Apparently kiteboard racing does have a track record

First came the news that Kiteboards would replace windsurfers in the 2016 Olympics in Rio. Then, following my posting of the story in which I questioned whether there was an established kiteboard racing circuit, the evidence started filling my inbox.

For starters here’s a video summary of a recent Professional Kiteboard Riders Association (PKRA) event in Mexico.

A trawl through the ISAF website revealed that experimental kiteboarding competition rules were drawn up back in 2009.

CLICK HERE for a pdf of the rules