Lewis and Harris: a kiteboarding paradise in the Outer Hebrides

How can a cold water kiteboarding session turn out an unforgettable experience?

Lewis and Harris is the largest island in Scotland. Located in the Outer Hebrides, it is also the third largest island of the British Isles, after Great Britain and Ireland.

With a population of around 20,000 residents, Lewis and Harris is a quiet, yet fascinating region surrounded by mighty Atlantic swells, high winds, and shifting weather patterns.

Liam Whaley, Paul Serin, Set Teixeira, Pauline Valesa, Camille Delannoy, Mallory de la Villemarque, and Maxime Chabloz are all members of the Manera team.

And they traveled to the Outer Hebrides in search of the endless coastal spots and inland bodies of water Lewis and Harris has to offer, all year round.

Together, they explored the "Islands of the Strangers" - the name given by the Scottish Gaels to the Outer Hebrides - and found plenty of rewards and reasons to return.

The raw beauty of Lewis and Harris is an ode to Mother Nature. And all seven riders made sure they appreciated the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

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