277 meters: Nick Jacobsen breaks kite tow-up world record

Nick Jacobsen set a new kite tow-up world record in Cape Town, South Africa.

The Danish kiteboarder flew his kite 277 meters (908.8 feet) high in the sky with the help of Team Brunel, a sailing team who competes in the Volvo Ocean Race.

Jacobsen attached himself to nearly 500 meters of rope, which was dragged behind the 65-foot yacht. Kyle Langford, the trimmer for Team Brunel and a kitesurfer himself, managed the release of the line that got the stuntman up in the sky.

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Six-year-old kid goes kiteboarding with an IKEA Frakta bag

Necessity is the mother of invention. Here's how a simple creation transforms a kid's life.

It is one of the oldest kite sails in the history of kiteboarding. The Ikea Frakta carrier bag continues to serve as the weapon of choice for first-timers into the sport.

Now, let's meet Frederik. He is six years old, and he wants to ride a kite. His dad, Soren, thought of a small kite that could propel him across the windy waters.

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Four snow kiteboarders take over the Norway peaks

Four snow kiteboarders have hit the peaks of Norway. "May The Wind Be With You" is an exciting documentary that unveils their extreme adventure.

Sebastian Bubmann, Philip Kuchelmeister, Tobi Deckert and Maxi Kuhnhauser embark on a road trip to one of the coldest regions in the world.

"I have already been in Alaska with Philip in 2012 and 2014. We did two big projects and tried to ride huge mountains. Unfortunately, the weather let us down twice," explains Bubmann.

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How are the waves today? Learn the basics of a surf report, and take note of what to check to know if the surf is coming to you in the next days.

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Although a very young water sport, windsurfing has seen the birth, birth, and rebirth of several sailboard-oriented magazines.

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The Australian Bodyboarding Association (ABA) has released the full schedule for the 2018 ABA Tour.

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Nico von Lerchenfeld has had the time of his life at Surf Snowdonia, in Wales. But he was not there to surf.

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