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PKRA Fuerteventura 2008

Congratulations to Gisela Pulido and Aaron Hadlow for winning Fuerteventura Kiteboarding Grand Slam and to Charles Deleau and Fabienne D’Ortoli for winning the Course Racing event!

Formosa Estuary

After several accidents occurring in the estuary this year, Maritime Police have prohibited kitesurfing and windsurfing as a preventative measure, much to the displeasure of the sport enthusiasts.

Fuerteventura Kitespeed Grand Slam

The 2008 Fuerteventura Kitespeed Grand Slam came to an end today with another two exciting races in conditions from 25-35 knots. It was again a hard fight between Sebastien Cattelan, Robert Douglas and Alex Caizergues.

Sebastien Cattelan

Sotavento Beach saw another epic battle today, with the better end for Sebastien Cattelan. Two races were completed today, varying from 20 knots and flat water to 30 knots and killer chop.

Sébastien Cattelan 

Day four of the 2008 Fuerteventura Kitespeed Grand Slam saw one of the most thrilling kitespeed races of all times. The first leg brought some big surprises, but todays second heat outperformed everything looked at before.

PKRA Fuerteventura

Fuerteventura once again will host a Grand Slam Event of the PKRA Kiteboarding World Tour. It will hold 3 official disciplines Freestyle, Racing, and Speed for over $77,000 USD in Prize Money.