Boys in the Hood

 

210bndh-tourCabrinha’s Damien Leroy has taken the initiative this year to get behind the rising youth movement.  He plans to fill a RV with kite gear, pro riders, rowdy teens, and camera equipment that will without a doubt an anecdote worth checking out.  With stops up and down the Columbia River, Mount Hood and up to the Puget Sound the current Caribbean Race Champ plans to lend his “professional advise” to the next generation of kiters.  With guys like Cameron Dietrich and Jesse Richman stopping by, Matt Collins, Matt Elsasser and Brandon Bowe will have an Awesome summer adventure!

 

Damien Leroy Caribbean Kite Racing Champ

 

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After a total, of 13 races Damien Leroy had a strong point advantage over the other competitors securing his lead and giving him the title of new Caribbean Kite Racing Champion. read more....www.kitemovement.com

PKRA Morocco- The Albinator on the Podium

 

_mg_1972The PKRA in Essaouira just came to an end.  The Italian Stallion, Alberto Rondina was on top of his game defeating Moroccan rider Yassine Bouceta followed by Sebastien Garat (RRD, FRA). Kevin Langeree (Naish, NED) eliminated Rondina in the semi final earning him 3rd place in the single eliminations. read more...www.kiteworldmag.com
The single elimination went well for Alby..."I lost against Kevin in the semifinals (he was riding really good that day) so I made it to the looser final, where i won against my roommate Mike Shitshofer."

Alberto Rondian and Bruno Sroka conquer Lake Silvaplana

An event held in incredible scenic conditions came to an end yesterday, with Lake Silvaplan, the worlds highest kiteboarding spot, providing sufficient wind for all disciplines.  Snow covered mountains set the scenery for the fourth stop of the Kite Tour   Europe in Switzerland, and the thermal winds did not fail to deliver. Read more  at surfertoday.com

Another one in the bag for the Italian Stallion. Congratulations Alby And Bruno!

Alberto Rondina in 9NINE


Alberto Rondina in action for Turbolenza in 9NINE a Tinkerfilm presentation in Fuerteventura with his new Cabrinha kite. Camera and Post Production Vania Da Rui.

 

Bruno Sroka Crowned European Race Champion

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Cabrinha's Bruno Sroka, the current world ranked leader in kite course racing was able to fulfill all expectations at the 2010 Kitesurf Tour Europe as he takes the top podium position.

 


Cabrinha Dominates Kitesurf Tour Europe

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Cabrinha's Alberto Rondina wins 1st in Freestyle and Bjorn Jensen wins 1st in Racing on the first stop of the Kitesurf Tour Europe. For complete results, visit Kitesurf Tour Europe.

Jason Stone Joins Cabrinha

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Jason Stone Joins Cabrinha
First ever kiter sponsored exclusively for wakeskating

Cabrinha and Jason Stone are proud to announce their sponsor partnership in wake skate development. Jason, who has been riding Cabrinha gear for the past few years, has taken the inevitable step and signed on to the Cabrinha international team. Cabrinha will be giving Jason, one of the premiere wakeskate kiters, free reign to test and design the next level of Cabrinha wakeskate equipment including a Jason Stone pro model.

Jason Stone says "I was hesitant at first because I wasn't sure if I was ready to be back in the game.  I left professional sports a few years ago to focus on life and family, but the wind and ocean have always been a part of my life. I am stoked with the amount of vision Cabrinha has shown in being willing to take me on as a team rider. I've always done things a bit differently, including focusing solely on wakeskating, and Cabrinha's wakeskate program allows me room to experiment and open the sport in new directions. I've had a strong personal relationship with many people in the Cabrinha family so there isn't much of a transition; I've been here the whole time."

After 9 years kiting, Jason Stone decidedly became a "wake skate only" rider last year. The progression of his riding clearly shows his dedication. Pete Cabrinha says "Jason has almost single handedly re-written what is possible in wakeskating. He's set an entirely new benchmark. Not just in kite wakeskating, but in wakeskating period. We're happy to have him on board to push this sector of the sport. I'm excited to see where he can take it." 

For more about Jason Stone, visit http://www.cabrinhakites.com/jason-stone.html

Photo by Tracy Kraft

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