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Fundraiser launches for prolific kiteboarding photographer, Ydwer van der Heide

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How to train for Kitesurfing

2020 was a year for settling in, hunkering down and for these two French kitesurfing dynamo's, training more than ever. In our new series, we'll be exploring how the GKA athletes train for competition. As the level of kitesurfing continues to explode, competitors are diving deep into diet, workouts and mental strategy. We sat down with Camille and Capucine Delannoy for a look into their unique relationship and how they're pushing one another on and off the water. 

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2021 Competition Formats Explained

This is a refresher on the 2021 Competition Format for the GKA world tour. We have three disciplines running for 2021: the Kite-Surf tour which involves wave kitesurfing and strapless freestyle, the Freestyle tour which involves twintip freestyle kiteboarding and big air and the Hydrofoil-Freestyle Tour. 

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Here’s what you need to know for 2021 Events (so far)

2020 was a tough year for the GKA. Travel bans, location closures and the inevitable canceling of many events left us all feeling a bit stressed. But we're proud to say that despite the many challenges of last year, we had some incredible successes and we're able to make a lot of cool things happen.

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Mikaili Sol – GKA SuperKite Brazil Champion

Meet Mikaili Sol - winner of the women's division at SuperKIte Brazil 2020

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Maxime Chabloz – GKA SuperKite Brazil Champion

Meet Maxime Chabloz - the all-round athlete who took the win in the Men's Division at the SuperKite Brazil 2020 Championships!

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GKA Freestyle Super Grand Slam Ilha do Guajiru Final Day

It’s day 5 of the GKA Freestyle Super Grand Slam here in Ilha do Guajiru and we have got our Freestyle Champions 2020!

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GKA Freestyle Super Grand Slam Ilha do Guajiru Day 4

No wind, no competition on day 4 - but read all about the action on final day tomorrow!

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GKA Freestyle Super Grand Slam Ilha do Guajiru Day 3

Day 3 at the GKA Freestyle Super Grand Slam here in Ilha do Guajiru was full of surprises!

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GKA Freestyle Super Grand Slam Ilha do Guajiru Day 2

Day two of the freestyle competition here in Ilha do Guajiru is coming to an end, and we finished men’s and women’s rounds 3!

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GKA Freestyle Super Grand Slam Ilha do Guajiru Day 1

We are stoked to be back in Brazil for the only GKA Freestyle event of the year!

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Superfoil Fortaleza 2020 – Final Day

We have crowned the first ever GKA HydroFoil Freestyle Champion!

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