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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 Nicolas Parlier  France      male Maxime Nocher  France      male Florian Gruber  Germany      male Benoit Gomez  France      male Robert Douglas  United-States  
female Daniela Moroz  United-States     female Elena Kalinina  Russia     female Sofia Tomasoni  Italy     female Sofia Tomasoni  Italy     female Mandi Browning  United-States  

   Top Rankings SnowKite

Racing Ski

 

Racing Snowboard

 

Long Distance Ski

             

Long Distance Snowboard

male Ilya Gibadullin  Russia                   male Artem Renev  Russia                  male Florian Gruber  Germany      male Igor Zakhartsev  Russia   
female Cristina Corsi  Italy       female Chanti van Boxtel  Netherlands      female Cristina Corsi  Italy      female Chanti van Boxtel  Netherlands