The Unlimited Kitesurfing Expedition

The Unlimited Kitesurfing Expedition - Zack Buchan and Ross Walters

Two South African extreme sports enthusiasts will attempt to battle their way into the history books by kitesurfing a gruelling 430km route down the East Coast of Africa in The Unlimited Kitesurfing Expedition.  Hailed as one of the most ambitious kitesurfing expeditions ever planned off the African coast, this epic voyage … [Read more...]

Paros Endurance Race & Kids Kitesurfing Clinic

GKF Paros Endurance Race

As you know, we don’t usually publish press releases here on iMK, however we couldn’t resist this double “good cause” whammy from our friends at the Global Kiter Foundation.The work that GKF is doing aligns perfectly with our own goals and vision, so we hope you will join us in our support for these two very noble causes. We … [Read more...]

Kerneur & Roose Crowned 2012 Slalom World Champions

Slalom World Championships 2012 Racing

The 2012 Kiteboarding Slalom World Championships on Sylt Island in Germany came to an exciting end on Sunday, with Julien Kerneur (FRA, RRD) and Katja Roose (NED, Airush) being crowned Slalom World Champions for 2012 in the men’s and woman’s categories respectively. Both took their slalom world titles with perfect scores.The … [Read more...]

Cabarete Bay Kite Challenge 2012

Cabarete Bay Kite Challenge 2012

Kitesurfers came from all over the world to compete in the 2012 Cabarete Bay Kite Challenge which ran from 16 to 17 June in Cabarete, Dominican Republic.  The CBKC 2012 was highly anticipated by Cabarete, international spectators, and the participants.CBKC promised and delivered a great event and an exciting battle of … [Read more...]

KSP World Tour: EDP Kitesurf Pro Cascais Results

EDP Kitesurf Pro Cascais World Championship Tour

The EDP Kite Surf Pro Cascais World Championship Tour Event marks the start of the 2012 KSP World Tour. This is the second KSP championship tour, and promises to deliver epic wave riding action at the four carefully selected tour stops!The first leg of the KSP tour sees the world’s best kitesurfers come together at … [Read more...]

EDP Kitesurf Pro Cascais World Tour Kick-Off

KSP One Eye Pro - Wave Riding

It is with great excitement and anticipation, that we announce the start of the KSP’s second World Pro Kitesurf Tour season.For those who followed the first season, you will know that we can expect a show of epic proportions, with the world’s best kitesurfers, competing at some of the world’s best wave riding … [Read more...]

Kiteboarding Becomes an Olympic Sport

Kiteboarding at Olympics - Aaron Hadlow

Update (11 November 2012): Regrettably, the ISAF has reversed its decision to include kiteboarding in the 2016 Rio Olympics. With this decision, windsurfing is officially back in the Rio Olympic Games, and kiteboarding is out. We are delighted to announce that kiteboarding has officially become an Olympic Sport, and will make … [Read more...]

KSP Pro Tour: Cascais Kite Surf Pro Countdown

KSP One Eye Pro - Wave Riding Image

Berlin, Germany - May 1, 2012: Today marks the one-month countdown to the kick-off event of the 2012 KSP competition season at Guincho Beach in Cascais, Portugal.Highly anticipated by KSP fans, riders and officials alike, the Cascais Kite Surf Pro promises to be an exciting battle brimming with explosive new talent from … [Read more...]

Winner of the GKF ‘Epic Easter’ Fundraising Raffle

Epic Kites Image

The Global Kiter Foundation (GKF) have announced the winner of their ‘Epic Easter’ fund raising raffle to win a brand new kite for Easter.Congratulations to Gregory Watts from Virginia, in the USA. who is the lucky new owner of a fantastic 9m Screamer from Epic Kites.Gregory says: “I first heard about this raffle … [Read more...]

LEN10 MegaLoop Challenge: Lewis Crathern Wins

LEN10 MegaLoop Challenge - Winner with Trophy - Lewis Crathern

Lewis Crathern (UK) pulls out all the stops and is Crowned Champion at the first ever LEN10 MegaLoop Challenge in Big Bay, Cape Town.The wind was pumping and kites were flying high as Lewis Crathern wowed the judges to win this ‘Mega’ kiteboarding event in Cape Town! Lewis Crathern Crathern, from Worthing in the UK, … [Read more...]

LEN10 Megaloop Challenge: Extreme Kiteboarding Event

Ruben Lenten - KiteLoop - Cape Town

In case you haven’t heard yet, extreme pro kiteboarder, Ruben Lenten (NED) is throwing what is set to be the most insane kiteboarding competition of the year!The LEN10 Megaloop Challenge! Every summer Ruben Lenten, King of the Megaloop, heads down to Cape Town, South Africa to enjoy the warm sunny weather and awesome wind … [Read more...]