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Tickets On Sale | Ky-Mani Marley, Mix Master Mike, DJ QBert, Method Man & Redman

Join us for two unforgettable shows on the waterfront stage. Doors open at 6pm and the party will be rocking until 12 midnight.  Enjoy dinner and drinks at Watermen’s Bar & Grill before the show. The Dubplates will be opening for both shows, so get ready!

Tickets are now available for Ky-Mani Marley with Mix Master Mike on Monday, June 5th and Method Man & Redman with DJ QBert Friday, June 9th.

Purchase Tickets HERE

Those planning on attending both nights can take advantage of the Wind Voyager Triple-S Party Pass. For $30 you gain entry to both nights.  If you would rather attend just one of these legendary shows, tickets will be $20 each.  Tickets may be available at the door but buying in advance will save you time and money. Kids age 10 and under get in free.

All ticket proceeds benefit the Hatteras Island Youth Education Fund (HIYEF).

These shows have been brought to you by Wind Voyager and Big Hair Productions

When Can I Ride The Park?

Each year pros from all around the world migrate to Cape Hatteras to compete in the Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational. If riders want their best shot at the title it’s going to take sessions in the REAL Slider Park to train for the main event.

Registered riders of the 2017 Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational and Open are invited to start riding the park NOW. Prior to Tuesday, May 30, riders must rig, launch and land offsite. Beginning on May 30, registered riders can launch and land at REAL Watersports.

Riders must park in event parking, south of the main REAL/Watermen’s parking lot. Before hitting the REAL Slider Park, riders must stop into the REAL Lesson Center to fill out a waiver. Upon completion, riders will receive a band that will identify everyone eligible to partake in the REAL Slider Park and back yard launch.

Helmet Reminder:

Safety First, helmets are required for all sessions in the REAL Slider Park, this includes competition and freeride sessions. Riders are required to provide their own helmet.

Wildcard Video Contest Winners

2017 Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational Wildcard Winners from REAL Watersports on Vimeo.

Since 2008, kiteboarders from all over the planet have assembled their best footage to submit for the Wind Voyager Triple-S Wildcard Video Contest. Each year, the best wakestyle riders scour their hard drives for the “A+” clips, then hit the water and session their brains out to stack a few last-minute tricks into the edit. Standout riders from kite spots all over the world hold nothing back, showcasing their talent on a wide variety of kicker and slider features. The results are nothing short of mind-blowing, an incredible snapshot of the wakestyle kiteboarding scene.

Men’s 1st Place: Alex Maes

Alex Maes stood out above the rest. With a clean 900 off the Core Super Kicker, technical slider riding, minimal zeaching, huge kicker hits, and excellent style shown throughout the whole edit from his tour kiting around the world. Maes is the clear victor in the Wildcard Video Competition. This is an edit that most invited riders would be stoked to release. After such a solid performance Maes has clearly earned his spot in the 2017 Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational amongst the wakestyle elite.

Men’s 2nd Place: Pierre Vogel

Pierre Vogel is going huge throughout this whole video, from the sketchy skate inspired flat drops to his stratosphere breaking kicker hits this rider charged through the whole video. Taking second place in the Men’s division earned Pierre Vogel a spot in the main event of the 2017 Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational.

Women’s 1st Place: Isabel Von Zastrow

Isabel von Zastrow is a Wind Voyager Triple-S newcomer. She’s breaking into the park riding scene with big hits off kickers, technical slider riding, and speed in and out of every feature. Isabel von Zastrow is making her mark and is receiving a well-deserved invitation to the Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational.

The Winners of the 2017 Wind Voyager Triple-S Wildcard contest were chosen based entirely on park style riding.  Riders were not judged on any video editing skills, lifestyle, cable riding, boosting, or traditional freestyle kiteboarding.  The focus is on sliders, kickers and park style features.  Alex Maes, Pierre Vogel and Isabel Von Zastrow followed the guidelines set in the Wind Voyager Triple-S Wildcard rules and rode their way to victory in the 2017 Wildcard Video Contest.

Congratulations to the winners Alex Maes, Pierre Vogel, and Isabel von Zastrow who will be competing against the world’s wakestyle elite in the 2017 Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational. Thank you to all the riders and viewers of the Wildcard Video Contest. There is still a chance to get in the main event via the Wind Voyager Triple-S Open. The top 2 men and women’s 1st place will move on to the main event starting just after the Open Competition.

Mix Master Mike on the one’s and two’s

Mix Master Mike of the Beastie Boys breaks down the tech behind what’s going on at a million miles per hour in his world.

See Mix Master Mike live at the Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational, Monday, June 5th. Show time 6pm to 12 midnight. Featuring The Dubplates, Ky-Mani Marley & Mix Master Mike. Dinner and drinks available at Watermen’s Bar & Grill.

John Wayne 82ft Slider Facelift

Crystal clear and raising the bar to a whole new level. Most people will look at this picture and scratch their head 🤔. The @joinjohnwayne 82ft slider is getting a facelift for the upcoming #WindVoyagerTripleS. Ever since Hurricane Irene, the center gap had been scabbed back together and permanently installed, meaning no opportunity to take it out mid-event, effectively raising the bar on level of difficulty. Now that’s all going to change. Joby Cook of #Jibstruction has been a busy beaver rebuilding this center section from scratch. New aluminum, new plexi, new HDPE sliding surface. Plus easy in, easy out. Start thinking of the tricks that are gonna be thrown between the peaks. This year…the gap’s coming out. #JohnWayneCancerFoundation #BlocktheBlaze @windvoyager #theworldisnotready

Marley Monday | Ky-Mani Marley

Marley Monday

Ky-Mani Marley is coming to the 2017 Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational. The Jamaican Reggae/Hip-Hop artist has been a chart topper throughout his career with hits like “Warriors,” “Hustler,” and “Ghetto Solider”.  Music runs in his blood, the son of reggae legend Bob Marley puts on a great show and will be sure to bring the right vibes to the Waterfront stage at REAL Watersports.

This year’s music line-up includes Ky-Mani Marley, DJ Chela, American Pinup, DJ NO PHILTER, Frozen Head & the Squirrels, Coyote Lee, DJ Woodgrain, Mix Master Mike, DJ QBert, The Dubplates, Method Man & Redman. Each night is sure to bring great music and a great party.  Don’t miss a minute of the 2017 Wind Voyager Triple S Invitational. The World Is Not Ready…

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Method Man & Redman with DJ QBert at the Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational

Prepare yourself for the ultimate awards party jump off. Wind Voyager and REAL Watersports present Method Man & Redman with DJ QBert. On the night of June 9th, on Cape Hatteras North Carolina three international superstars will meet on the backyard stage for a show the world has never seen before.

Method Man & Redman

East coast rap legends. The duo has produced records solo, together, with the Wu Tang Clan (Method Man), and Def Squad (Redman). In addition to their musical achievements, the pair also starred in films How High and TV show Method and Red. These two have reached international superstardom and are sure to put on a great show for the crowd of the 12th annual Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational.


The night will start off with the awards ceremony, followed by a performance by the Dubplates. After the Dub Plates, DJ QBert will take control of the crowd and crank the energy level to 11. With the whole party rockin, Method Man and Redman will join DJ QBert for a show the world has never seen.

Join us on the waterfront stage for a night to be remembered. The World Is Not Ready…

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How to Enter the 2017 Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational

Want to compete in the 2017 Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational?

There are two ways between now and the start of the event that ANYONE in the world can claim the remaining 6 spots: The Wind Voyager Wildcard Video Contest and the Wind Voyager Triple-S Open. From both of these contests, two men and one woman will advance into the 2017 Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational.

Wildcard Video Contest:

Since 2008, kiteboarders from all over the planet have assembled their best footage to submit for the Wind Voyager Triple-S Wildcard Video Contest. Each year, the best wakestyle riders scour their hard drives for the “A+” clips, then hit the water and session their brains out to stack a few last-minute tricks into the edit. Standout riders from kite spots all over the world hold nothing back, showcasing their talent on a wide variety of kicker and slider features. The results are nothing short of mind-blowing, an incredible snapshot of the wakestyle kiteboarding scene.

Check out the Wildcard entries and instructions page

Wind Voyager Triple-S Open

The Wind Voyager Triple-S Open is the final qualifier event for the 2017 Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational. This is an OPEN event, limited to the first 32 competitors to sign up for their chance to compete in the iconic REAL Slider Park. The Open offers both Men’s and Women’s divisions and draws up-and-coming talent from all over the world.

Check out the Open information page