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IKA World Championship 2013 – Day 3

24 November 2013 | 10:16 am

Current title holders Johnny Heineken and sister Erika continued their domination of the kiteboard racing world championships on day three of the event being staged in China for the first time.


But as competition intensified at the International Kiteboard Association (IKA) championships, the siblings showed they were human after all with a few blips in otherwise flawless performances in a series of races in perfect 20kts winds and flat water. Yet, the slight stumbles had little effect on the leader board with the pair retaining top spots in the five-day competition in Boao, Hainan.

Formula Kite World Championships 2013
1 Johnny Heineken (USA)
2 Florian Gruber (Germany)
3 Bryan Lake (USA)
4 Oliver Bridgejunior (UK)
5 Blazej Ozog (Poland)

Course Racing Women Fleet:
1 Erika Heineken (USA)
2 Steph Bridge (UK)
3 Elena Kalinina (Russia)
4 Katja Roose (Netherlands)
5 Astrid Berz (Switzerland)

Watch the video highlights from the third racing day.

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