Nico Parlier triumphs on windy San Francisco Bay

Who can stop Nico Parlier from winning the 2017 Hydrofoil Pro Tour? Apparently no one.

The French kiteboarder has stormed the second stop of the circuit, held in the iconic waters of San Francisco Bay. Parlier won 10 of the 13 races run by the St. Francis Yacht Club

On the last day of races, with powerful winds blowing across the flat water and the Alcatraz Island as background, Axel Mazella and Johnny Heineken fought an exciting battle for the second and third places.

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Mitu Monteiro prevails in the windy waves of Dakhla

Mitu Monteiro has taken out the 2017 World Cup Dakhla, in Morocco.

The Cape Verdean kitesurfer defeated Keahi de Aboitiz in the grand final held on the edge of the desert. The decisive clash had the strongest wind of the whole competition.

Both riders were super active, constantly pulling and landing front rolls, 360s, crazy horses, grabbed back rolls, and massive cutbacks. But the judges went for Monteiro.

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How to untwist the kite lines

It happens all the time, and you must sort it out, particularly when drifting in the water. Learn how to untangle the lines without landing your kite.

Kite lines are a fundamental part of the kiteboarding equation. You can't ride a kite if the lines are tangled, twisted, or full of knots.

Spaghetti lines are quite common, but you should know how to solve the problem. In fact, un-swiveling kite lines is a skill that, in the most extreme scenario, may save your life.

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A German company specialized in designing and build wake park features announced the creation of the world's first floating outdoor surf pool.

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Although a very young water sport, windsurfing has seen the birth, birth, and rebirth of several sailboard-oriented magazines.

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Nico von Lerchenfeld has had the time of his life at Surf Snowdonia, in Wales. But he was not there to surf.

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