Greeting from Fuerteventura-Spain

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Greeting from Fuerteventura-Spain

Postby ironben » Tue Jul 26, 2011 4:29 pm

Just got back from the trip to Europe. I spent 2 weeks in Fuerteventura Spain when they have World Cup in Kite and wind surfing,
Great place to visit, everyday is windy and sunny, Had a really good time and did lots of riding.
Here are some pics:
This is where they have world cup
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This lagoon fills with water12-24" and you can have super session on butter smooth water
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where did the water go?
Right by cotillo-super beach to practice, flat with waves on the outside. you just dont want to find your self on those rocks
few hours later ir was back to normal
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other side of cotillo-great waves!
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tried some surfing-
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Corralejo-great spot for riding, light on the wind (NE) but not the view or company
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Re: Greeting from Fuerteventura-Spain

Postby jensmadwind » Tue Jul 26, 2011 8:13 pm

There is no better way to progress than going on a trip like that. Can't wait to here about it some day on the beach. Thanks for the photos.
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Re: Greeting from Fuerteventura-Spain

Postby adseguy » Tue Jul 26, 2011 10:06 pm

Sweeeeet! I can see you are already way more comfortable riding and getting nice height! Cya soon.
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Re: Greeting from Fuerteventura-Spain

Postby ironben » Wed Jul 27, 2011 8:41 am

Thanks Guys,
if only those vacations would last longer! :D
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Re: Greeting from Fuerteventura-Spain

Postby Dutchkiteboarder » Wed Jul 27, 2011 4:31 pm

They can just more there! LOL
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Re: Greeting from Fuerteventura-Spain

Postby West » Thu Jul 28, 2011 9:34 am

Damn I am bummed that you didn't post earlier that you were going there........one of the first kiters, along with Lou, Elliot, Felix, and Mauricio lives there now......his name is Fadi Issa; he was a room mate of mine in Paia, Maui years ago, and helped teach me to kite in 2000. He is all SOUL buddy, and quite a fantastic kiter. He moved there with his wife Melissa about 10 years ago and runs a kitehouse off in the desert next to some great surf break.....lmk if you ran into him while over there. If not, maybe next time. Heard the place was "off da hook"!!!!!!

Hope you had a good time buddy!!!!! :)
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Re: Greeting from Fuerteventura-Spain

Postby West » Thu Jul 28, 2011 9:40 am

Here's a link to Fadi's school, and I believe he has an apartment to rent as well.........once again, he is all SOUL!!!! http://www.ksfuerte.com
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Re: Greeting from Fuerteventura-Spain

Postby ironben » Thu Jul 28, 2011 1:24 pm

It is good to know locals. too bad i did knew about it. i run in to locals everyday, some i really nice and helpful. some think they own a beach and wont let "turisto" ride there. your buddy is in cotillo really nice place to ride waves. had a really good time there on main beach and on some small hidden ones.
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Re: Greeting from Fuerteventura-Spain

Postby JDL » Thu Jul 28, 2011 3:46 pm

Really cool pics, Ben....glad you had a great trip but why didn't you bring any of that wind back w/ you?
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Re: Greeting from Fuerteventura-Spain

Postby ironben » Fri Jul 29, 2011 7:51 am

JDL wrote:Really cool pics, Ben....glad you had a great trip but why didn't you bring any of that wind back w/ you?



Used it all! :D
even there were day i wished i had my 13.5. It was a good time to chat with pep on the beach-reminded me Chicago and the good company we allways have here!
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Re: Greeting from Fuerteventura-Spain

Postby ironben » Wed Sep 07, 2011 9:39 pm

Inspired by Ivo I sat down and started something new and interesting with pics. hope u like it!
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Re: Greeting from Fuerteventura-Spain

Postby adseguy » Wed Sep 07, 2011 9:47 pm

Hell yeah! Looks real good!
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Re: Greeting from Fuerteventura-Spain

Postby IVO » Thu Sep 08, 2011 12:48 am

Great Ben!!!!I'll send you some links what I did gather together about this..


fyi..your avatar has one more sequence shot than the picture you posted..That's because this forum doesn't support anything bigger than 800X600..What you need to do is resize that picture in photoshop or you could do that directly in the photobucket..

do you see what I mean?

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac159/ironbeno/seqfuerteS.jpg
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Re: Greeting from Fuerteventura-Spain

Postby ironben » Thu Sep 08, 2011 8:36 am

IVO wrote:

fyi..your avatar has one more sequence shot than the picture you posted..That's because this forum doesn't support anything bigger than 800X600..What you need to do is resize that picture in photoshop or you could do that directly in the photobucket.


i see both the same, so maybe its computer resolution or something
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Re: Greeting from Fuerteventura-Spain

Postby West » Mon Sep 12, 2011 12:41 pm

looking sharp there Ben....you have been improving rapidly.......keep on rippin' it!!!!!!!!!!!

those sequence shots are $$$$$$$$$$$$
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