Karolina Winkowska

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Karolina Winkowska posted a video
3 days ago

Best Kiteboarding video ever. Got so much inspiration for my next session.
Christophe Tack you are absolutely killing it !!!

https://vimeo.com/200036609

Karolina Winkowska posted a photo
3 days ago

Spotted my photo in the latest @freedomkitemag ! 📸 @andre_magarao @slingshotkite #slingshotaustralia #slingshotkite #kiteboarding #kitesurfing #karolinapro

Karolina Winkowska shared Kite Park League's video.
5 days ago

What an amazing year it has been with Kite Park League ! Looking for the upcoming season and lots of fun in the kite parks !

Karolina Winkowska posted a photo
5 days ago

Lano was awesome ! #lancelin #slingshotkite #slingshotaustralia #kiteboarding #kitesurfing #freestyle #fun #westernaustralia #perth 📸 @le_tranq

Karolina Winkowska posted a photo
6 days ago

Flying through Perth Wake Park ! #training with @ewanjaspan 💪

Karolina Winkowska posted a photo
1 week ago

Loving it 💁#kitesurfing #kiteboarding #slingshotaustralia #slingshotkite #lancelin #westernaustralia 📸 @le_tranq

Karolina Winkowska posted a video
1 week ago

Let's go kiting it's windy !!! #lano #kitesurfing #kiteboarding #slingshotaustralia #roadtrip #westernaustralia

Karolina Winkowska posted a photo
2 weeks ago

Slingshot Foil Academy !!! So much fun to ride on the windless day ! #slingshtkite #slingshotaustralia #foiling #kitefoil #fun #wasurf #westernaustralia

About
Kite is my life ! @karolinawinkowska
3x Freestyle Kiteboarding World Champion | Triple S Winner | Kite Park League Champ | Slingshot Kite | Nissan Qashqai
Bio
Polish rider Karolina Winkowska has been going from strength to
strength since she first began kiteboarding in her summer holidays in
2004. With a family who are “addicted to watersports” and background
success in extreme sports (she was Polish junior champion in boarder
cross and big air snowboarding) it’s no surprise Karolina has made it
to the PKRA winner’s podium.

2005 saw Karolina debut on the PKRA scene finishing 5th in the Brazil
event and gaining her first sponsors “Roxy” and “Naish”. This was her
first taste of international competition but by 2008, she had earned
herself two consecutive 2nd places on the PKRA podium, won the 2008
Chile event, and gained another big sponsor “Ford”. She was on top of
her game, however Karolina’s luck was about to change and her 2009
season was severely threatened by a crash in Brazil which left her
with a broken leg, “Not only did I have a broken leg but I also had to
finish my high school education, so I needed to study a lot during
this time which meant I couldn’t go to the beach or kite. I had only 3
weeks kiting time during the winter.”

Thankfully Karolina managed a fast recovery and was back on the water
within the year showing us the powerful and fearless style we know her
so well for... and back on the PKRA winner’s podium by the end of the
season finishing in third place overall.

Her explanation for her success in the sport? “Kitesurfing is my
passion, the thing that I do basically for pleasure.” This is made
very clear as she is never seen on the beach without a smile on her
face. She currently manages to maintain a healthy balance between
Kiteboarding and her language studies whilst remaining one of the most
committed and fun loving female riders on tour.
Description
3x Kiteboarding World Champion
2016 Triple S Champion
Kite is my life ! by: http://www.karolinawinkowska.com
instagram : @karolinawinkowska
Personal info
Professional Kitesurfer;
SLINGSHOT EGYPT

3x Kitesurfing World Champion

5x Kitesurfing Polish Champion;
Personal interests
Kite is my life !!!
Category
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2 weeks ago | 03:00

Karorlina Winkowska believes kiteboarding in Brazil is heaven, and we can see why! Make sure you take a look at her latest edit. Being a professional kiteboard...

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4 weeks ago | 01:56

This really does look like paradise! Join Karolina Winkowska and her mates as they live the dream in Guajiru, Brazil. This edit's got great vibes. Just lovel...

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4 months ago

The second day of the Rhosneigr Park Jam kicked off yesterday with the UK delivering some of its most challenging conditions yet! The wind was nuking; the rain...

4 months ago | 01:54

Karolina Winkowska shows us why Poland is such a popular kitesurf destination! Check out this really neat edit from Alexander Lewis-Hughes of Karolina kiting...

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6 months ago

It was another busy day in the Slider Project park in Hood River, OR. The Hood Jam 2016 continued with the ladies on the corrugated tube before everyone fired o...

6 months ago | 1:13

I love how hard the girls in our sport are ripping these days! Check out this shredfest with Karolina Winkowska as she tears it up in Egypt, so much style, so...

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6 months ago | 00:42

Slingshot is a brand that needs no , they've been with us since the birth of the sport and their range features some all time classic kites such as the Fuel and...

6 months ago | 00:18

The 2017 Slingshot Fuel is here!! Check out 15 seconds of what is arguably one of the best kites on the market......

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6 months ago | 0:34

Check out Slingshot's 2017 Karolina Pro! Building on the popularity of last year’s Refraction Karolina model, this freestyle-focused board is designed with...

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8 months ago | 5:12

Great to see cool kicker & slider events taking place more often! Karolina Winkowska tells us all there is to know about the Kick n Slide in Turkey. We nee...

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8 months ago | 3:6

Karolina Winkowska provides you with another freestyling masterclass, this time you'll learn how to ride blind! An essential move when progressing onto harder...

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8 months ago | 2:12

Karolina Winkowska takes you to Egypt, her kitesurfing paradise! Careful watching this though as it may just have you booking a trip out there!! Hello from alw...

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Issue 60

Lindsay McClure investigates the rise and rise of the female side of our sport looking at the progression of the top ladies, and how accessible kitesurfing has become for the fairer sex.

2 months ago
Issue 57

There is a war being waged between various parties at the very top of our sport, it’s a struggle for ownership, control and World Title rights, and it's high time it stopped. Rou Chater gives you all the information you need to know and explains the myriad of acronyms our sport is now littered with.

7 months ago
Issue 57

It’s that time of year when everyone who is anyone in the world of kite park riding heads to Real Watersports in Cape Hatteras to take on the slider park! Find out who won right here!

7 months ago
Issue 50

At the sharp end of our sport there has been a major upheaval, Rou Chater investigates the changes that the Virgin brand is bringing to kitesurfing on the world tour...

2 years ago
Issue 48

More images with no particular place to call home this issue!

2 years ago
Issue 47

More images with no particular place to call home this issue!

2 years ago
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More images with no particular place to call home this issue!

3 years ago
Issue 44

Editor Rou Chater ponders sexuality and the offensive bikini in this issues editorial.

3 years ago
Issue 37

Karolina has had it harder than most on the PKRA, after years coming up in third place she finally showed the form to take the crown!

4 years ago
Issue 25

The results are in from our readers awards, check them out and see who won what!

6 years ago

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