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Alberto Rondina finished 4th place in Germany last week after an exhausting yet incredibly exciting day. After winning 4 consecutive heats against some of the biggest names on the tour he claims " I was sooo tired at the end of the day I crashed almost everything. But Iʼm happy with the results". That puts Alby AKA the "Italian Stallion" in 5th place over all. Bruno Sroka is dominating courses left and right. In the top spot for the PKRA race series we can't wait to see what goes down in Fuerteventura at the Super Grand Slam 2010.
Cabrinha’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!
The 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."
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!