How to get barrelled on your backhand by Ben Wilson
I went to Morocco to windsurf just after graduating (the last time) in the fall of 2000. We got skunked (no wind) so went to Tarifa, Spain, where we saw kiteboarding for the first time! From TDZ
I kite surfed Shacks last winter: what a place!
Two new videos from the Dredge Zone
Ian Alldredge and crew in Mexico on a small day. From The Dredge Zone. Ian keeps getting better.
Pay no attention to the dumb narration at the start (“If you want to to feel gravity, you have to decide either to go with it or release yourself from it”… really?!), but hang tight for some awesome paragliding and then kite surfing.
from Ben Wilson kiting
Don’t go whale watching is what my kiteboarding instructors Brandon and Trevor told me when I first learned. The idea is that when you head out offshore, you are supposed to turn around and tack back in and not “whale watch”, ie, don’t go too far out! Well late this afternoon I went for a [...]
I’m in Peru, kitesurfing with the crew from REAL watersports. What an amazing place. We are staying on the beach in Mancora at the superplush Samana Shakra yoga resort and venturing south into the frontier everyday for wind and waves. Our guide “Pulpo” (or “Octopus”, a large former military guy of some sort that travels with [...]
This is one of my favorite kiting movies. Filmed largely by Ben’s father, Ben and Ian explore some of Australia’s killer kitesurf spots.
From Ian Alldredge / TDZ
World class kitesurfer Ian Alldredge – known as “freckles” to my daughters – has left Naish and signed with his pal Ben Wilson at BWS.
Rider: Ben Wilson, Photo credit: Will Schouten / Ben Wilson Surf Indo is a surf mecca, but few kiters know how good it can get for kitesurfing. During the Indonesian winter, the wind can be regular and fairly strong. I was in Bali for a month last July and kited 15 out of 30 days. - [...]
A great new kite movie by the crew at Ben Wilson Surf: