Year: 2011


KSP One Eye: Day 3 Update

September 25, 2011: With a solid breeze mid-morning on day three of the KSP One Eye Pro, Round 1 of the men’s division resumed. Kiting on 7- to 9-meter kites, competitors once again had phenomenal waves — 4 to 6 feet (Hawaiian), 8- to 12-foot faces.
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KSP One Eye: Day Two Update

As winds hovered around 10 to 12 knots and 3- to 4-meter swell detonated on the reef during the morning and early afternoon of day two of the KSP One Eye Pro, competitors stayed on call for the wind to ramp up just a bit more.
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The KSP Tour Kicks off at One Eye

The KSP World Tour is pleased to officially kick off the One Eye Pro in Mauritius, the first of its three World Championship Wave Riding Tour stops.
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VIDEO: Make My Day Episode 3: Tahiti

Be careful when you receive an alert on Skype, two days later you can be in Tahiti, ready to ride with rays, sharks, turtles, and get smashed on Teahupoo. Welcome to Tahiti....
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VIDEO: 2012 Best TS

We've taken the original Taboo concept and brought it even closer to perfection. The TS has more low end grunt, better slack line feel and faster turn initiation.

Something from Nothing: The Baja Joe Interview

Located in the middle of the most popular section of beach in La Ventana, Baja Joe’s resort has become an iconic place in the world of windsurfers and kiteboarders, but it was once just a piece of land covered with shrubs and cacti in an unknown Mexican village.

PKRA Brazil: Youri Zoon and Bruna Kajiya Finish On Top

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.

PKRA Brazil: Start of Double Eliminations

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.

PKRA Brazil: Zoon and Kajiya Win Singles

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.

PKRA Brazil: Start of the Singles: The Top 10 Resist a Brazilian Attack

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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VIDEO: Paul Porter: Shortcut

New US Team Rider Paul Porter put together a few short clips of him throwing down on the Best HP and Profanity.

Flexifoil Announces New Hadlow ID Kite

Flexifoil is proud to announce today the next step in the HADLOW range. The HADLOW ID is the 2nd kite from Aaron Hadlow, offering all kitesurfers from intermediate through to pro a step into the world and style of HADLOW.

PKRA Brazil: Brazilian Rippers Dominate the Trials

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.

Erin Swain: After Irene

After the completely disappointing month of August (for wind and waves), the Outerbanks was met with hurricane Irene. Although she brought us a little much needed swell in the ocean, she destroyed many parts of Hatteras, Manteo, and sound-side residents and businesses.

TKB at Surf Expo

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