Welcome to the Candy Coated Diaries. These diaries will lead you on a journey following the life of professional kitesurfers Jo Wilson and Jalou Langeree. Jo and Jalou invite you to follow their kitesurfing, their off the kite antics and to offer you an opportunity to get to know them on a more personal level. [...]
The legend that is Sir Richard Branson turned the grand old age of 60 in July and to celebrate his birthday he decided to try and set a few new World Records, as you do!
This is the man that is no stranger to word record breaking challenges – from the attempts in the 1980’s to [...]
I have just returned from a few days in Portugal, a location that at this time of year should deliver perfect kitesurf conditions and locations – wind, sun, lagoons and waves. Unfortunately this time round the Country was going to make us work extra hard to get the footage and photos we wanted in such [...]
Following two windless events in Watergate Bay and Redcar, It was refreshing to have a good forecast for the majority of round 4 of the BKSA tour 2010.
This event was one of four kiteivals scheduled for the season, which include kitesurfing, course racing, land boarding and land buggying. Many of these disciplines take place at the [...]
Well that was a hectic week! I have just got back from filming and photographing the Cannonball Run Europe – an event best described as a rolling party, where petrol heads from around the world came to drive on some of the best roads and track Europe had to offer. This year we took in the [...]
I am well stoked to be the official videographer and photographer for the British Kitesurf Association events this year. I have done a few events already this year with my company, Blue Juice, including Watergate Bay & Redcar and I am looking forward to following the tour around the UK and capturing the action as [...]
It was great to see the 2010 BKSA competition season get underway at probably one of the most well known spots in the UK, Watergate Bay in Cornwall. Unusually neither the surf or the wind showed up over the unseasonably warm weekend but a few races managed to run and spirits were high.
Woah! well that was a crazy weekend! I headed out to Barbados with Pat from Virgin Holidays and Dan Sweeney, Cabrinha rider, to test the new Cabrinha Nomad kite. We left Gatwick on Friday morning, returning 3 days later – sure beats the South Coast on a rainy day! The article made it in to [...]