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numbers of kiteboarders?!

Postby jnoel » Sun Jun 10, 2007 10:44 am


has anbody half decent infos about the number of kitesurfers (round about) in germany, europe, world wide.
If got numbers round about 5.000.-8000 kiters in germany an 75.000 world wide...
Could anybody approve or disprove these numbers?!

And furthermore has anbody infos about a dissertion, paper or literature ( no medical studies) wich deals about kitesurfing?!

thanks in advance!

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Postby GreenPat » Sun Jun 10, 2007 1:51 pm

One of the more common estimates about two years ago was 100.000, and with the growth rate of the sport as it has been since then, I wouldn't be surprised if it's at least 150.000 now, that's if the initial estimate was correct. I wouldn't be surprised if it was more.

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Postby Toby » Sun Jun 10, 2007 3:49 pm

hard to say any numbers.

German mags claim to make 20.000 mags for very issue.

Maybe above 10.000 would be it.

But really hard to say.

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