Welcome to the International Kiteboarding Association

 

Our Vision

 

To grow, evolve and promote all aspects of kiteboarding across the globe and across all disciplines.

 

For more information please also visit our topic specific websites:

 

Formula Kite

The Formula Kite class is a high performance hydrofoiling class using regulated series registered production equipment freely available.

Formula Kite has been selected by World Sailing as equipment for the kiteboarding event of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games Sailing Competition. The format will be Mixed Team Relay.

 
 

KiteFoil World Series

The KiteFoil class is a full development class with minimal equipment limitation, allowing brands to test the latest equipment on the market.

The KiteFoil World Series is the sports premium event series with events all around the world and a strong focus on media production and prize money level.

 
 

Slalom

Slalom on TT:R (TwinTip boards) has been selected as the discipline and equipment for the Youth Olympic Games 2018 in Buenos Aires.

The focus of this high-octane discipline is on equipment handling and technique and includes reaching starts, reaching courses, and obstacels to jump.

 
 

Expression

The Expression Disciplines currently include Freestyle, Big Air, Wave Riding, Strapless Freestyle and Park. Competition is judged on difficulty and execution rather than "first past the post".

World Sailing, IKA and GKA have agreed to share the responsibilities for the Expression Disciplines with the Open World Titles awarded through professional tours.

 
 

Youth Olympics

Kiteboarding has been included in the 2018 Youth Olympic Games with a boardercross event on IKA TwinTip:Racing equipment, for boys and girls born between 2000 and 2003.

Have a look here to learn more about equipment limitations, formats and qualification opportunities.

 
 

Olympic and Regional Games

Kiteboarding has been elected by World Sailing as one of the 10 sailing events for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games.

The Formula Kite class is the only afforadable solution for emerging and developing nations to compete in high performance classes and ticks all boxes of the IOC requirements, especially for youth and media appeal.

 
Perth, Australia — March 2, 2013: Following the deadline of the KSP riders application period the IKA (International Kiteboarding Association), the...

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TT:R Open

 

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male Nicolas Parlier  France      male Maxime Nocher  France      male Florian Gruber  Germany      male Benoit Gomez  France      male Robert Douglas  United-States  
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Long Distance Ski

             

Long Distance Snowboard

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female Cristina Corsi  Italy       female Chanti van Boxtel  Netherlands      female Cristina Corsi  Italy      female Chanti van Boxtel  Netherlands