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What is the IKA

What is the IKA

The International Kiteboarding Association is responsible for the management of five classes of Kiteboarding. This includes the following responsibilities:

  • promotion of kiteboarding internationally;
  • holding a World Championship for each of the classes of kiteboarding;
  • managing a World Ranking System for each of the classes;
  • developing the Class Rules and Championship Rules;
  • developing Equipment registration regulations;
  • representing the riders in all matters concerning the sport;
  • advocating on behalf of the sport with World Sailing;
  • the training of judges, umpires and other administrators;
  • the development of the sport around the world.


The principle members of the International Kiteboarding Association are the "National Class Associations" (NCA's).

The National Class Associations are the national associations governing kiteboarding around the world in their respective country.Their contact details are available in the Membership section.

   Top Rankings Racing

Formula Kite

 

KiteFoil Open

 

TT:R Open

 

TT:R Youth

 

Speed

male Oliver Bridge  United-Kindom      male Maxime Nocher  Monaco      male Atte Kappel  Sweden      male Victor Bachichet  France      male Alex Caizergues  France  
female Steph Bridge   United-Kindom     female Anais Mai Desjardin  France     female Kirstyn O'Brien  United-States     female Jingle Chen  China     female Hannah Whiteley  United-Kindom  

   Top Rankings Expression

Freestyle

 

Big Air

 

Wave

             

Strapless

 

Park

male Liam Whaley  Spain                   male Posito Martinez  Dominican-Republic                  male Pedro Matoz  Brazil      male Airton Cozzolino  Italy                  male Ewan Jaspen  Australia   
female Bruno Kajiya  Brazil       female Bibiana Magaji  Slovakia      female Ines Correia  Portugal      female N/A       female Colleen Carrol  United-States   

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