Karolina Winkowska

Karolina Winkowska

Pro Rider | 28,905

5 days ago

Believe it or not, Karolina Winkowska has never attempted a Dark Slide before! In her newest series 'Kite Girl', Alexander Lewis-Hughes shares some tips and…

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3 weeks ago

Chris Bobryk is missing the summertime vibe in the Pacific North West - Slider project park, kite events, mountains and waterfalls!

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3 weeks ago

Colleen Carroll, Sensi Graves, Issy von Zastrow and Karolina Winkowska join the 6 hour Derby Race in pink wigs! These girls are used to competing…

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2 months ago

Chris Bobryk had a pretty epic summer on Hood River - Park riding, ripping river winds daily,  river floats and heaps of fun ... and crashes.…

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2 months ago

The World is Not Ready... Over the past fourteen years, the Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational has changed the way we think about kiteboarding and kiteboarding…

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4 months ago

The 2019 KPL season comes to a close after an insane week of competition at the Kite Mansion Open! All the riders threw down some amazing…

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5 months ago

The Polish seaside has been delivering some insane conditions the past couple of weeks, and Karolina Winkowska has been taking full advantage of it with…

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5 months ago

We hope this edit inspires you to pick up a Wakeskate and give it a shred! B-Side wakeskate edit from Ozone Kites AMPhetamine video. Check…

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5 months ago

Karolina Winkowska has been on the World Tour podium 62 times with 23 wins; this girl is a force to be reckoned with! In this…

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7 months ago

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

7 months ago

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…

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7 months ago

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

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Issue 78

Is kitesurfing expensive? Or is it too cheap? Rou Chater puts his best maths hat on to work out what the real cost of kiteboarding is and comes to some interesting conclusions. If you've ever wondered about the costs of kites, this one is for you...

2 months ago
Issue 76

Join Xander Raith as he gives us the inside scoop behind one of the fastest-growing events on the kiteboarding calendar!

6 months ago
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'.

8 months ago
Issue 72

Incredible images with no particular place to go.

1 year ago
Issue 70

Incredible images with no particular place to go.

1 year 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!

2 years ago
Issue 68

Images with no particular place to go.

2 years 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!

3 years ago
Issue 61

More images with no particular place to go this issue!

3 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.

4 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!

4 years ago

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: instagram : @karolinawinkowska Professional Kitesurfer; SLINGSHOT EGYPT 3x Kitesurfing World Champion 5x Kitesurfing Polish Champion; Kite is my life !!! Sportsperson

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