Just got this in and wanted to forward it along (please see below). It was a great event. Many thanks to Brad, Amelia (sp) and Tom, the FKA and all the volunteers that pulled this event off so successfully. Looking forward to more great kiteboarding get togethers like this one. For some photos of the event checkout:
http://www.tampabaykitesurf.com/images/ ... index.html
(you will need Flash, it is a great presentation)
(more shots to added very soon)
Sorry so long to post the results - we've been busy chillin in Miami
beach. The wind is pickin back up so I'll have to make this quick.
First of all - many thanks to everyone who trusted us enough to come
down here and ride. I won't begin to mention names because I will
forget someone. Everybody was very cool pitching in and helping out.
Special thanks to Holiday Isle and Extreme Sports. We plan do hold
weekend expos with a similar format before summer and throught the
year. Everyone is invited - more details later. Enough BS ---
1st place - Andy Hurdman - Delray Beach
2nd place - Pete Weisberg - Ft. Laud
3rd place - Jeff Biege - Boynton Beach
4th place - Kent Marinkovich - Miami
5th place - Scott Fliecher - Ft. Laud
6th place - Diego Glazman - Argentina
1st place - 4.95 - Jayson Orkins - Tampa
2nd place - 4.80 - Neil Hutchinson - Ft. Laud
3rd place - 4.52 - Alex Aguera - Maui
4th place - 4.45 - Wolf Serrer - Namibia SW Africa/ Ft Laud
5th place - 3.99 - Oliver Bautch - Austria/ Miami
If you haven't already heard about what went on down here - ask
someone - all I can write is 20-25 knots both days - you fill in the
rest. Stay tuned to the mags and vids for details. We will be
updating the site http://www.islamoradakiteboardfestival.com sometime soon.
It will have more info about this past event and events to come.
I open a special invitation to everyone who attended to come and ride
down here anytime - just call 1(877)Yes-2-Fly