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Caribbean-On-Line » Caribbean Travel News » British Virgin Islands » BVI Kite Jam starts today

BVI Kite Jam starts today

Tortola, BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS (March 1, 2010) - BVI Kite Jam has finally arrived and is proud to announce the final line-up of sponsors and A-list pro boarders that will be participating in this sporting and lifestyle event in the British Virgin Islands, March 1-5, 2010. BVI Kite Jam is one of the only pro-am kiteboarding events in the world and aims to bring attention to the BVIs as a leading kiteboarding destination.

The BVI Tourist Board and Necker Island, presenting and venue partner, are pleased to welcome additional event sponsors. High-profile brands include Billabong, official apparel partner; Liquid Force and Cabrinha, equipment partners hosting demos; Troll Beads, the official jewelry partner; Heineken, the official beer of BVI kite Jam; Fiji Water, the official water sponsor; Monster, the official energy drink; ZROD, the official radio station, and Philip Stein, BVI Kite Jam's official timepiece providing opportunities for participants to win their stunning classic watches.

BVI Kite Jam would not be possible if it were not for the long standing support and generosity of sponsors such as venue partner Bitter End Yacht Club; Cape Air, the official airline; Sunsail, accommodation partner, Digicel, telecommunications partner; Kiteboarding Magazine, media partner; Jet Set Extra, Ideas BVI and JTV, production partners, in addition to Road Town Wholesale, the BVI Premier's Office, Green Technology BVI and Delta Petroleum. "Sailors for the Sea" also gave the event a Clean Regatta Certification, an eco-friendly stamp of approval, in conjunction with Sunsail's participation and use of their new Sunsail 394 catamarans.

"We want to thank all our generous sponsors, participating star athletes and the kiteboarding community for all the support in making this event a reality," says Charlie Smith, Founder & Partner Kite Jam (BVI) Ltd. "We've been anticipating this moment for quite some time and we are ready to rock BVI Kite Jam 2010!"

Below is additional information about the new sponsors:

Billabong, founded in 1973 by Gordon and Rena Merchant, has become an international clothing company and leading surfwear apparel brand in Australia. In addition to the Billabong brand name, the company sells surfwear and accessories under the Palmers Surf, Honolua Surf,, Von Zipperr, Kustom (footwear), Nixon, Xcel Wetsuits and Tigerlily brands, and also Element skate clothing and hardware. The brands are available at various retail, surf and skateboard stores locations worldwide.

Philip Stein(R) is the leader in watches and other lifestyle products using proprietary natural frequency technology. The company has acquired notoriety not only through their commitment to superior product and use of natural frequencies but also with a large celebrity following over the years including Oprah Winfrey saying it is

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