Kiteboarding News Headlines and Top Stories

Handheld GPS not valid for kiteboarding records

The International Speed Windsurfing Class (ISWC) and the International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) have to clarify their position on the newly created GPS Speed World Records, introduced by the website GPSSS and GPSKS. 

Half Moon Bay

A 30-year-old kitesurfer from Santa Clara drowned at Poplar Beach, Half Moon Bay, on the San Mateo Coast.

Grand Prix Petit Navire 2009

The Grand Prix Petit Navire, one of the most renowned competitive kiteboarding and sailing events, will host the 2009 European Course Racing Championships.

La Ventana Classic

For the Crossing Race 119 racers entered this year’s event. 18 pangas sponsored by local business Ventana Windsports (Esteban) and captained by our seasoned local fishermen transported the competitors to the waters of Los Viejos at Cerralvo Island.

Tampa Bay Kite Masters

The 2009 Tampa Bay Kite Masters ("The Rayley Grace Kite Race") is on. Kickoff party is at Water Sports West on Feb 28th at 6:00 pm. The official start day of the race is on March 1st, wind permitting.

Steve Verelst

Steve Verelst, two times Belgium Freestyle Champion has now officially joined Flyboards international team.