*


All times are UTC + 1 hour



Post new topic Reply to topic
 [ 1 post ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Get Ready for the La Ventana Kite/SUP Race and Demo: 1/17-24
PostPosted: Fri Nov 13, 2009 10:06 pm 
Offline
Very Frequent Poster

Joined: Wed Dec 05, 2001 1:00 am
Posts: 1113
Image

The 2010 event has been extended to 8 days to offer day trips/clinics early week with the main event happening January 20-24. All info will is posted and will be updated at www.palapasventana.com

JANUARY 17-20: DAY TRIPS, CLINICS, EARLY DEMOS:

Local clinics and day trips to the coast or Isla Cerralvo will be offered from January 17 through 20. All info will be online and updated at www.palapasventana.com no later than Friday, November 20. There will be no formal registration area or anything set up in front of Baja Joe’s until the main event starts. Final clinic date, meeting place and time will be determined based on the forecast and posted online the evening of Friday, January 15, 2010. We will keep an email list of clinic participants and update you this way as well.

Surf/Strapless Clinic at Coast by Brendan Richards/Caution Kites and Mark2Dog/Baja Joes/North: Head to the coast and experience a different part of Baja just 2 hours away from La Ventana. Get schooled and tips to help you in the surf and your strapless board skills, plus try out demo gear from Caution and North. If forecast is not good for any day between January 17-20, the clinic will be held somewhere in La Ventana with ‘extras’ to make good for not going to coast. Cost is $100. Minimum 4 people, maximum 12 people. Price includes transportation, snack boar food and drinks. We will post the final decision for clinic location, date and time no later than Friday, January 15 at www.palapasventana.com Online registration for clinics will be available on November 20 at www.palapasventana.com

All Day Girls Clinic at Isla Cerralvo with Laura Maher/Slingshot and Marie Leclerc/Baja Joes/North:
Girls of all levels welcome but if you can’t go upwind, you have to return in one of the boats! Spend a day at Isla Cerralvo, the starting point of the 11.5 mile crossing. At the end you’ll do a dry run of the crossing and finish the day with Happy Hour at Baja Joe’s. Get tips from the pros and try out the new 2010 gear from Slingshot and North. Cost is $100. Minimum 4 people, maximum 12 people. Price includes transportation, snack boar food and drinks. We will post the final decision for clinic location, date and meeting time based on the forecast the evening of Friday, January 15 at www.palapasventana.com Online registration for clinics will be available on November 20 at www.palapasventana.com

www.Live2Kite.com Freestyle Clinic with Shawn Richman:
Featured on the Dec09 cover of The Kiteboarder Magazine, Mystic/RRD pro rider Shawn Richman should be no stranger to most of you. A fluid style all to his own and a treat to watch in action, let Shawn help you finally nail that trick you’ve been trying to perfect! Cost is $95. Minimum 4 people, maximum 12 people. We will post the final decision for clinic location, date and meeting time based on the forecast the evening of Friday, January 15 at www.palapasventana.com Online registration for clinics will be available on November 20 at www.palapasventana.com

www.Live2Kite.com Race Clinic with Johnny Heineken: The third place winner of the 2009 World Kite Racing Championship in San Francisco, CA, this Mystic/RRD pro rider is a world class sailor which helped him place in his first competition over far more seasoned riders. Learn Johnny’s secrets and find out the latest and greatest in the race world to give you a competitive edge. Cost is $95. Minimum 4 people, maximum 12 people. We will post the final decision for clinic location, date and meeting time based on the forecast the evening of Friday, January 15 at www.palapasventana.com Online registration for clinics will be available on November 20 at www.palapasventana.com

JANUARY 20-24: THE MAIN EVENT!

Get ready for our island crossing 12 mile kite race, course racing, freestyle contest, Paddle Royale – SUP race including a 12 mile island crossing challenge, biggest KiteXpo ever, food, bands, parties, and fun—all in the name of raising money for the local schools in La Ventana!Important skippers meeting Wed, January 20, 7p at Palapas Ventana Restaurant. Comp dates, times will be set at skipper’s meeting based on forecast. So far, we have Best, Caution, North/Amundson SUP, Wainman Hawaii, Hotline Wetsuits/Doc Ear Plugs, Mystic, RRD, and Ocean Rodeo registered with many more pending!

Registration info:

Competitors start first and compete for cash, sportsmen start second and cruise. Remember you must be an advanced level rider with well maintained gear for this 11- mile race. See Race Info section for details. PAYPAL challenged? Call 310 594 3483 and do it old school style over the phone but you can register online here by January 5 to take advantage of early sign up rates:

http://www.palapasventana.com/details.aspx?SPID=83&PPID=LV%20Classic

* Kite race only: $63
* Kite race and SUP: $73
* Windsurf only race: $63
* Windsurf and SUP: $73
* SUP only: $43
* Donate to LV schools: $15

All details of event can be found at www.palapasventana.com

Demo info:

Now’s your chance to demo all the 2010 gear at one convenient location! Register at the Skipper’s Meeting on January 20, 7p at the Palapas Ventana restaurant or on site between Ventana Windsports and Baja Joe’s at the registration table anytime between 11a and 3p January 21 through 24. To demo, you must meet the following requirements:

1. Must be solid intemediate or better rider, able to go upwind consistently, self rescue, navigate in crowds.
2. You must sign a waiver and provide credit card information. All info is destroyed immediately following the event. Credit card info is in case of abuse to gear, loss of gear, or non return of gear. You will be given a wristband upon registering. This will allow you to demo for all four days of the event.

Raffle!

Tons of swag will be given away daily including kites and boards. So far we have:

* Best 2010 Kite Complete: Model and size to be determined. Check website for updates.
* Genetrix 2010 Origin Kite Complete: New to North America but not in Europe, come meet the new distributors and try out their new freestyle kite!

Have you seen the latest online issue? Download Oct at http://www.thekiteboarder.com/PDFS/

Or if you want the magazine hot off the press, check out TKB’s killer sub offerings with t-shirts, dvds, calendars and more! www.thekiteboarder.com/catalog


Image


{ SHARE_ON_FACEBOOK } { SHARE_ON_TWITTER } { SHARE_ON_ORKUT } { SHARE_ON_DIGG } { SHARE_ON_MYSPACE } { SHARE_ON_DELICIOUS }
Top
Profile
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic
 [ 1 post ] 

All times are UTC + 1 hour


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group