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KTA Kite Kidstour

Postby Toby » Thu Jan 31, 2013 8:06 pm

KTA Kite Kidstour is taking off - everyone can kite

Free Powerkiteclinics for local kids in each tourstop of the Kitetour Asia


Kitekids is a new training program initiated by Kitetour Asia and Cabrinha Rider and 3 times KTA Tour Champion in Racing Kathrin Borgwardt to put something back into each location and country that the kite competition visit.

Local kids get the opportunity to join a powerkite class for free and take those first steps towards perhaps becoming future kiteboarding Champions. The Kite Kids tour will introduce local children to kiteboarding by teaching them the fundamental skills through power kiteflying, while at the same time getting them to understand the importance of safety while they are having fun. Having many years of experience and skill as qualified instructor Kathrin Borgwardt will bringing her teaching skill and well as her competition background to the KTA Kite Kids program, which itself is based on kids camps and courses she has successfully been running over in Europe.

The KTA Kite Kids classes will be run just before each round of the KTA Asia Tour over two day period and will be supported by local instructors and kiters to ensure lots of help is on hand for the kids to get the max out of their flying session. Thanks to OZONE Kites and Maelstorm there will a be a local kids kiting club established in each destination, so the kids can continue to kite and there will be follow up clinics like full beginner courses for the kids in the water. The kids will have the possibility during the competition to stay with the riders and to ask all their questions and keep in touch on the kitekidstour Facebook page.

The first event for the tour will be Bintan/ Indonesia in February with following events in Pranburi/Thailand, Boracay/ Philippines and Pingtan/ China.

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