Kiteboarding Underwater - When diving meets kiteboarding
Have you ever thought about what it would be like if you could kiteboarder under the water, rather than on it? Photographer Noustha Koeckhoven has, and together with the team from Blade Kites, worked on an incredible set of images capturing this strange concept.
When something is designed for watersports, it’s designed to float. Boards, harnesses, kites, bars, lines; you name it – it’s meant to float. So getting an entire kitesurfing setup to stay underwater is no small task! It took the group three attempts to match their gear, and the conditions to what resulted in the photo above. Plus some pretty good diving skills (and breath holding ability).
Is it practical? Not a bit. Is it interesting? Absolutely. Check out the video below of legendary underwater photographer Noustha Koeckhoven and the team from Blade going kiteboarding underwater.
GKA Kiteboarding "Air Games" world tour
On day 2 the focus switches to the Kiteboarding 'Air Games' World Tour in this unique double bill event at the Jeep Tarifa Pro.
GKA Kiteboarding "Air Games" world tour - first rounds
The GKA Kiteboarding World Tour Air Games sees its first ever rounds of competition run in the toughest conditions for both the judges and the riders - lighter winds!
Ready to take your kitesurfing skill to the mountains?
Imagine a sport that combines the freedom and exhilaration of kiteboarding, with the physical challenge and adventure of skiing and snowboarding! Join Zephyr Kite Tours in Thredbo NSW snowfields this winter, and we'll open your eyes to the awesome spor