The 2015 PKRA starts in few months. For sure, Roderick Pijls will be trying to set his name in the competition. Here are few words fom our talented rider:
“At the moment I’m training in Cape Town in the extremely hard conditions for freestyle kiteboarding, as the wind is gusty and strong and there are big, strong waves. However, you will not be able to do your tricks in difficult conditions when you are always training in the “kite-paradise”. I really love how the new Fure Kiting kite works in such a hard conditions.
South Africa has an amazing landscape with so much difference between them. I have my apartment in BigBay, which is my main spot to train. But sometimes we go out with to Langebaan / Shark Bay or Sunset beach. Langebaan is offshore, which means decent flat-water and the others are having more chop and waves.
I will be staying in total 3 months in Cape Town for training and modelling. I’m doing the model jobs in the morning and at noon I´m setting up my Future kites and boards for some kiting and enjoying the waves.”
Watching the sunset at the end of the day with a satisfied feeling is what keeps me going.