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East Coast Demo Tour – Block Is, NY, NJ

We had a great week in Shippagan Canada we headed south back into the US for our first stop in Rhode Island. We based ourselves in Newport and took the ferry across to Block Island, where we were demoing new kites with Nick at Diamond Blue Kiteboarding. We were impressed with the variety of spots [...]

East Coast Demo Tour – Montreal and Buffalo

After our first demo in Kingston we headed a few hours north into Montreal. Unfortunately, the weekend’s forecast was not calling for any wind, but we had some people come out to check out the kites and enjoy the warm weather. Oka was our first stop in this area, and it was located at a [...]

East Coast Demo Tour – Kingston

After a hectic few weeks of organizing demo stops, ordering decals and building up the inside of our new 1986 Ford van, Kris and I have managed to finish right on schedule. The new gear arrived and we hit the road to start our east coast demo tour. We set off early Thursday morning for [...]

From Kenya to Oman

It has been a busy few months since my last entry. After South Africa, Kris and I drove north through Mozambique to Kenya to catch the end of the monsoon winds. Consistent wind, turquoise water and stunning beaches made a great end to our Africa adventure. During the trip kited in some amazing places and [...]

shooting a video in Langebaan

From Luderitz we continued south and crossed into South Africa, heading for the small town of Langebaan. This sleepy town that has a certain charm about it and we decided to take a break from driving and base ourselves here for the next few weeks. It’s huge lagoon was ideal for free style and it [...]

Namib

Leaving Walvis Bay our route passed through the Namib, a vast desert with few people or towns. The scorching red sand burnt our feet as we hiked up a huge sand dune, these are some of the highest in the world and certainly felt it as we tried to catch our breath, but the view [...]

Namib

Leaving Walvis Bay our route passed through the Namib, a vast desert with few people or towns. The scorching red sand burnt our feet as we hiked up a huge sand dune, these are some of the highest in the world and certainly felt it as we tried to catch our breath, but the view [...]

almost stranded in Zambia

We finally made it into Zambia, a landlocked country in the middle of Africa, which was once was the poorest nation in the world. This area is sparsely populated and after a few hours of only passing a couple tiny mud huts our fuel gauge was reading empty. We just made it to the next [...]

On route – East Africa

“Psst… change money, change money.” Wedged in a sweltering room on the Tanzanian, Zambia border with 30 other truck drivers and while being besieged by touts and moneychangers I was starting to question why I hadn’t just flown. The trip began in a blur of activity and within 24 hours of arriving in Nairobi we [...]

Africa bound

I’m not a big fan of winters, and as the Northern Hemisphere turns cold and wet it’s time to migrate south. Kris Kinn and I are flying to Africa where we plan to spend the next 4 or 5 months kiting and travelling around in my 4-wheel drive. Shipping the car to Kenya was a [...]