Most of us dream of our next kite adventure being to some untouched, far off destination with pristine waters and constant wind where you feel like the only people around for miles are you and your friends. A lot of exotic locations probably come to mind when you try to imagine this dream location, but I'm pretty sure Honduras isn't one of them. At least not yet.
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.
Damien Leroy's most memorable highlights of the 2011 kiteboarding season, as he travels from Florida to Mexico, Germany, Idaho, Bahamas, Spain, and more. He finishes the 2011 season as Slalom World Champion and voted Kiteboarding athlete of the year.
Within the event the inaugural Kite Cross World Championship was held. While there were run-away leaders in some classes, including double Olympic Tornado medallist Mitch Booth in the F18 catamaran, the closest finish across the whole competition was in the men’s kiteboarding competition.
Twelve of the fastest speed kiting guys in the world and one girl, Charlotte Consorti (who has proven to be as fast as the guys) have been invited to Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, to see who is the fastest sailor in the world.