Sign In:

×

Last Step!

Please enter your public display name and a secure password.

Plan to post in the forums? Change your default forum handle here!

×
×

Kitesurfer Gets Radical During Irma Newscast

If you are in Florida please don't do this...

Guys, this is a kitesurfer, not a windsurfer.  That is about the same a labeling a skier as a snowboarder in a clip.

    Jesus you guys sound like idiots. Windsurfer? It’s a Kiteboarder.

So, no one should be out there at that time?

Including the news team?

Good for him. We always want to evaluate what one is supposed to be doing by the lowest common denominator. Looks like he’s having a good time in conditions that he can handle. And it is a kite surfer not a windsurfer.

It’s kitesurfing/ kiteboarding you kooks/ gapers

Play
READ THE STORY
Video: Kite Surfer Rides Hurricane Florence
Up Next Surf

Video: Kite Surfer Rides Hurricane Florence

Video: Kite Surfer Rides Hurricane Florence

Unless you’ve been living under a rock on the West Coast, you’ve seen that the Eastern Seaboard has been getting pummeled by Hurricane Florence (now Tropical Depression Florence). The record-breaking rain and winds led to a death toll of at least 18, and has left much of the area without power and under water. Of course, some locals felt the need to brave the elements in their own way, like this kite surfer in Nags Head, North Carolina. 

Play
READ THE STORY
Prepared to Have Your Mind Blown with John John Florence’s Edit
Up Next Surf

Prepared to Have Your Mind Blown with John John Florence’s Edit

Prepared to Have Your Mind Blown with John John Florence’s Edit

John John Florence sure knows how to create a stir—even while he’s recovering from a knee injury. Since we’ve missed his presence on the tour, his latest edit will help fill the void until he’s back. The edit, both cinematic and breathtaking, showcases Florence’s incredible prowess on a board—I’m still replaying his aerials. We can’t wait to see you back at it John John.

Play
READ THE STORY
TGR’s Steve Jones Talks Andy Irons on PBS News Hour
Up Next Surf

TGR’s Steve Jones Talks Andy Irons on PBS News Hour

TGR’s Steve Jones Talks Andy Irons on PBS News Hour

Andy Irons: Kissed by God film creator Steve Jones appeared on PBS’s News Hour to speak about the film and the character that was Andy Irons. Jones tells PBS’s Megan Thompson about how Irons influenced him growing up, and what it meant for him to explore and share the story of the legendary surfer. Andy Irons: Kissed by God Now on Tour Worldwide “I remember watching Andy and his brother Bruce surf growing up as a kid and my brothers and I being like, wow, there’s, look at these guys. There’s