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VKWC Talks About IKA Agreement Termination from Their Perspective

We can confirm that International Kiteboarding Association (“IKA”) wrote to us last weekend confirming their termination of the agreement between IKA and the Professional Kite Riders Association (“PKRA”). Negotiations for a potential new contract with Virgin Kitesurf World Championships (“VKWC”) were ongoing for many months. VKWC had every intention of replacing the PKRA in a […]

IKA Terminates Agreement with PKRA

The International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) regrets to announce that the contract between IKA and the Professional Kiteboard Riders Association (PKRA) has been terminated. All World Championship rights for all kiteboarding disciplines including Freestyle, Big Air, Wave and Slalom immediately revert to IKA. Neither PKRA nor its new ownership, currently known as Virgin Kitesurf World Championships, […]

Over the Water

Bill Hansen – A Lifelong Passion With Things That Fly

Cruiser Putnam, Garfield King, and Alessio in Maui’s Pro Pool

Plus added bonus footage of Lou Wainman frisbee kiting.