The event video from the Hood Jam 2016 is out ....... "What started as a simple idea discussed over a few cold beers has been quickly nurtured into a full-fledged weeklong shred fest with all of the world’s top park riders in attendance. Home to the only truly public slider park in the world and now filled with more features than ever, Hood River, Oregon was the perfect venue to host such an event. Twenty-nine competitors gathered in the Slider Project Park from August 5th to
The inaugural event of the season, the 2017 Blue Palawan Kite Open is back for it's second year as the first event of the world renowned Kite Park League Tour. Kicking things off with a qualifying event held at Blue Palawan in beautiful Puerto Princessa on Palawan Island, Philippines on February 6th & 7th. The qualifier is open to anyone and is your chance to compete alongside the worlds best kiteboarding park riding talent at the world's most tropical kite park. The top t
Sam Light and Karolina Winkowska are the 2016 Kite Park League champions! Sam Light was dominating in all the events with great syle and consistant high scoring hits. Karolina Winkowska focused full time on her park riding this year and she showed that she is not only a champion in freestyle but park style also. Every event the level gets higher and new tricks are constantly pushing the envelope. The future is set to be a strong one and we look forward to 2017.
An amazing week with stong wind, light wind, rain and sunshine comes to an end. The riders were on the water every day, either with the kite or on the Rydium cable. The podium results were: Women's: 1st Karolina Winkowska 2nd Sensi Graves 3rd Manuela Jungo Men's: 1st Sam Light 2nd Noe Font 3rd Craig Cunningham