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Learning to Kitesurf in Tarifa, Spain

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The wind is blowing strong and hard, tugging at my kite. Overhead, the sun’s rays are glaring and blinding my eyes. The wide, sandy beach stretches for miles and the cool waters of the Mediterranean are calling. I’m in Tarifa, trying my hands at kitesurfing, a sport I’ve long wanted to dabble in. For the…

Tarifa Kitesurf World Championship 2015

The Virgin Kitesurf World Championships (VKWC) third stop started yesterday in Tarifa with the usual registration appointment. From 5 to 8 p.m. (GMT+2), 47 competitors from 21 countries registered for both freestyle and big air disciplines. Top riders filled in their registration sheets before going for a first session at Playa de Los Lances to…