POSTED: Thursday August 29th 2013

LEK hosts KB4girls Global Event in Cabarete / Dominican Republic and brings together female kiters from all around the globe

Caribbean KB4girls feeling at Kite Mecca Cabarete

KB4Girls is a great way to make friends and bond through sport / KB4Girls
KB4Girls is a great way to make friends and bond through sport / KB4Girls

9X World Champion and founder Kristin Boese (left) shared some of her best kiting secrets with the girls / KB4Girls
9X World Champion and founder Kristin Boese (left) shared some of her best kiting secrets with the girls / KB4Girls

High resolution pictures of the KB4girls tour are available here:

SEATTLE, August 27th, 2013: On August 24th and 25th the fifth stop on the KB4girls GLOBAL 2013 tour took kite mecca Cabarete by storm. Taking place with an intimate gathering of 20 female kiteboarders from all around the world, the event turned out a great success and fun time for everyone involved.

Directed and coached by KB4girls founder and 9x World Champion Kristin Boese joined by pro-coaches Chelu Guardati and Nadine Merks, the girls embarked on a weekend full of kiting and coaching in front of the famous LEK (Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding) center. All the participants showed their dedicated commitment to face new challenges and learn new skills, impressing their coaches with newly learned jumps, backrolls, frontrolls and more.

To top off all the fun on the water the girls enjoyed beach games and stretching, a pool and cocktail party powered by Millenium Resort and Spa Cabarete and Grey Goose Vodka as well as a "White Dress" party at Emerald Beach Club.

A very special thanks goes to KB4girls Cabarete Chapter ambassadors Laurel Eastman and Audrey Meyer for making this event possible and for doing such a fabulous job with running the Chapter and Chapter Events throughout the season.

As part of the KB4girls Global Event in Cabarete the most improved riders were awarded and congratulations go to Mabreidy Martinez (DOM) Sandra Dirschl (GER), Lisa Lowe (USA). The Silke Gorld Spirit award for the most spirited lady in the event went to Cassidy Gammill (USA).

The KB4girls Global event in Cabarete/Dominican Republic was supported by: LEK and the entire LEK team, Dare to Fly, Laurel Eastman, Audrey Meyer, Chelu Guardati, Nadine Merks, Octavio Chaine, Meghan Maguire, Millenium Resort & Spa, Grey Goose Vodka, Best Kiteboarding, DaKine, Emerald Beach Club, DJ Christian Azar, Kite Club Café, Freo Joyas, Epic Cigars, Rogue Cabarete, Beach Box Boutique.

The KB4girls foundation is supported by Best Kiteboarding, DaKine, Tramontana Grafixx, and Baby-G and strongly encourages other brands to support their cause to empower females through the sport of kiteboarding.

The 2013 KB4girls GLOBAL events calendar reads as follows:
February 15 to 16, 2013 - Mui Ne, Vietnam
May 22 to 26, 2013 - Founders Kite Club SPECIAL / El Gouna/Egypt
June 5 to 6, 2013 - Eilat, Israel
August 17 to 18, 2013 - Lancing, UK
August 24 to 25, 2013 - Cabarete, Dominican Republic
September 20 to 22, 2013 - Dream Extreme SPECIAL New York, USA

The 2012 KB4girls LOCAL CHAPTER event calendar with over 80 events and can be found at:

About KB4girls

KB4girls stands for "Kite Boarding" 4 girls as well as "Kristin Boese" 4 girls and was established by 9x Kiteboarding World Champion Kristin with the goal to empowers females through the sport of kiteboarding. While KB4girls GLOBAL clinic events give female athletes from around the world the chance to get together for a fun and motivating experience and to push their kiteboarding skills to the next level, the KB4girls CHAPTERs connect females on a more local level through their social events that help build strong female kite communities around the world.

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Name: Kristin Boese
Organization: KB4girls 2010 World Tour

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