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Hoek tot Helder charity event 2019

On 28 September 2019, after having to wait 1,5 years for the perfect day, mother nature finallly delivered. On this day, Kite Team Van...

Day 13 & 14: Rio de Janeiro

On Friday we had to leave the northern part of Brazil behind us and headed south for the final chapter of our trip. The destination of...

Day 12: Downwind São Luís

Waking up on Thursday morning in São Luís felt a bit weird. Everybody was excited to go in the water again but the mixed feelings were...

Day 10: Lençóis Maranhenses

Today was the first day without a downwind session. Yesterday we surfed the longest distance of the week and reached after 110 km our...

Day 9: The final downwinder

Today we had one of the longest downwinders ahead of us, having to cover a distance of more than 100km. It proved to be a challenging day...

Day 8: Mindblowing Delta do Parnaiba

Today was expected to be a relatively relaxed day with only 30km downwind on the schedule. Besides that, this was the first time that we...

Day 6: Camosim to Barra Grande

With more than 400 km behind us, day 6 was supposed to be one of the toughest days! Beside the challenging distance of 80 km, the rocky...

Day 5: Jericoacoara to Camocim

BBQ Picanha near the beach in Jeri, something we can all recommend! After the diner, great night and a good sleep everybody was ready for...

Day 4: Downwinding from dusk till dawn

Day 4 was promised to be a big day in nature, and the day delivered. 111 kilometers of kitesurfing through tidal flats, passing flying...

Day 3: Icaraizinho to Ilha de Guajiru

Today the ride was planned from Icairazinho to Ilha de Guajiru with a planned distance to kitesurf of 35 kilometers, after sunset it came...

Day 1: Kijtsj, Kijtsj, Kijtsj, Kijtsj

After arrival in Fortaleza Airport, we had a warm welcome of our support team. A small ride to Cumbuco brought us to Cumbuco, being the...

Arrival of new custom kites

Today, Kite Van Oord received new custom kites for the Ride Strong Downwinder 2019, Fortaleza to Sao Luis. Coming Saturday we will depart...

Training......

Besides organising the Business Development trip to Brazil, Kite Team Van Oord is training hard, to be ready to kite for 600 kilometer...