Bucking the trend of non-stop adrenaline-fueled aesthetics, this short film about a kitesurfing adventure in Rugged Point Marine Provincial Park takes time to appreciate the stunning beauty of the Vancouver Island locale.
That's not to say there isn't some pretty impressive kitesurfing. It just has a pace that is really refreshing.
We ended up on Rugged Point Beach, untangling our Kite lines over bear tracks.
One morning Etienne found his neoprene boots devoured by the wolves. We surfed with a whale...
Even if the conditions are sometimes rough, changeable & unpredictable, we would not exchange our seats for a more classic destination. Cold weather, adventure & lack of comfort create lasting memories that only those who have experienced them can understand.
Our mind still shivers at the memory of these sessions,
Our hands are still shaking at the frozen memory of that water.
• RUGGED POINT (Vimeo / Manera)
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