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Dadeapo Nationals South Korea

Looks like very good winds for the Busan Kiteboard Associaiton as they rolled out their 10th national champs at Dadeapo at the end of May.  Check out their Facebook video to see how it all played out. https://www.facebook.com/deukjin.lim/videos/1538066192899695/   Read More

PKA National Series Final

Season four of the PKA National Kiteboard Series sponsored by ICTS came to a close last weekend on the island of Cagbalete. The event marked the end of another successful competition season for the PKA and as can clearly be seen Philippine kiteboarding is going from strength to strength each year.  Although the tides in Cagbalete proved […] Read More

Cambodia Kiteboard Championships

We slightly missed this event which took place back in September of last year, so sorry for that guys and we are flagging it up now. Fantastic to see the scene growing over there in Cambodia and the location looks pretty sweet to kite at.  It certainly looks like everyone was having an amazing time […] Read More

PKA Round 3 Boracay

Now in its 4th season the PKA National Series  returns to the Philippines kiting Mecca of Boracay for its penultimate round of the season. It had been a tough season for the PKA so far conditions wise, but Boracay came through with flying colours, giving the tour everything it needed for the perfect event.  Wind, […] Read More

2017 Balok Wind Challenge Malaysia

The 2017 Balok Wind Challenge in Malaysia puts together another amazing competition year. The Balok Wind Challenge, now in its second year seems to be going from strength to strength and introduced even more sports into the mix for this years gathering.  So as well as the kiteboarder’s and windsurfer’s, this years event also played […] Read More

PKA – Philippine National Series

After a very tough start to the season for the PKA, that saw a very unwanted typhoon keep many riders away from the first round on Cuyo Island, things bounced back in true style with a kicking event at Sta.Fe. Bantayan Island in January. The PKA Philippine series sponsored by the shipping compnay ICTSI, has […] Read More

Gulf of Thailand Crossing

Following hard on the tail of the ‘Off the Knots’ coastal challenge, Yo Narapitchit Pudla blasted straight into another long-distance epic and this time into the record books.  Yo has become perhaps the best known of the Asian riders and one who is fairly comfortable up on the podium in a range of disciplines. Known […] Read More

Off The Knots

KITESURF CHALLENG FROM PAK NAM PRAN TO GOLOK RIVER ON MALAYSIAN BORDER An epic journey indeed over in Thailand. Led by Asian Champions Yo Narapitchit Pudlua, the 5 man team of Tim Acton, Gum, Karl Tindel and Andreas Mair set off on the challenge between 15th November – 5th December 2016.The challenge was expexted to take […] Read More

CRX Chapter Race – Mui Ne

CRX – its one of the hot topics of the moment in the kite race world. Styled as a one design covertable feeder race class, CRX has ruffled feathers in taking a new approach to the kiting world as it aims to provide a pathway into the world of kite racing both for the twin-tip […] Read More

Malibu Kite Wave Competition Vietnam

Wow what a day we had in Mui Ne last Saturday, at the Source Kiteboarding shack at Malibu Resort. We had sun, we had fun, we had a beach BBQ, we had beach football, trainer kite sessions for kids, crazy SUP races and we were able to run our Kite Slalom event, despite the light […] Read More

JPKA Finish to 2016 Season

Big shout out from us all here at the KTA to another successful JPKA National season over in Japan. These guys have been running events even longer than the KTA and are for certain one of the longest established national competition series in the world – so big respect!! For more info on the JPKA […] Read More

Kite Surfing Kalpitiya Lagoon Challenge

The Second International Kite Surfing Kalpitiya Lagoon Challenge concluded over the weekend with 5 of the top 6 men’s prizes going to local talent. The total number of participants for both the women and men’s events was in excess of 50 form 17 countries. Kite Surfing harness the power of the wind utilizing a large […] Read More

RKY 2016 – Thailand

It’s July so it has to be time for the RKY 2016, the 6th year for the Rayong event that brings together kiteboarders and windsurfers in the one event. See it can be done, it’s all about the water action, fun times and good friends in Thailand, actually in Asia in general – long may […] Read More

PKA National Series Finals

The final round of the ICTSI PKA Philippine tour took the riders to Cuyo, Palawan. Stunning location for what looked like a stunning finals for this seasons national series. Check out the full story on the PKA Facebook page   3 days of amazing conditions fitting for a finals of one of the regions most successful […] Read More

Thailand Kite & Windsurf Championship

The 12-13 march saw Pranburi come alive as over 100 windsurfers and kitebaorders joined forces for the Surf Spot sponsored Thailand Kite and Windsurf Championships.   As always Thailand’s Asian and KTA Champion Yo Narapichit Pudla was topping the podium, so we will leave to Yo to tell you all about it. The ever first […] Read More

PKA Philippine Tour Cagayan Round

Anguib beach Cagayan played host for the third round of the PKA Philippine Kiteboard Tour, which made its home there from the 12 – 14 March 2016.  12 Although not the best of wind the time for the riders, they did as always have a lot of fun, which after all is a pretty major […] Read More

Balok Wind Challenge 2016

A total of 80 participants including 32 international participants, primarily x-pats from Germany, Australia, Korea, England, Italy, Thailand, Singapore and Japan participated in the program of water sports adventure that involved the following disciples:   Windsurfing Kiteboarding Optimist Class Sailing Laser Class Sailing  Stand Up Paddle Board Racing  Total prize money of RM31,650. The three-day […] Read More

Healthy National Start to the Asian Season

The local scene throughout Asia is looking pretty solid as we head into the full SE Asian winter monsoon season.  In fact the local scene is getting even more local, with location and club led events popping up this season as spins off’s from the national tours, which in themselves grew out of the KTA […] Read More

Tabuhan Island Kiteboarding Pro

The Tabuhan Island Kiteboarding Pro took place on August 22nd – 23rd 2015 and from all the reports we have heard back here at the KTA from the riders involved it was a major success and one very cool event. So lets leave it to the Tabuhan crew in their own words and with the very […] Read More

Hong Kong Kiting Front Page

The kiting scene in Hong Kong is not the most spread out, considering all of the beaches and waterfront the country has to offer. Mostly the sport is focused on Lantau Island, where the winds and the locations are the most kite friendly. Still regardless of these limited options for the local kiters they still […] Read More

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