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PKRA Brazil: Zoon and Kajiya Win Singles

PKRA Brazil: Zoon and Kajiya Win Singles

Welcome to Barra do Cunhau, Brazil for the third day of competition and the end of the single eliminations. There were some very close heats due to the presence of the Brazilian champions in the quarter finals. The victories however went to Youri Zoon (NED, Slingshot) in the men’s and Bruna Kajiya (BRA, Flexifoil) in the women’s division.

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PKRA Brazil: Start of the Singles: The Top 10 Resist a Brazilian Attack

PKRA Brazil: Start of the Singles: The Top 10 Resist a Brazilian Attack

The start of the single eliminations was expected to be a good day of action as there was a Brazilian rider in almost every single heat for the PKRA tour stop in Barra Do Cunhau, Brazil. Most of the Brazilian riders are unknown and it was a surprise to see their level of riding going down today.

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PKRA Brazil: Brazilian Rippers Dominate the Trials

PKRA Brazil: Brazilian Rippers Dominate the Trials

The Kiteboarding World Tour started with Trials for the first day of competition in Barra Do Cunhau, Brazil. With ten Brazilian riders on form to enter the main event together with a lot of international riders, it promised to be a good day of action.

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VIDEO: PKRA Germany 2011 Freestyle Wrap Up

Wrap Up of the double eliminations in St. Peter Ording, Germany during the 2011 PKRA Beetle Kitesurf World Cup.

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PKRA St. Peter Ording, Germany, Day 9: Finals: Zoon and Pulido are World Champions for 2011

By winning this event and the fifth one in a row, Youri Zoon takes home his first world champion title! Youri commented “I couldn’t be happier, it’s hard to believe, I’ve been fighting for so long now, I had my knee injuries that have held me back for a while but now, finally I got it! Super stoked!” The same thing happened in the girls with Gisela Pulido (ESP, Airush) taking her fourth PKRA World Title.

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PKRA St. Peter Ording, Germany, Day 8: Zoon and Pulido Win Singles

After a week of sun and light wind conditions, today the typical German weather returned to St. Peter Ording beach. Along with the cloud and rain came a steady twenty knots of wind in which we watched the best PKRA kiteboarders compete on the North Sea.

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Freestyle World Champion Andy Yates Injured

The PKRA Freestyle World Champion 2010, Australian Andy Yates, recently injured his shoulder while training at home. As a result, Andy won’t be able to compete in the next three events.

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North 2011 Evo Analyze This Kite Review

North 2011 Evo Analyze This Kite Review

The Evo is a five-strut one pump kite that shows North’s usual attention to details. This is a bridled four-line kite (it can also be flown as a five-line) with a very compact and simple bridle.

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Zoon and Pulido Take Freestyle Titles at PKRA Hua Hin

Zoon and Pulido Take Freestyle Titles at PKRA Hua Hin

It was an extremely wet and wild day here in Hua Hin, Thailand. The competition got underway very early this morning in very gusty and extraordinarily fierce weather conditions.

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Yates and Pulido Claim 2010 Freestyle World Titles

20-year-old Andy Yates started competing on the PKRA tour in 2009 but now in 2010 he's already won his first Freestyle World Championship title.

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VIDEO: Mallory de la Villemarque: Welcome to My Pool!

Even trying to build a kite spot like that you could not make it that good!!!

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North 2011 Rebel Analyze This Kite Review

Even though the 2011 Rebel looks much like the 2010, its handling has definitely been improved.

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PKRA Argentina Final Results

The wind began to howl in the early morning hours here in Bariloche, Argentina.

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Naish 2010 Momentum Analyze This Board Review

The Momentum gets up on a plane quickly and seems to hold its speed really well through gusts and lulls. The good amount of flex through the board really smooths out the chop.

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Designer’s Corner: 2010 Genetrix Origin

We wanted to complement the existing Hydra by offering a brand-new design dedicated to wave riding and freestyle.

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