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The kitesurf bubble & FOMO – the Fear Of Missing Out

Kitesurfing is so much fun that for most of those who try it leads to addiction soon. But this addiction doesn’t necessarily simplify our everyday life, hehe!
Thinking all the time about how to get your next session as quick as possible and organizing your whole life around the sport often turns out in a huge challenge. A challenge that has huge impact not only to your personality and relationships but also into your work life, living situation and so much more.

So there are two terms I’m talking about in this article:  the “kitesurf bubble” and FOMO (have you ever heard of this?) – read more in the following!


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Valentin Bontus: One year in the World Class Kiteboarding Academy

Lately I talked to Valentin Bontus, a 16-year-old austrian pro kitesurfer who told me about his experiences traveling one year around the globe with the  World Class Kiteboarding Academy. Read more about the experiences he collected during this time, his plans for the next months and his new sponsor.

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How to get great kitepictures: Easy tricks to go

For most kitesurfers the moment they get their first kitepicture is a very special one. Even if (like it was in my case) it’s a blurry shot on which you are just the size of an ant, you are proud like hell – and of course you want to post it on facebook, insta etc. immediately!

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Spotflow: social kite app in real-time

Find the best kitespots and connect with other kitesurfers

Most of us know the problem: If you want to discover or find new kitespots, it can take a lot of time till you have all the information you have been looking for. Especially when you’re dealing with non-popular, non-crowded places.
Sometimes you rummage through heaps of forums and pages – with the result that you’re more confused than before. Some say that one spot os “totally crowded, but with butterflat water”, by others the same spot gets labeled as “deserted, but wavy”. Especially if you want to spontaneous switch to another spot, then you want to have all the information about it without surfing hours for ours through the web.

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