Luis Alberto Cruz is part of the Cabarete freestyle contingent and has had some solid victories both at home and on the world stage. In 2016, he beat the top names in freestyle when the WKL tour visited Cabarete and he relishes an opportunity to compete at the top level whenever the opportunity arises.

Dominican Republic
Star Kites and Cogua Kiteboarding
Home spot:
Cabarete, Dominican Republic
Years riding:
Years competing:
Best results:
WKL Mai Tai Invitational, Cabarete, 2016 - 1st place
Specialist discipline:
Freestyle and Big Air
Favourite spot:
Kite Beach in Cabarete. It has constant wind and great kickers!
Favourite trick:
Front Blind Mobe with one hand
Favourite thing about competing on tour?:
I am always looking to compete and try new challenges and the format looks interesting
Favourite competitors to ride against and watch:
2018 goals:
I want to compete on the whole tour and place well in the rankings
How do you train?:
I kite and play baseball everyday