tvscreenicon mediacoverage

News and Media

Association News

Here are the latest Association News

KTA News:KTA to Support the Roof of the World Regatta

That’s right the KTA is heading for central Asia to join and support a very unique event in Tajikistan.

Roof_of_the_World_Regatta

More to come on this very soon so look out for the full news feature and announcement, but for now here is what the Roof of the World Regatta has to say about the event.

‘The ‘Roof of the World’ Regatta, to be held on Lake Karakul from 13th to 16th September 2014, will be the highest ever water sporting event in the world.

We invite participants to bring along any small craft and take part in this event. Kite-surfing, sailing, rowing, kayaking craft are all welcome.

Karakul (“Black Lake”) is a 52 km (32 mi) diameter lake in the Pamir Mountains in Tajikistan. It lies within the Tajik National Park. The lake lies at an altitude of 3,960 m (12,800 ft) above mean sea level. A peninsula projecting from the south shore and an island off the north shore divide the lake into two basins: a smaller, relatively shallow eastern one, between 13 to 19 m (43 to 62 ft) deep, and a larger western one, 221 to 230 m (725 to 750 ft) deep. It is endorheic (lacking a drainage outlet) and the water is brackish. There is a small village with the same name as the lake.

Karakul lies within a circular depression interpreted as a meteorite impact crater with a rim diameter of 52 km (32 mi). The impact event is estimated to have occurred about 25 million years ago. The Karakul impact structure remained unidentified until it was discovered through studies of imagery taken from space’.

The post KTA to Support the Roof of the World Regatta appeared first on KTA - Kiteboard Tour Asia.

Read original article: KTA News:KTA to Support the Roof of the World Regatta

   Top Rankings Racing

Formula Kite

 

KiteFoil Open

 

TT:R Open

 

TT:R Youth

 

Speed

male Oliver Bridge  United-Kindom      male Maxime Nocher  Monaco      male Atte Kappel  Sweden      male Victor Bachichet  France      male Rob Douglas  United-States  
female Steph Bridge   United-Kindom     female Anais Mai Desjardin  France     female Kirstyn O'Brien  United-States     female Jingle Chen  China     female Angely Bouillot  France  

   Top Rankings Expression

Freestyle

 

Big Air

 

Wave

             

Strapless

 

Park

male Liam Whaley  Spain                   male Posito Martinez  Dominican-Republic                  male Pedro Matoz  Brazil      male Airton Cozzolino  Italy                  male Ewan Jaspen  Australia   
female Bruno Kajiya  Brazil       female Bibiana Magaji  Slovakia      female Ines Correia  Portugal      female N/A       female Colleen Carrol  United-States   

Latest Pictures

Latest Riders Action on Instagram