Help AWSI choose their 2013 Kiteboarder of the Year!  Contest ends August 26, 2013. Vote for your favorite rider by clicking the like buttons below their video.

The Association of Wind and Water Sports Industries (AWSI) is a registered non-profit trade association that represents the North American manufacturers, retailers, and schools in the sports of kiteboarding, windsurfing, and stand-up paddle boarding (SUP).

The 2013 winner will be determined by the outcome of public online voting. Contestants were chosen by AWSI along with their North American media partners based on the following criteria:

  • Relevance to North American kiteboarding market.
  • Existing media exposure (print, digital, social) in the North American market.
  • Contribution to the growth of the sport.
  • Contribution to the success of their sponsors’ brand and its success in the North American market.