2019, A Year of Evolution

Machu Lopes flying high. Photo: Ydwer As human beings, we are on the constant mission to evolve and better ourselves; it’s something that’s buried within us, something that we can’t control. When we set goals for ourselves we seek the tools and means to get there, and this is something that we must embrace in…

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GKA Ceara Kite Pro 2018

This year, Brazil had the wonderful opportunity to host the penultimate stage of the GKA Kitesurf World Tour on it’s own turf, and better yet in our own backyard here on the beaches of Preá! The event began November 20th with a registration day, and would lead the competitors into days of single elimination, double…

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Kiting in Paradise: The Lençois Maranhenses

Lençois Maranhenses is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places in the world. It is an immense mass of sand and fresh water, constantly changing under the intense action of the wind. It’s almost like a living being, which makes it even more magical. Its dunes and lagoons do not stop moving, covering forests, houses…

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Ultra Man: Kitelooping 1,000km through the Northeast

  Our first day of the adventure started in Ponta Negra, where we stayed at the Manary hotel, in front of the kite spot and 40 minutes from the Natal airport. The anxiety set in as we were about to start the longest kite trip of our lives. On August 21, 2018 we started the…

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Finding My Way In Brazil // A Travel Story

  This year has been a wild ride. From starting the year out in Cape Town, South Africa to writing this blog from Viana do Castelo, Portugal… it feels like I haven’t stopped moving. It hasn’t all gone to plan. Being off the water for nearly 6 months meant a lot of canceled flights and…

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A Kitesurfer’s Adventure with Unconventional Surfboards

Father, businessman, and athlete— With so many responsibilities, Beto still managed to be the first to cross 270km kiting on a longboard “I want the waves of the ocean, the universe at the end of the afternoon.” A song by artist Natiruts [translated], but it could have been written by the kite-surfing fanatic Roberto Faria…

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SSF Coaching in Mauritius

8 DAYS  >  7 PEOPLE >  1 PARADISE >  AMAZING FEELING !! SSF’s Kitewave Coaching disembarked on rich process of evolution in Mauritius, where the days of learning were full of friendship, union, and freedom in the Pearl of the Indian Ocean— a dream come true! Willow River led the boat. By Jalila Paulino The…

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