Jesse Richman

Jesse Richman

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Jesse Richman posted a video
5 months ago

Learn to Fly:
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Where are we, if we are not in the pursuit of progress? Physically, mentally, technologically, the world about us evolves every day at an exponential rate. Should we choose to stay where we are, the world will pass us by; choose to progress, and the possibilities are endless.

With a kite in my hand, I know that I've just begun to explore the limits of what is possible. Years ago, I only dreamt of the tricks that I am, now able to share with you here.

The 2018 Red Bull King of the Air was quite a ride and didn’t end the way I had envisioned it; midway through my semi-final heat, I let off the gas for just a second too long and paid the price. It was this, falling short of the finals with a 4th place finish, that gave me the opportunity to grow and come back stronger.

Where some see failure, I see opportunity. Every trick, here, took thousands of wipeouts to finally succeed. The further we push our limits the further we evolve. Every day we have the opportunity to become more of whom we wish to be.

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2018 Red Bull King of the Air
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Jesse Richman posted a video
10 months ago

We Are Limitless.
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Nazare could be the biggest and gnarliest wave in the world; the question may arise as to why go out there and risk everything in an attempt to ride it? In any aspect of life, the “why” is incredibly powerful, and our answer can shapes who we become. I believe that pushing past limits is one of life’s most astounding feats and one of the most addicting feelings. It doesn’t matter where we are or what we are doing; it comes back to how much we are willing to put into the moment at hand, how committed to what we are doing, how determined we are to accomplish our goals. If we want something in life, all we have to do is start going after it.

I went out to Nazare to learn about that wave, have a mind-blowing experience and see how I can push the limits of kiteboarding beyond what is currently thought to be the limit. I learned many lessons and felt the ocean’s power like never before. Going out with expectations wasn’t my plan, but it happened, I didn’t do what I aimed to do, but I worked with the waves to make sure I came in alive. I will share what I learned in the full story to come Jan 31st.

Thanks for being a part of my journey and having me on yours.
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Jesse Richman posted a video
1 year ago

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In a storm, it’s not about who you are, it’s about what you do. We all have defining moments in life when we surpass our thoughts to be defined by our limits. Sometimes these moments come often, for some there will be very few in a lifetime. Each time we have a breakthrough moment we literally level up in so many ways. In this wild world we live in, it's hard to say what the point is.

The best description I've resonated with is that we have this chance to build our ultimate character, we have this opportunity to push the world and those around us in a better way than we found them, we have the potential to amplify the feelings and thoughts that we believe in.

I believe we have this chance to make the absolute most of this life and this world, together we can create the future we all dream about. It all starts with us pushing outside of our comfort zone, harnessing our fear and using it to explore the unknown. We need leaders, we need supporters, we need lovers and we need believers.

Find what you are looking for, share what you love, support others that you believe in and together we can accomplish the impossible.

Join us to amplify your thoughts, train with those who share your views and experience the power that kiteboarding and community will have in your journey to becoming the absolute best version of yourself. Click the link below to get connected to the evolution of kiteboarding, stoked to see you inside:

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Cook Islands Dream Series - Episode #2
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Jesse Richman posted a photo
1 year ago

Kiteboarding Goes Digital!
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What can I say.... I like inversions

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Kiteboarding Goes Digital!
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Boat launches -
Never easy
Usually worth it
Always a lesson to be learned

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1 year ago

Kiteboarding Goes Digital!
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We live in a radical world of endless possibilities!

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It's always more fun with friends !

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▪️Professional Kiteboarder | Kitesurfer
▪️2x World Champion
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Bio
Jesse Richman was born on July 22, 1992, in Maui, Hawaii, to Joel and Elaine Richman. Growing up with his older brother by 3 years Shawn and his younger sister by 4 years Eva. Jesse was always physically active, pushing the limits from an early age, He was especially drawn to the ocean. Starting out in the water surfing and then to windsurfing Jesse couldn't get enough. While he would wait for his dad to take him to the beach Shawn and he would build ramps and jumps out of various items in the back yard and jump them with bicycles and skate boards. Shortly before Jesse turned 10 he got an offer from an old time family friend, Joe Koehl (pronounced Joe Cool) an iconic windsurf and kitesurf pioneer, to come fly a new kite of his. After Jesse had nearly flown away and felt out the kite Joe Told Joel and Elaine that he was a natural born Kitesurfer and would one day be world champion.

From there on out it was all about kitesurfing. Jesse spent all day every day thinking about kiting. After school he jammed down to the beach with Shawn and Joel and they all became hooked on kiting. Soon it became apparent that Shawn and Jesse might have a future in the sport as pro's. The three of them started out small with local contests and then hit up the big time after the boys started winning. Going to events from San Francisco to Texas to Venezuela. In 2007 Jesse made history with his record breaking jump in San Francisco, flying through the air for an incredible 22 seconds, blowing away the old hang time record of 13 seconds. Jesse started to get bigger and better and his busy schedule reflected his growing success in the kitesurfing world. Just before starting high school he switched to an online based school so he could travel as much as he needed and still achieve a high school education.

In 2008 Jesse decided to try out his first ever European event in France. This was the first stop on the Kite Board Pro World Tour (KPWT). He was not sure what to expect and wanted to do the whole tour but was leaving this decision up to how he did in France. Sure enough… He won the event. With his eyes focused on a world title Jesse set out that year and competed on the World Tour, having stops in places like: Greece, Turkey, Italy, Brazil, Morocco and more.
At the end of the year Jesse was crowned kitesurfing's Overall World Champion.

Jesse then went on to win the title once more in 2009. As well as winning the newly formed International Kiteboarding Association's (IKA) Overall World Title that was sanctioned by the International Sailing Federation (ISAF).

Today Jesse is one of the busiest and most sought after riders in the sport.
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This will give you chills! Congratulations to all riders - you guys were EPIC. Coming next for the GKA, the Kite-Surf World Tour (wave and…

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Check out the Brazilian takedown! After four world tour events, the final event in Germany delivered a nail-biting climax!

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Kai Lenny, Patri McLaughlin and Jesse Richman head out and tame some of the biggest waves ever ridden with a kite at Jaws, Jesse even tucks into the first ever barrel there!

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