Freeriders Christopher Tasti and Laurel Eastman honored by the Kite Pro World Tour
The Kite Pro World Tour began its 5th year with a beautiful sunset ceremony in the South of France. The 4 world champions, Freeriders Christo Tasti from 2000, Julien Sudrat from 2001, Mark Shinn from 2002 and Fabienne DÃ¢â‚¬â„¢Ortoli from 2001 and 2002 were honored for their achievements in kiteboarding. The award? A comical cartoon character drawing of their smiling faces while kiting.
Two other women riders were acknowledged for their contribution to kiteboarding. Laurel Eastman, Freeriders and the highest ranked American athlete in 2002, was also honored with a beautiful plate engraved with Ã¢â‚¬Å“ 2002 woman of the yearÃ¢â‚¬