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Sep 01, 2015

North American KiteFoil Championships 2016 to be held at "Lord of the Wind"

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In an official statement sent today to the International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) and "Virgin Kiteboarding", the International Sailing Federation has confirmed that under…

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European Course Racing Championships to be held end of July 2013 in Gizzeria, Italy

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Gizzeria was already a fabulous host for the 2012 slalom Europeans and will now host the 2013 course racing European Championships from July 23 to 28, 2013.

Hang Loose Beach offers daily thermal wind, stunning blue water, and temperators for pure board short sailing. 10000 Euros are up for grabs and important points for the IKA world ranking.

The Notice of Race will be published soon.

More information can be found here: http://www.internationalkiteboarding.org/index.php?view=details&id=331%3AEuropean+Championships&option=com_eventlist&Itemid=53  

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Rankings and Points update

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Here is a brief update on what is going on with rankings and points for course racing. We had a first 1 hour conference with ISAF today to sort out which events are still on, how the ranking is to be handled etc. We have another meeting tomorrow and a final conference call scheduled for Friday. The solution is supposed to address a transition from this years rankings before September 1st, rewarding all riders performances over the complete year 2012, towards the currently used point system which is compliant with ISAF grading. We will publish the final outcome as soon as possible and update the events section in the meantime to reflect the progress.

Beginning of next week all the points should be allocated correctly and the system finalized for the remainer of the year as well as for the upcoming season. 

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