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Summary Chart and Video Presentation

The video presentation on this page outlines the main reasons why windsurfing is a better option than kiteboard racing at the Olympics. The chart provides a quick side-by-side summary of how the RS:X and Kiteboard Racing compare on a variety

Summary Chart and Video Presentation

The video presentation on this page outlines the main reasons why windsurfing is a better option than kiteboard racing at the Olympics. The chart provides a quick side-by-side summary of how the RS:X and Kiteboard Racing compare on a variety

Thousands Of Kids Are Affected

It takes a long time to develop a world-class athlete. This requires substantial personal commitments and sacrifices along the way on the part of children, parents, coaches, and local and national federations. Those are difficult life choices, but the dream

Thousands Of Kids Are Affected

It takes a long time to develop a world-class athlete. This requires substantial personal commitments and sacrifices along the way on the part of children, parents, coaches, and local and national federations. Those are difficult life choices, but the dream

The Kiteboarding Technical Report is Not Accurate

Excerpts from the ISAF Kiteboarding Format Trials Technical Report: “There are no race management or event organization issues. Kiteboarding could be immediately included in major ISAF events and the Olympic Sailing Regatta.“ FALSE “Youth Pathway: youth and junior competitors use

The Kiteboarding Technical Report is Not Accurate

Excerpts from the ISAF Kiteboarding Format Trials Technical Report: “There are no race management or event organization issues. Kiteboarding could be immediately included in major ISAF events and the Olympic Sailing Regatta.“ FALSE “Youth Pathway: youth and junior competitors use

RS:X Participation at Top of Sailing Classes

Despite being oversubscribed at their World Championships in Cadiz this year, the RS:X classes (Men and Women) compare very well with the level of participation for other classes at their most recent world championships (source: Class World Championships – official

RS:X Participation at Top of Sailing Classes

Despite being oversubscribed at their World Championships in Cadiz this year, the RS:X classes (Men and Women) compare very well with the level of participation for other classes at their most recent world championships (source: Class World Championships – official

ISAF Regulations Were Not Followed

In order to facilitate decisions related to Olympic event and/or equipment, the ISAF Council has, upon recommendation from the ISAF Olympic Commission in 2010, adopted a detailed selection protocol for future Olympic Games, starting with the 2016 Games in Rio.

ISAF Regulations Were Not Followed

In order to facilitate decisions related to Olympic event and/or equipment, the ISAF Council has, upon recommendation from the ISAF Olympic Commission in 2010, adopted a detailed selection protocol for future Olympic Games, starting with the 2016 Games in Rio.

Small Kiteboard Racing Fleets for Women

The following chart illustrates the very low level of women’s participation in kiteboard racing. Please note that the last 6 events on that chart (Holland to Turkey) took place after the ISAF announcement on May 5, 2012 (source: IKA):

Small Kiteboard Racing Fleets for Women

The following chart illustrates the very low level of women’s participation in kiteboard racing. Please note that the last 6 events on that chart (Holland to Turkey) took place after the ISAF announcement on May 5, 2012 (source: IKA):

Emerging Nations Stand to Lose Big

Based on the nations and athletes that participated to the 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships in Perth, the following analysis shows the drastic and widespread impact that dropping the RS:X Class would have on universality.

Emerging Nations Stand to Lose Big

Based on the nations and athletes that participated to the 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships in Perth, the following analysis shows the drastic and widespread impact that dropping the RS:X Class would have on universality.