Upcoming Events

Slalom PKRA China
2 days ahead Pingtan
Freestyle PKRA China
2 days ahead Pingtan
Slalom PKRA Hainan
14 days ahead Haikou
Freestyle PKRA Hainan
14 days ahead Haikou
Formula Kite Formula Kite Asian / Middle Ea...
19 days ahead The Pearl - Qatar
   All events: Formula Foil TT:R Freestyle Wave Slalom Speed
Breaking News
(2014-10-21)
Date line Jhunan and the weekend is full of music, performance and water sports action… Read more...
   |    (2014-10-16)
The post Visayas Kite Challenge 2015 appeared first on KTA - Kiteboard Tour Read more...
   |    (2014-10-13)
The Virgin Kitesurf Armada hosted by Lewis Crathern for the UK event aimed to bring the… Read more...
   |    (2014-10-13)
Things have continued nicely on the PKRA tour with everything set for a fight to… Read more...
   |    (2014-10-11)
    It may have been called the 2014 Kiteboard North American Championships, but it… Read more...
   |   
Subscribe to Newsletter
Print

North American Course Continentals Day 3 Update

Written by Editor on . Posted in News

Another day of great racing and even more wind. The committee boat reported gusts over 40 mph and wind averages from 30 to 35 mph. Kite sizes were from 6 meters to 9 meters with five races completed. Sean Farley continues to dominate the field but did slow down just a little in the last races, taking out a 6 meter kite and protecting his 20 point lead over Damien Leroy who finished strong today-- winner of the last two races.

The dog-fight is still on for second spot separating Damien, Sky and Jesse by only three points. With only one throw-out there is no room for error. We did have two kite wraps today, one between Chip Wasson and Sky Solbach, taking them out of the races. Chip protested and won and was back in the hunt sitting now on Abel Lago's tail for fifth place. The other wrap involved Abel and Mike Gebhardt-- Gebhardt was taken out by Abel and will get a redress. The masters are still battling out their positions with 9 points separation between Ken Winner, Mike Gebhardt and Nils Stolzlechner. Looks like this one will go down to the wire as well today. On the woman's side, Melissa Gil has re-taken the lead from Sandy Parker but this also will come down to the final day of racing-- 5 points apart after 16 races. It will be interesting to see who will come out ahead. Kristin Boese has dropped back a little but can not be counted out. The weather forecast is calling for sunny skies, winds from the southwest at 30 mph, with possible higher gusts in the afternoon.

Men's Results:
Sean Farley MEX North/NJS Designs 21
Damien Leroy USA Cabrinha 41
Sky Solbach USA North 44
Jesse Richman USA Cabrinha 46
Chip Wasson USA Ozone/Mikes Lab 58
Abel Lago ESP RRD 73
Ken Winner USA North 119
Mike Gebhardt USA Cabrinha/NJS Designs 120
Nils Stolzlechner USA Cabrinha/NJS Designs 129
Rob Kindt USA Ozone 144


Women's Results:

Melissa Gil PUE Cabrinha/NJS Designs 196
Sandy Parker USA North/Kitopia 201
Kristin Boese GER Best/NJS Designs 207

Industry Partners

  • airush_bw.png
  • cabinha_bw5.png
  • rrd_bw.png
  • gaastra_bw.png
  • northkiteboarding_bw2.png
  • nplus1.png
  • asv_bw.png
  • ozone_bw2.png
  • aguera_bw5.png
  • temavento_bw.png
  • f2_bw.png

Sanctioned Pro Tours

  • pkra_bw.png
  • kta_bw.png
  • ksplogo_bw.png
  • kte_bw2.png

Media Partners

  • sportsfeatures_bw.png
  • kiteforum.png
  • tkbm-black.png
  • kiteworldmag_bw.png

Recognized Programs

  • KTAkiteKidsLogo_IKA.jpg
  • race_center_banner_IKA.jpg
  • kb4girlslogo150.png