Contact   Imprint   Advertising   Guidelines

Project 65+: 14 women aged 65-76 - living life to the full & kiteboarding

Forum for kitesurfers
User avatar
Toby
Very Frequent Poster
Posts: 39460
Joined: Mon Sep 24, 2001 1:00 am
Kiting since: 2000
Local Beach: Cumbuco, Brazil
Barra do Cauipe, Brazil
Style: Airstyle
Gear: Rebel 2015 18
Brand Affiliation: None.
Location: World (KF Admin)
Has thanked: 183 times
Been thanked: 266 times
Contact:

Project 65+: 14 women aged 65-76 - living life to the full & kiteboarding

Postby Toby » Wed May 30, 2018 5:46 pm

Project 65+: 14 women aged 65-76 - living life to the full & kiteboarding

The Women's Kiteboarding Collective is proud to introduce our video which celebrates 14 inspirational women kiteboarders who range in age from 65 to 76.

These women are a few of the many older women who kiteboard...breaking stereotypes about women, aging and possibilities. Filled with energy, laughter, joy and with a spirited love of life, they live life to the full as kiteboarders. Their passion encourages women of all ages to challenge expectations and to value their unique abilities.

This video is the result of an enthusiastic discussion on our women-only forum about older women kitesurfing. The Collective, a non-profit, global movement of women kiters, thought that this video would educate, inspire and connect women kiteboarders around the world. It thus helps us to achieve our main goal: to empower women through kiteboarding so that they can advocate for improvements for their lives and the lives of others.

https://vimeo.com/270070627

https://vimeo.com/270070627

User avatar
Toby
Very Frequent Poster
Posts: 39460
Joined: Mon Sep 24, 2001 1:00 am
Kiting since: 2000
Local Beach: Cumbuco, Brazil
Barra do Cauipe, Brazil
Style: Airstyle
Gear: Rebel 2015 18
Brand Affiliation: None.
Location: World (KF Admin)
Has thanked: 183 times
Been thanked: 266 times
Contact:

Re: Project 65+: 14 women aged 65-76 - living life to the full & kiteboarding

Postby Toby » Wed May 30, 2018 5:48 pm

These ladies rock!

Great inspiration! :thumb:

mikelet
Frequent Poster
Posts: 432
Joined: Sat Mar 04, 2006 6:11 pm
Kiting since: 2002
Style: Air Propelled Chimp
Gear: Fifth , full throttle !
Brand Affiliation: Please not...
Location: Where?
Has thanked: 2 times
Been thanked: 8 times

Re: Project 65+: 14 women aged 65-76 - living life to the full & kiteboarding

Postby mikelet » Wed May 30, 2018 6:26 pm

So niceeeee ,Bravo!! :thumb: :thumb:

User avatar
Arnone
Rare Poster
Posts: 25
Joined: Sun Aug 08, 2010 9:14 pm
Kiting since: 2002
Local Beach: La Franqui - Leucate
Style: oldschool - freeride- freestyle
Gear: Best Taboo, TS, balance board, custom board
Brand Affiliation: Arnone - https://arnone-project.com
Location: South France
Has thanked: 1 time
Been thanked: 2 times
Contact:

Re: Project 65+: 14 women aged 65-76 - living life to the full & kiteboarding

Postby Arnone » Wed May 30, 2018 6:28 pm

Very inspiring. Well done girls !

User avatar
iriejohn
Very Frequent Poster
Posts: 1666
Joined: Fri Dec 18, 2015 11:04 pm
Kiting since: 0
Local Beach: 50.7752° N, 0.9077° W
Style: None
Gear: This 'n that
Brand Affiliation: None
Location: Noviomagus Reginorum
Has thanked: 107 times
Been thanked: 57 times

Re: Project 65+: 14 women aged 65-76 - living life to the full & kiteboarding

Postby iriejohn » Wed May 30, 2018 7:03 pm

Quality! :thumb:

or6
Frequent Poster
Posts: 405
Joined: Fri Mar 25, 2016 3:29 pm
Kiting since: 1998
Local Beach: Wijk aan zee, Zandmotor, Hoek
Favorite Beaches: Muriwai NZ, El Medano Tenerife, la Ventana México, Hood River, Portland area, Vancouver Island, Wijk aan Zee, Moulay Bouzerktoun
Style: Waveriding, strictly strapless, some TT,
Gear: RRD Religion 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9, Appletree Klokhouse Noseless 5'3", Shinn Bronq
Brand Affiliation: None
Has thanked: 34 times
Been thanked: 18 times

Re: Project 65+: 14 women aged 65-76 - living life to the full & kiteboarding

Postby or6 » Wed May 30, 2018 10:20 pm

Awesome. I hope I'll still be going strong, good on ya!

User avatar
jpkiter
Frequent Poster
Posts: 331
Joined: Sat Oct 12, 2002 1:00 am
Kiting since: 0
Local Beach: NJ ( Lakes Bay, Brigantine, Tuckerton)
Favorite Beaches: Lakes Bay,NJ
Brigantine,NJ
Dock St. NJ
Florida Flats, Key West
Gear: Cabrinha kites, Epic kites, BRO-KITE POP 130X 40, HEIN custom boards, AXIS Vanguard+Nuskool, Kokotat drysuits
Brand Affiliation: None
Location: 30 minutes from the beach, South NJ
Has thanked: 8 times
Been thanked: 1 time

Re: Project 65+: 14 women aged 65-76 - living life to the full & kiteboarding

Postby jpkiter » Thu May 31, 2018 12:15 am

:thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :heartface:

pstkk
Medium Poster
Posts: 54
Joined: Mon Jan 12, 2015 4:26 am
Gear: Zeeko, Flysurfer, Taaroa, Horue
Has thanked: 0
Been thanked: 0

Re: Project 65+: 14 women aged 65-76 - living life to the full & kiteboarding

Postby pstkk » Thu May 31, 2018 12:17 am

This is great. Well done.

Really shows how kiting is not only an "extreme" sport. It can actually be something quite accessible as well.

User avatar
FLandOBX
Very Frequent Poster
Posts: 1258
Joined: Sun May 04, 2014 1:58 am
Kiting since: 2007
Local Beach: Hatteras Island, North Carolina, USA
Central Florida, USA
Style: Freestyle, Airstyle, Hydrofoil
Gear: Cabrinha Apollo, FS Speed 4, FS Soul, Pansh Aurora II, Axis Ltd, RRD Poison, SS Ankle Biter, SS Hoverglide
Brand Affiliation: None
Has thanked: 44 times
Been thanked: 59 times

Re: Project 65+: 14 women aged 65-76 - living life to the full & kiteboarding

Postby FLandOBX » Thu May 31, 2018 1:24 am

Very inspiring. Thank you, ladies. :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:

User avatar
JustAGirl
Medium Poster
Posts: 96
Joined: Mon Apr 23, 2018 11:01 pm
Kiting since: 0
Gear: The British Armada
Brand Affiliation: None
Has thanked: 0
Been thanked: 0

Re: Project 65+: 14 women aged 65-76 - living life to the full & kiteboarding

Postby JustAGirl » Thu May 31, 2018 8:37 am

pstkk wrote:
Thu May 31, 2018 12:17 am
This is great. Well done.

Really shows how kiting is not only an "extreme" sport. It can actually be something quite accessible as well.
I wouldn’t go that far! These ladies are pretty extraordinary... I wish we got to hear more about their lives.

Thanks for sharing Toby! Sent it to mom, who is about to hit their age group ... there is nothing that could make me happier than a session with mom... kiteboarding is a family sport to me, not a collective sport and certainly not about empowerment, age or gender... It’s a joy and a way to spend quality time with family...


Return to “Kitesurfing”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: cor, decay, Google [Bot] and 13 guests

cron