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Pingtan stop of Kiteboarding World Cup to kick off on Oct 24-29

Updated: 2014-10-23
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A kitesurfer practices in Pingtan, Fujian province prior to the Pingtan stop of the Kiteboarding World Cup, Oct 21. [Photo/pingtan.gov.cn]
 
Some 10 athletes from overseas have arrived in Pingtan preparing for the Pingtan stop of the Kiteboarding World Cup, Pingtan Times reported on Oct 22.
 
The Cup is the world’s highest level of kiteboarding, with a history going back ten years.
 
The Pingtan leg will be held at the Longfengtou beach from Oct 24 to 29. The event is jointly held by the International Kiteboarding Association (IKA), Professional Kiteboarding Riders Association (PKPR), the Fujian Provincial Sports Bureau and the administrative committee of the Pingtan Comprehensive Pilot Zone.
 
Some 100 kitesurfers from all over the world have signed up for the event, including all of the top 30 players in freestyle kitesurfing in the world.
 
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Schedule of the Pingtan stop of the Kiteboarding World Cup. [Photo/ www.prokitetour.com]
 
 
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