A surfer's ear, also called exostosis, may sound a bit strange or drowsy, but it really exists. Due to the drop in temperature, think of autumn and winter, in combination with wind past your ears, there is a chance that bone growth will develop in your ears. This can have unpleasant consequences. Surfers often too late… Read more Surfer's ear - This is how you prevent a surfers ear
Kitesurfing association? Become an NKV member too!
Becoming a member of the Dutch Kitesurf Association (NKV) is our advice. We briefly explain why. Kitesurfing is a very popular sport. The number of kitespots in the Netherlands on inland waterways is very limited. You can imagine that, when it gets busier, the improvement of kitespots is sometimes urgently needed… Read more Kitesurfing association? Become an NKV member too!
Kitesurfing February: this awaits you
In this kitesurf blog kitesurfing February we do not discuss kitesurfing holidays. No, we hope to give you insight into what to expect if you continue to kite sports in the Netherlands. We mention a few possibilities: snow kiting, ice kiting and ice swinging. However, the forecast for freezing cold or snow next 14 days is not available. Well for wind and… Read more Kitesurfing February: this awaits you
kite crash video. Evaluate and give tips
Whether you start kitesurfing or like we have been on the water for more than 20 years: you will fall. Sometimes just because of that one wave you didn't count on, sometimes because you're practicing a new kite trick. In this kitesurf-academy blog we evaluate a kite crash. We got you… Read more kite crash video. Evaluate and give tips
Kitesurfing schools overview for kitesurfing lessons
Kitesurfing lessons are a valuable and, in other words, a necessary investment. First of all, because kite surfing is not something to try. You have to learn it and you do that with kite surfing lessons. In addition, you have a lot of fun as soon as you go on the water with your own kitesurfing equipment. That is why we have put together an overview of kitesurfing schools for you. Read more Kitesurfing schools overview for kitesurfing lessons
Drying kitesurf equipment in wet weather and lack of space
Drying kitesurf material is a must because storing it wet is out of the question. For example, going kitesurfing again with a wet wetsuit that has not been rinsed is uncomfortable and unhygienic in the long run. Storing a wet kite causes mould. The 'weather' comes in. You can extend the life of your kite and kitesurfing equipment if you rinse and dry it. In… Read more Drying kitesurf equipment in wet weather and lack of space
Is kitesurfing difficult to learn? That's how you learn it too
Is kitesurfing difficult to learn? This is a question we are often asked. The short answer to this question is no. Kitesurfing is easy to learn. Of course you don't just kitesurf on the sea. It can also be disappointing in the beginning and you can get to a point where you think it is… Read more Is kitesurfing difficult to learn? That's how you learn it too
Which size kite in which wind is suitable for you?
In this kitesurf blog we answer the question of which size kite you need in which wind. When you start kitesurfing you will soon want to purchase your first kitesurfing set. Naturally, you then wonder which size kite is suitable for you in which wind. There is a lot of choice and it may all seem like something… Read more Which size kite in which wind is suitable for you?
Kitesurfing January: this awaits you
First of all, best wishes for 2023. We ended 2022 well in terms of wind and will also start 2023 excellently for wind athletes. With 13,5 degrees and about 30 knots of wind we took our last session on New Year's Eve. Now we look ahead. We start January exceptionally warm with temperatures of around 13 degrees. The wind from the… Read more Kitesurfing January: this awaits you
How can I glue neoprene?
A hole in your wetsuit doesn't mean you have to go straight to the store for a new one. Can you glue neoprene? Yes, you can. With a little effort you can neatly glue small holes and tears. In this special we explain how to do this. Do you have a tear on a seam… Read more How can I glue neoprene?