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Press Releases from The International Kiteboarding Association (3 total)

IKA and PKRA Seals Cooperation

The International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) and the Professional Kiteboard Riders Association (PKRA) came to an agreement regarding the issues raised by PKRA prior to joining the IKA. It will be noted that IKA was sanctioned by the International Sailing Federation as the worldwide governing body of kiteboarding. In a marathon conference call held Saturday, IKA Chairman Christian Conrad, IKA Executive Secretary Markus Schwendtner, PKRA President Mauricio Toscano and PKRA Media Director

Kiteboarding on direct target for official World Championship Titles

For the first time in history, the 2009 kiteboarding world championship title will be sanctioned by the International Sailing Federation (ISAF). This became possible by approving the International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) as official class association during the quadrenual ISAF general meeting in Madrid last week. From now on, Kiteboarding is on par with other parts of international sailing as the "Volvo Ocean Race" or the "Americas Cup". To Markus Schwendtner, executive

International Kiteboarding Association applies for ISAF international class stat …

Falkensee/Germany, 14.06.2008 - The International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) has applied for international class status inside the International Sailing Federation (ISAF). This application is supported by several ISAF Member National Associations and ISAF classes. For the time beeing, kiteboarding events are organized by two rivaling tour operators, the KPWT and the PKRA. With the adoption of submission 55-07 during the ISAF midyear meeting, the way is now open to implement kiteboarding

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