The People You Meet Will Change Your Life
From the strangers cheering me on and giving me pointers out on the water to the friends that gave me rides up wind or helped me untangle lines, the incredible community of kiteboarders was an unexpected bonus. While learning to kite, I’ve discovered a kind, caring supportive community. Someone is always there with a smile, a tip or words of encouragement, to share a beer with after a perfect session. I wasn’t expecting that the people surrounding this sport would be one of the reasons I’m sticking with it, but I’ve met friends I’ll have for the rest of the my life because of kiteboarding.
Kiting Will Take You To Incredible Places
It just so happens that places with amazing wind and perfect kite launches are also dreamy vacation destinations. Kiteboarding is a travel-intensive sport: talk to anyone on a kite beach and they’ll have stories of kiting at exotic locales around the world. Everyone has their favorites, but it’s hard to beat Baja. Setting aside the steady northwest wind and protective bay, La Ventana has endless cactus forests, colorful reefs, turquoise water and wildlife. You get a taste of Mexican culture and you’ll eat better than you have in your entire life. There are hot springs and house parties, bonfires and biking. You’ll get so much more than kiting out of a kite vacation. That’s because kiteboarding is a lifestyle - a challenging, but indulgent one. It’s centered on experiences that fill you with joy both on and off the water.