Year of 2023: Life is  a one-time offer live life to your fullest.
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Year of 2023: Life is  a one-time offer live life to your fullest.

2023 embarked on a tumultuous yet inspiring journey, full of chaos and last minute decissions participating in various kitesurfing disciplines, world cups, encountering personal challenges that tested resilience, determination and perseverance. The year 2023 comes to an end pretty soon (at the moment of writing this). And got me thinking where did the year go?…

The 2023 Sailing World Championship in The Netherlands, Scheveningen
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The 2023 Sailing World Championship in The Netherlands, Scheveningen

The Sailing World Championship in The Netherlands are around the corner: 10 – 22 august 2023. In a few days the Sailing World Championships will start in Scheveningen, the Netherlands: 10 – 22 august 2023.. Its special that such a huge sailing event will take place in the Netherlands, my home country.  What makes it…

Why I never leave home without saying goodbye: Christmas 2022
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Why I never leave home without saying goodbye: Christmas 2022

Why I never leave without saying a goodbye. (- and why you probably never got a reply on your happy new year, christmas or other message around 2022/2023..might got lost down the road of this story, like a lot more. But he this is life too.) …When I leave the Netherlands I always say goodbye,…

10 reasons why: Vanlife makes you happy
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10 reasons why: Vanlife makes you happy

10 reasons why.. vanlife makes you happy. Everything about being home is easy, a loving dog, an awesome family, great parents. Safe surroundings. Work to choose from, kitespots all around, knowing the best conditions for each spot. University around the corner. A walk in the park. The fridge with cold drinks, the plugs in the…

Individual Kitefoiling Olympic – Paris 2024… Now What..?
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Individual Kitefoiling Olympic – Paris 2024… Now What..?

Individual Kitefoiling Olympic – Paris 2024… Now What..? So that just happened a few weeks / months ago, the long awaited moment arrived:  Individual Kitefoil racing became Olympic!  So now what?  No team event anymore, two medals: one for the woman and one for the man. Now What? En route to Paris 2024..!? Well it…

What is kitefoiling
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What is kitefoiling

*Note that not long after writing this article: Olympic kitefoil racing became individual. Two medals one for man & one for woman. (see the other blog about the Olympic individual kitefoil racing) What is kitefoiling? When mentioning its perfect kitefoil weather.. Or having an awesome foil session in 10 knots. Yet, sometimes I still get dazzled…