Wednesday, 21 August 2013 00:43
Berlin, Germany– August 20, 2013: The Kite Surf Pro e.V. (KSP) yesterday held its second Annual General Meeting to assess the organization’s operations during 2012, discuss input from KSP members, and review plans, challenges and opportunities for 2013/14.
The meeting was held as an online meeting to give each member the possibility to join. KSP co-founder and President, Kristin Boese kicked off the meeting by reflecting the 2012 season via the KSP’s 2012 annual report. KSP’s Treasurer, Carola Foermer, presented the 2012 financial report and accounts.
Later in the meeting new KSP Tour Manager Nicholas Thiede introduced himself and presented his vision of going forward with the KSP. Further topics around the 2013 season, livestream, scheduling and more were discussed.
For the 2012 annual report, financial report and for the detailed minutes of the 2013 AGM, please see www.kspworldtour.com/about/the-association/bylaws-and-reports.
According to schedule, elections for new KSP board have been held during this years AGM. The new board members are:
Board of directors:
The KSP would like to thank Sky Solbach for his dedication and work during his 2-year term as the association’s vice-president. Furthermore KSP congratulates Guilly Brandao to his new position as vice-president and welcomes the new board member Diogo Cardoso.
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About KSP: Launched in 2011 by a core group of surf-focused riders, driven by passion and vision and established as a grass-roots non-profit association, the KSP provides a professional platform for both established and aspiring kite surfers. It aims to showcase the pinnacle of high-performance kite surfing in some of the world's best waves, enabling them to set the performance standard for competitive kite surfing for years to come. Sanctioned by the IKA (International Kiteboarding Association) and governed by the ISAF (International Sailing Federation) the KSP is the official World Championship Tour of kite surfing. In 2012 the KSP World Championship Tour traveled to Portugal, Mauritius, Ireland and Maui, following its mission to supply the world's top kite surfers with a series of events in prime locations, promoting kite surfing to mainstream media and the public.