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PKRA Morocco Final Results

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It was a great final day in Dakhla, Morocco. Riders prepared their 10-14m kites for the continuation of the men and women freestyle double eliminations, which began early this morning under cloudy skies with winds averaging 15 knots. The conditions were stable for the last round of heats.

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PKRA Mexico Wrap Up and Final Results

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It was yet another beautiful, hot sunny day in Riviera Maya, Mexico. A large crowd of spectators scattered along the beach this morning in hopes of catching a glimpse of all the non-stop kiteboarding action.

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Zoon and Pulido Take Freestyle Titles at PKRA Hua Hin

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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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Close Up: Karolina Winkowska

When she was just 13 she tried kiteboarding for the first time with her dad, who attached her to a rope so she wouldn’t fly away. Now Karolina is 20 and travels the globe on the PKRA circuit, finishing the 2010 season in second place in freestyle.

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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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2011 PKRA Schedule Announced

The much-anticipated 2011 PKRA World Tour Schedule is finally out. The busy calendar promises to be an exiting professional kiteboarding season visiting 5 continents, with 9 freestyle events, 6 wave events and 6 racing events. The event pages will be updated periodically with updates and new information. Make sure to the check the event status field of each event before making any plans or buying airline tickets.

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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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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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PKRA New Caledonia Final Results/Report

Andy Yates and Gisela Pulido take the world title in New Caledonia. All riders were on top of their game and did not take one minute for granted out on the water.

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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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VIDEO: World Champion Kevin Langeree Injury Update

Kevin Langeree injured his knee during the final heat at PKRA Fuerteventura.

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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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