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EXPIX KBO Kiteboard Open 2011 report

17 June 2011 | 5:49 pm

The ExPix team arrived in Noordwijk, Holland on Thursday evening to cover the the Kiteboard Open. Organised by the members of KSN Surf Club Noordwijk, the event is now in it’s seventh year and is the biggest kitesurfing event in Holland, regularly attracting 100,000 visitors and host of riders from rookies to international pros.

If you want to see the image galleries from the weekend then check out this link to the KBO gallery hope you enjoy them!

Kiteboard Open juding tower with protest flagThis is the third year that ExPix have covered the event for the organisers and as always there was a warm welcome for us. This year we’d brought with us our ExPix team riders, 2 x British Champion Hannah Whiteley, and big air rider Ali Barrett to give them chance to experience the KBO. Despite the size of the event and the numbers involved there is always a fantastic atmosphere at the KBO and such incredibly friendly and enthusiastic people. Kitesurfing is big in Holland and the sport based lifestyle means that events such as the KBO are well supported.

Keep reading the report after the jump

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