The light winds over the 21st – 23rd May did little to thwart one of the biggest attended competitive kitesurfing events in the British history of the sport. The Redcar Kiteival, held up north as you may have guessed in Redcar, the Tees Valley, was blessed with a southerly thermal wind which kicked in each day giving the land crew and the race competitors in particular something to get stuck into.
Full event report can be found here, and if reading feels too much like hard work or perhaps you want to absorb more of the atmosphere and ambience of a BKSA event, then I recommend you check out the video below courtesy of Craig Sawyer from Blue Juice Multimedia. There’s an interesting story behind Craig, maybe we’ll interview him one day, but essentially he packed up his old desk job and threw everything into becoming a kitesurf / sports photographer and videographer. I’ve worked with Craig in the past and he’s one of the most open and easy to work with photographers I’ve known; he’s got a real talent for making people feel relaxed in front of the lens. Of course, the three photos above in this post were all taken by Craig too. Cheers Craig!
Anyway, here’s the vid: