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An inspirational edit from Helena Brochocka who is now kiting after knee surgery a year ago. Check it out!

Same time last year I was just starting to walk by myself after a knee surgery. Everyone always told me that you tend to come back stronger after you recover, and in the first months back on the water, I was really disappointed to learn it wasn’t true at all. At least not from the start. I was scared, not confident enough, and all my progression from the past years seem to have disappeared just like that. I was back to square one, learning basic rotations all over again.

That is why I was so happy to finally return to Brazil, to try and relearn each trick, one by one, some in a completely different way than I used to them in the past. It was a long process, with a lot of ups and downs, but in the end I’ve learned to appreciate every little milestone on my way, and become stoked on kiteboarding all over again.

This little clip was made pretty spontaneously and I am really really happy that it happened, because for me it is a closure to this whole adventure. It took way longer than expected, but now, exactly a year later, I can finally say I feel 100% again ! I am ready to go back to improving my level, and more importantly enjoying every day I get to ride and have fun more than ever before !

Camera: Aleksander Lewandowski
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Music: Musical Doodles by Two Feet

Mon 12th Dec, 2016 @ 12:00 pm

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