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German kitesurfer unintentionally films a meteoroid entering the atmosphere

SurfingtodayKite - 16. Сентябрь 2019 - 17:32

A German kitesurfer has unintentionally filmed a small asteroid in the sky while enjoying his time in the water near Wremen.

Dorian Cieloch was riding his kite and filming his session with a waterproof camera when the fireball appeared on camera behind him.

The unusual event took place on September 12, at 2:45 pm, near Bremerhaven, a port city on Germany's North Sea coast.

Категории: Кайтсерфинг, Новости

Red Bull King of the Air revolutionizes its competitive format

SurfingtodayKite - 9. Сентябрь 2019 - 17:01

The competitive format of the Red Bull King of the Air will change dramatically, starting in 2020.

The highly-celebrated big air kiteboarding contest wants to give both professionals and amateurs a better chance at competing in the event.

The new format, which will make its debut in 2020, will see an increased number of athletes in the main competition through a qualification round.

Категории: Кайтсерфинг, Новости

The do's and don'ts of kiteboarding

SurfingtodayKite - 5. Сентябрь 2019 - 14:43

Kiteboarding is an extreme water sport that requires responsibility and a lot of common sense.

Despite being invisible, the wind is a very powerful source of energy and a sometimes unpredictable force of nature.

An unexpected shift in weather patterns can dramatically put the life of kiteboarders, water sports enthusiasts, and beachgoers in danger.

Категории: Кайтсерфинг, Новости

New documentary unveils the Kitesurf Odyssey between Azores and mainland Portugal

SurfingtodayKite - 3. Сентябрь 2019 - 14:46

In September 2017, professional kitesurfers Francisco Lufinha and Anke Brandt kite crossed the Atlantic Ocean between the Azores and mainland Portugal.

The Portuguese-German duo took turns of morning and night shifts and, after nine days of sailing, they were finally able to complete the 888-nautical-mile (1,646 kilometers) journey.

Lufinha and Brandt set a new Guinness World Record, but the adventure - name Kitesurf Odyssey - was a not a smooth ride.

Категории: Кайтсерфинг, Новости

Seven-year-old Leyton Harris introduces bar boarding

SurfingtodayKite - 26. Август 2019 - 16:59

Two years ago, when SurferToday introduced the "crazy kitesurfing kid" to the world.

Today, Leyton Harris is no longer a toddler - he's become an accomplished "bar boarder" with an innovative bag of tricks for the sport he invented.

Leyton's father - Vaughan - is not only proud of his son's ability, but he also thinks that the youngster can set a good example for present and future parents.

Категории: Кайтсерфинг, Новости

Finnish kitesurfers break world record in the Baltic Sea

SurfingtodayKite - 20. Август 2019 - 14:53

Three Finnish kitesurfers broke the world record for the longest simultaneous kiteboarding journey.

Juuso Tilaéus, Otso Ahvonen and Pekka Rintala sailed 316 kilometers across the Baltic Sea, from Sweden to Finland.

The previous record was set at 279,46 kilometers. The trio began their journey on August 19, at 7.08 am, in Sandhamn, Sweden.

Категории: Кайтсерфинг, Новости

Red Bull Tarifa 2 will pit kitesurfers against windsurfers

SurfingtodayKite - 13. Август 2019 - 12:37

From September 19-22, 2019, Tarifa will be the center stage of the first epic battle between two rival wind sports.

Up to 300 kitesurfers and windsurfers will travel to the European capital of wind to compete in the Red Bull Tarifa 2.

The event will challenge both sports in a massive naval battle to crown the fastest athlete.

Категории: Кайтсерфинг, Новости

Naish kite designer resigns after 15 years

SurfingtodayKite - 8. Август 2019 - 22:24

After 15 years of working at Naish as kite designer and brand manager, Damien Girardin has decided to resign from his position to pursue new projects.

Girardin played a pivotal role in the action sports brand's success over the years.

Through his seemingly effortless innovation, Girardin has reshaped the industry and allowed clients to view kite design and material through an unseen, new perspective.

Категории: Кайтсерфинг, Новости