Scores of kitesurfing contestants skim over Penghu waves in high winds

Some 60 competitors took to the sea and sky in Penghu on Saturday (Nov. 14), riding winds of up to 40 knots (74.1 kilometers per hour) on the first day of an annual kitesurfing competition, according ...

European tourists attacked near Colombia kitesurfing beach

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Police say five European tourists on a kitesurfing trip were robbed by gun-wielding bandits on motorbikes as they drove along a remote stretch of Colombia's La Guajira Departme...

Global Kiteboarding Equipment Market 2018-2022| Celebrity Participation and Social Media Driving Interest Among Young Kiteboarders| Technavio

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 25, 2018--The global kiteboarding equipment market 2018-2022 is expected to post a CAGR of close to 10% during the forecast period, according to the latest market research...

Round-the-world sailing race works to protect its racetrack

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Between the kitesurfing and the paddling and the three times sailing around the world in the Volvo Ocean Race, Liz Wardley figures she spends more time on the water than on land. ...

Report: Autopsies show nothing suspicious in Avicii's death

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's public broadcaster says police in Oman have conducted two autopsies on the body of Grammy-nominated electronic dance DJ Avicii, who died Friday at age 28. P...

Obamas join Richard Branson for private island getaway

NECKER ISLAND, British Virgin Islands (AP) — Former President Barack Obama, and his wife, Michelle, have spent some vacationing with Richard Branson since leaving the White House. Th...

Australian man dies after shark attack in New Caledonia

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- Marine authorities say an Australian man has died after a large shark attacked him while he was kitesurfing in New Caledonia, a French island territory in the Pacific O...