History of kitesurfingoliver.dewolf@howest.be<br />
Somewhere long ago in history in Sulawezi…<br />
LEAF KITES<br />Interpretations of cave paintings<br />Muna Island, Sulawezi<br />
2800 yearsago in China thereonce was …<br />
SILK & BAMBOO<br />549 AD<br />first recording with paper<br />different uses<br />music & mythical figures<br />
Andsomewherein 1977 a new sport was born…<br />
B<br />KITING as powersource for SAILING<br />Englishman Keith Stewart  crosses canal in 4,5 houres<br />
B<br />KITESURF IS BORN<br />Dutchman G. Panhuizen is the first sail on a board using the force of a kite<br />
B<br />KITES WITH FLOATABLE PARTS<br />1985<br />BrotherLegaignoux<br />
B<br />FIRST PATENT ON KITE-SKI<br />1994<br />Cory Roeseler<br />Kitebar system makeslaunchfrom water possible<br />Delta...
B<br />KITE SURFER<br />1994<br />Peter Lynn<br />
B<br />WIPIKA SURFKITE<br />1996<br />First massproducedfloatablekite<br />
B<br />KITESURFING<br />1997, production of kiteboardsby Raphael Salles<br />1998, RobbyNaish & Peter Lynn start up produc...
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History of kitesurfing

  1. 1. History of kitesurfingoliver.dewolf@howest.be<br />
  2. 2. Somewhere long ago in history in Sulawezi…<br />
  3. 3. LEAF KITES<br />Interpretations of cave paintings<br />Muna Island, Sulawezi<br />
  4. 4. 2800 yearsago in China thereonce was …<br />
  5. 5. SILK & BAMBOO<br />549 AD<br />first recording with paper<br />different uses<br />music & mythical figures<br />
  6. 6. Andsomewherein 1977 a new sport was born…<br />
  7. 7. B<br />KITING as powersource for SAILING<br />Englishman Keith Stewart crosses canal in 4,5 houres<br />
  8. 8. B<br />KITESURF IS BORN<br />Dutchman G. Panhuizen is the first sail on a board using the force of a kite<br />
  9. 9. B<br />KITES WITH FLOATABLE PARTS<br />1985<br />BrotherLegaignoux<br />
  10. 10. B<br />FIRST PATENT ON KITE-SKI<br />1994<br />Cory Roeseler<br />Kitebar system makeslaunchfrom water possible<br />Deltakiteandmonoski<br />
  11. 11. B<br />KITE SURFER<br />1994<br />Peter Lynn<br />
  12. 12. B<br />WIPIKA SURFKITE<br />1996<br />First massproducedfloatablekite<br />
  13. 13. B<br />KITESURFING<br />1997, production of kiteboardsby Raphael Salles<br />1998, RobbyNaish & Peter Lynn start up production<br />1998, First worldcontestkitesurfing on Hawaii<br />1999, more brands rise<br />Rest is history<br />…<br />

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