To the uninitiated it might have seemed like business as usual with the reigning Kite Tour Asia (KTA) Formula and TT Class champions reasserting their authority after three days of closely fought competition in the sheltered waters of Phuket’s Chalong Bay.

But the KTA Christmas Race Special that kicked off the 13/14 Asian season threw up some unexpected new stars-in-the-making who gave the established old order a run for their money.

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