Flashback | Youri Zoon takes on the wild Irish Seas

Last June revered freestyle powerhouse of the kiteboarding world and Team LifeProof athlete Youri Zoon hit up Ireland’s famed Wild Atlantic Way, with local rider Ryan Coote, in search of the perfect beach. We captured his incredible adventure in 360* degree Virtual Reality and released a full edit here.

We also captured this entire trip on a good old fashioned camera, check the best of the epic stills below:

The Location: Brandon Bay, Kerry, Ireland.

Location

 

The Ride: BMW X1 4WD

The Car

 

The Athletes: Youri Zoon & Ryan Coote.

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The Challenge: find the perfect beach to hit the air amongst the unpredictable Irish weather and icy seas.

Passing the majestic Skellig Isles while on the search for the perfect kiting beach…

Skelligs

Traveling across the sketchy hairpin bends of Connors Pass…

Connors pass

Taking in the view with the NUUD for iPhone 6s

iP6s Nuud

Finding the perfect beach and setting up…

Essential Kiting GearGear

Hitting the freezing water to lay down some moves…

Setting UpRyan CooteFlying HighSharingTwo UpYouri z

 

Ryan and Youri checking out their top tricks from the day with FRE protecting Ryan’s Samsung Galaxy S7…

Review

 

Youri takes a break to catch up on social with NUUD protecting his iPhone 6s…

Reviewing Riding

 

The most important challenge of the week was to discover who is the strongest off the water, can you guess who won? Weights

 

To keep up with Youri’s adventures follow him over on Instagram and Facebook.

 

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