Home / Tag Archives: cape verde

Tag Archives: cape verde

Cabo Verde Remix

Screen Shot 2016-01-07 at 7.27.28 PM

Gimme Cabo Verde

Read More »

If Ozone Did Birthdays

539790128_640

Waves, wind and a Cape Verde birthday surprise

Read More »

Get Together

Screen Shot 2015-09-10 at 10.49.30 AM

A Strapless Society feature film

Read More »

North Profile: Matchu

Screen Shot 2015-08-01 at 8.50.43 PM

Surf and strapless freestyle extraordinaire

Read More »

The Roots

Screen Shot 2015-05-21 at 10.01.13 PM

Follow the Strapless Society to Cape Verde in search of strong wind and big waves

Read More »

Backside with Matchu

518485581_640

Backside strapless surf in Cape Verde

Read More »

Get Your Summer Issue Now

TKB-VOL11NO2-EMAG-1-600x778-2

Volume 11, Number 2 is loaded with stories and photos to inspire your riding

Read More »

The Free Episode

matchu.airton

Two of the world's greatest freestyle wave riders and how it all began

Read More »

The TKB Spring-Summer Travel Guide

IMG_6282-600x486-2

It's back! 31 kiteboarding destinations for the spring and summer seasons

Read More »

VIDEO: Matchu Lopes Almeida at Home

machu

Matchu is getting ready for his second year on the KSP World Tour and these are his home training grounds.

Read More »

VIDEO: Back to Boa with the Bridge Brothers

bridge

Back to Boa. Brothers Olly (15), Guy (13), and Tom (11) Bridge recently headed with their parents to Boa Vista, one of the Cape Verde Islands to enjoy wind, waves, and island life.

Read More »

VIDEO: Cape Verde

cape-verde

Kirsty Jones organized a trip to explore the Cape Verde Islands with current world champion Airton Cozzolino. She spent time living in an ethnic tent, a five star yacht, and a surf hostel in areas of Cape Verde far from the beaten track. What followed was a two-week lifestyle surf trip with some stunning scenery.

Read More »

KSP Cabo Verde Day 5: Event Shortened with No Swell on the Way

ksp_slide47

Less than promising, the wave forecast projects no swell for the final five days of the Ponta Preta Kite Surf Pro’s 10-day holding period. Given the dismal forecast, KSP organizers and the rider’s committee made a joint decision to move the awards ceremony forward to Wednesday, December 7.

Read More »

KSP Cabo Verde Day 4: Swell Still Small

ksp_slide46

Waking to strong winds and a meager swell at both Ponta Preta and Secrets, event directors deemed the day’s conditions uncontestable for the KSP’s Kite Surfing World Championships. Rather than forcing a contest in less-than-favorable conditions, a fun laidback expression session ensued — the second consecutive Super Session on this fourth day of the event’s 10-day holding period.

Read More »

KSP Cabo Verde Day 3: Super Session at Secrets

ksp_slide45

Strong wind and small, inconsistent surf greeted competitors at the primary contest venue of Ponta Preta for the 8:00a.m. riders meeting. KSP Head Judge Brad Price quickly made the call to move competitors to the back-up location at “Secret Spot” along Sal’s rocky and dusty North Shore.

Read More »