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PKRA Presses On in Light Wind

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After two days of action and one day of no wind, competition continues in St Peter-Ording, Germany

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Foils: the Future or just a Fad?

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Will recent developments in design and manufacturing tip the scales?

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Heineken Wins Live2Kite Foilboard Nationals

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Johnny builds a picket fence out of first place finishes in San Francisco

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Slalom Racers Go Big in Austria

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Extreme racing conditions plus an unexpected Big Air display in Podersdorf

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Mille Lacs Snowkite Crossing This Weekend

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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

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

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PKRA Events Ignite in Istanbul, Turkey

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The 2013 Burn Kiteboarding World Cup is Officially Underway.

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Heinekens Sweep 2013 North American Championship

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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