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How to Stay Stoked (from Home) During COVID-19

How to Stay Stoked (from Home) During COVID-19

08.04.2020

As the world hunkers down into isolation mode in an attempt to quell the spread of coronavirus, kitesurfers around the globe mourn their freedom of movement.  The rules vary from country to country, with some nations explicitly banning kitesurfing (amongst an invariably lengthy list of other outdoor activities) with others leaving the directive fairly open […]

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the most complete kitesurfing guide of Peru

the most complete kitesurfing guide of Peru

03.11.2019

When you decide to go for a kitesurfing trip to Latin America, there is a 98% chance you will go to Brazil, while a happy few will decide to choose other countries and avoiding the crowds. One of the other best destinations for kitesurfing in Latin America is Peru.

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Reasons to Date a Kite surfer

Reasons to Date a Kite surfer

15.08.2019

A vote by the Olympic committee back in 2012 resulted in the conclusion that windsurfing as an event would be replaced by kitesurfing in the 2016 Summer Olympiad. For us kitesurfing enthusiasts it was an exciting day, one that was short lived when the controversial decision was reversed leading up to the Rio Games.

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Is the future of kiteboarding in danger because of rising prices and equipment-sport fear?

Is the future of kiteboarding in danger because of rising prices and equipment-sport fear?

09.07.2019

Watch this spot-on video from Our Kite Life! The first one I see talking about the increasingly visible problem for the sport; very few young new kiters on the beaches.

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Let’s not let kitesurfing become a thing of the past – Sand Scarcity

Let’s not let kitesurfing become a thing of the past – Sand Scarcity

11.07.2018

The excitement of getting ready on the beach to go surfing, the waves, the view and the relaxing feeling once you’re back at shore would all not be possible without the beach itself. This taken-for-granted wonder, though, is rapidly disappearing.

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Kitesurfing in Stagnone, Sicily

Kitesurfing in Stagnone, Sicily

01.10.2016

I always search for interesting kitespots, preferably in Europe, and this time it was time for Sicily. My expectations were quite high, I wanted good kiting, good wind, good food, nice people, pleasant living and good side activities for no wind days. We found almost all of it and are happy. Here is the review […]

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Kitesurfing in Rhodes, Greece – Our first kite trip!

Kitesurfing in Rhodes, Greece – Our first kite trip!

01.11.2015

This is a post being published 5 years too late, but since I am now gathering all kitesurf trips in one page, I am going to present also the first kitesurf trip I did. That was one interesting one to Rhodes in Greece.

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Find your favourite pro kiteboarder on Facebook and Instagram

Find your favourite pro kiteboarder on Facebook and Instagram

01.03.2015

Another autoupdating table of social kite-data is launched, this time you can find all pro kiteboarders social media links and check their follower count. More kiteboarders are added to the list all the time! Check it: Professional kitesurfers on Facebook and Instagram.

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Kitesurfing in Fuerteventura

Kitesurfing in Fuerteventura

03.02.2015

Fuerte Ventura means “Strong Wind”. And it is an island. Which naturally makes it a great place for kitesurfing, almost all year around. Here is a quick report from the trip to Corralejo.

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Richard Branson buys PKRA

Richard Branson buys PKRA

11.08.2014

Billionaire Richard Branson from Virgin buys the pro kite tour PKRA. Richard Branson is an old kiteboarder that have reached the news many times, while setting guiness world records, kitesurfing over the English channel, or kitesurfed with girls on his back. Now it was time for him to take over ownership for the biggest kiteboard-competition too.

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