Author Archives: Tijn

PKRA Germany 2010

I competed in the PKRA World Tour in Germany last month, but I forgot to write a report. The St Peter Ording PKRA event is one of (or the) biggest kiteboarding events in the world, and lasts for 9 days. … Continue reading

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EKT Silvaplana, 5th place!

This weekend I participated in the 4th Euro Kite Tour event, on lake Silvaplana in Switzerland. The spot is known for it’s beautiful surroundings, but low winds. The drive was very nice, I like driving in the mountains. When we … Continue reading

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Euro Kite tour Sylt

Update 3 Unfortunately, the wind did not come. I hope there will be wind on the next tourstop! Update 2 Still no wind here at Sylt, a lot of racing going on but just not enough wind to start the … Continue reading

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Headcam movie Mirns

In the beginning of the season I had a powered session on Mirns, and someone offered me to ride with his Go Pro HD cam. I could not refuse this offer, so I strapped it on my head and went … Continue reading

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Campione Italy 2010

Last weekend I was in Italy to compete in the Open Italian championships. We arrived on friday, and after some time in the Advance office, I took the van to lake Garda. The event was small, but with a lot … Continue reading

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KTE Noordwijk 1st place

This weekend I competed in the 2nd tourstop of the KTE, on our biggest event of the year, KiteBoardOpen! The weather was a bit blocked by seafog, but in the afternoon the wind picked up a bit and the sun … Continue reading

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Friends of Friestyle, 1st place!

This weekend I competed in the local competition/event Friends of Friestyle. This was the 2nd edition of the event. Last year I was 2nd in the pro freestyle competition, so this year my goal was to ride top 3 again. … Continue reading

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Local Newspaper Headline

There is an article about my competition in Austria in the local and online newspaper headlines. Check the article by clicking on the image! (or click here for the badly translated google version )

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Eurotour Podersdorf, Austria

Final Update I made it back home, I drove 1400km almost non-stop in 13 hours. My final result is 5th place at this first tourstop of the Kite Tour Europe! Day 4 was mostly about waiting around the event, but … Continue reading

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Kites on Fire 2010

Last weekend I visited Oostende in Belgium, to compete in the open freestyle competition. I left from my home on friday, after skimming the open market since it was Queensday I arrived friday evening around 8, after spending some time … Continue reading

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