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After two weeks of training in Tarifa it was time to head to Fuerteventura for the 5th PKRA world cup of the season. I had never been there before but I heard about the classic very strong and gusty wind, so at least Tarifa was a good preparation with the strong offshore Levante.

slalom day 4

This event there was a second discipline; slalom racing. I had never done it before but decided to enter for fun and see if I was any good. After the first days of slalom I was in second place and on the last day in the very last two races I managed to overtake Bibiana and ended up first with only a very small difference. It was a very nice experience and I am definitely going to do more slalom when I have the chance.


But of course for me it’s all about freestyle. I was very happy to be 3rd after the single elimination. On the last day we had the lasts heats of the double elimination and again I had to defend my 3rd place against Bruna Kajiya from Brazil. I was very nervous because I really didn’t want to loose my podium place, so I was really happy when I heard that I won that heat. The next heat was against Gisela Pulido who was riding really strong. Unfortunately I couldn’t manage to land all my tricks while she was landing really powered and technical moves, which also made here win the event over Karolina Winkowska.


I am super stoked with my second podium place in freestyle. After the competition I went home and after only a day I went straight to Germany to train for the next world cup that starts in only 3 days.



Samen met Natural High organiseer ik in augustus de AN THE LOUS – huiskamer sessie. Dit is een unieke freestyle clinic voor chicks die hun kitesurf skills naar een next level willen brengen. Een hele dag vol kiten, video analyse, tips and tricks en fun. We sluiten af met een bbq en een lekker drankje op het strand van de Brouwersdam, mijn huiskamer!

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Check out this video where I tell about the board I’m riding. It’s the perfect balance between a comfortable ride and amazing freestyle performance.

Pictures by Andy Troy // www.andytroy.nl/



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