Archives for: November 2014

How To Avoid “Ocean Frizzy Hair”

When we moved to Margarita Island, I wasn’t using any special product for my hair. But my hair took quite a beating after a couple of month. Saltwater and sun can really damage your hair. And even though I love feeling the wind in my hair while kiting, I do not like the destroyed fried hair afterwards. I spent hours trying to detangle my hair. It was time to do some research and try out sun protecting hair products.

When we moved to Margarita Island, I wasn't using any special product for my hair. But my hair took quite a beating afte...

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Writing for KITELIFE Magazine

As you can see, I really enjoy writing. I love writing in English but I really wanted to write something in my mother language – German. So I had the idea of writing an article for the popular German magazine KITELIFE. I wanted to write an article about Kiting in Venezuela, especially in El Yaque, Isla Margarita.

As you can see, I really enjoy writing. I love writing in English but I really wanted to write something in my mother la...

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Icy fingers and toes after kiting? You may have Raynaud’s disease!

Did you ever come off the water and noticed your fingers and toes have turned ghostly blue-white? You may have Raynaud’s disease, a circulatory disorder that limits blood supply and makes the affected areas – mostly fingers and toes – feel numb and cold in response to cold temperatures.

Did you ever come off the water and noticed your fingers and toes have turned ghostly blue-white? You may have Raynaud's...

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