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KA Kitesurfing Adventure Sports was established in 2009 and since starting have taught hundreds of satisfied students. Our aim is to teach in a safe, well structured and fun environment ensuring that everyone enjoys the chosen activity and fulfils their potential. We now see many of our students on the beach kitesurfing, SUPing and Coasteering independently and are very proud to have introduced them to the activities we are so passionate about.

IMG_0782 In January 2016 KA were awarded an AALA licence allowing us to host groups of children independent from parents to Kitesurf, Stand Up Paddle board and Coasteer.

KA Kitesurfing Adventure Sports has 3rd party independent full employers insurance with all instructors holding current first aid certificates and RYA level 2-power boat qualifications. Kevin also holds a beach lifeguard and ISAF sea survival qualification.

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Kev Anderson

KA Kitesurfing’s driving force is Kev Anderson, a BKSA (British Kite Surfing Association) qualified senior instructor, BSUPA (British Stand Up Paddle Association) qualified instructor and British coasteering federation qualified guide.

Kev has always had a passion for extreme sports, becoming a keen Sailor, windsurfer, paraglider, skier and snowboarder combined with a love of the Northumberland coastline.

Team KA offer bespoke water based adventures along the Northumberland coastline and Kev prides himself on his ability to provide top quality activities to suit all levels and capabilities.

Pete Wollaston

Pete came to Team KA in 2014 to learn to kitesurf. He picked the sport up incredibly quickly and soon became a qualified BKSA instructor. Since the Pete has started working for the team full time each summer and is qualified in Coasteering and SUP.

One of the nicest and most capable people you can meet Pete is now a major part of the team and helps with all aspects of the KA business.

Jonny Anderson

Kev’s son Jonny has been kitesurfing since 2009 when he was just 9 years old. Now 7 years later he is a qualified kitesurfing instructor whist being a keen kitesurfer, surfer and stand up paddle boarder. In his spare time Jonny gets involved with all of the activities we do at KA, helping out with not only kitesurfing lessons but stand up paddle boarding and coasteering sessions between studying for his A-Levels.

Toby Cooke (Lord Tetley)

Toby has been working with us for the last couple of seasons as an assistant for Team KA.  Now a completely invaluable part of the Team he works in all aspects of the business. Whether he is kitesurfing, SUPing or Coasteering he is always there to help with a great big smile and loads of patience and time for everyone.

In 2018 at the age of 15 he became the junior (under 18)  kitesurfing freestyle british champion. A well deserved result for his commitment and dedication.

 

Anna Little

Anna is a one of the most enthusiastic people you will meet, she is a qualified level 2 BSUPA paddle board instructor and highly qualified personal trainer.

Anna has won the National one design N1sco series for the last 2 years and is now a sponsored Fanatic team rider.

Always smiling and full of fun she is a true professional and a huge asset to Team KA when she has time to help out.

Bruce (Iron) Smith.

Bruce is a qualified BSUPA paddle board instructor and also an experienced coasteering guide.

He is a self employed personal trainer and has competed at a high level of triathlon including Iron Man. He now spends most of his time training on his SUP race board and is getting stronger by the day. Watch out for him on the national circuit 2019.

Thoroughly nice chap and another valued member of the KA team.

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  • I spent yesterday up at Bamburgh with Kev Anderson and had a great day. I had done a few hours tuition abroad so had the basics on land, but I wanted to recap with Kev then get him to get me up and surfing in the water. I also wanted to learn about the locations...

    Craig

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