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Virgin Kitesurf World Championships Rebranded as World Kite Tour
The Virgin Kitesurf World Championships (VKWC), formerly known as the Professional Kiteboard Riders Association (PKRA), has undergone a rebranding process. Effective immediately, the organization has changed its name to World Kite Tour (WKT). This is...
IKA Terminates Agreement with PKRA/VKWC
The International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) officials have announced that that the contract between IKA and the Professional Kiteboard Riders Association (PKRA), today Virgin Kitesurf World Champioships (VKWC), has been terminated. Upon this te...
PKRA Becomes Virgin Kitesurf World Championships
As you already know, Richard Branson has acquired the rights for the Pro Kite Tour a while ago. As the new organization is now run under the Virgin umbrella, with multiplatform digital entertainment company Zed as a main co-sponsor, it was time for a...
Dakhla Kiteboarding World Cup 2015
The 2015 PKRA World Tour season is starting this March, and it will do it in full throttle, with the Dakhla Kiteboarding World Cup as season opener. As usual, the best riders today will take part in the most complete kiteboarding competition today....
Karolina Winkowska Wins Her Second PKRA World Title
Amid huge suspense and unprecedented circumstances, Karolina Winkowska secures the 2014 PKRA Freestyle World Title becoming world champion for the second time in her career. After winning five events over the 2014 tour year - add a shared first place...
Title and Wins in Pingtan on Day 5
Day five of the Pingtan Kiteboarding World Cup dealt heavy conditions suitable for the epic battles that would ensue. Youri Zoon (NL) put together an explosive final heat to win the event, while Christophe Tack (BE) stopped Liam Whaley’s (ES) r...
PKRA World Tour Haikou 2014
The PKRA World Tour Haikou is part of the Hainan International Kitesurf Festival and it is one of the biggest events of this kind held in Asia. It gathers elite riders from across the world and huge media coverage. This is a freestyle event and ride...
Registration Day - Pingtan Kiteboarding World Cup
The PKRA is back in Pingtan, China for what is sure to be another banner event. This year the event features three disciplines including Freestyle, Slalom, and a Twin- tip Course Race. Following the phenomenal conditions that were had here last year,...
Pingtan Kiteboarding World Cup 2014
The Pingtan Kiteboarding World Cup is brought to you by the PKRA in collaboration with the Pingtan Kiteboard Association and it is one of the most important kitesurfing events in Asia. This event hosts freestyle and slalom challenges. Past champs of...
PKRA Presents Liam Whaley’s Profile
Hailing from Spain, Liam Whaley has stepped onto the kiteboarding scene nearly a decade ago. He has proven to be a dedicated and talented rider and he claimed many important prizes in pro competitions over the years. This season was great for Whaley...