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.

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.

VIDEO: Youri Zoon & Nick Jacobsen in Brazil

My laptop is still full of the video footage from Brazil. Little by little some clips are coming together and this time I’ve decided to share this little clip with some great riders that i had chance to shoot there.

February 2011

*TRAVEL: Banana Hammocks and Caipirinhas in Brazil *BACKWOODS: A up close look at St. Martin *On the Road and On the Loose with Hadlow and Lenten
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VIDEO: Youri Zoon Recorded Episode 5

It's a hard living. Dragging yourself to yet another beach or lagoon. Blistering heat, a mouth full of salty water and sand in your bed every night. It's just another day at the office for Youri Zoon.
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VIDEO: One Minute in Brazil

Just one minute shot in a nice location down in Brazil, hope you enjoy. In the meanwhile I received my new RPM 2010 quiver and got the chance to fly them. I must say Amery and Youri , they did a great work.
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