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Mille Lacs Snowkite Crossing This Weekend

Mille Lacs Snowkite Crossing This Weekend

Minnesotans are crazy, and if you can't beat 'em -- join 'em for a weekend of racing

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Erika Heineken Reigns World Champion in China

Erika Heineken Reigns World Champion in China

Brother, Johnny Heineken, takes second to a tenacious Florian Gruber

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PKRA Events Ignite in Istanbul, Turkey

PKRA Events Ignite in Istanbul, Turkey

The 2013 Burn Kiteboarding World Cup is Officially Underway.

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Heinekens Sweep 2013 North American Championship

Heinekens Sweep 2013 North American Championship

After four days of racing at Crissy Field, Johnny and Erika take the continental racing title.

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VIDEO: The Need for Speed

VIDEO: The Need for Speed

North Kiteboarding takes to Egypt with an inside look at the 2013 African Course Racing Championships.

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VIDEO: 2013 African Course Racing Wrap-Up

VIDEO: 2013 African Course Racing Wrap-Up

Johnny and Erika Heineken take first and second place finishes at the 2013 African Course Racing Championships in Egypt.

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Johnny Heineken named 2012 US SAILING Yachtsman of the Year

Johnny Heineken named 2012 US SAILING Yachtsman of the Year

Johnny Heineken has been named the 2012 Rolex Yachtsman of the Year for his dominating performances in competitive kiteboarding, including the Kiteboarding Course Racing World Championship in Cagliari, Italy, where he topped 148 competitors to claim the world title for a second consecutive year.

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John and Erika Heineken Win North American Kite Course Racing Championship

John and Erika Heineken Win North American Kite Course Racing Championship

John Heineken and his sister Erika (both USA, Ozone/Mikes Lab) have taken the 2012 North American Course Racing Championship titles after 12 races.

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VIDEO: PKRA Mexico Wrap Up

VIDEO: PKRA Mexico Wrap Up

Wrap up video of the 2012 PKRA event in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. This is the first tour stop of the 2012 PKRA Course Racing season.

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Americans Dominate Racing at PKRA Mexico

Americans Dominate Racing at PKRA Mexico

The final day played out somewhat as expected with considerably less wind than the previous days. Meeting at 10am, the racers arrived to a calm beach and a more serene atmosphere, with the hopes that the wind would shift and increase enough to hold racing or the remainder of the freestyle competition.

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The Kite Racer Interviews

The Kite Racer Interviews

The Kiteboarder Magazine sat down with some of the world's top kiteboarding course racers and designers to talk to them about the direction of course racing and what it means for the sport of kiteboarding.

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Kite-Cross World Championship Results from EUROSAF High Performance Grand Prix

Kite-Cross World Championship Results from EUROSAF High Performance Grand Prix

Within the event the inaugural Kite Cross World Championship was held. While there were run-away leaders in some classes, including double Olympic Tornado medallist Mitch Booth in the F18 catamaran, the closest finish across the whole competition was in the men’s kiteboarding competition.

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PKRA Mexico Wrap Up and Final Results

PKRA Mexico Wrap Up and Final Results

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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La Ventana Update for 1/23/2011: The Last Day! More Racing, SUP Downwinder, and Demos

All good things come to an end, and so ends the 2011 La Ventana Classic and KiteXpo. Today the wind was lighter than the last two days, but the course racing was able to be finished and riders were able to continue demoing the latest gear here on the beach.

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Close Up: Adam Koch

If you’ve been following kiteboarding for a number of years then you have probably heard of Adam Koch.

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