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tyedye
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Race The Lake Downwind Classic April 8th - Porter Beach, IN

Postby tyedye » Sat Mar 18, 2017 12:59 am

The Chicago, Northwest Indiana and SW Michigan area kiteboarding crews are coming together to host the "Race The Lake Downwind Classic" on April 8th at Porter Beach, Indiana.. Since there is a high chance of wind everyday in April, we will be heating up the stoke with kiter camaraderie at the first ever Southern Lake Michigan Kiteboarding Race.

Here are some details about the event:

Every kiteboarding participant will be part of a randomly selected team consisting of intermediate and advanced riders. The team with the fastest total time during this 5 mile downwind stretch of Lake Michigan, will be the victor. Every rider will also be entered into a raffle for the chance to win a new 2017 BROKITE board and other awesome swag. If you haven't tried a "Bro Board," then get on board and Demo one at the event.

Other Activities Include:

Kite and Board Demo's
IKO Certifications
Raffle Drawings
Post-Race After-Party @ Ogden Dunes, IN
Camping at Indiana Dunes State Park or kite house in Odgen Dunes, IN


Starting location: Porter Beach
(1 Johnson Beach Drive, Porter, IN 46304)
(Location subject to change depending on wind conditions)

Check in starts: April 8th @ 8 - 9am

Entry fee: $30 Race & Raffle

**Registration Deadline: March 25th**

No Wind Reschedule Dates: 4/9, 4/22, 4/23

Sign up with your name and T-shirt size by emailing: info@stokeriders.com
Race the Lake Downwind Classic April 2017.jpg
**Proper Wetsuit Attire Required**

Special thanks for the support of the following team sponsors for "Spreading the Stoke"

Brokite
Kiojo
Paul Davis
Kite Riders, LLC
Dulcedo Construction, LLC
Pedal Power Rentals
Stoke Riders

tyedye
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Joined: Tue May 26, 2015 9:16 pm
Kiting since: 2010
Local Beach: Porter Beach, IN
Gear: Core XR4, GTS4, FREE
Brand Affiliation: CORE
Location: Chesterton, IN
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Re: Race The Lake Downwind Classic April 8th - Porter Beach, IN

Postby tyedye » Sun Mar 26, 2017 5:52 am

We now have 35 Riders divided into 7 teams. Looking forward to shredding some waves along the singing sands of the Indiana Dunes Lake Shore.

Stay tuned for updates:
Facebook- @Stokeriders
Twitter- @stoke_riders

Local write up on the event:
http://chestertontribune.com/Duneland%2 ... now_fo.htm

tyedye
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Posts: 3
Joined: Tue May 26, 2015 9:16 pm
Kiting since: 2010
Local Beach: Porter Beach, IN
Gear: Core XR4, GTS4, FREE
Brand Affiliation: CORE
Location: Chesterton, IN
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Re: Race The Lake Downwind Classic April 8th - Porter Beach, IN

Postby tyedye » Fri Apr 07, 2017 4:43 am

For those who would like to make plans for this Saturday, it looks like we have to change launch sites. Here is the potential updated race itinerary if the forecast holds:

(Will confirm tomorrow after EL Norte blows through)

Date: Saturday, April 8, 2017

Location:
Waukegan Municipal Beach
North Beach Park
632–698 E Sea Horse Dr
Waukegan, IL 60085

Check-in Time: 10 AM - 11 AM

Car drop off: 11 AM - 12 PM
Illinois Beach State Park
Patomos Ave
Zion, IL 60099

Race time start 12:30 PM - 2 PM

Kite Demo: 2 PM - 3:30 PM

Lake Villa After party: 5 PM (Food & Drink)

Raffle Drawing: 6 PM raffle drawing

Nageil
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Local Beach: Dauphin Island, AL + Elmer's Island LA
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Location: Naperville, IL, United States

Re: Race The Lake Downwind Classic April 8th - Porter Beach, IN

Postby Nageil » Sun Nov 26, 2017 4:59 pm

is something similar planned for 2018?


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