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Hadlow retains King-of-the-Air Kitesurfing title

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By Euronews
Hadlow retains King-of-the-Air Kitesurfing title

Some 13 thousand spectators lined the shores of Big Bay Beach in Cape Town, South Africa to watch the world’s best compete in the King-of-the-Air Kitesurfing contest.

Huge waves and strong winds also joined in the fun making for a tricky but highly entertaining competition.

Aaron Hadlow of Great Britain proved once again too strong for the field.

He managed to retain his title ahead of Jesse Richman of the United States and Dutch kitefsurfer Kevin Langeree – who won a consolation prize in the form of the ‘Mystic Best Move’‘ award for his kiteloop front roll, inverted one foot performed in the semi-finals.