Jun 3, 2012
Author: Real Watersports
Triple-S Poster Signing. Photo: Bryan Elkus
Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, USA — June 3, 2012
Last night marked the official kickoff of the world’s most exclusive and prestigious invite-only kiteboarding event — the Triple-S Invitational. Running from June 2 to 8, this seventh annual event will showcase the planet’s most progressive surf- and wake-influenced action on three fronts: Surf, Slicks and Sliders.
Top freeride kiteboarders and kite surfers poured in from nine different countries yesterday for seven days of riding, parties and music at North America’s most notorious kiting destination. Riders and spectators congregated at the REAL Watersports compound, the Triple-S epicenter. Amidst super-light winds in the afternoon, competitors warmed up behind PWCs, practicing their rail-riding skills on two of the event’s world-class obstacles: the 80-foot-long John Wayne A-frame (which can convert to an M-gap) and the freshly-built Best rooftop rail.
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