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Sun, fun and lots of Kitesurfing action was guaranteed at the 2012 Thomas Sabo Kite Camp in El Gouna. For a whole week, the lucky winners of a Menshealth raffle joined me on an exciting trip to Egypt.
Packed with the newest NKB gear like Rebel 2013, Vegas 2013 and a sneak preview on even the [...]
The last weekend the DTM had their stop in Zandvoort and Dirk Hanel went to meet up with the DTM Thomas Sabo Mercedes Team. As the ARD wanted to film some activities of the racecar drivers apart from the racetrack. Dirk went Kitesurfing with Christian Vietoris.
As the DTM track of Zandvoort is just behind the [...]
BEST of 3 the battle of who is the fastest waterman on the planet went into a second edition this year! Team Kitesurf won and Kitesurfer Dirk Hanel won the individual Title as well.
The BEST of 3 Event was held for the second time in Lake Silvaplana last Sunday and Monday. Olympic Gold medalists, World champions and Legends in different sports gathered together to fight in three different sports Windsurfing, Kitesurfing and Sailing and in 3 disciplines speed, slalom and course race of which team and who is [...]
Kiteboarders Olly Bridge and Dirk Hanel take all glory at the 35th Engadin Wind against a fleet of 130 Sailors
Being one of the longest running events in Europe, this year the Engadin Wind attracted more than 130 kiteboarders, windsurfers and sailors on Moths.
In the end, both the Marathon and the “Best of 3″ competition (a combination of Speed, Slalom and Course Racing) were dominated by the [...]
On Tuesday December 6th i was invited to the Thomas Sabo Launch of the Sterling Silver Spring/Summer Collection at the famous Club Goya in Berlin. It was a really exciting night with Red Carpet arrival and meeting and beeing together with Mr Thomas Sabo himself, that i met for the first time. Around 250 International Fashion [...]
The second year of Waterz Festival in Hvide Sande was another great success and even more active Watersport addicts came and participated in the event! It is a mixed event combining all Watersports such as windsurfing, Kitesurfing, wakeboarding und SUP.
The main event was Saturdays Downwind Race where 204 Windsurfers and 82 Kitersurfer have been registered [...]
The BEST of 3 Event was held for the first time in Lake Silvaplana last Sunday. Olympic Gold medalists, World champions and Legends in different sports gathered together to fight in three different sports Windsurfing, Kitesurfing and Sailing and in 3 disciplines speed, slalom and course race of which team and who is the fastest [...]
DIRK HANEL World Champion Course Racing Masters Production Class
3 IKA World Championship Titles go to NKB Team at the Y & M World Championships in Douarnenez.
Dirk Hanel (GER) got the World Champion Title in the Master Class Production Boards and finished on a 3rd place in the Masters Class open category!
So the last three Days [...]
The forth stop of the KTE Tour braought us to the nice location in Silvaplana, it is a lake up in the mountains 1800 m high which is just so beautiful and different to all what we usually have! You are riding in fresh water and you have nice woods going all the way down [...]
This year the EuropeanChampionships where held on the nice Island of Sylt in the German Northsea. Sylt beeing an island always offers really challenging conditions as there can be really strong winds with huge waves and massive shorebreak at the same time a really strong current which makes the course racing really challeging and interresting [...]