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Day 1 Report from Johnny Heineken at the 2011 Kite Course Racing World Championships

Six of the top seven are Americans and almost all of the Mike's Lab boards are in the top 10...pretty cool. Today the wind was kind of backwards from normal. It started side-off and really puffy and the kite call was super hard to make because figuring out how windy it was out there was next to impossible.

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KSP TOUR – WILDCARD APPLICANTS LIST AND FINAL NOTICE FOR SUBMISSION JUNE 11

To ensure that that they received all applications for those that applied for a wildcard spot on the KSP tour, IKA and KSP are asking that riders double check that you are on the below list. If not, please contact the KSP or IKA by June 11 with proof of your in-time application.

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Kiteboarding to be Included in 2016 Olympics as an Evaluation

The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has decided to include kiteboarding course racing as an evaluation sport in the 2016 Olympics.

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Kitesurfing Wave World Championship Series Announced

The second stage – the finals – will be run by the Kite Surf Pro (KSP), a new tour created by a group of the worlds finest wave riders.

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Final World Rankings for 2010

After the last events of the season, the final rankings for 2010 in all disciplines have been published. The overall world cup winners are: Andy Yates / Gisela Pulido (Freestyle), Bruno Sroka / Steph Bridge (Course Racing) and Guilly Brandao / Gisela Pulido (Wave Riding).

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IKA Kicks Off Olympic Campaign

The International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) is launching a campaign to gain inclusion of Kiteboard Racing as an event on the Olympic Sailing program for the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games.

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PKRA Essaouira Wrap Up

The wind began to pick up in strength fairly early this morning, making it possible for an 11:30am start.

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IKA, PKRA, KPWT, IKF, ISAF: What does it all Mean?

So far, everything going on has only directly affected a small number of competition riders, but what does this all mean for the rest of us?

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PKRA Cabarete Results/Wrap Up

More than 20 nationalities made their way to Cabarete to test their skills against the world’s best kiteboarders

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PODCAST: Puerto Rico IKA Caribbean Championship

Our guest on this week’s The Kiteboarder podcast is Karla Barerra of Kitesurf Puerto Rico.

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2010 IKA World Kite Races: Day 2

Today was a completely different day for the 34 racers from 14 countries participating in the 2010 IKA World Kite Racing Championship.

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PKRA France 2010: Final Results

Today was much like the past few days. The wind decided that it was going to be stubborn yet again.

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Things are Getting Nasty Between IKA/KPWT: KPWT loses Court Case against the IKA

The Kiteboard Pro World Tour (KPWT, official name: Globe Pro Firm LLC), a limited liability company based in Delaware, USA with its management in Brasil, served a court injunction on the International Kiteboarding Association (IKA), a not for profit International Association based with headquarters in Germany, on the 15th of January, 2010.

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TKB PODCAST: Aaron Hadlow

This week, our special guest on The Kiteboarder podcast is pro rider Aaron Hadlow. At just 21 years old, Aaron started on his path to becoming the five time world kiteboarding champion on the PKRA tour at 10 years old when he first started flying his dad’s kites.

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TKB PODCAST: Jon Modica on the Cancellation of KPWT Jamiaca

Our guest this week is Cabrinha pro rider Jon Modica from Florida. As many people know, the first tour stop in Jamaica was canceled after only 15 riders showed up and there were many problems at the event site.

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