World Sailing confirms kiteboarding in the Paris 2024 Olympic Games

The World Sailing (WS) Council approved the introduction of kiteboarding in the Paris 2024 Olympic sailing program.

The sport of kiteboarding should make its Olympic debut in 2024, when the Summer Olympics hit Paris, the capital of France.

The World Sailing Council approved submission M22-18 that includes two windsurfing events, a mixed kiteboarding team event, a new mixed one person dinghy event, a mixed double-handed dinghy team event, and five events that have already been confirmed.

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Deury Corniel and Nina Font Castells crowned 2018 TwinTip:Racing world champions

Deury Corniel and Nina Font Castells claimed the 2018 TwinTip:Racing (TT:R) Slalom Youth World Championship, in Hainan Island, China.

The final qualification event for the upcoming 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) defined the 24 athletes that, in October, will live the dream in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

It will be the first that kiteboarders will compete for gold, silver, and bronze medals in an Olympic event. The historical moment will also mean random clashes and tangles during hard-fought water battles.

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"Dreamland," a kitesurfing film featuring Keahi De Aboitiz and Moona Whyte

There has always been a dispute over the name of the sport. Is it kiteboarding or kitesurfing?

"Dreamland," a compilation of wave kiting footage featuring Keahi De Aboitiz and Moona Whyte, helps us figure out how to distinguish both terms.

In fact, kitesurfing is more about flying a kite and hitting the waves. Somehow like a surfer, but pulled by a large kite. Interestingly, purist kitesurfing enthusiasts tend to use strapless surfboards, only.

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It's almost finals' day at Playa Llacolén. The 2018 Antofagasta Bodyboard Festival (ABF) continues in La Cupula, one of the finest boogie waves in Chile.

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Nic Rapa and Sean Silveira have taken out the second event of the 2018 Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour (PWT), held at Lake Allatoona's Dallas Landing Park, in Acworth, Georgia.

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