The first ever Collegiate Kiteboarding Association's National Championships happened in Cape Hatteras, NC June 6-10, 2014. Students from all of the country battled it out for an attempt to claim the national championship for their home university! Here are the highlights! We would like to thank our sponsors for their continued support, for more information visit: collegekiteboarding.com
Sponsors: Best, Liquid Force, JN, Dakine, Slingshot, Runa, Goodbreeze, Real watersports
Film/edit: Ryan Busch
Sean Buell from Florida Atlantic University placed 3rd in Surfstyle at the CKA East Coast Regional Championships at Beach & Boardsfest and 2nd Overall in the East Coast Tour. Check out the edit he submitted to win $1,000 cash and a 2013 BEST Kiteboarding TS 12m kite for FAU Kiteboarding Association.
Sean Mertens from the West Coast placed 1st in Surfstyle at the CKA West Coast Regional Championships at Pismo Beach, California. Check out the edit he submitted to win $1,000 cash and a 2013 BEST Kiteboarding TS 12m kite for his club.
The edit above represents my training in preparation for The Collegiate Kiteboarding Association's National Championships. This fun and uplifting edit depicts a college kiteboarder's lifestyle of training, traveling, and fun, while on road to Florida Atlantic University becoming the number one school in college kiteboarding.
Sponsors: Best Kiteboarding, Joshua Tree Skin Care, CKA, Boca surf cam
Filming: Sean Buell, Chris Bobryk, Dylan Foster, Deserea Cooley
Edit: Bret Sullivan
Song: Changes by Faul, Wad ad, and Pnau