Kite boarding

2018 May Saturday in Squamish

The first Saturday in May was a beautiful sunny day in Squamish with lots going on including the farmers market, spring plant sales, and lots of people out and about enjoying the sunshine by biking, climbing, rock climbing etc. I’ve included a few kite boarding photos taken at the Squamish Spit, which probably has one of the most spectacular settings… Read the rest “2018 May Saturday in Squamish”

2016 August 2016 Squamish Kite Clash

Last weekend Squamish hosted “Kite Clash”, an event that brings together many of the top kite boarders from around the world for three days of competition. I was fortunate enough to see the “Big Air” competition on Saturday – conditions were very gusty with wind speeds exceeding 30 knots, which allowed many of the competitors to gain over 10 meters… Read the rest “2016 August 2016 Squamish Kite Clash”

2015 August – Big Air in Squamish

After being away for about a month, it is nice to be home. August is one of the best months to be in the Sea-to-Sky corridor with numerous cultural and sporting events happening from Horseshoe Bay to Pemberton.  Last week Squamish had over 100,000 visitors for the Squamish Valley Music Festival and Whistler has been packed for the last 10… Read the rest “2015 August – Big Air in Squamish”

2015 March Squamish Spit and Kite Boarding

Although the season is not “officially” open, a beautiful sunny Saturday in early March brought out a good group of kite boarders down at the Squamish spit.  Our unusually mild winter hasn’t been great for skiers, but the bikers, climbers and water sports enthusiasts have managed to get an early start to the season.  A few more shots taken down… Read the rest “2015 March Squamish Spit and Kite Boarding”