For the first time I travelled with just a foil and foilkites to my first Formula Kite World Championship. Secretly I was not convinced, not yet. Am I good enough? Should I go ? Do I have the right registered gear? I didn’t used them, yet… Is this a good idea? .. The answer to… Continue reading Formula Kite World Championships – Italy 2019
Amarok Snowkite Worldcup Resia -2019: Back at it. Back at it? It was your first time? Yes indeed. But the skies.... I can manage for a long time 🙂 . And finally found a way to have fun with skies again. Combined with a kite is guaranteed for a smile and adventure. For all who… Continue reading Amarok Snowkite Worldcup Resia -2019: Back at it.
My face when someone turns in front of me from out of NO-where...without looking or any sign. Or is passing the marks from the wrong side….And I suddenly need to react.. Just WHY? 2. Always and I mean ALWAYS making the wrong choices (actually being surprised if I make it exactly). Too far away or… Continue reading Foil Cup Holland 2018 – 10 faces 🙂
Did you know? There is a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they are absolutely free! Don`t miss so many of them!! Especially when it’s a sunrise you can watch from the hydrofoil or a sunset you can enjoy riding around on your twintip 🙂 …… although rigging a kite in the dark… Continue reading Did you ever watched the Sunrise or a sunset?
#photoshop ….. or not? - World Cup Sardinia 2018 NO it isn`t, I really did survive my first WORD CUP ever with a hydrofoil 🙂 Racing in between the best man and woman of the world! Racing with race kites on short lines, which I rode in total 1 or 2 times. I didn’t go… Continue reading #photoshop… or not? -World Cup Sardinia 2018
Kitesurfing: 10 things NOBODY ever tells you. It’s expensive: The winds is free.. But the equipment costs money and how longer you’re kiting how more you think you’ll need of kitesurfing equipment, just to be prepared for every condition. And then the endless driving to find the good spot, the spot with wind and friends….… Continue reading Kitesurfing: 10 things NOBODY ever tells you.
The third stop of the PKA (Philippine Kiteboarding Tour) is held on Boracay. In the forecast is a lot of wind, strong wind and well, in the details: some rain. Since we are on Cuyo, we decided to go there before the strong wind, thinking about our last boat-trip experience with 50 knots and big… Continue reading Stop 3 of the Philippine Kiteboarding Tour (PKA) : Boracay Island – an all in 1- competition day
After three weeks Cuyo Island (ssst, secret training, I needed it, after the two months of not kiting in Holland – only participating the NK Big Air), time to make my way to Lakawon Island. Not without a reason: for the first stop of The Philippine Kiteboarding Association (PKA) Season 5, because that’s what this… Continue reading Stop 1 of the Philippine Kiteboarding Association (PKA): Lakawon
How are you guys thinking about hydrofoiling? Expensive, fun, or boring? Well I know, there are a lot of different opinions and thoughts about this side- path of the kitesurfing sport.. Al of these thoughts went around at least one time in my head, pretty sure about that! Hydrofoiling & Mariska: A long lasting relationship… Continue reading Hydrofoiling & Mariska – the start of our relationship.
After a long waiting period (let’s say over one year), a lot of no go`s… We got a GO for the Dutch Championship Big Air (NK Big Air) 2017 (7 Oktober). Actually I forgot about it, receiving the email I did remember I subscribed sometime a year ago. “My plan was… to let it pass… Continue reading Dutch Championships Big Air 2017