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Trips & adventures in Sri Lanka

How much does kitesurfing equipment cost?

What is the right kite equipment for me? - How much does kitesurfing equipment cost? - Can I buy used kitesurfing equipment? - These are the critical question that we normally ask ourself when we are considering to buy kitesurfing equipment. For many of us, the cost...

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The best kitesurfing spots in the world

Maybe you’ve been kitesurfing for a while, and want to try exciting new waters? Holidays to famous kitesurfing destinations around the world is all part of the fun, with thousands of surfers travelling every year.   So you’ve got the perfect kite, harness, and...

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How many calories does kitesurfing burn?

Nowadays kitesurfing is considered an extreme sport and one of the most exciting activities that exist. Are you wondering if kitesurfing is also an appropriate sport to burn calories?  If you want to find out how many calories you can burn in kitesurfing, you are in...

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The most breathtaking places to see in Sri Lanka

 Hello, kitesurfers! Did you know that Sri Lanka is a splendid holiday destination, not only for kitesurfing but for discovering its landscapes, its people and its gastronomy?  Once you have landed in Sri Lanka you start smelling the essence of the island: nature,...

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Is kiteboarding dangerous?

Is kitesurfing dangerous?   Kitesurfing has become one of our favourite extreme sports to enjoy on the beach in summer. As its practise has expanded considerably in recent years, the number of accidents has also increased. That is why we ask ourselves, is kitesurfing...

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Kitesurfing for beginners

The ultimate guide to Kitesurf for beginners     Are you thinking of starting a new challenge in your life by learning to kitesurf? Here we leave you the perfect guide for beginners: from choosing the right teacher to buying the equipment. If you are just beginning to...

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Learn how to jump in Kitesurfing

Did you know that performing a kite jump is the best sensation that this sport can offer you? Jumping is probably the kite trick that offers the most feeling of freedom. For that reason, we have developed this guide about how to learn jumping in kitesurfing. Do you...

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Best kitesurfers in the world

Kitesurfing is meditation. Yes, you heard us right! It keeps you in the present. You strike an element of balance amidst two natural forces — wind and water. Fly - Surf - Sail — All these three experiences combined into one exhilarating activity — Kitesurfing. The...

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How long it takes to learn kitesurf?

How long does it take  to learn kitesurfing? This is a question that many people ask themselves when learning to kitesurf. According to my experience as an iko instructor, one of many things I learned is that you should never assume how fast or slow a student can...

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kitesurfing vs surfing. Which one is better?

One of the first questions to cross someone's mind who is considering whether to take up kitesurfing vs. surfing is, "Which one is better?" While both sports are incredibly rewarding, neither is particularly easy to learn. When hearing the word "surf" in the name of...

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Learn how to bodydrag

HOW TO BODY DRAG KITESURFING The Body Drag is one of the essential techniques of kitesurf and it is not only important to know it and practice it in the beginning, this technique is also used for more advanced riders to try new tricks without taking many risks. For...

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Kitesurfing in the Dream Spot Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka

Dream Spot Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka: When I replied to the wind “Yes, I do” My name is Kim. I would call myself quite a traveller but what I experienced in the Dream Spot in Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka in 2019 was out of comparison with any other travels I‘ve made so far. All...

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