Cape Town

Kevin Langeree Crowned Red Bull King of the Air in Cape Town

Kevin Langeree Red Bull King of the Air trophy

The world’s kiteboarding elite and spectators alike gathered at Cape Town’s Big Bay where Kevin Langeree kited his heart out to take the title of the 2014 Red Bull King of the Air. For the second year in a row, Cape Town’s Big Bay hosted 24 of the world’s best kiteboarders as they went head-to-head in a unique ‘flag out’ … [Read more...]

Red Bull King of the Air is Coming Back to Cape Town in 2014

Red Bull King of the Air Champion Jesse Richman

The event that reignited the kiteboarding community’s imagination in 2013, Red Bull King of the Air, will be back in Cape Town, South Africa in 2014! Off the back of a successful event in early 2013, the world’s best kiters will again descend on Cape Town’s Big Bay to compete in their big air competition and will have to … [Read more...]

The Red Bull King of the Air 2013 Sees the World’s Top Kiteboarders in Cape Town

Ruben Lenten

Sixteen of the world’s best kiteboarders and eight wildcards have been selected to compete in the highly anticipated Red Bull King of the Air 2013. The announcement of the return of the competition has seen kiteboarders around the world doing everything they can to get their hands on an entry. After an eight year hiatus … [Read more...]

Red Bull King of the Air in Cape Town

Susi Mai Red Bull King of the Air

Eight years after the last King of the Air was held in Maui’s magic waters, the contest is back to push kiteboarding to its limits and, for the first time, comes to the southern-most tip of Africa. CAPE TOWN (South Africa) - The new concept, a big air format, proposes a “mega airtime” contest with radically high jumps, … [Read more...]

Colonel Caveman and the Flying Dutchman

Colonel And The Flying Dutchman Cover Image

Kitespotters recently produced a unique kitesurfing short movie, Colonel Caveman and the Flying Dutchman. Set in sunny (and windy) Cape Town, South Africa, Colonel Caveman and the Flying Dutchman sets out to promote tourism and kitesurfing in South Africa’s windy city in a unique and rather humorous way. Cape Town Kiting … [Read more...]