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ASI SUP Instructor Training

Posted by Fiona Tarr on

George and Liam both recently completed their L1 & L2 ASI instructor qualifications. With four intensive days of training covering rescue, SUP safety, paddle strokes and progression, the guys were pretty pumped. This has opened up a new avenue for Adventure Sports into the future.  Many of our customers have been asking our team to teach them to SUP or to help them progress with their SUP technique. When you buy a board from us now, you won't only get quality products, excellent advise and back up service, but you can also take advantage of our qualified team of instructors.  ...

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Keahi de Aboitiz with Cabrinha in Noosa

Posted by Fiona Tarr on

In case you don't know the story; Keahi's dad Chris de Aboitiz started the school "Kitesurf Australia" in the late 90's and was instrumental in bringing kiteboarding to Noosa. At that time, Keahi was only very young but it didn't take him long to join his dad in teaching kiteboarding. The rest they say is history. Keahi has gone on to win the World Wave Championships twice & the Tarr family has continued what the de Aboitiz family started all those years ago. When we purchased the shop in 2007, Keahi was still at school and just making his mark...

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Kitesurfing Equipment Maintenance

Posted by Fiona Tarr on

It's that time of year. The wind is beginning to pick up, the sun is out & the water is crystal clear and warm. But.....Your kite has been in storage for a few months and before you head out for your first big session, it might be time to do a little maintenance.  Things to Check Check your kite for small holes. If there are any pin holes, patch them now with some sail repair tape.  Check the stitching on the leading edge & struts. Is it worn? Are there any loose threads? If you are not sure, bring your...

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Fiji Kite Trip 2017 - Fun Times!

Posted by Fiona Tarr on

Two weeks in Fiji chasing waves and wind; what more could the team at Adventure Sports Noosa ask for? Beachouse Fiji hosted two of our groups over 2 weeks with people travelling from Noosa, Sydney & Adelaide to enjoy the local Fijian hospitality of this unique and genuine location. Andrew and the team looked after us with boat trips to kite, fish and surf along with a few awesome nights of DJ tunes, live music and all night dancing and entertainment. In the first week we enjoyed an awesome downwinder along the reef hitting Serua left/right, Pipe, Jays and every...

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Never too old to learn to Kitesurf

Posted by Fiona Tarr on

How old is too old to kitesurf? So far, with over ten years of teaching experience, we can honestly say that you are never too old to learn to kitesurf. We have successfully taught hundreds of people over 40 years of age to kitesurf, both male and female. One of our most successful students was over 70 when he came to us to learn and he has continued to progress at home in the US. Even Barrack Obama recently learnt to kitesurf at the age of 55.  Check out one of our Facebook Videos of one of our mature students...

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