Karolina Winkowska

Karolina Winkowska

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3 days ago

@slingshotkite just released a brand new kite the RAPTOR V1! I GOT so excited, I went straight to TRY IT OUT 😉! It's a great kite if you mainly ride hooked in and want to get some extra hang time while boosting. Adding an extra rotation, another grab or getting higher woo ranking will get easier from now on! TRIPLE flips here I come 🌪️😁🤙

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5 days ago

New kites in the house!!! So exciting to see the RAPTOR KITE!

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5 days ago

Fabulous time during Kiteboarding 4 Cancer with the Kite Park League LADIES TEAM! Usually we compete against each other during the Kite Park events. During this year #KB4C we joined our forces to raise the money and race in the 6h derby race! This year we raised US$6800 for the young cancer survivors! The entire event raised US$211 786 which goes to Project Koru programs. Thank you to all the donors and event organisers, this event is RAD!
More info http://www.kb4c.org

Colleen Carroll Sensi Graves Issy von Zastrow

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1 week ago

10 Days until the Hood JAM! I am super excited to compete with the entire KPL family in a few days!

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1 week ago

Tomorrow is a great day of wind in thw the gorge! Come, check out new kites!

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2 weeks ago

2020 Slingshot Kite products are here!!! TWO new kites in the line up. Rally GT and Raptor are kites you will want try as soon as possible. The progression of the sport has always been nr.1 for R&D at Slingshot kite. With so much technology and different options for different riders, I am sure THIS SUMMER you will be able to take your riding to the next level!
#slingshotkite #artofpower #slingshot2020

Karolina Winkowska posted a link
2 weeks ago

Kiteboarding changed my life 14 years ago, since then my days are fulfilled with colors, passion, and energy this sport brings to me.
Raising money I want to share this colorful life with people who need it the most!

This year I am racing the 6h derby race in a team with my fellow competitors from Kite Park League, Colleen Carroll Sensi Graves and Issy von Zastrow.
We are aiming to send at least 3 young survivors to camp Koru.
Even 1$ will help to reach our goal!

Find out more in the link below!


Karolina Winkowska posted a video
3 weeks ago

Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational is always insane to compete! Whatch my video to see a compilation of some of my good and bad hits during the actual competion. Always hard to land perfect tricks during the short competition time. As a competitor, you always want to get better scores, better tricks, better results. Competition is a game, anything can happen and anyone can win. I am super happy to finish 2nd, and get another amazing experience to remember. There is a lot of people who hate competition because it doesn't shows their FULL riding potential. I LOVE competing, it gives me motivation to progress my riding, motivation to land harder tricks, motivation to become a better athlete and motivation to become a better version of myself. Can't wait for the #hoodjam2019 in just a couple of weeks!

Once again massive thanks to REAL Watersports and Wind Voyager for organising the sickest event of all times!
Video: @Vincent Bergeron Photographe Brian Wennersten
#windvoyagertriples #realwatersports
Slingshot Kite Ride Engine #slingshotkite #rideengine

Karolina Winkowska posted a photo
4 weeks ago

Feels great to flip of the @slingshotkite kicker again! New wrap is ready to go and I can't wait to try some of my new tricks of this mega ramp this season!
📸 @slingshotkite

Kite is my life ! @karolinawinkowska
3x Freestyle Kiteboarding World Champion | 2x Triple S Winner | 2 x Kite Park League Champ | Slingshot Kite | Nissan Qashqai
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.
3x Kiteboarding World Champion
2016 Triple S Champion
Kite is my life ! by: www.karolinawinkowska.com
instagram : @karolinawinkowska
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3x Kitesurfing World Champion

5x Kitesurfing Polish Champion;
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1 week ago | 0:41

Slingshot continues to experiment with new shapes, new toys and new technologies - all to find the next great adventure. Check out their 2020 product…

2 weeks ago | 3:27

Stop what you are doing, and watch the 2019 Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational wrap up from the brilliant mind of Vincent Bergeron, right here! What…

4 weeks ago | 36:53

Lace up those boots and get ready to throw down - The Hood Jam 2019 is ON! For its 5th instalment, the event will once…

4 weeks ago | 1:26

The 2019 Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational was huge! The worlds best wakestyle kiteboarders battled it out their share of the over $70,000 prize purse with…

1 month ago | 1:13

And the WINNERS of the 2019 Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational ARE ...

2 months ago | 2:25

Day Two of the Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational saw some strong North wind. Check out all the action, right here! Tune in right here for more…

2 months ago | 4:6

This one is worth a rewatch! Alexander Lewis Hughes knows all too well the importance of good execution, style and power - As one of…

3 months ago | 0:59

Check out this year's invited riders line up! From the June 1st - 7th 2019, they will compete on slider and kicker features in the…

3 months ago | 1:1

34 of the world's best kiteboarders, 7 parties, and over $70,000 prize money - Tune in from the 1st - 7th June 2019 for the…

3 months ago | 2:37

Yesss! It's edits like this one that make you want to drop everything you're doing, and just go kiting! There is so much beautiful wild…

4 months ago | 6:21

Karolina Winkowska has been visiting WA frequently over the past 8 years, and in her latest vlog, she shares her top 3 favourite flatwater spots.…

4 months ago | 4:6

Get this one on a big screen, and crank up the volume! One of the sports most outspoken and diverse riders, Alex takes you through…

Issue 75

Karolina Winkowska needs no introduction! After being on the World Tour podium 62 times with 23 wins, she is a force to be reckoned with! Karolina shares the ups and downs she has experienced along the way in this issue's 'Female Focus'.

1 month ago
Issue 72

Incredible images with no particular place to go.

7 months ago
Issue 70

Incredible images with no particular place to go.

12 months ago
Issue 68

In our continuing how to ride feature we look at the intricacies of riding a small flat water spot like Safety Bay. If everyone plays nice hundreds of kiters can have a great time in a small spot. However, it only takes one person to turn the spot on its head and make it dangerous for everyone. Don’t be that guy or gal, read Colleen’s piece and make yourself a better more considerate rider wherever you kite!

1 year ago
Issue 68

Images with no particular place to go.

1 year ago
Issue 62

Do you find yourself kiting the same old spot, wondering if there is anything else out there? Ewan Jaspan, Karolina Winkowska and Alexander Lewis-Hughes get off the beaten track and discover some of the secret spots Australia has to offer!

2 years ago
Issue 61

More images with no particular place to go this issue!

2 years ago
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.

3 years 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.

3 years 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!

3 years 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...

4 years ago
Issue 48

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

5 years ago

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