Will Andy Yates be able to fend off the certain onslaught from Alex Pastor, Youri Zoon and 2009 Champion Kevin Langeree who is back from injury? Top tip: keep an eye on Tom Hebert who took out the final event on the Gold Coast last season. He's been on it in the off season and is fired up!
Reigning women's Champion, Gisela Pulido will once again have her hands full dealing with 2009 Champion Bruna Kajiya and the increasingly tough Karolina Winkowska.
2011 promises to be the closest fought comp in years. Plus there's a wave tour final scheduled to close the year in South Africa, which promises to be epic!
March 14 - 19: Hua Hin, Thailand (Freestyle and Racing)
March 23 - 26: Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Mexico (Freestyle and Racing)
March 29 - April 02: Dakhla, Morocco (Freestyle and Wave)
April 06 - 10: Lanzarote Santakite Pro (Wave)
April 23 - 28: Mondial du Vent, France (Freestyle)
June 22 - 26: Cabarete, DR (Freestyle)
July 06 - 10: Essaouira, Morocco (Freestyle)
August 02 - 06: Super Grand Slam, Sotavento, Fuerteventura (Freestyle and Racing)
August 08 - 13: El Cabezo, Tenerife, Canary Islands (Wave)
August 20 - 28: St Peter Ording, Germany (Freestyle and Racing)
September 14 - 18: Cabo Frio (or TBC), Brazil (Freestyle and Racing)
November 23 - 27: Teri Kite Pro New Caledonia (Freestyle)
December 05 - 11: Gold Coast, Australia (Freestyle and Wave)
December 26 - 31: Big Bay, Cape Town, South Africa (Wave and Racing)
We will keep you posted here on kwm.com as well as through out Facebook and Twitter feeds
Find the PKRA official webbie at: www.prokitetour.com
Build up interviews to the new season with Alex Pastor and Bruna Kajiya are coming on episode 2 of The Kite Show later this month. Watch episode 1 now, with Lewis Crathern's pier jump, Rob Douglas's world speed record, John Bilderback profile and Move of the Month here now!
PKRA 2011 World Cup Event Schedule
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Kitesurfing Test - Kites 2013
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