Kappel rules kiteboard tilt
MANILA, Philippines—Swede ace Atte Kappel and Filipino Liezl Tio squeezed out a pair of thrilling victories to chalk up the TwinTip Race titles while Christian Tio and Norway’s Malin Amle ruled Freestyle at the close of the ICTSI Philippine Kiteboarding Tour-Season 2 in Puerto Princes, Palawan recently.
Kappel broke off a tie with Jay Ortiz after two races en route to clinching the Masters crown.
Liezl Tio, on the other hand, leaned on her experience and foiled compatriot Irene Lara from Aklan in the women’s TwinTip race of the event organized by the PKA and sponsored by ICTSI.
Doque delos Santos, meanwhile, dominated the men’s TwinTip races with five aces.
The event was supported by City of Puerto Princesa, Emerald Playa and Nature Park, Microtel by Wyndham, Kuyba Alomoneca Meditation Garden, Printhub Solution, Chez Rose Beach Bar and Restaurant, Katabom Bar, Blue Palawan Resort and Fluidsurf.