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Some fun in the fog after a couple bullets on Thursday night!
Ozone Kites R1 V2 11m
@Mikes Lab hydrofoil
Thanks for the clip Randahl Hagen
Still winding down after the KiteFoil GoldCup Australia. Really fun event with great conditions - it turned out to be the windiest event of the tour this year ;) I pulled off a first and moved up to second overall in the tour. Yew! And way to go Erika Heineken for winning women's fleet and becoming Tour Champ!
Thanks to all the riders who sailed fast and fair, the event organizers, Townsville Sailing Club, and to my sponsors for getting me there with the best gear available!
Ozone Kites, @St. Francis Sailing Foundation, @Mike's Lab, SPOTZ, Hobie Polarized Sunglasses
Fourth consecutive Ronstan Bridge to Bridge race win today! Not a record breaking year but a fun one. I think this was my first year on a double digit kite...felt a bit wrong leaving the beach on it but I needed everything I had and more to get across the line! It was a good battle with Adam Withington and Joey Pasquali but in the end Chip Wasson snuck in for the 2 and Geoff Headington crossed the line in 3rd. Just like the good old days except I didn't have to swim to Yebra Buena Island and wait for a pickup! See you all on the start line next year, at 5:30, on some random Thursday ;)
Photos: Chris Ray
Ozone Kites, @Mike's Lab, Hobie Polarized Sunglasses, St. Francis Yacht Club - Racing,
Johnny Heineken posted a link
I'm excited that the StFYC and Baykeeper are partnering to raise funds to keep San Francisco Bay clean and accessible! Even more stoked that this will help support the third stop of the Kite Foil Gold Cup here at our very own Crissy Field. Please help by support both these causes, and come check out some world class racing from July 30th-Aug 2nd at Crissy.
Finally recovered from another epic trip to Baja. Had so much fun with the Bay Area/Ozone crew. Thanks to Matt Taggart for pulling off the long trip over.
After qualifying for Gold Fleet in 4th I couldn't quite make up the points to win the event. Finished 3rd, only one point behind a tie for first. Huge congrats to Nico Parlier for winning this one! Looking forward to seeing everyone in at the SF stop.
Full Results: http://www.sailwave.com/results/15kitefoilgoldcupmexfinals.htm
Ozone Kites, @Mike's Lab, Hobie Polarized, @St. Francis Saling Foundation
I topped the podium after another day of non-sailable conditions here in Silvaplana. I'm really happy with 7 bullets in 9 qualifying races, but wish all the top guys could have raced together in Gold Fleet. This should put me in first for the tour going into the final stop in Townsville, Australia in the end of September. Should be fun!
Ozone Kites, SVB Financial Group & Silicon Valley Bank, Taaroa hydrofoil, @Mike's Lab, @St. Francis Sailing Foundation
Day 1, Foil Gold Cup at Lake Silvaplana, Switzerland. Rainy, cold, gusty--perfect foil and sleeping bag weather! Pulled off 3 bullets in qualifiers on my 15m Chrono. pretty stoked! forecast for the week looks a bit iffy but hoping for some solid breeze over the next few days. Starting to think this is more of a ski town though...
Ozone Kites, SVB Financial Group & Silicon Valley Bank, Taaroa hydrofoil, @Mike's Lab, @St. Francis Yacht Club, Hobie Polarized
Ozone Kites, SVB Financial Group & Silicon Valley Bank, Taaroa hydrofoil, @Mike's Lab, Hobie Polarized, St. Francis Yacht Club - Racing
Follow my kite racing here! Also, check out my website: www.heinekenracing.com
I grew up on and around the water. My dad is a windsurfer and sailor, and from a young age I began to follow in his footsteps. Racing high performance sailboats has always been a major part of my life and kite racing is the pinnacle of this-- fast, exciting, and possible almost anywhere. My goal is to continue to push this sport as it grows into one of the most competitive in the world.
I couldn't do this without my sponsors who continue to make the fastest gear out there. Thanks guys!
- Ozone Kites - www.flyozone.com
Follow the entire Ozone Kite Team: http://flyozone.com/kitesurf/en/
- Mike Zajicek of Mike's Lab - www.mikeslab.com
- Tectonics Maui Fins - www.tectonicsmaui.com
- Silicon Valley Bank Financial Group - http://www.svb.com/
- St. Francis Yacht Club - www.stfyc.com
- Kaenon Polarized - http://www.kaenon.com/
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