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KTA Bintan – Indonesia 2013 – New event location!

20th – 24th February are the dates and Bintan Agro Resort on Bintan island is the host for this brand new and exciting event for the KTA. This will be the first time Indonesia has seen an International competition at this level for kitesurfing and with sponsorship coming in directly from the Bintan government but […] Read More

URGENT – Event change news for KTA Philippines

We are very sorry to have to inform you all that as of one day ago the KTA received a formal letter from the BWA (Boracay Watersports Association) that they had voted unanimously and were opposing the KTA use of the Bulabog Bay and would not endorse the KTA competition to take place on the […] Read More

KTA Kite Kids

The KTA Kite Kids is our exciting new training initiative to introduce children safely into the sport of kiteboarding and we are pleased to announce that following its now many successful classes in a wide range of countries that the project is set to continue The KTA has in the past introduced a number of […] Read More

KTA TOUR 2013 SCHEDULE!

Sorry all for the delay in putting out this coming seasons information to you, we have been hanging on to try and lock down some events that we hoped would be taking place before Christmas but unfortunately these have not come through for the moment. Some rounds this season have it appears may have fallen […] Read More

Kiteboarding Joins Indonesia ISAF Regional Coaches Training Course 25-30 June 2012

For the first time ever kiteboarding was invited to take part in an ISAF training course, which in this case was a Regional Training Course for level 3 coaches hosted by the Indonesian Sailing Federation on the Island of Batam. The course was structured between the level 3 coaching course participants and sailors from MNAs […] Read More

NEW FORMAT FOR THE NEW KTA SEASON

Well guess we don’t really have to tell you all that the inclusion of kite racing into the 2016 Olympic Games is going to have some impact on our sport at all levels. There is a lot happening for sure though with new pieces of information appearing almost weekly at the moment it takes a […] Read More

KTA Withdrawal and Disassociation From the KTA Australian Open and Australian Kiteboarding Nationals

It is with regret that the KTA has to announce that it is no longer any part of the KTA Australian Open and Australian Kiteboarding Nationals following communication from local organisers In The Loop Kiteboarding and the James Cook University Kiteboarding Club on Monday of this week (28.5.12) that no funding of any kind was […] Read More

KTA China – Pingtan Island Wrap Up!

Wow! Pretty much that one word sums up the experience of the KTA China from the island of Pingtan that sits in the Taiwan Straits, host to this season’s KTA Tour Finals. This is perhaps China’s windiest location, where regular wind speeds of over 30kts are recorded over the winter monsoon season. So windy in […] Read More

China Update! Old Skool Added!

In an event that already promises to be one hell of a finals for the KTA 11/12 Asia Tour we are now please to be able to announce and extra bonus event. OLD SKOOL will be added into the mix as a show piece for this exciting airstyling discipline. The event has been added at the […] Read More

$30,000 Cash Prize Purse for KTA China

Well the 11/12 KTA Asia Tour season is about to end on a complete high on the Island of Pingtan in China with its biggest and best riders package ever! US$ 30,000 cash along with over US$ 10,000 of equipment prizes will be up for grabs at the closing event of this seasons tour. In […] Read More

Kite Zone KTA Thailand Asian Freestyle Finals and Asian Course Race Championships!

Asia has crowned its new Asian Champions congratulations to you one and all. Asian Freestyle Champions Men’s          Ken Nacor (Phl) (Cabrinha) Yo Narapichit Pudla (Tha) (Ozone/Underground) Long Nguyen Duc (Vie) (Kinn) Women’s Aya Oshima (Jpn) (Naish) Paula Rosales (Phl) (Cabrinha/Liquid Force) Dorothy Serrano (Phl) (North) Asian Course Race Champions – RB […] Read More

Asian Course Race and Freestyle Championships Finals

Well we are almost there as next week will see the KTA back in Thailand for its third season for the deciding round and finals of the Asian titles, both freestyle and course racing – so head for Pranburi 13-18 March if you are not already on your way. The Asian course racing titles are […] Read More

C2sky Freestyle & Old Skool Raid – Final Report

The thing about working with environmental forces as your prime power source is that you are always on the edge about whether it will show up or not and at the right level you need. Vietnam and Mui Ne are on paper one of the places to be this time of year if you favor […] Read More

Schedule Update – Taiwan & Sri Lanka

Unfortunately we regret to have to announce that once again thing are not going quite as we have planned and worked for this season due to things beyond our control. The planned tour stop for Taiwan has been postponed and will now not take place in April as hoped. We have been unable to fully […] Read More

KTA Race Centers

KTA Race Centre’s are being set-up throughout Asia in partnership with local kite schools, surf centres and watersports resorts to give you the opportunity to learn how to ride race boards, improve your existing skill level and provide you with race board hire. Race Centre’s are the latest development by the KTA to support the […] Read More

KTA Vietnam Countdown!

The countdown begins to the KTA Vietnam in Mui Ne next week – the 15th – 19th February. Its round two of the Asian Freestyle and KTA Freestyle Tour Championships, along with for the first time ever a full blown Asian Old Skool Championship event and you thought staying hooked in was a thing of the past. […] Read More

Media Partnership for KTA and Marine Scene Asia

Well some great news before we reach the next round of the Asian Championship Tour; the KTA is very pleased to be able to announce a new media partnership with the online TV company Marine Scene Asia. Marine Scene Asia is a specialist sailing channel that produces a monthly programme called Go Yachting which covers […] Read More

KTA Philippines End Report

Kiteboard Tour Asia Opens its 2012 Tour Successful Round One in the Philippines by Freida Dario (KTA Philippines Correspondent) BORACAY Island, Philippines – January 2012 – Kiteboard Tour Asia (KTA) Philippines, powered by AQUA Boracay (www.aquaboracay.com) held it’s third successful year from January 10 to 15. KTA, Asia’s first ever sanctioned international kiteboard competition organization […] Read More

C2Sky Freestyle Raid

After such an awesome start to the KTA Asia Championship Tour in Boracay everyone is well wired and ready for our next round in Mui Ne. This event might have a bit been touch and go without us being able to secure a major local sponsor this time around, but in the end with a […] Read More

Some things you need to know!

It’s been a very different start to the 11/12 season for the KTA as it now moves towards its opening round of the Asian Championship Tour over in the Philippines  –  The KTA powered by Aqua Boracay The season this time began with training rather than competition which saw both freestyle weekends and race jams being […] Read More

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