Instagram Follower Q&A: Everything you need to know about kiteboarding and @sueltalabarra

I'm going to answer some of the questions that have been asked on Instagram. I will start with the question about my place of origin, which is easy: I am from Zaragoza. The next question is a bit more complicated and concerns the cost of a kitesurf course. You will find the information on the website, especially if you contact the school in Subcielo Tarifa. The prices are similar all over the world and they can offer you prices per hour or per course. Learning to kitesurf, from entering the water to the first steps, is divided into different stages. On the website they have the Kitesurf School section where they can find the announced schools. You can contact the SUBCIELO school in Tarifa via WhatsApp, which is easy, and they will give you the price and make an appointment for you. For the most part, the courses are offered by the hour, since it cannot be ensured that one person learns before or after another and pay the same. As for the final cost, if you're a bit handy, it can be around 300 euros, but I don't think it's as low as 200 euros.

I was wondering if wingfoil is hard. It's a bit of a tricky discipline, though it's becoming popular due to the apparent little amount of equipment and low risk, as you're not tied to a kite that can drag you around. By carrying the candle in his hand, he seems more secure. However, there is a board below you that can be difficult to control, especially if you use a hydrofoil. You will be like on a pendulum, at a height of one meter, although they say that you can learn with a mast of 60 centimeters. The tricky thing is learning to pick up the board and fly, as many people do it with stand up paddle boards, which is easier due to the balance that a big board offers. However, when the hydrofoil is added, the difficulty increases as it tends to lift up and you have to keep the board down all the time. So yeah, it's tricky and can take 30-40 hours depending on your skill. If you've already hydrofoiled with a kite, you'll find it easier to foil, but it's still a little trickier than kitesurfing.

They also asked me about the next kitesurfing trip. On June 10 and 11 the "Foil Fest" will take place in Sant Pere Pescador. I guess there will be kitefoiling and wingfoiling, lots of people riding and also people using Twintip boards and riding waves. It is a very fun event with many people participating.

Also, from the Kitesurf Club La loteta they are preparing a sailing trip for September, so get ready because it will be something big.

Then my wife asked me when I'm going to pick up the terrace top, but I'm not going to answer that question to avoid problems. Another question was about Kai, and well, I've already talked a bit about him and about the cost and learning of the sports I play. Kitesurfing is my favorite, it's incredible and full of adrenaline.

A frequently asked question is whether the bar can be made by oneself. Well, there are different options to practice and improve your skills. You can use an old bar you already have, as long as it is in good shape and safe. You will tie it and go. However, you must make sure that all the components are strong and resistant to avoid any accidents.

Another option is to make your own bar from scratch. You can use a string and attach it to a tree or a sturdy beam for hanging. Make sure you choose the right location and keep safety in mind. Remember that there is always a risk when you practice adventure sports, so it is important to take precautions and assess the risks involved.

However, I want to stress the importance of safety when kiteboarding or any water sport. It is always advisable to receive proper instruction and training from professionals at a certified kiteboarding school. They will provide you with the necessary tools and knowledge to practice safely and effectively.

I hope this information is useful to you. If you have any further questions or concerns, please feel free to ask. I am here to help you.

Have fun and stay safe in the water!

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