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GKA Announces Revised 2020 Calendar
With travel restrictions easing and countries around the world gently coming out of lockdown, people are once again returning to normal life, and sporting events are now being rescheduled on a global scale, that includes the GKA Kite World Tour. Thin...
GKA Announces New ISO 21853 Standard for Quick-release Systems
The professional circuit which runs the wave kitesurfing and freestyle kiteboarding disciplines revealed that the safety standardization of all kite control bar quick-release systems is effective and valid since February 14, 2020. The GKA worked wit...
APP Announces New Schedule Due to Covid-19
After much consultation with Host Cities, Tour and Event Partners and Sponsors, together with an in depth evaluation of the situation as it relates to the escalating Covid-19 virus, the APP announces that it is cancelling the first 2 events of the 20...
GKA Announces Youth Kite World Tour
This is a chance for the hottest, up and coming young riders in the world to make their name in kitesurfing! Categories will be girls/boys U14, U16, U19 and U21. The first event is the GKA Youth Freestyle World Cup Saint-Pierre la Mer, in France. So...
APP World Tour Announces the 2020 Schedule
The APP World Tour team is not slowing down and has released official 2020 schedule with new stops added to the pipeline. After a spectacular 2019 season that saw dramatic action across every event on Tour, the APP is continuing its legacy in Osaka,...
APP Announces City Paddle Festivals
The Association of Paddlesurf Professionals (APP) today announced the launch of City Paddle Festivals, a participatory three-stop Standup Paddleboard experience and celebration that connects some of the World's most high profile Cities (London, N...
GKA Announces The Air Games
A new tour has arrived. The Global Kitesports Association has announced a new, twin tip World Cup tour. The aim of the tour is to crown the best overall twin tip rider. Find out more about the new tour including judging criteria and a calendar of eve...
World Sailing Announces New Agreement between IKA and GKA
It's done and dusted. Again. The International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) and the Global Kitesports Association (GKA) will rule the sport of kiteboarding. Under the new agreement, GKA will crown world champions in the following pro kiteboard...
ESF Announces the European Championship of Stand Up Paddling
ESF – the European Surfing Federation, plans to host the inaugural European Championship of Stand Up Paddling this summer. The European Championship of Stand Up Paddling can be regarded as Europe’s version of ISA Worlds. The Eurosurf Cha...
YOLO Board Announces the 8th Annual Relay Series
The guys at YOLO Board are proud to invite all standup paddleboarding enthusiasts to join the 8th Annual YOLO Board Relay Series, a series of events consisting of team relay-style competitions in three recreational divisions: men’s, women&rsquo...