If you're a kitesurfer familiar with kitesurfing in Egypt, then I'm sure you've heard about El Gouna. But have you ever heard of Seahorse Bay? Seahorse Bay is a small area situated between El Gouna and Hurghada. The moment we arrived there I realised I could not have dreamt up a better spot.
"Home Sweet Home" - it's a saying that warms the heart. It's what comes to mind when thinking of your own home, your parents or grandparents home. It evokes loving thoughts of family, home baked meals and laughter-filled get-togethers. It is also a saying that comes to my mind when thinking of the hotel we recently stayed at in Egypt. It's no wonder the hotel is called Sweet Home!
"Invest in your hair, it is the crown you never take off" I've always had a problem with my hair. Whether it was from sun damage, tying it up constantly or just plain not liking the colour, I've had it all! I started colouring my own hair when I was at school and soon realised that… Continue reading Surfer Girl Hair Care
"And though she be but little, she is fierce." - Shakespeare We may be petite girls who love this extreme sport, but that doesn't mean we should be underestimated! Though we are small, we are also strong and capable of great success in our sport! I love this line from a Midsummer Night's Dream "And… Continue reading 10 Tips for Tiny Kite Girls
For some it's shake-in-your-boots daunting and for others (like me) it's the most incredible feeling there is! Do you know what it's like to be on TV? I don't think you will really know until you have done it yourself. But here's my view on some amazing opportunities I have gotten to go on air.… Continue reading What it’s like to be on TV
My previous blog, How to start hiking, shared some tips for those wanting to get into hiking. And for those of you living in or visiting Cape Town, here are some tips on where to go hiking! For me personally, I always love a good hike up Lion's Head. It's an easy hike up the… Continue reading Best hiking in Cape Town
"What I love most about hiking is that I get to experience places that only a handful of people get to experience in real life. Photos and videos give you an idea, but it's nothing like actually being there." - Jacob Keele
"get the basics down so that you can really enjoy wakeboarding" - Shaun Faccio, Professional Wakeboarder
Boulders Beach in Simons Town, Cape Town is one of the big tourist attractions and "must see" destinations when visiting the Mother City. Everyone who visits takes endless photos of the friendly penguins, amazed at how tame and docile they are. But have you ever swam with the penguins? I'm sure the answer to that… Continue reading Swimming with Penguins
My dad has always said "Kitesurfers never drink enough water!" Well dad, that won't be a problem for me anymore! In fact, many sportspeople in and out of the water struggle to stay hydrated while doing their sport since it is inconvenient and sometimes impossible to carry a water bottle. That is why I am so excited to tell you about Wetsleeve.
"...to be clear I don’t care if people want to post butts on Instagram, but if it’s supposed to be a kiteboarding picture I want #bangersnotbutts everytime." - Ben Gillespie, The Kite Mag
I felt like the the first day of the King of the Air was very busy for me. If only I had known how much busier the second and final day would be! I was constantly on my phone! But of course I made sure I checked out the action too. I reported for Kitesoul… Continue reading Red Bull KOTA 2018: The Final
In my previous post I spoke about how I was only going to do work for my own social media and blog during the event. Well that all changed very quickly when Kitesoul Magazine asked me to do a report and photos for them and North Kiteboarding asked me to do an Instagram takeover with… Continue reading Red Bull KOTA 2018: Day 1
One of my favourite times of the year is slowly approaching: The Red Bull King of the Air!
Over the December holidays I spent some time in Cannon Rocks, on the Eastern Cape of South Africa, where I finally got to do a little project that my dad and I have been planning for ages!