Archive for January, 2011

Four big days Czechia snow

The Kildwildlifecamp took this year for the first time place at a new spot, the lipno lake in Czechia.

And so Guntram, photographer Dominik, Teammate Flo and I set off to Cerna v Posumavi (CZ).

Already Thursday evening we made our tracks through the still fresh powder on the ice. Friday was the big day. A clear blue Sky, acceptable winds, already much kiter on the KWC 711 and good vibes.

In the evening everybody showed up for a Budwiser at the hotel on the spot to meet each other.

Saturday was nearly as great as Friday, just the wind was lighter, but it was enough for cruising.

In the afternoon Flo and I started a back country discovery- around the big lake are tons of places, which are suitable for snowkiting. Unfortunately I missed the visit in Cernas disco through oversleeping. On Sunday we started our long way home in time.

Résumé: sunburn, sore muscles, but really good days. KWC and Lipno any time again!

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Two weeks fun in the Alps

Happy new Year!

The evening of the 26th we packed pascals car to the gills and drove, as every year, to the Berninapass in Swiss for Snowkiting. The Valley welcomed us with -20°, but sun and wind, so we went direct after unpacking the car to the lake and after a proper kitesession we finally hit the pillow.

The next two days were the Swiss SKA Races on our Plan. On the first day was just one race started, which was canceled because of too less wind. The second day were in low till moderate winds 5 races held, which is quite sportive when you´re not used to the thin mountain air.

But my efforts were rewarded and I finished on the 3rd place in Boardrace.

With a clear sky and sun every day and just one day calmness we had good luck with the weather and had much fun and epic sessions on the lake and in the backcountry on the other Bernina.

Just strong wind beyond 15 knots was absent.

With my super funny roommates and all the other kiters in the hotel we had much fun on new years eve and the other evenings.

The 2nd I had to go in much trafficjams out of the alps and into the alps again.

For skiing holidays in Austria with my Family, with much fun and great weather as well, just with not that much Snow as on the Bernina.