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- 09 November 2017 | Kiteboarding
A Portuguese kitesurfer rode the humongous walls of water during the infamous November 8, 2017, session at Praia do Norte, in Nazaré, Portugal.
Nuno "Stru" Figueiredo, a 40-year-old kitesurfer from Porto, defied the giant waves of Nazaré riding a four-meter kite in a crowded lineup dominated by surfboards and jet skis.
Because waves were breaking in a slightly southern direction, and the wind was blowing from the north, Nuno had to carefully analyze each wave, its potential, and the best take-off spot.
- 03 November 2017 | Kiteboarding
Jinne Boer has taken out the Man of the Dam 2017 in Zeeland, in the Netherlands.
Dutch kiteboarders are known for their talent and creativity. And if you put under 18 rider in competition mode, you'll get a fantastic show.
The annual freestyle kiteboarding event had all the necessary ingredients for success: great winds, sunny skies, and a stoked group of athletes, always ready to showcase their skills.
- 01 November 2017 | Kiteboarding
Mike Waltze lives and breathes Hawaii. The surfer-cinematographer who directed "That First Glide" was one of the first surfers to take on Jaws and to ride waves using ram air kites.
Waltze was born in Port Beach, California, but he moved to Oahu, in Hawaii, when he was still young.
He got into windsurfing in 1969 and, three years later, he was already a proud owner of the iconic "Windsurfer."