CORE and WOO search for the next
big air superstars.



Grab any kite, get a WOO, and boost your way to Cape Town!
Yup, your next logged jump may get you some cool prizes from CORE and WOO.
All you have to do is log your jumps with our hashtag to qualify.
It’s that easy!

 


Vote now and send a kiter to Cape Town!

#xr5challenge voting


The boosting part of the xr5challenge has ended and 3 super talented kiters qualified for an all expense trip to Cape Town where they will challenge current jump height record holder and team rider Joshua Emanuel.
There is one spot left on the plane and you can help us select the final xr5challenge wildcard winner!

Pick your favorite session photo from the 10 best shots we collected over the past four months. The photo with the most likes wins! 

So, what's your fav?


Erik Blokker | Maarten Haeger | Henrike Falkenberg | Brian Liedstrand | Marcel de Vries | Van Der Elst | Richard Sharky Rob | Jeff Urfer | James Friesen | Doug Ramsey


October Recap

Three months in the books, one to go! Here’s how things are shaping up for the four tickets to Cape Town via the XR5 Challenge.



September Recap

The second month of the #xr5challenge saw epic conditions in the Netherlands for Red Bull Megaloop Challenge, consistent wind in the Canary Islands, and a new leader in Female Biggest Boost. Congrats to Maarten Haeger, Karen Hou, and Cristian of #TeamCanary on taking the top spots in September! 



August Recap

The opening round of the #xr5challenge brought impressive riding from the Netherlands, Brazil, the Canary Islands, and Hood River. 
Congrats to Erik Blokker, Iany Marques, and James Friesen on taking the top spots in August!








Capture every heart pounding moment!

For many of us, the first kiteboarding trick we learned was how to jump. It’s hard to forget the feeling flying high above the water for what felt like an eternity. And now, CORE Kiteboarding and WOO Sports have teamed up to capture these moments with the XR5 Big Air Challenge, a global contest open to kiteboarders of all abilities.1  

And the best part? Four lucky kiters will fly to Cape Town on an all expense paidadventure to battle our very own Joshua Emanuel on brand new XR5s for the XR5 Big Air Challenge trophy. Sound fun? Then, read on!




1 All kiters can participate but some kiters are excluded from receiving awards. Please read the fine print (2).
2 The grand prize includes the flight costs (limited to 1500€) and housing.








How it works:


1. 
Log your WOO sessions with #xr5challenge.

Starting August 1, log every WOO session with the #xr5challenge hashtag to enter the contest. That’s it! The contest runs from August through the end of November.

2. 
Monthly Winners.

Top monthly performers will be awarded cool prizes in three categories. Here’s your chance to win one of the following monthly prizes: 

  • Male Biggest Boost - for the highest male jump in that month.
  • Female Biggest Boost - for the highest female jump in that month.
  • Cumulative Height - for the male or female with the highest cumulative jump height during that month. 


Each monthly winner will receive:
  • a cool #xr5challenge T-Shirt
  • a customized kite photo from CORE and WOO
  • a feature on CORE Kiteboarding and WOO Sports’ websites
  • a chance to win the grand prize trip to Cape Town in January

3. 
Fly to CT to challenge Joshua on brand new CORE Gear!

Four grand prize winners will win a once in a lifetime Cape Town trip to go head-to-head with Joshua Emanuel on brand new XR5s!

Three of the four grand prize winners will be selected from:

  • Male Biggest Boost - highest jump between the 4 monthly winners (m)
  • Female Biggest Boost - highest jump between the 4 monthly winners (f)
  • Biggest Month of Boosting - a two-stage qualification. Each month, the rider with the highest cumulative height will qualify as a finalist. Once the four finalists are set, the rider with the highest average jump height over one month will win the trip.

2 The grand prize includes the flight costs (limited to 1500€) and housing.







Use your creativity to earn a wildcard entry to Cape Town!

Who doesn’t like a wildcard? In addition to the three winners for biggest boost and biggest month of boosting, a wildcard winner will also go to Cape Town in January! Simply share your WOO sessions on Facebook or Instagram, add the hashtag #xr5challenge and you’re entered for the wildcard spot. At the end of the contest, we will select 10 of our favorite photos and let the community decide which one is best! A funny photo, your amazing stoke factor, or an epic action shot might bring you to Cape Town! There is no limit to how many photos you can share so get posting!
















Download the free WOO sports app!




No WOO Sensor?

If you don’t already have a WOO sensor, find your closest WOO dealer here , grab a demo, and get in on the fun! 

For the rest of you WOO fans, it’s game on!








XR5 BIG AIR CHALLENGE AND SELECTION TERMS 

The XR5 Big Air Challenge, selection of the monthly winners, and the Cape Town trip is part of a kiteboarding promotion sponsored by Hiss-Tec GmbH & Co KG (Hiss-Tec) and other parties. The promotional period begins on 08/01/2017 and ends on 18/01/2018. Promotional participants accept and agree to the following provisions:


1 PARTICIPATION
  1. You are a Participant in the XR5 Big Air Challenge when you log your jumps on the WOO Sports Inc. app with the hashtag #xr5challenge. By accessing this website and/or uploading your WOO jump data using the #xr5challenge hashtag, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms and conditions, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from participating in the promotion or accessing this site.  
  2. Participation requires the use of a WOO Sensor and mobile app. 
  3. Participation does not require the purchase of any specific kiteboarding equipment other than the WOO Sensor.
  4. Participants will receive a CORE newsletter subscription (which they may cancel at any time).

2 PARTICIPANT
  1. The promotion is eligible to persons aged 18 and over. Hiss-Tec GmbH & Co KG and WOO Sports Inc. employees, their dependents, team riders and Hiss-Tec GmbH & Co KG contractors may participate but may not accept any prizes. 
  2. International pro team riders from all kite brands are excluded from participating. That includes all participants of the Red Bull King of the Air and Megaloop Challenge.
  3. Participants who use prohibited aids, cheat or otherwise manipulate their data are excluded. Winnings will be withheld and/or reclaimed in these cases. 
  4. Those who provide false data will be excluded.
  5. It is prohibited to create, upload or submit racist, pornographic, violent or otherwise illegal content. Hiss-Tec GmbH & Co KG reserves the right to remove any or all content without notice.
  6. Owners or ownership groups authorized to sell WOO Sports Inc. products or CORE Kiteboarding products may not participate.
  7. Participants may not use foilboards in this contest. WOO Sports Inc. reserves the right to remove any contest session logged using a foilboard.
  8. Winners may not promote non Big Air Challenge affiliated brands implicitly or explicitly on WOO, Facebook, Instagram or any other social media platform (in the posts or profile names).


3 LEGAL RECOURSE   

All Hiss-Tec GmbH & Co KG decisions are final. 


4 DATA PROTECTION 

  1. Participant’s personal data will be electronically processed and stored by Hiss-Tec GmbH & Co KG and other related parties. The data collected (last name, first name, e-mail address) is used exclusively to notify the winner. The participant agrees that Hiss-Tec GmbH & Co KG may use their data to send product or company related emails to them in the future.
  2. All personal records where storage was not agreed to will be destroyed after the draw.
  3. Unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each newsletter. 
  4. The participant is free at any time to ask what personal information is stored and stop participating. 

5 WINNERS 
  1. Every month from August 1 to November 30, 2017, the following categories will be used to select monthly and grand prize winners: 
    Male Biggest Boost - for the highest male jump in that month. 
    Female Biggest Boost -  for the highest female jump in that month. 
    Cumulative Height - for the male or female with the highest cumulative jump height during that month.
  2. On Nov 30, 2017, 12 monthly winners (3 categories above x 4 months) will qualify for the grand prize trips to Cape Town. A grand prize to Cape Town will be awarded to the 2 of the twelve qualifiers with the highest male and female biggest boost. The third grand prize will be awarded to the male or female with the highest average single month of boosting from the 4 Cumulative Height qualifiers.
  3. One additional grand prize winner will be selected from participants who posted photos and/or content on their social media channels with the hashtag #xr5challenge.
    WOO Sports Inc. and Hiss-Tec will select 10 photos and/or content for the community to vote on. The highest vote wins the grand prize.


6 IMPLEMENTATION
  1. The promotion is held in Germany and is subject to its laws. The German language terms and condition take precedence over the English translation. Winners will be notified by email and through their WOO account within 15 days of month end, and their names will be published. The winners consent to their names being published on CORE and WOO Sports Inc.’s websites and social media platforms. Hiss-Tec’s privacy (found under http://www.hiss-tec.com/) policies still apply. 
  2. Should a winner not reply within 21 days of notification, they will lose their award and a new winner will be selected. The participant is responsible for inputting their correct email address and contact info where required. There is no guarantee Hiss-Tec GmbH & Co KG will successfully contact the winner(s).


7 PRIZES AND NOTIFICATION

  1. The published value of an award is approximate, and any prize may be substituted by Hiss-Tec GmbH & Co KG without notice and with something of equal value. 
  2. If the prize is shipped via standard ground parcel services, it is the responsibility of the winner to provide a suitable delivery address and person to accept subject delivery within normal delivery hours. A suitable alternative address may be provided for delivery in his/her absence. If the winner or their designate is not present to receive the delivery, a failure to deliver message will be left behind and the costs, if any, to obtain such delivery will be at the winner’s expense.
  3. If it is not possible or cost prohibitive to forward the prize to the winner, then an equivalent value substitute will be offered.
  4. If the advertised prize is no longer available, a suitable replacement of equal value will be provided.
  5. The grand prize covers flight costs up to 1.500€ and housing. The selection of the housing will be determined by Hiss-Tec GmbH & Co KG. Any other expenses have to be paid by the winner himself.
  6. There are no cash prizes. Prizes are not transferable.
  7. One prize per participant per month. Participants must choose one category if they are on top of two categories. Hiss-Tec will arbitrarily select one if the participant does not. One grand prize per participant. Participants must choose one category if they are on top of two categories. Hiss-Tec will arbitrarily select one if the participant does not.


8 TERMINATION 

  1. Hiss-Tec GmbH & Co KG reserves the right to cancel or terminate the promotion at any time without notice. 
  2. Hiss-Tec GmbH & Co KG cannot guarantee the successful completion of the promotion.
  3. If termination is caused by the actions of a participant, then Hiss-Tec GmbH & Co KG reserves the right to demand compensation for damages. 


9 LIMITATIONS
  1. Participation in the XR5 Big Air Challenge is voluntary and at your own risk.
  2. Hiss-Tec is not liable for the transport of data over the internet (WWW). Hiss-Tec is not liable for unforeseen and involuntary system/computer malfunctions Hiss-Tec uses to process (for example, transmission, and storage) data. Hiss-Tec assumes no guarantee that the participant's data reached Hiss-Tec’s servers (and vice versa) correctly. Hiss-Tec assumes no liability for the negligence of the internet service providers or other transport companies.
  3. Hiss-Tec is not liable for minor negligence. Hiss-Tec is subject to German law and "Kardinalpflichten" and we refer you to the Limitations found in the German Terms and Conditions.
  4. Hiss-Tec is not liable for indirect damages, including consequential damages and lost profits. This also applies to the premium profits and their recoverability. The applicability of product liability law remains unaffected.
  5. Hiss-Tec does not verify nor is it liable for third-party content (external websites including WOO Sports Inc). The use of external third party sites is solely at the risk of the user.
  6. There is no entitlement to the permanent availability of the promotion or promotional content. Hiss-Tec is not liable for any damages if the CORE promotion does not operate or function properly.
  7. Hiss-Tec is not liable for (no fault of our own) regulatory action, labor disputes, incidental losses and force majeure. Likewise, any liability caused by the criminal acts of third parties is also excluded.
  8. Hiss-Tec is not liable for WOO Sports Inc., its legal representative(s), or agent(s).

     

10 OTHER

  1. CORE promotion terms and conditions are found at: http://corekites.com/xr5challenge
  2. Only the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany and the jurisdiction of Oldenburg in Holstein apply.
  3. Severability. If any part of this agreement is declared unenforceable or invalid, the remainder will continue to be valid and enforceable.
  4. Terms and Conditions are subject to change without notice.


11 INDEMNIFICATION

Participant shall hold Hiss-Tec GmbH & Co KG, Carved Customs, CORE Kiteboarding, and its sponsors including WOO Sports Inc. harmless from any liability or expense (including equipment damage, property damage, legal fees and costs) arising from any injury or death to or damage to the participant or others by them, during kiteboarding or any other related activity. This shall include, without limitation, any liability or expense arising based upon Hiss-Tec’s alleged negligence or strict product liability, except when resulting from the willful misconduct of Hiss-Tec GmbH & Co KG. All activities with Hiss-Tec GmbH & Co KG supplied products are used at the sole risk of the participant.


12 ENTIRE CONTRACT

This Contract shall constitute the entire understanding between participant and Hiss-Tec GmbH & Co KG and may not be altered or modified except by a written agreement, signed by both parties. 


13 GOVERNING LAW

Each party agrees to arbitrate any disagreements before submitting to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts that apply to the registered offices of Hiss-Tec GmbH & Co KG. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Germany, without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule (whether Germany or any other jurisdiction) that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Germany. Each party hereto submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of Oldenburg i. H., Germany in any action or proceeding arising out of or relating to this agreement and each party agrees not to bring any action or proceeding arising out of or relating to this agreement in any other court. The party in any action to enforce this agreement shall be entitled to recover reasonable costs and attorneys’ fees.