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Marc Jacobs kitesurfing in New Zealand Switch Kites

New Zealand – truly epic landscapes and there’s no need to share this spot!<br /><br /><iframe width=”800″ height=”450″ src=”″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen=”allowfullscreen”></iframe><br /><br /><span><span><span>What Switch say: Marc Jacobs, New Zealand’s number one kiteboarder travels the world kiteboarding and competing on the international stage. Marc always looks forward to coming back home to New Zealand, kitesurfing and training in our majestic country, Aotearoa.</span><br /></span></span><div><br />Filmed in Lake Wakatipu, South Island, New Zealand, this magnificent inland lake was formed 15,000 years ago during the last ice age. </div><span><br />It’s always good coming home.</span><br /><span>The welcoming mountain ranges.</span><br /><span>The deep clean waters.</span><br /><span>Rugged ridge lines rolling into deep canyons.</span><br /><span>Carved out over centuries by immense glaciers.</span><br /><span>Timeless glacier lakes.</span><br /><span>Legends say that Rakaihautu the commander of the Uruao canoe dug these ancient lakes with his magical kāheru.</span><br /><span>Tāwhirimātea the god of the wind blesses these ancient waters of Wakatipu.</span><br /><span>When the wind rushes down the valleys you can still hear the war cries of ancient warriors echoing across the rivers.</span><br /><span>This land has sculptured who we are today.</span><br /><span>Aotearoa, New Zealand</span><br /><span>Our land, Our home<br /><br />Equipment:<br /><span>Kites – <a href=”” title=”Kiteworld – Switch Nitro” target=”_blank”>SWITCH Nitro</a> 9m and 10m</span><br /><span>Board – <a href=”” title=”Kiteworld – Switch MJ” target=”_blank”>SWITCH MJ</a> comp 140</span><br /><span>Gear – <a href=”” title=”Kiteworld – Mystic” target=”_blank”>MYSTIC</a> harness, wetsuit, bags, apparel</span><br /><span><br />Crew:</span><br /><span>Marc Jacobs</span><br /><span>Nathan Schaeffer</span><br /><span>Mike Holland</span><br /><span>Daniel Kajavala</span><br /></span>

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