Category Archives: Kitesurfing

Getting sponsored – parts 1, 2 and 3

A few months ago I wrote a three part series focusing on extreme sports sponsorship, what it means to be supported, what endorsed athletes are expected to deliver in return and whether it’ actually a viable route for anyone thinking … Continue reading

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Extreme sports sponsorship – what does it mean (pt 2)

After my previous post about extreme sports sponsorship and what it means, it’s become clear that simple content marketing and understanding of web promotion is lacking for some brands and their team riders. This isn’t anyone’s fault but here are … Continue reading

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Extreme sports sponsorship – what does it mean?

There are many forms of ‘sponsorship’ within action sports. Riders, however, still get confused with levels of support available. To be fully sponsored is to have your hobby or passion pay its way and give you a career. But there … Continue reading

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National Watersports Festival 2013 write ups

National Watersports Festival 2013, Hayling Island, UK, has just been put to bed for another year. Thousands made the trek to check out the windsurfing, kitesurfing, stand up paddle boarding and kayaking action. And let’s not forget the two full … Continue reading

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National Watersports Festival 2013 – the best yet

Here’s a local news story I wrote this morning about the weekend’s NWF event on Hayling Island for Hayling.co.uk. A fantastic time was had by all and organiser Allan Cross did a sterling job bringing the whole thing together. Looking … Continue reading

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Thurso watersports mini guide

Thurso holds a special place in the hearts of surfers as, on its day, the fabled reef breaks of the area can be world class. However, this part of Scotland isn’t the sole domain of the rip, shred and tear … Continue reading

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East Wittering watersports beach guide

East Wittering is another local haunt of mine and great for enthusiasts who practice a variety of different watersports. Perfect for windsurfing, surfing, stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, kitesurfing and sailing – East Wittering is a super diverse location with … Continue reading

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