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VIDEO: Brandon Scheid in Brazil

This was shot during Brandon's six-week trip to the sleepy town of Tiaba, Brazil. Filmed by James Boulding, Sam Medysky, and Daniel Koenig.

VIDEO: Colleen Carrol in Brazil

Immediately after joining the North International and Ion teams, I headed down to Brazil this October to try out my new gear and explore the butter flat lagoons of the windy South American country.

VIDEO: Alex Pastor in Warm Water

We had a break from competitions and I spent a good amount of time training in Brazil. Very different weather from my last video that was shot last winter in Tarifa.

VIDEO: Reno in Rio Part 3

Even after traveling all over the world as a professional kiteboarder, Reno still finds this spot the best in the world.

VIDEO: Manuela Jungo on the Road in Brazil

Most professional kiteboarders start their career early and they do their education on the side or later on but I did it the other way around. I studied and worked as Brand Manager for a Swiss luxury Watch Company when I have decided to change my daily routine to a peaceful, happy, and active live on the beach.

VIDEO: Battle of the Mustaches

NA Blend brings you a group of top riders training in Taiba, Brazil. Over the six weeks from October to November these fellas Grew some mustaches or facial hair for all to admire!

The Kids Are Alright: The Kiteboarding Youth of Brazil

When your plane drops in for landing at the Fortaleza International airport, you will quickly realize just how beautiful the northeastern state of Ceara, Brazil, really is. Its endless white sand beaches bordered by beautiful blue water and the sprawling untouched sand dunes make it a kiter’s paradise.

VIDEO: Superkite Brazil 2011

The Superkite Brazil 2011 was the first event of its kind. Held in Cumbuco, Brazil the event featured some of the top names in kitesurfing.

VIDEO: Brazil Road Trippin’

The BEST crew head off down the coast from Paracuru to Ilha Do Guajiru picking up the new Brazilian groms as they travel to the newest and sickest spots that Brazil has to offer.
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Get a Chance to be Featured in the Best Kiteboarding Team Video

If you're going to be in Northern Brazil Oct 24th - November 2nd... Show BEST why you want to Ride With Us on our Facebook Page. Upload a video, photo or message and the winner will be invited to ride with the BEST Team and be featured in a BEST Team video from Brazil

PKRA Brazil: Youri Zoon and Bruna Kajiya Finish On Top

Strong winds blowing in the bay of Barra Do Cunhau, Brazil welcomed the top ten best kiteboarders in the world for the end of the double eliminations. The Brazilian rider Carlos Madson (BRA, RRD) made an impressive comeback all the way to third place, winning four heats in a row and taking down some of the best riders in the world, one after another.

PKRA Brazil: Start of Double Eliminations

The first highlight of the day was the heat pairing Kevin Langeree (NED, Naish) and Michael Schitzhofer (AUT, Best) who wanted his revenge from the last event in Germany where he lost in the doubles.

PKRA Brazil: Zoon and Kajiya Win Singles

Welcome to Barra do Cunhau, Brazil for the third day of competition and the end of the single eliminations. There were some very close heats due to the presence of the Brazilian champions in the quarter finals. The victories however went to Youri Zoon (NED, Slingshot) in the men’s and Bruna Kajiya (BRA, Flexifoil) in the women’s division.

PKRA Brazil: Start of the Singles: The Top 10 Resist a Brazilian Attack

The start of the single eliminations was expected to be a good day of action as there was a Brazilian rider in almost every single heat for the PKRA tour stop in Barra Do Cunhau, Brazil. Most of the Brazilian riders are unknown and it was a surprise to see their level of riding going down today.

PKRA Brazil: Brazilian Rippers Dominate the Trials

The Kiteboarding World Tour started with Trials for the first day of competition in Barra Do Cunhau, Brazil. With ten Brazilian riders on form to enter the main event together with a lot of international riders, it promised to be a good day of action.

VIDEO: Youri Zoon & Nick Jacobsen in Brazil

My laptop is still full of the video footage from Brazil. Little by little some clips are coming together and this time I’ve decided to share this little clip with some great riders that i had chance to shoot there.

February 2011

*TRAVEL: Banana Hammocks and Caipirinhas in Brazil *BACKWOODS: A up close look at St. Martin *On the Road and On the Loose with Hadlow and Lenten