WORLD TITLES TAHITI - SPECIAL CONGRATS:
World Masters Champion, Dave Parkes (AUST) joined by
World Veterans Champion Phillip Klima (TAHITI) and World Womens
Champion Kathy Prior (AUST)
2004 Kneeboard World Championships held in Tahiti results speak
12 Parkes Kneeboard Riders made the Grand Finals, with Seven of
them bringing trophies home!
Over the years some of the best kneeboarders in the world have surfed
Team riders have included world champions like Simon Farrer (Simon
was the one of first Friar Tuck sponsored riders to win a World
Title way back in the 80s) and countless hot surfers throughout
the world. Current international team riders include: Craig Ashdown,
Steen Barnes, Craig McDonald, Don Harris & Ralph Sanford. Of
course, the number one source of feedback is David Parkes, still
out there everyday refining the designs.
evidence of the strength of our team was the showing of Parkes team
riders in first
place in five of the eight categories at
the 2000 Kneeboard World championship.
ISA-TAHITI KNEEBOARD WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS - PARKES CHAMPIONS
munoz (puerto rico)
webb (aust) and phillip klima (tahiti)
Riders-Presidents Palace; ralph sanford (tahiti); Webb n the MASTER
(aussie); WORLD CHAMP kathy prior (aussie)
SECOND PLACE winner Kelvin Weir (NZ) and Hamish Christophers (NZ) 2 of the hottest young guys to be riding kneeboards & both
on PARKES TRI FINS!
Champ Eimata Carroll (tahiti) w/ 2nd Place Pro JR Albert (puerto
rico); Masters Champ and 3rd place in the OPEN Division
David Parkes; Team PSYCHOlogist Ed
kathy prior (aussie) and tonina detomasi (mexico)
team boards-Orlando Teriivahine (Tahiti); Patricia Rossi (tahiti);
Lovina Yin-sun (tahiti); Lovina, second place womens & Prior,
women's champ -chicks dig parkes boards & trophies!