The dates are set for two truly legendary events in Ireland
When the guys at Pure Magic organize a kite event they really go for it running the two biggest events in Ireland! Battle for the Bay in Dublin brought 65,000 people to the beach last year while Battle for the Burning Lake, held on Achill Island, also went off in true form as you can see below.
Attracting pro riders like Jesse Richman, Nick Jacobsen, Kevin and Jalou Langeree, and paddleboarder Zane Schweitzer, both events are typically colourful with live music, parties and a liberal sprinking of the mighty Irish craic.
2016 was the 10 year anniversary of The Battles and 2017’s events are sure to be similarly epic.
Dublin 19-21st May battleforthebay.com
Achill Island 30 September – 1st October battleforthelake.com.