Entries by Mark


Red Bull KOTA Entries for 2019

There is no doubt that the most spectacular kitesurf event is the Red Bull King of the Air in Capetown. This years entries are all showing that super high kiteloops with late backrolls are just not good enough anymore, no, you now have to add board offs into our trick box too.


Megaloop over the pier at Balneario in Tarifa

Back in 2011 Ruben Lenten jumped the pier in Tarifa that separates the Atlantic from the Mediterranean, something that does not only require balls of steel but also the right kind of Levante wind. Even then, he had one very close call where he did not manage to clear it completely and nearly ended up […]

Kiteloops on Land: Taming the Beast

While for most kitesurfers the mere thought of pulling the trigger gets their hearts racing, these boys are on a different level. Coming down from a missed kiteloop can hurt and we all know how hard water gets when you impact it like a dinosaur-killing-asteroid. But now imagine the same scenario but swap the water […]

The North Dice 2018 is out

  Its the time of year again when all the large kiteboarding brands start flooding the internet with their new product clips and this week it’s the Dice that is being promoted as the “ultimate kite for unhooked performance, jumping and wave riding”. But is it really? North has kites that seem to do it […]

The E-Foil is coming

It seems foiling has taken the kitesurf world by storm and no competitive racer would even try riding without one anymore. So what makes this extra cumbersome pole and inverted wing so interesting? It is an extremely power efficient way of travelling over water since it eliminates nearly all of the drag that a regular […]

Lefkada Spot Guide: The Wooden Bridge

When we first laid eyes on Lefkada and its surrounding coastline, this little piece of flat water heaven immediately caught our attention. Sheltered by a man made reef, you have a massive flat water area with the most incredible colors. The wind thermally accelerates through the day and hits the beach at a side-onshore angle, […]