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Doing kitesurf in East Wittering - East Wittering. 
Doing kitesurf in East Wittering - East Wittering.
I had to risk my equipment getting into the water up to my waist to get the best shots and could have done with a waterproof enclosure. The wind was onshore and choppy making it tricky for Guy to get in close and do any tricks without risking the kite and 
I had to risk my equipment getting into the water up to my waist to get the best shots and could have done with a waterproof enclosure. The wind was onshore and choppy making it tricky for Guy to get in close and do any tricks without risking the kite and
Guy throws a more than respectable railey. Mui Ne, Vietnam 
Guy throws a more than respectable railey. Mui Ne, Vietnam
I know photography pretty well and Guy knows his kiteboarding but it took a couple of days of trial and error to bring them together and get some good shots... Mui Ne, Vietnam 
I know photography pretty well and Guy knows his kiteboarding but it took a couple of days of trial and error to bring them together and get some good shots... Mui Ne, Vietnam
Riding at South Beach, Tenby. PHOTO - Claire Stubbs 
Riding at South Beach, Tenby. PHOTO - Claire Stubbs
trying to break my friend´s kite with the fins. 
trying to break my friend´s kite with the fins.
A refelctive Tarifa tail grab with great light 
A refelctive Tarifa tail grab with great light
Riding strapless at Charmouth, South Coast 
Riding strapless at Charmouth, South Coast
One foot over sunset Tarifa, Spain. 
One foot over sunset Tarifa, Spain.
An explosive railey, really getting that head down and board up. Tarifa, Spain. 
An explosive railey, really getting that head down and board up. Tarifa, Spain.
Shape throwing Tarifa style. Tarifa, Spain. 
Shape throwing Tarifa style. Tarifa, Spain.
Back Loop 
Back Loop
Back Loop 
Back Loop
Making the grab. Alberta, Canada 
Making the grab. Alberta, Canada
Darryl rides into the sunset. Alberta, Canada 
Darryl rides into the sunset. Alberta, Canada
We have a long winter season in Alberta... might as well get out and make the best of it! Alberta, Canada 
We have a long winter season in Alberta... might as well get out and make the best of it! Alberta, Canada
Darryl earns some respect above the snow. Alberta, Canada 
Darryl earns some respect above the snow. Alberta, Canada
A well co-ordinated Todd edges in Alberta, Canada 
A well co-ordinated Todd edges in Alberta, Canada
Enjoying the Central Alberta winter! Alberta, Canada 
Enjoying the Central Alberta winter! Alberta, Canada
A well co-ordinated Todd edges in Alberta, Canada 
A well co-ordinated Todd edges in Alberta, Canada
Light wind days require BIG kites... working it in Alberta, Canada 
Light wind days require BIG kites... working it in Alberta, Canada
Rupert Tildesley is the winner and he enjoy a visibly very cold, but awesome winter session, in Aberdovey, Wales - Aberdovey, Wales. 
Rupert Tildesley is the winner and he enjoy a visibly very cold, but awesome winter session, in Aberdovey, Wales - Aberdovey, Wales.
Evening boost. St Ouens beach, Jersey, Channel Islands - St Ouens beach, Jersey, Channel Islands. 
Evening boost. St Ouens beach, Jersey, Channel Islands - St Ouens beach, Jersey, Channel Islands.
Lucie Williams throwing up a big one at Pranburi, Thailand - Pranburi, Thailand. 
Lucie Williams throwing up a big one at Pranburi, Thailand - Pranburi, Thailand.
It's not everyday you get to train your lens on Lou. Mr Wainman carving hard at Sherman Island, California  - Sherman Island, California. 
It's not everyday you get to train your lens on Lou. Mr Wainman carving hard at Sherman Island, California - Sherman Island, California.
Godfrey Abela chop-hopping in Malta - Malta. 
Godfrey Abela chop-hopping in Malta - Malta.
Ian Savage busting out of an awesome lagoon of Ras Sudr, Egypt - Egypt. 
Ian Savage busting out of an awesome lagoon of Ras Sudr, Egypt - Egypt.
Razlin 
Razlin
Razlin 
Razlin
Dimitris in Pounta beach.  Pounta beach - Elafonissos Lakonias. 
Dimitris in Pounta beach. Pounta beach - Elafonissos Lakonias.
Doing kitesurf in Pounta Beach.  Pounta beach - Elafonissos Lakonias. 
Doing kitesurf in Pounta Beach. Pounta beach - Elafonissos Lakonias.
Is too easy for eygenios still in the air.  Alimos, Athens, Greece. 
Is too easy for eygenios still in the air. Alimos, Athens, Greece.
Wonderful photo in Athens.  Alimos, Athens, Greece. 
Wonderful photo in Athens. Alimos, Athens, Greece.
Eygenios practise kitesurf in the evening.  Alimos, Athens, Greece. 
Eygenios practise kitesurf in the evening. Alimos, Athens, Greece.
George "G Unit" 
George "G Unit"
Nice day to practise Kitesurf in Cape Town - Witsands, Cape Town. 
Nice day to practise Kitesurf in Cape Town - Witsands, Cape Town.
One footed and under control. Tarifa, Spain. 
One footed and under control. Tarifa, Spain.
Dominique Fayd Herbe in Mauritius. Mauritius. 
Dominique Fayd Herbe in Mauritius. Mauritius.
Mike Keelan 
Mike Keelan
Mike Keelan 
Mike Keelan
CAPTION -Mario does his session in Spain at the evening.  La Manga, Spain. 
CAPTION -Mario does his session in Spain at the evening. La Manga, Spain.
Michael Rusoff 
Michael Rusoff
Michael Rusoff 
Michael Rusoff
He has very good style!. 
He has very good style!.
Kevin in Longniddry - Longniddry, East Lothian. 
Kevin in Longniddry - Longniddry, East Lothian.
Shredding small waves and boosting big on a cold March day - Longniddry, East Lothian. 
Shredding small waves and boosting big on a cold March day - Longniddry, East Lothian.
45 knots and flying to the moon. Medano-Tenerife. 
45 knots and flying to the moon. Medano-Tenerife.
Mark Walker 
Mark Walker
Lucie Williams 
Lucie Williams
Lucie Williams 
Lucie Williams
Lucie Williams 
Lucie Williams
He does one of his kitesurf session. Unlocated. 
He does one of his kitesurf session. Unlocated.
Tim Fickling 
Tim Fickling
He is practising kitesurf - Unlocated. 
He is practising kitesurf - Unlocated.
CAPTION -Dominique Fayd Herbe in Mauritius . Mauritius. 
CAPTION -Dominique Fayd Herbe in Mauritius . Mauritius.
It's going to be a storm in Hayling Island...  Hayling Island. 
It's going to be a storm in Hayling Island... Hayling Island.
Blue Hill 
Blue Hill
West coast is the place to be.  Rossnowlagh, Ireland. 
West coast is the place to be. Rossnowlagh, Ireland.
West coast is the place to be.  Rossnowlagh, Ireland. 
West coast is the place to be. Rossnowlagh, Ireland.
Cabarete 
Cabarete
Cabarete 
Cabarete
Julian Wohlrab 
Julian Wohlrab
The face tells a tale of commitment. Tarfia, Spain. 
The face tells a tale of commitment. Tarfia, Spain.
Taken at Flag Beach Fuerteventura during Easter this year.  Fuerteventura, Spain. 
Taken at Flag Beach Fuerteventura during Easter this year. Fuerteventura, Spain.
Last man standing. Silver Sands, Barbados 
Last man standing. Silver Sands, Barbados
Tranquility. Silver Sands, Barbados 
Tranquility. Silver Sands, Barbados
Carving hard. Silver Sands, Barbados 
Carving hard. Silver Sands, Barbados
Trade winds blow steady off the shores of Silver Sands beach. Silver Sands, Barbados 
Trade winds blow steady off the shores of Silver Sands beach. Silver Sands, Barbados
Checking out the waves in the background from a kiters perspective. Silver Sands, Barbados 
Checking out the waves in the background from a kiters perspective. Silver Sands, Barbados
Taking it in before the launch. Silver Sands beach in Barbados. 
Taking it in before the launch. Silver Sands beach in Barbados.
This one speaks for itself. 
This one speaks for itself.
Canada 
Canada
Todd kicks it up on Keho Lake only a day after the winter ice had melted!  Keho Lake, Alberta CANADA. 
Todd kicks it up on Keho Lake only a day after the winter ice had melted! Keho Lake, Alberta CANADA.
Todd Learn enjoys his first Alberta water kiting session of the season... only one day after the winter ice had melted off the lake!  Keho Lake, Alberta CANADA. 
Todd Learn enjoys his first Alberta water kiting session of the season... only one day after the winter ice had melted off the lake! Keho Lake, Alberta CANADA.
Kate shows the boys how it's done.  Keho Lake, Alberta CANADA. 
Kate shows the boys how it's done. Keho Lake, Alberta CANADA.
CAPTION -James bundles up for a chilly ride on Keho Lake... the day after the ice melted off the lake's surface!.   Keho Lake, Alberta CANADA. 
CAPTION -James bundles up for a chilly ride on Keho Lake... the day after the ice melted off the lake's surface!. Keho Lake, Alberta CANADA.
Unknown rider at the 9th Jupiter Kite Invasion.Check out the smile! 
Unknown rider at the 9th Jupiter Kite Invasion.Check out the smile!
Ryan Steinolfson digs in. Jupiter kite beach, Florida. 
Ryan Steinolfson digs in. Jupiter kite beach, Florida.
enjoying the Shamal Winds!   West Coast Qatar. 
enjoying the Shamal Winds! West Coast Qatar.
It's a nice day to practise kitesurf in Tarifa.  Tarifa. 
It's a nice day to practise kitesurf in Tarifa. Tarifa.
Image 
Image
Christophe Tack during the Belgium Youth Championship where he finished 1st. Oostende, Belgium 
Christophe Tack during the Belgium Youth Championship where he finished 1st. Oostende, Belgium
Josh Griffith flies through the air with the greatest of ease, during an afternoon session in 'The Hood'.. Hood River, Oregon USA. 
Josh Griffith flies through the air with the greatest of ease, during an afternoon session in 'The Hood'.. Hood River, Oregon USA.
Josh Griffith flies through the air with the greatest of ease, during an afternoon session in 'The Hood'.. Hood River, Oregon USA. 
Josh Griffith flies through the air with the greatest of ease, during an afternoon session in 'The Hood'.. Hood River, Oregon USA.
Josh Griffith flies through the air with the greatest of ease, during an afternoon session in 'The Hood'.. Hood River, Oregon USA. 
Josh Griffith flies through the air with the greatest of ease, during an afternoon session in 'The Hood'.. Hood River, Oregon USA.
Hood River local Jake Cook hams it up for the camera.. Hood River, Oregon USA. 
Hood River local Jake Cook hams it up for the camera.. Hood River, Oregon USA.
Eric Reinstra at Hood River, just prior to the Gorge Games last summer. Hood River, Oregon USA. 
Eric Reinstra at Hood River, just prior to the Gorge Games last summer. Hood River, Oregon USA.
Hood River sessions. Oregon USA 
Hood River sessions. Oregon USA
Sergio and Mare have a good time doing kitesurf. Egypt. 
Sergio and Mare have a good time doing kitesurf. Egypt.
new trick, one foot without hand. Egypt. 
new trick, one foot without hand. Egypt.
Shot exactly before the crash. Egypt. 
Shot exactly before the crash. Egypt.
The day started with 8mph hour winds then turned out to be a good 20mph a few hours later and got a good session.   Poole harbour. 
The day started with 8mph hour winds then turned out to be a good 20mph a few hours later and got a good session. Poole harbour.
Alone in the beach practising kitesurf.  Pounta beach - Elafonissos Lakonias. 
Alone in the beach practising kitesurf. Pounta beach - Elafonissos Lakonias.
Cris Cram 
Cris Cram
He can touch his foot with his hand in the air!   Cozumel, Mexico. 
He can touch his foot with his hand in the air! Cozumel, Mexico.
Ed Holden enjoy his session in a wonderful weather in Mexico.  Cozumel, Mexico. 
Ed Holden enjoy his session in a wonderful weather in Mexico. Cozumel, Mexico.
Nice photo practising kitesurf - Unlocated. 
Nice photo practising kitesurf - Unlocated.
There is something interesting there... - Unlocated. 
There is something interesting there... - Unlocated.
Chris Bunn 
Chris Bunn
Ed Holden needs to have the strength to be still in the air.  Cozumel, Mexico. 
Ed Holden needs to have the strength to be still in the air. Cozumel, Mexico.
Chris Bunn 
Chris Bunn
Chris Bunn 
Chris Bunn
High speed raley!!! Yucatan, Mexico. 
High speed raley!!! Yucatan, Mexico.
Todd Learn 
Todd Learn
Todd Learn 
Todd Learn
Todd Learn 
Todd Learn
Practising kitesurf.  Unlocated. 
Practising kitesurf. Unlocated.
Luga is a PKRA pro rider.   El Médano, Tenerife. 
Luga is a PKRA pro rider. El Médano, Tenerife.
Ryan enjoys doing his session in Bellingham Bay.  Bellingham Bay, Wa. USA. 
Ryan enjoys doing his session in Bellingham Bay. Bellingham Bay, Wa. USA.
Bellingham Bay in the summer time is a fast growing kiting location.  Bellingham Bay, Wa. USA. 
Bellingham Bay in the summer time is a fast growing kiting location. Bellingham Bay, Wa. USA.
Hanging out. Barbados 
Hanging out. Barbados
Nailing the railey. Barbados 
Nailing the railey. Barbados
Scott works on his tan kiting in Bardbados 
Scott works on his tan kiting in Bardbados
Tarifa 
Tarifa
Airush 
Airush
He is doing his movements in Witsands Beach - Witsands, Cape Town. 
He is doing his movements in Witsands Beach - Witsands, Cape Town.
Adriana Harlan 
Adriana Harlan
Adriana Harlan 
Adriana Harlan
Adriana Harlan 
Adriana Harlan
Adriana Harlan 
Adriana Harlan
Ed Holden enjoys the views while he practises kitesurfing.  Cozumel, Mexico. 
Ed Holden enjoys the views while he practises kitesurfing. Cozumel, Mexico.
He has to be so agile to do this movement in the air.  Cozumel, Mexico. 
He has to be so agile to do this movement in the air. Cozumel, Mexico.

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