Kiteboarding News Headlines and Top Stories

Wellington, NZ

Two kitesurfers have been reported missing and then accounted for, but emergency services were still looking for a kite surfer in a busy day on the waters around Wellington.

Poole Lifeboat

In strong breezy conditions, the inshore lifeboat was called out to a report of a kite that was separated from a kitesurfer and the first informant was unsure whether the kitesurfer was safe.

IKA & PKRA joint forces

The International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) and the Professional Kiteboard Riders Association (PKRA) came to an agreement regarding the issues raised by PKRA prior to joining the IKA. It will be noted that IKA was sanctioned by the International Sailing Federation as the worldwide governing body of kiteboarding.

PKRA will publish a 2009 schedule

The PKRA 2009 World Tour Schedule will be published on February 10th.

RNLI

Tired kitesurfer is grateful to see Hoylake Lifeboat speeding to his rescue.

2009 Triple-S Invitational

The Triple-S Invitational is the international free ride "world championships" of kiteboarding, held every year in Cape Hatteras, NC.

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