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KB4Girls News:LEK hosts KB4girls Global event in Cabarete / Dominican Republic and brings together female kiters from all around the globe

Written by KB4Girls on . Posted in News

SEATTLE, August 27th, 2013: On August 24th and 25th the firth stop on the KB4girls GLOBAL 2013 tour took kite mecca Cabarete by storm. An intimate gathering of 20 female kiteboarders from all around the world, the event turned out a great success and fun time for everyone involved.

Guided and coached by KB4girls founder and 9x World Champion Kristin Boese as well as pro-coaches Chelu Guardati and Nadine Merks the girls embarked on a weekend full of kiting and coaching in front of the famous LEK (Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding) center. All the participants showed their full commitment to face new challenges and learn new skills, impressing their coaches with newly learned jumps, backrolls, frontrolls and more.

On top of all the fun on the water the girls enjoyed beach games and stretching, a pool and cocktail party powered by Millenium Resort and Spa Cabarete and Grey Goose Vodka as well as a “White Dress” party at Emerald Beach Club.

A very special thanks goes to KB4girls Cabarete Chapter ambassadors Laurel Eastman and Audrey Meyer for making this event possible and for doing such a fabulous job with running the Chapter and Chapter Events throughout the season.

As part of the KB4girls Global Event in Cabarete the most improved riders were awarded and congratulations go to Mabreidy Martinez (DOM) Sandra Dirschl (GER), Lisa Lowe (USA). The Silke Gorld Spirit award for the most spirited lady in the event went to Cassidy Gammill (USA).

The KB4girls Global event in Cabarete/Dominican Republic was supported by: LEK and the entire LEK team, Dare to Fly, Laurel Eastman, Audrey Meyer, Chelu Guardati, Nadine Merks, Octavio Chaine, Meghan Maguire, Millenium Resort & Spa, Grey Goose Vodka, Best Kiteboarding, DaKine, Emerald Beach Club, DJ Christian Azar, Kite Club Café, Freo Joyas, Epic Cigars, Rogue Cabarete, Beach Box Boutique.

The KB4girls foundation is supported by Best Kiteboarding, DaKine, Tramontana Grafixx, Sportsfeatures.com and Baby-G and strongly encourages other brands to support their cause to empower females through the sport of kiteboarding.

Please find a facebook gallery with first pictures of the event here!

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