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Porsche starts kitesurfing
A breath of fresh air with sponsorship partnerships
Stuttgart. In addition to its long-standing sponsorship of tennis and golf,
“Kitesurfing is all about athleticism, precision and pushing boundaries – that’s why the sport is ideal for
In November 2021,
Fly high: Red Bull King of the Air
Since 2013, the prestigious Red Bull King of the Air competition has been taking place in Cape Town, against the backdrop of Table Mountain. Big Air competitions have established themselves as a discipline in their own right. Participating athletes compete against each other in extreme jumps of 20 meters and more. The crowned Red Bull King of the Air kiter is the one that impresses the most in terms of height, power, extreme, technique and innovation on the day of the event. This year’s Wind Window is open from November 18 to December 3, with the event taking place on the windiest day of this time period. A total of 18 athletes will participate.
Waterproof and windproof: the new
Among the Red Bull King of the Air contenders is Liam Whaley, one of the two
Rita Arnaus is said to have sea water in her veins. His parents are former Spanish windsurfing champions and his father was one of the first kitesurfers in his country. Arnaus received a kite for his ninth birthday and has been fascinated by the wind ever since. Now 25 years old, she has been kitesurfing for 10 years. Since then, she has won numerous titles and is often on the podium. In 2020, for example, she took two second places at the GKA Super Grand Slam in Brazil and the World Distance Kite Battle. Her discipline is freestyle: “The process is to try, crash, repeat, try, crash, repeat,” says Rita. “For hours and hours and hours. Although for me progress really comes when I’m with friends on the Kite World Tour. We really help each other. Push each other.
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