Red Bull King of the Air: SA champ Oswald Smith talks adrenaline sports

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Professional kiteboarder Oswald Smith fills us in on the Red Bull King of the Air 2017, Cape Town.

The Red Bull King of the Air big air kiteboarding has received the green light  for the event to proceed on Thursday 02 February, as conditions will be optimal for the day. 

The South Easterly wind will be strong through the day and strong to near gale force in the later afternoon on Thursday.

The expected time for the internship is 13:00 SA time for the first possible start for the first heat of round 1, if conditions prove to be suitable for Red Bull King of the Air.   

ALSO SEE: Flying high: 5 Best kitesurfing spots in the Cape

The event sees Cape Town’s Big Bay play host to an elite selection of the world’s best kiteboarders -  The pinnacle of big air kiteboarding: Red Bull King of the Air

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