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PKRA New Caledonia: Alex Pastor Wins the Noumea Kitesurf Pro

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The final heats of the 2011 PKRA season took place at the Nissan Noumea Kitesurf Pro, New Caledonia in perfect conditions with a solid twenty knots of wind. The double elimination was completed today, Alex Pastor (ESP, Airush) won the event in the men’s category and Asia Litwin in the women’s.

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PKRA New Caledonia: End of Singles, Youri Zoon Loses First Heat of the Year

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The one thing that all the riders agreed on was that the conditions were challenging. This did not stop them from landing an array of great tricks. Unexpectedly, World Champion Youri Zoon (NED, Slingshot) lost against Mario Rodwald (GER, North) in the quarter finals leaving Alex Pastor (ESP, Airsuh) to win the singles today.

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PKRA New Caledonia: Trials and Singles in Noumea

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The Nissan Noumea Kitesurf Pro started with light wind and a few rain showers but we quickly saw the sun come out and twenty knots of wind. In the morning the trials competition started to qualify the sixteen men who will go on into the main event and face the top eight riders in the world. The trials were dominated by local riders and Australians. In the afternoon the weather cleared up and the first two rounds of men were completed.

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PKRA Introduces a People’s Choice Special Event

The Professional Kiteboard Riders Association is proud to bring you the Nissan Noumea Kitesurf Pro 2011 PEOPLE’S CHOICE SPECIAL EVENT, presented by Best Kiteboarding.

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VIDEO: Youri Zoon’s World Champion Season

Watch a video recap of Youri Zoon's 2011 PKRA season, leading to his first World Championship Title.

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PKRA News: New Caledonia Confirmed, Australia and South Africa Cancelled

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The final PKRA event this year will be held in the beautiful lagoon of Noumea in New Caledonia and is confirmed for the following dates: 30th of November until December 4th, with registration of the 29th of November.

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VIDEO: Tom Herbert Profile

Video profile of French rider Tom Hebert, ranked fifth overall on the PKRA 2011 tour.

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VIDEO: PKRA Brazil Half Hour Highlight Show

Check out this show about the recent PKRA competition in Barra Do Cunhau, Brazil.

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PKRA Brazil: Youri Zoon and Bruna Kajiya Finish On Top

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Strong winds blowing in the bay of Barra Do Cunhau, Brazil welcomed the top ten best kiteboarders in the world for the end of the double eliminations. The Brazilian rider Carlos Madson (BRA, RRD) made an impressive comeback all the way to third place, winning four heats in a row and taking down some of the best riders in the world, one after another.

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PKRA Brazil: Start of Double Eliminations

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The first highlight of the day was the heat pairing Kevin Langeree (NED, Naish) and Michael Schitzhofer (AUT, Best) who wanted his revenge from the last event in Germany where he lost in the doubles.

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PKRA Brazil: Zoon and Kajiya Win Singles

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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

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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

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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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VIDEO: PKRA Germany 2011 Course Racing Wrap Up – St. Peter Ording

Wrap up video of the course racing in St. Peter Ording for the 2011 PKRA in Germany.

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