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National Kiteboarding League hits Sydney 20-22 Jan!

The fourth round of the Classic Holidays NKL Series will see kiteboarding action at Dolls Point and Wanda Beach, Cronulla. Whether you want to know more about kiteboarding, or ready to compete in the Classic Holidays NKL Series register and enjoy the high-flying action. The NKL is an Amateur competition and welcomes 1st Time competitors.

RSVP on https://www.facebook.com/events/1596795307284691/ and register on https://www.registernow.com.au/secure/Register.aspx?E=23329

FREESTYLE COMPETITION
-Operates over the three days and is open to intermediate to advanced Australian and international kiters.
-Rankings for heat allocation will be conducted on Friday 20 January and if you entered last year we can allocate you into heats from here if a NO SHOW on Friday!
-Heats will begin at approximately 12 pm each day.
-Entry – does not include BIG AIR Entry).

PRIZES AND AWARDS:
see website www.nklseries.com
Register here: via link on website Home page

CABRINHA BIG AIR COMP
-Is held each day of the competition and is ideal for intermediate and non-technical kiteboarders.
-Showcase your power, height and jumping skills while pushing other riders to the limit.
-It’s a fun, friendly competition and huge on spectacle.
-Registrations are taken online only
-Entry fee for the CABRINHA BIG AIR COMP is $50
-Heats will begin at approximately 2 pm each day with Friday 20 January being a non-compulsory day. Weekends Heats are compulsory.
HEATS: will be 15-20 minute heats made up of 4-6 kiters at a time.

PRIZES AND AWARDS:
see website : www.nklseries.com

HAVE-A-GO
Members of the general public are invited to come along to the Classic Holidays NKL Series 2016/17 and receive a free workshop on how kiteboarding works and they can fly a small trainer kite on the beach. These free sessions are conducted by a qualified instructor in groups of 3-4.

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Season Opener Weekend

 
When: 7- 9 October.
 
Who: The whole kitesurfing community!
Everyone who kitesurfs or likes to hang out on the beach with nice people. (from beginner to advanced)
 
Where: Hawks Nest, NSW (about 3h north of Sydney)
Camp or rent a cabin at Jimmy Beach or rent a house in town – up to everyone’s preference.
Link to Jimmy’s beach: https://www.northcoastholidayparks.com.au/park/info/jimmys-beach
For the camping just mention that you are with the Kiteboarding crew so we will all be close together.
It would be good to book it straight away, this might become a real big event and the spots on the camping are limited. it’s only $35 for an unpowered site (incl. 2 ppl) of $40 per night for a powered site. (incl 2 ppl) max 4 people per site. Please check their site for availability and prices for the cabins.
 
To make it even BETTER:
We have invited some kitegear suppliers to bring over test gear. Kitepower will come over with a van full of trial gear. Also ProKite confirmed that Naish will be there with gear to trial. probably more suppliers will join.
 
To make it even BETTER BETTER
There will be two kitesurf instructors available, the costs of that will be subsidised by Kiteboarding NSW but we’ll require a commitment fee. This will help you to get back on the water safely or make a start with the trick you’ve got in mind for this season.
More details will follow.
 
To make it even more BETTER BETTER BETTER;
We also need to look after ourself, Kiteboarding NSW Will accommodate a BBQ on Saturday evening on the camping for everyone who is there :). We can all enjoy the food together with drinks next to the camp fire on the camping.
 
Everyone is welcome.
So lock it in!
Happy days!

 

More details and latest updates on https://www.facebook.com/events/139259916524190/

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2016 Annual General Meeting

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RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1776731979230725/

It’s been a busy year with many successful kiteboarding events around the state, and the 2016 Committee would llike to thank everyone for their support!

All current members are formally invited to the 2016 AGM to discuss the actions of the association, ask any questions and help shape the future of kiteboarding in New South Wales. If you’d like to get involved to help promote education & safety and organise exciting events please get in touch with Antoine Sabourin or via email at [email protected]org.au
President, Secretary and Treasurer positions will be subject to a vote if there is more than one person applying for the role.

After we’re done with the formal process we’ll share some food and drinks and talk all things kitesurf, and there’ll be prizes to take away at our classic raffle!

Stay tuned for update on the location, looking forward to catching up with everyone

The Kiteboarding NSW committee

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2016 Kiteracing State Championships

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To complete a busy summer of kiting we’ll crown the State’s Racing Champions at the end of April with the help of the thriving Sydney Kite Racing Club. Kite racing is exhilarating with tough battles at the marks and and warp-speed crashes, so come watch the action in Botany Bay!
And if you’ve never tried riding a raceboard or a foilboard we’ll have some of the best Australian riders to help you have a go!

More details on the Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1174030332649484

UPDATE: Registration on https://www.regattatoolbox.com/eventDetails.html?eventID=42uhYiimHS

 

 

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National Kiteboarding League hits Sydney!

The biggest kiteboarding event of the year in NSW is coming this weekend to Sydney shores: the National Kiteboarding League, or NKL, is a national event series aiming to lift the profile of male and female kiteboarders in both Waves and Freestyle disciplines across each state.

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After successful rounds in Gold Coast, Adelaide and Perth, the NKL is coming to Sydney from Thursday 21st of January until Sunday the 24th, with the freestyle event at Dolls Point and the wave one at Wanda Beach.

We expect kiters from all levels to join in for 4 days of fun competition, including a Big Air trophy. The top 3 female and male riders of the state will then be invited to the Grand Final in Gold Coast later this year. Your $90 fee (free for young riders) include an event tee-shirt and access to the BBQ every day. The event is meant to attract more people into kiteboarding and offers “Have-a-go- sessions with trainer kites and coaches to your friends and family members.

More details and registration on: http://www.nklseries.com/

See you there!

The Kiteboarding NSW committee

UPDATE: A video summary of the event is available here:

 

 

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Kiteboarding Australia AGM

Kiteboarding Australia will hold its Annual General Meeting on the 24th of November in Melbourne. All Kiteboarding NSW members are also members of Kiteboarding Australia and are therefore invited to attend this AGM. We encourage all our members to get involved in the running of the organisation representing their interests. See the Agenda below and more details in the Notice of AGM Kiteboarding Australia Limited.


1. Apologies

2. To confirm the minutes of the last preceding Annual General Meeting held 20

March 2014.

3. Presentation of the following reports:

(a) President’s Report;

(b) General Manager’s Report; and

(c) Safety, Education and Accreditation Committee Report.

4. To receive from the Board, Auditor and servants of KAL, reports upon the financial

transactions of KAL for the financial year ended 30 June 2014 and year ending 30

June 2015.

5. To amend the Constitution by Special Resolution in accordance with the circulated

changes.

6. Close of Meeting.

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National Kiteboarding League

After hosting in Sydney the successful 2015 Freestyle National Championships, we are glad to see Australian kiteboarding events taking it up to the next level with the introduction of the National Kiteboarding League for the 2015/2016 season.

The 7-round series commences in November, visiting five Australian states and Christchurch, NZ, for a 4-day event in each location, with a professional judging panel judging competitors that goes towards their series ranking. The top 3 male and female riders from each state event will be invited to the Grand Final, where the top ranking rider in both Waves and Freestyle will take out the title of Series Champion and share in a cash prize pool.

We’re excited to be part of this series of high-profile events alongside the other state associations. The NSW freestyle and wave events will be held in Sydney on January 21st-24th, locations TBC. In the lead up to these events Kiteboarding NSW will organise clinics to help riders prepare for the competitions, so stay tuned.

Find more information and register for the National Kiteboarding League on www.nklseries.com !

UPDATE: Registrations are now open! See http://nklseries.com/register/

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2015 AGM

The 2015 Annual General Meeting of the association will be held on Wednesday the 24th of June.

Agenda includes:

  • State of the Union: what have Kiteboarding NSW & Kiteboarding Australia been up to
  • Year in review & plans for next season
  • Nominations of new committee members
  • Trivia and raffle with $500 worth of prizes to grab!
  • Talks about snowkiting in Australia and the “Kite the Reef” expedition

Presentation available here: 2015 Kiteboarding NSW AGM