Florida Kiteboarding Road Trip
Florida Kiteboarding Road Trip – 1 Feeling the need to escape from the North Carolina winter, Derek Loomis and I (Michael Schrems), decided to take a road trip to Florida. We had three goals in mind for this trip: search for wind, find new kiting locations, and meet new people. The most exciting part of
Kiteboarding Travel
Kiteboarding Travel – “The Kitecation” I sit here on the third floor of a 12-bedroom house that overlooks the Pamlico Sound. Except for my Dad, each person that fills this house I know because of kiteboarding. I couldn’t have guessed that eight years after I had taken my first kiteboarding lesson, I would end up
Wind Meter Installation
Wind Meter Installation – In our pursuit to deliver the best service possible, we have collaboratively installed a wind meter on Blown Island. This would not have been possible without the help of The Wind Op. Most of their wind meters are overseas, but they are working at getting them placed around the United States.
Emerald Isle, NC Paddleboarding
Emerald Isle NC paddleboarding – Our humpback whale experience On October 25th, we loaded up our beach truck with some paddleboards intending to find a surf break in Emerald Isle. If you are wondering why I said beach truck instead of truck, picture a 1985 Ford F-150 with rust accents. It’s really more a piece
Cabrinha Kiteboarding Demo in Atlantic Beach, NC
Cabrinha Kiteboarding Demo Atlantic Beach, NC – Blown Kiteboarding would like to invite you to our 5th annual Cabrinha Kiteboarding demo on October 13th 2015 in Atlantic Beach. Professional kiteboarder and Cabrinha team rider Evan Netsch will be here to showcase all of the new gear and his signature strapless surf-style riding. You will not
Kitesurfing to freedom
Kitesurfing to freedom – In today’s world, we move through our lives in a state of distraction. Technology has made it hard to concentrate on any one thing. Our minds are scattered and we are often assaulted with images around the globe that are disturbing. This is enough to overwhelm even the strongest of people.
Ocracoke North Carolina Kiteboarding
Ocracoke North Carolina Kiteboarding – Seeing how the forecast was not looking too good in the Emerald Isle, NC area, Sarah and I decided to hop on the Cedar Island Ferry to venture to Ocracoke Island. The wind forecast was looking good further north. Being constantly driven by the wind, we drove to the wind.
2015 Cabrinha Ace Kiteboard Review
2015 Cabrinha Ace Kiteboard Review   The Ace is in its first year in the Cabrinha line up. Last years line up seemed to be missing a board like this. The 2014 Xcaliber was kind of stiff and not very poppy. The Ace is pretty flexy in the tip and tail offering explosive pop. It
Emerald Isle Kitesurfing Lessons
Emerald Isle Kitesurfing lessons – The water temps have warmed up to the upper 70’s and our kitesurfing lessons are in full swing. We are just a short drive from Emerald Isle, North Carolina and have one of the best locations in the world. We utilize helmet radios so we can communicate with you while
Rigging A Kiteboarding Kite
Rigging a kiteboarding kite. In this article we will focus on attaching the lines to a pigtail. This is a standard method whether you are attaching it to a leading edge inflatable, or a foil kite. At the end of the line you will find a loop.   Push the solid part through the loop.
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