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Red Bull King of the Air 2013

Red Bull King of the Air 2013

Period: Feb 1 - Feb 15, 2013
Location: Cape Town, South Africa

Are you ready to watch the best kiteboarders on earth riding hard and performing stunning maneuvers? If so, don’t miss the 2013 Red Bull King of the Air. The world's best kiteboarders are coming to Cape Town for an extreme big air competition that's back after a seven year hiatus. With a spectacular new format, riders will take extreme kiteboarding to new heights.

The announcement of the return of the competition has seen kiteboarders around the world doing everything they can to get their hands on an entry. Sixteen of the world’s best kiteboarders and eight wildcards have been selected to compete in the highly anticipated Red Bull King of the Air 2013.

The event will take place at Big Bay, Blouberg on Cape Town’s sunny coastline, South Africa. Waiting period for the contest is 1 – 15 February. More info about the event can be found on the official website.

If you want to know who is competing for the King of the Air title this year, take a look at the invited kiteboarders and wildcards below.

The Invited Kiteboarders   Ruben Lenten (NED)   Kevin Langeree (NED)       Youri Zoon (NED)       Nick Jacobsen (DEN)       Billy Parker (USA) Sam Light (GBR)   Lewis Crathern (GBR)   Kevin de Smidt (NED)   Steven Akkersijk (NED)   Jesse Richman (USA) Tom Court (GBR)       Luke Whiteside (GBR)       Gianni Aragno (ESP)       Shawn Richman (USA) Luke McGillewie (RSA) Reno Romeu (BRA)

The Wildcards Sam Medysky (CAN) Oswald Smith (RSA) Johnno Sholte (NED) Andries Fourie (RSA) Graham Howes (RSA) Jandre Fraser (RSA) Alan Steele (RSA) Nicolas Falcou (FRA)