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Focus on… the Rules, Part 2
16 December 2008 | 12:34 pm

The draft rulebook has been updated, including the requests for change by the kiteboarding community and the St. Francis Rulebook.
Major changes:
- add a new rule for “passing”
- while tacking, gybing, looping and jumping
- Outside help
- …

Kiteboarder dies in Mexico
15 December 2008 | 12:36 pm

An avid Hood River athlete, passionate artist and mother of two died from injuries from a kiteboarding accident while on vacation near La Ventana, Mexico.
Christina Bockius, 43, was treated in a La Paz hospital Tuesday …

Art on Snow – blazing start
14 December 2008 | 8:55 pm

Art exhibition in the casino – photo: Steffen Kornfeld
The first 4 days of this art and snow event already passed and we can look back on fantastic art, motivated riders and perfect snow conditions.
The …

Oakley Uniquely Movie trailer
13 December 2008 | 6:52 pm

Take a look at Oakleys upcoming movie ‘Uniquely’ an all Girl action sports vid.
No kite action, but those girls rock!!

Focus on… the Rules
12 December 2008 | 12:01 pm

News from IKA
Our next focus is on the general rules for kiteboarding. They neither form specific guidelines about how an event is run, nor pricemoney distribution, points, code of conduct, entry eligibility etc.
They are intended …

Anne Quéméré forced to abandon the Pacific Ocean kite crossing
11 December 2008 | 3:59 pm

The news came during the night. Anne QUÉMÉRÉ was forced to abandon the Adrien Challenge of crossing the Pacific by kite and without assistance. “I must take this unfortunate decision and it is one …

Eclipse 2009 Distribution for the European Region
10 December 2008 | 12:58 pm

Eclipse News
Dear Friends,
In 2006 Dimitri and I decided that we would leave our current employment and start to build the Eclipse Company. Over a short period of time our products have been distributed worldwide and …

German and Italian kitesurfing federations join the IKA
9 December 2008 | 3:30 pm

The German Kitesurf Association (GKA) and the Federazione Kitesurf Italiana (FKI) have become the first national affiliated members to the IKA.
Intention of national affiliated membership is to build a strong base of national associations taking …