at the sandbar at Capusan Beach in Cuyo
Christian Tio, who bagged a silver for the country's lone medal in the YOG, banked P2.5 million.
Paris on Tio's mind !-- -- Joaquin Henson (The Philippine Star) - October 27, 2018 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines It's a long wait until the 2024 Paris Olympics but Boracay kiteboarder
Christian Tio intends to be ready for the water when the time comes in a bid to land a podium finish after bagging the silver at the recent Youth Summer Games at the Club Nautica San Isidro in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Rob Douglas took his third Kite Speed World Championship crown after racing in perfect conditions at the Masirah Island event in Oman.
Every year water sports fans flock to the event for the sea, sun, sport and the fact that every year a professional kiteboarder
hosts the event and crowns the winner.
Its board of advisers includes neuroscientists, filmmakers and a kiteboarder
. It was his book, Stealing Fire, written with Kotler and published earlier this year, that attracted many of the flow campers to Utah.
A KITSURFER based in Bahrain and a world record-holding kiteboarder
have set a historic landmark in the nautical sport worldwide.
Hannah Whiteley from the UK dominated the women's standings.
Commenting on the groundbreaking stunt, the XDubai athlete and champion kiteboarder
said: "Standing on the top of the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah helipad was a once-in-a lifetime opportunity and launching from it, a global first.
It's important to my partner Tom [Leeman] and I to support community and what better way than to raise money for the Ocean Rescue, and allow beach access for all," says BirthdayComp founder and kiteboarder
, Jan van der Baan.
"As a kiteboarder
, I know what it means to focus on the core.
We helped haul him out of the water and got medical attention." The kiteboarder
survived the attack with significant but non life-threatening injuries.