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22
Jul
10

Congratulations to Xan Woods with 1st place in BKSA competitions

BKSA kitesurfing event Hunstanton Freestyle took place form 8th-10th July in UK. All international team of Aboards Kiteboarding are glad for Aboards Kiteboarding UK / Storm Distribution team rider Xan Woods who won in amateur men category. Our congratulations and thanks to Storm Distribution (www.stormdistribution.co.uk) UK team for their work all these years representing Aboards in UK market.

Results in Am Men category:
1.   Xan Woods
2.   Jordan Smith
3.   Simon Light

Source: www.aboards.eu

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29
Mar
10

Carolina Orenheim gets triple podium in Norwegian snowkite champ

Norwegian snowkite championship NM Snowkiting 2010 took place on Haugastøl / Hardangervidda from 11th -14 th March. Championship was held in 3 categories: Freestyle, Kite-Cross and Race-Long-distance.
We are glad that ABoards Kiteboarding team rider Carolina Orenheim got places on podium in all three categories.


FreestyleWomen:
1. Marta Fretheim
2. Valerie Bertrand
3. Caroline Onarheim

Kite Snowboard Cross Women:
1. Caroline Onarheim
2. Marta Fretheim
3. Andrea Gjørtz

Long-distance women:
1. Valerie Bertrand (skis)
2. Caroline Onarheim (snowkiteboard)
3. Carola Sommervåg (ski)

Congratulations from all the Aboards team!

Source: www.aboards.eu

17
Mar
10

RW event 2010 in Egypt

From 20 to 27th of February Egypt hosted a week long kiteboarding event lead by KPWT 2009 freestyle world champion Peter Tyushkevich. The event named Russian wave 2010 is biggest annual happening on the national kite scene gathering best riders from CIS countries.

The event took place at kitespot by International Abu Soma hotel about 30km from Hurghada. The wind was very strong riders going out with 7m2 and even 5m2 kites. Level of the athletes was really high with variety of freestyle tricks – s-bend HPs, KGBs, blind judges, slim raleys 2 wrapped, mobes,etc.

ABoards Kiteboarding Ukraine teamriders performed exceptionally claiming top podiums in two categories:

Freestyle PRO:
1.Andrey Salnik UKR (ABoards Kiteboarding)

Long distance:
1.Michael Khromih UKR (ABoards Kiteboarding)

Source: www.aboards.eu

15
Mar
10

Snowkiting in photos events in Idaho & Utah USA

Powdered action in pictures from Kite Soldier Idaho (19.02-21.02) and Snowkite Masters Utah (27.02-01.03) USA by rider Matt Thames who rides for Aboards Kiteboarding USA, Epic kites and Mystic.

The Snowkite Soldier event in Fairfield, Idaho provides access to some of the best snowkiting in North America. The terrain in Fairfield has it all, from rolling hills to huge cliff drops and extreme avalanche slopes, there is something for everyone. Skyline, Utah was amazing. Lots of great people came out and the weather produced nice wind and snow every day.

Source: www.aboards.eu

04
Sep
09

Once again Aboards on podium in Ukraine kiteboarding championships

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From August 6th-9th the final stage of Ukraine kiteboarding championship «Tez Tour Kite Champ» took place. We are glad to announce that once again ABoards Kiteboarding Ukrainian rider Mihail Khromykh got 2nd place in Freestyle and in overall rankings of the three stages became winner of silver prize of the championship.

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From August 14th to 19th 3rd international festival «Wave wind» was held in 4 categories: Freestyle, Race, Course Race, Waves.

Waves:

1 Michael Khromih  ABoards Kiteboarding, Airush, Rip Curl, Boardshop.com.ua

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Race:

1 Sablin Sergey

2 Dmitriy Sashenkov  ABoards Kiteboarding

3 Michael Khromih  ABoards Kiteboarding, Airush, Rip Curl, Boardshop.com.ua

Freestyle:

1 Aldabaev Alex

2 Salnik Andrew

3 Michael Khromih  ABoards Kiteboarding, Airush, Rip Curl, Boardshop.com.ua

Course Race:

1 Sablin Sergey

2 Malenko Igor

3 Michael Khromih  ABoards Kiteboarding, Airush, Rip Curl, Boardshop.com.ua

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Congratulations from all ABoards Team!

Source:

www.aboards.eu

http://boardshop.com.ua/

Race:

1 Sablin Sergey

2 Dmitriy Sashenkov ABoards Kiteboarding

3 Michael Khromih ABoards Kiteboarding, Airush, Rip Curl, Boardshop.com.ua

19
Aug
09

Danilo Nacarato- wins Juniors in KPWT Dunkerque France

ABoards International Team rider Danilo Nacarato got the first place in freestyle Juniors Category of KPWT Dunkerque France.

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Congratulations from all the ABoards team! Keep it up!

More info and photos: http://www.ydwer.com/ydwercom/porfolio/photo-report-kpwt-dunkerque-france/

03
Aug
09

KITE PARTY 2009 – record number of participants

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Kite Party (http://kiteparty.lv/) the largest kite boarding event in the Baltics took place from 23rd-26th of July, 2009 in Ventspils city beach at the shores of the open Baltic sea. It was attended by over 1000 people from all over the Baltics, Scandinavia, France and guests from other European countries. Among attendants were kite boarders, their friends, supporters and spectators. This year the record number of participants 127 kite boarders from Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia registered for the competition.

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Wind God obviously loves Kite Party and also this year blessed with an appropriate weather to make it possible for the sheer number of participants to enjoy kite boarding, relaxation and taking part in competitions. Despite the unfavourable weather forecast, which expected rain, hail and even storm, not a single rain drop was seen in Venstpils on both competition days yet more Saturday was especially sunny.

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Competition Burusports Kiteboarding Cup took place in such disciplines as marathon, free style and also kite loop. Riders from Aboards team put up powered performance to take 2nd place in kite loop discipline – Gints Fenuks (ABoards Kiteboarding) and 3rd place in free style discipline to Aleksander Ogorodnikov (Aboards Kiteboarding). Congratulations, we are wholeheartedly proud of you! Prize for winners is a week’s accommodation in Dennis Beach Studio, in Rhodes, Greece, one of the most popular kite board destinations in the world.

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“Within these five years Kite Party organized in Latvia has become the central and largest kite boarding event in the Baltics. I am pleased about the positive atmosphere and enthusiasm of members in this year’s event. Kite boarding is not only a sport, it is a lifestyle of progressive people and it is always a pleasure to work and relax together with such people”, says Larss Abolins, the author of the idea and organizer of Kite Party. The event was justified and as arrived counterparts from Lithuanian and Estonian said – they admire and even envy Latvia in a positive way about such event.

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Overall, the event was very successful and kite boarders are already preparing for next year’s Kite Party.

More information http://kiteparty.lv/ or directly at organizers larss.abolins@tomato.lv, +37129116443.

Special thanks to everyone who attended, helped, raced and cheered for the participants.




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