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Final Wrap Up from PKRA Tenerife

The wind averaged approximately 20-25 knots throughout the day under cloudless, sunny blue skies.

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World Champion Kevin Langeree Injured at PKRA Fuerteventura

Langeree was dominating the final heat, but in an attempt to execute a blind judge in gusty, unpredictable 35-40 knots winds, he landed on the chop causing him to twist his knee out of position.

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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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Sky-Masters Discipline to Debut in Fuerteventura 2010

With the help of a modern device called the Shadowbox, it will enable our crew to record and accurately measure high altitudes jumps performed by competitors during this new unique discipline.

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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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Freak Winds at PKRA Hua Hin

Today was the first day in Hua Hin with unpredictable winds. PKRA Race director Olaf Van Tol decided to postpone the race and freestyle double elimination competitions today in anticipation that the wind would change in direction and pick up in strength.

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PKRA: A happy ending for the Asian Qualifier

The PKRA World Cup 2010 has kicked off in Hua Hin, Thailand, the most amazing place if you desire consistent winds averaging 20 knots, beautiful blue sunny skies, and temperatures averaging 34 degrees Celsius.

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Kristin Boese Sets Historic Kiteboarding Record

Kristin Boese has secured her mark in the sport’s history by winning the Guinness World Records™ for the most kite-boarding world championships attained by a woman athlete.

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IKA officially launches Olympic Campaign

With the successful bid of Rio de Janeiro and the Olympic Sailing Regatta 2016 held on the beaches of the Copacabana, Kiteboarding would perfectly suit into this scenery and add a true highlight to the Olympic Games.

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IKA Issues Threat to KPWT/IKF Kiteboarders

In a press release, the IKA has announced today that competitors who participate in non-IKA/ISAF contests will not be eligible to compete in IKA events. This means that riders who compete in KPWT events will not be able to also compete in PKRA events.

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PKRA Teri Kite Pro Highlight Video

Check out the highlights from the last day of the 2009 Teri Kite Pro. Congratulations to new Kiteboarding World Champion Kevin Langeree!

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