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Bittersweet finale at 2019 GKA Gran Canaria

The 2019 GKA Freestyle World Cup Gran Canaria did not crown a male champion due to the lack of wind at Vargas Beach.

The second stop of the 2019 GKA World Tour was cursed by adverse weather conditions, leaving more than thirty international elite riders waiting for a contestable breeze.

Although the wind conditions expected for Sunday were worse than the ones for Saturday, the organization’s team woke up at dawn with the hope that the same miracle would occur in the early hours of the morning.


Vir: Surfertoday Kitesurfing

Rob Douglas sets new world record for the fastest mile on a kite

Rob Douglas has set a new nautical mile speed sailing world record at Plage du Rouet, in La Palme, France.

On June 10, the American kiteboarder rode his kite at 39.04 knots (44.93 miles per hour) during the 2019 Prince of Speed.

Douglas sailed to glory equipped with his seven and six-meter Flysurfer Soul production kites and his prototype Temavanto V55 kiteboard.


Vir: Surfertoday Kitesurfing

Scheid and Lammerts win 2019 Triple-S Invitational

Brandon Scheid and Annelous Lammerts claimed the 2019 Triple-S Invitational, in Cape Hatteras, North Carolina.

The world’s best progressive kiteboarders have once again hit the “Graveyard of the Atlantic” for another highly successful wake-style event.

This year, the premier kite park was blessed with plenty of southwest and north wind, and judges carefully analyzed the riders’ based on trick hierarchy, difficulty, risk, intensity, variation, and execution.


Vir: Surfertoday Kitesurfing

Ross-Dillon Player wins 2019 Red Bull Megaloop

Ross-Dillon Player has taken out the 2019 Red Bull Megaloop, at The Spot, in Zandvoort, Netherlands.

The event had howling winds which eventually peaked at 50 knots during the semifinals.

Hundreds of spectators witnessed the biggest megaloops under extreme weather conditions.


Vir: Surfertoday Kitesurfing

15 hilarious jokes about kites

Here’s a collection of short and funny jokes about kites and their use as an entertainment and sports object.

Kites were invented 2,500 years ago by the Chinese. They serve multiple purposes and, without them, the world would be less colorful.

And can they make us laugh? For sure. Take a look at a few clever riddles, hilarious one-liners, silly parodies, smart double entendres and spicy puns involving kites and kiteboarders:


Vir: Surfertoday Kitesurfing

Nick Jacobsen jumps off Necker Island’s Great House

Let’s admit it: Nick Jacobsen is addicted to danger.

The Danish kiteboarder is not your average competitive sportsman. He goes beyond the limits of reasonability by performing death-defying stunts in improbable locations.

We’ve seen him jumping off a hotel roof into a pool, throwing himself off Burj al-Arab in Dubai and leaping off Richard Branson’s house in Moskito Island.


Vir: Surfertoday Kitesurfing

Raging Bull Surf backs the Merimbula Classic

What a great choice by Raging Bull Surf – getting on board a legendary watersports event. …več

Vir: Seabreeze KITE News

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