- I met Roberto Spitale in summer 2000 while kiting in his back yard at
Costamba, Dominican Republic (there are MUCH more to kiting in DR than
just Carabete - it gets boring there after a while). BTW, the most
recent Kiteboarding Magazine has an article recommending kiters to go to
Carabete [ Tom, please be more adventurous and talk about more exotic
destinations, let's say Phan Thiet for a change; otherwise people may
say that kiters are ....... ]
Roberto was still an addicted windsurfer and was learning to go upwind.
I gave him a few tips back then.
Recently, I heard that he became an expert kiter, saved Eric Hersents
life (kite designer for EH kites) and became the official KITE DOCTOR.
Check http://www.ehkiteboarding.com/news/VIPdoctor/ for various photos
of Roberto kiting in his back yard (boys, I miss kiting in his backyard
What a life!!!
P.S., There are MUCH more to kiting in DR than just Carabete ! Be
adventurous and find them out as I will not tell you ;-)
P.P.S., At least, try Salina as it is pretty well-known...