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An outdoor cryotherapy session in Lake Silvaplana

15. Май 2019 - 13:17

You'll probably need a drysuit to watch the following video clip. The authors call it "outdoor cryotherapy."

Lake Silvaplana is probably the best kitesurfing spot in Switzerland. It's a magical place where high temperatures range from 32°F (0°) to 59°F (15°).

The stunning 2.7 square kilometer body of water is surrounded by 3,000-meter high mountains and is blessed by predictable winds nearly all year round.

Категории: Кайтсерфинг, Новости

Julien Fillion goes kitesurfing on a standing wave

10. Май 2019 - 14:35

We've seen kites flying over giant waves, stunning flat lakes, snowy mountains, arid lands, and inner-city rivers.

Kites tend to propel riders and their boards forward, meaning that the whole equipment and controller are continuously on the move across liquid or solid surfaces.

However, stationary waves, also known as standing waves, may represent a unique challenge to kiteboarders and kite riders in general.

Категории: Кайтсерфинг, Новости

Meet the Mary Poppins of foiling

9. Май 2019 - 14:53

With the advent of wing surfing, everything seems to be changing in boardsports.

The equipment is evolving, the opportunities are around the corner, and the blend between traditional wave and wind sports is as creative and innovative as ever.

Dmitry Evseev runs Pryde Club Mauritius, a kitesurfing and surfing school located in La Gaulette and overlooking the Indian Ocean.

Категории: Кайтсерфинг, Новости

Parlier and Moroz win back-to-back Formula Kite world titles

6. Май 2019 - 16:54

Nicolas Parlier and Daniela Moroz have taken out the 2019 Formula Kite World Championships, in Lake Garda, Italy.

Despite the tricky wind conditions and the attacks from their closest opponents, the French and American kiteboarders were able to successfully defended their world titles.

"It's been an interesting week. I played it safe. I got two thirds, one first and one second in the finals. I felt fast, and had a lot of people getting really close to me," said Parlier.

Категории: Кайтсерфинг, Новости

Nick Jacobsen is back in Denmark trying "urban kiteboarding"

30. Апрель 2019 - 14:56

Jumping near high bridges, flying over seawalls and concrete inland structures. It's just another day in the office for Nick Jacobsen.

Kitesurfing's most famous daredevil is back in the water.

Nick Jacobsen has returned to his beloved Denmark in full force after recovering from a few injuries and a long winter away from home.

Категории: Кайтсерфинг, Новости

Bruna Kajiya rode the Theewaterskloof Dam during Cape Town's worst drought in 100 years

25. Апрель 2019 - 18:19

Between mid-2017 and mid-2018, Cape Town became the world's first major city to run out of water completely.

The severe water shortage led to the creation of the concept of "Day Zero," the day the water levels of major regional dams supplying the Cape Town fell below 13.5 percent.

The authorities implemented acute water restrictions. On February 1, 2018, and the limit for personal water use reached 50 liters per day, a sixth of average daily use in the United States.

Категории: Кайтсерфинг, Новости

The second life of the Slingwing

20. Апрель 2019 - 15:03

The inventor of the Slingwing says that the new product by Slingshot was not designed to replace windsurfing or kitesurfing.

The origins of wing surfing date back to the mid-1980s, when Tom Magruder invented the Wind Weapon and rode it in the Columbia River Gorge.

More recently, snow windsurfers used portable sails to glide across frozen lakes.

Категории: Кайтсерфинг, Новости

How check and trim your kite bar and lines

16. Апрель 2019 - 14:33

Have you ever felt that your old kite is not behaving as it used to? Maybe your kite bar and lines need an adjustment.

With time, lines tend to stretch, and when you pull your bar, the kite tends to back stall. Why? Because small particles of sand and dust will get into your lines, making them thicker and, overall, slightly shorter.

So, nothing like a smart kite hack to bring the old feel back to your favorite wing.

Категории: Кайтсерфинг, Новости

Riders announced for the 2019 Triple-S Invitational

10. Апрель 2019 - 14:43

The riders that will take part in the 2019 Triple-S Invitational have been announced.

The most prestigious wakestyle kiteboarding event on the planet is back in 2019 with game-changing news. There will be equal prize money for both men and women.

The contest organizers, Real Watersports, announced a total prize purse of $70,000 for this year's edition.

Категории: Кайтсерфинг, Новости

Felix Kersten conquers 2019 Red Bull Ragnarok

8. Апрель 2019 - 14:12

Felix Kersten claimed the 2019 Red Bull Ragnarok, held Hardangervidda, a mountain plateau located on Norway.

This year, the world's largest snowkiting race attracted riders from 30 nations. They all wanted to relive the last battle (Ragnarok) between Norse mythology's good and evil Gods.

The name "Ragnarok" stems from an incident in Norse mythology, describing the last battle between the good and evil Gods, where only the heroes of the battlefield survive.

Категории: Кайтсерфинг, Новости

Czech duo wins 2019 VAKE snowkiting marathon

4. Апрель 2019 - 17:59

Honza Simek and Miroslav Schutz claimed the 2019 Long Distance Kiting WISSA World Championship, Finnmark, Norway.

This year's Varanger Arctic Kite Enduro (VAKE) featured 32 teams from 11 countries, including three all-female teams, five mixed teams, and four family teams.

The Czech duo named Navrhuju Sníst Psy was the only team to complete the challenge before 10 o'clock in the morning of April 4.

Категории: Кайтсерфинг, Новости

Riders announced for the 2019 Red Bull Megaloop

29. Март 2019 - 15:05

The 16 riders that will compete at the 2019 Red Bull Megaloop have been announced.

The waiting period for the extreme kiteboarding event created by Ruben Lenten runs from April 1 through November 1st.

Sixteen experienced athletes will wait for the perfect storm to hit Zandvoort, the Netherlands.

Категории: Кайтсерфинг, Новости