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North‘s team riders flew the Orbit to unprecedented heights at the world’s biggest and most extreme kiteboarding event, taking out three first-place wins in front of a 10,000-strong crowd at Kite Beach in Cape Town. 27-year-old Jesse Richman soared past former champions Nick Jacobsen and Aaron Hadlow to be crowned 2020 Red Bull King of the Air. “Oh man, today was magical,” said Jesse. “In the last few years all these events have been held over multiple days, but today was like the year that I won in 2013… just one epic day.”

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