Olympics: Wind is picking up for kitesurfing in Singapore

Singapore kiteboarder Maximilian Maeder
Singapore kiteboarder Maximilian MaederPHOTO: COURTESY OF ALEX SCHWARZ

SINGAPORE - Kitesurfing is a sport where one rides on a surfboard and controls a kite such that he or she is propelled across the water.

While it requires attributes such as power, core strength and balance, Maximilian Maeder, who won the Formula Kite men's class at the Formula Kite and Twintip: Racing Asian Championships in Zhuhai in November, says it is much more tiring mentally.

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