British Kite Surfing Association: National Tour dates 2009 are out
Now in its 9th year the British Kite Surfing Association tour dates are out. Three super size events with four National Titles being run to crown the BKSA Champion.
The events dates are now official. Seven Venues are plannt for this years UK Kitesurf Championship
Dates – For Freestyle Kitesurf - Course, Buggy and Landboard
Round 1 May 15th-17th Swansea South Wales
Round 2 July 10th-12th Hunstanton Norfolk
Round 3 July31st-Aug 2nd Barrow Cumbria
Round 4 August 28th-30th Blackpool Lancashire
Round 5 September 4th-6th Bridlington Yorkshire
Round 6 September 25th-27th Littlehampton West Sussex
Round 7 October 8th-10th Redcar Tyne Side
All above events are subject to funding: if funding is not agreed events may be pulled 30 days prior to dates .
These will be run on the first 3 dates that have wind – no wind no comp – they are weekend only events!
April – 4th-5th / 11th-12th / 18th-19th
May – 2nd-3rd / 23rd-24th / 30th-31st
June – 6th-7th / 13th-14th
Sept- 5th-6th / 12th-13th / 19th-20th
October- 3rd-4th / 24th-25th
Notification will be made on Thursday Evening if an event will take place.
You must Pre Register and pay in advance – Heats will be drawn up prior to event.
Speed Rankings 2009
Throughout 2009 we will be running the BKSA GPS Speed rankings.
This will be a full list of up to date ranking of UK based riders using the international GPS ranking list.
You can do it anywhere anytime you like – Awards for the fastest Men and Ladies awards will be given out at the end of Year Prizegiving at the end of October – so get speeding – on the water!
The BKSA will have more coaching days to BKSA members who have done a level 2 courses – to help with getting back on the water after the winter break or improve your riding
The courses taken by some of the top UK coaches will be taking place in the spring/ summer of 09
The BKSA will also be having more regional youth training days this year.
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This year's event will be headlined by the 2009 North American Course Racing Continental Championships as well as the US Kiteboarding National Championships.
The Lüderitz Speed Challenge 2008 is finished, and it was a triumph, both for the competitors, who broke almost every record there was to break, and for Lüderitz which proved to be one of the best speed sailing destinations in the world.
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