Mai (Cabrinha, GER).

The names confirmed for the Freestyle event are:

Men / Portugal
Gonçalo "Gonzas" Gomes
Danilo Nacarato
Paulino Pereira
Rui Duarte Silva

Women / Portugal
Inês Correia


Kevin Langeree
Martin Vari
Abel Lago
Sebastien Garat
Charles Deleau
Randy Hereman
Alberto Rondina
Forest Baker
Damien Leroy
Michael Schithofer
Jesse Richman

Steph Bridge
Jalou Langeree
Karolina Winkoska
Johara Sykes
Nicky Rudd
Marilou Lavale
Pauline Boussard

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