On the 2nd day of South Padre Island Kite Round-Up ABoards Z-series Long Jump contest was held. Competitors battled in 3 categories – men, women, masters. Putting out spectacular wipe-outs and setting powered up long distance marks in a fierce competition the winners were determined. This years prize 2009 model ABoards Kiteboarding Z-series freeride/freestyle board with SFLS Atmosphere went to Gary Rhodes!
Congratulations from ABoards International Team! Big thanks to Jeff Hoxtell from Air Padre kiteboarding and ABoards USA Team for hosting the competition!
SPI Kite Round-Up is a 10 days kite & fun dedicated event hosted in South Padre island that is a great kiting spot with flat water and wave spots located in close proximity (www.spikiteroundup.com). Event has become internationally recognized with participants from USA, Europe and other parts of the world. During the SPI event participants have possibility to test gear from all leading manufacturers take part in various competitions and events and parties!
News prepared by www.aboards.eu, photos courtesy of SPI Kite Round up