Maururuu French-Polynesia.

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Time flies by… after 2,5 month in French-Polynesia we are setting sail and heading down south to the city of sails – Auckland, here we come.

I had such a wondeful time in French-Polynesia and I met so lovely people like Kiki & Eric in Teahupoo who became in my 20 days stay my second family. Their hospitality, help and love is just amazing. Merci beaucoup!

To see the world’s most heaviest wave Teahupo’o working on an XXL swell was just incredible. Thanks to Keala Kenelly for sharing her impressions at the dinner table after she made surfing history on riding the biggest wave a woman has ever been ridden. Also I like to thank Ray Collins, who is truely a master of light for showing me new aspects of photography.

But I will not forget the other places I’ve been like Moorea, Bora Bora and Huahine. Especially Huahine, this island is just stunning and I got some really good kite sessions in. Special thanks to Guillaume Chastagnol and his wife Titaua where I stayed, they also took me to the spots and shared their waves with me.

Every island got their own charme and are defn. a trip worth and there is still so much more to see.

I really hope that I can come back one day. Maururuu. Merci. Thanks!

 

Kitesurf French Polynesia.

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So far I have not been very lucky with kitesurf sessions and wind in French Polynesia. But the last days I finally got some wind & waves in for my toys.

I really enjoyed the OZONE Reo 9m and my 5’11 Firewire surfboard they are just a sweet combo. And I must say a special thank you to OZONE for building such a durable kite, bar & lines. Together we won the battle against the coconut tree, which was mooving very fast ;o) 

 

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Bora Bora & Huahine.

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The last days in French Polynesia I spent in Bora Bora and Huahine. Bora Bora is not really my cup of tea, but it looks mindblowing from the airplane, though. And I guess all the high class hotels & resorts are really nice for a couple of days of your honeymoon, but how it works out for the locals is just not my taste. The gap between the honeymoon tourists and the poor locals is just to big.

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