It was 2007 when Laila Puehringer got addicted to kitesurfing. The hometown of the half-austrian-half-moroccan Ozone teamrider from Vienna travels a lot and has also been living in the Dominician Republic. Since 2009 she participates in kite contests, also in the worldcup – in former times in freestyle, now strapless in the waves. In the GKA-Wave-Competition which took place in Mauritius this September she missed out on the semi finals by a single point. But she says: „I am hungry for more!“ Continue reading 5 questions, 5 answers: Laila Puehringer→
Aloha, here’s a short photo teaser of the Rider4Rider contest which took place from 5th to 8th of May in Breitenbrunn/Neusiedlersee at the Westcoastkiters. The complete post review including all results will be edited in the next issues of the german Kiteboarding-Magazine and the international Kiteworld Magazine (yes, I am super proud to write for those mags ;)). What I can already tell you about the contest is: amazing riders, cool atmosphere, proper organization!
Here some pics from what happened in the wakestyle park (Copyright: Helmut Fuchs – Flickr: helmutfuchs_kitejoy) – with pro riders like Alvaro Onieva, Sandro Haubenwallner, Julia Castro, Malin Amle and more.
Impressions of the first weekend of SWC 2016 in Podersdorf/Austria
Hey guys, since last week there is a lot going on at the Neusiedlersee (Lake Neusiedl). The reason is the Surf Worldcup, which has been carried out annually since 1998 there. Since then every year it got more crowded and in the meantime it has developed to a huge event – on the first weekend alone 45.000 people came to Podersdorf.