On 15-16 July 2017, for the 5th year in a row, Kahuna Surfhouse will hold the most popular and successful kiteboarding competition in Cyprus - King of Kite. This year with 5x PKRA World Champion Aaron Hadlow. The competition will take place at the Softades beach.
Everyone who falls unexpectedly into cold water wants to follow the same instinct: to swim hard and to fight the cold water. But when people fight it, chances are that they lose. Cold water shock makes them gasp uncontrollably and breath in water. Then they drown.
A mix of pro and amateur surfers were invited to compete in Nixon’s surf contest, The Weird, on the North Shore of Hawaii. Riders were matched through a blind draw pairing with one of seven weird boards. The boards were a variety of different shapes and sizes and included everything from twin fins to asymmetrical boards. Not as crazy as a Flatscreen TV but still pretty weird.
Surfing wipeouts are inevitable and nine times out of ten they are hardly extraordinary, or even dangerous. Still there’s always the one time out of ten when things go south. And having a kite connected to you doesn’t probably stack the odds in your favor. Below are some points which may help to minimize the negative consequences of kitesurfing wipeouts.