8 Items or Less: Wind Surfing Championships

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  • 8 Items or Less: Wind Surfing Championships

    8 Items or Less: Wind Surfing Championships

    The threat of rain didn't stop the Kona Wind Surfing World Championships from hitting the waters of South Beach on Nov. 4, 2010. Photo: Charlie Miramontes 

  • 8 Items or Less: Wind Surfing Championships

    8 Items or Less: Wind Surfing Championships

    There is definitely an art to walking a sail into the wind. Photo: Charlie Miramontes 

  • 8 Items or Less: Wind Surfing Championships

    8 Items or Less: Wind Surfing Championships

    The sails used different colors and sizes to match the (weight) divisions in the competition. Photo: Charlie Miramontes 

  • 8 Items or Less: Wind Surfing Championships

    8 Items or Less: Wind Surfing Championships

    Kona ONE surfboards and sails sponsored the historical world competition, the biggest single class windsurf event in U.S. waters, with 80 competitors from three continents. Photo: Charlie Miramontes 

  • 8 Items or Less: Wind Surfing Championships

    8 Items or Less: Wind Surfing Championships

    Joachim Larsoon, owner of Kona ONE, also participates in the competition. Photo: Charlie Miramontes 

  •  8 Items or Less: Wind Surfing Championships

    8 Items or Less: Wind Surfing Championships

    Adjustments are made to fit each surfer's individual riding style. Photo: Charlie Miramontes 

  • 8 Items or Less: Wind Surfing Championships

    8 Items or Less: Wind Surfing Championships

    This flag marked the start of the races before the rain had its way. The races continued through Sunday, Nov. 7. Photo: Charlie Miramontes 

  • 8 Items or Less: Wind Surfing Championships

    8 Items or Less: Wind Surfing Championships

    And they're off. Bon Voyage! Photo: Charlie Miramontes 

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A look at the Kona One World Championships in Wind Surfing held on Miami Beach.

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