Best 2 weeks in December

This month has been unusually windy here on Oahu. I’ve kited everyday for the past 2 weeks with great waves and super strong wind. I am loving life Here a pic of Chuck and I yesterday having a great time – photos by John Bilderback. Thank you John for the great photos!

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Crazy Shirts catalog photo shoot

The brand Crazy Shirts asked me if I would like to be on their next catalog and of course I said yes. They hired Chuck to do all the water photography and yesterday we shot some action from land with one of their photographers. We finally have some swell in the forecast and I am …

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Full page photo on new Kiteworld Mag

So stoked to have a full page photo published in the new issue of Kiteworld Mag! Shot was taken by Chuck Harlan at Mokuleia this summer. We have been super lucky by having so many little swells on the North Shore this summer. Conditions have been EPIC since March! Thank you Kiteworld Mag for supporting …

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windiest session

Today I kited in the windiest conditions ever! It was a lot of fun and it felt good to know that even though I weight as much as a 10 year old and I can manage to kite on these conditions. I have never seen this much wind at Mokuleia before. Chuck was wishing and …

GoPro footage at Mokes

Here is a video edited by Randy Leavitt and shot with a GoPro mounted on a poll by Richard Whyte at Mokuleia, Hawaii. Featuring Chuck Harlan, Adriana Harlan, Moona Whyte, Randy Leavitt, and Felix Pivec.


New Video

I just wanted to share my addiction with everyone, so I made this video with some of the footage Chuck took of me in the last few months. Vimeo version Youtube version  


SBC Kiteboard Mag Article

SBC Kiteboard mag just released its latest issue and did an awesome article about last year’s KSP wave riding world tour. I am so glad I was able to be part of the tour! Here is one of the pages of the article with a photo of me riding in Cabo Verde during the expression …

Adriana Harlan in Hawaii - Na Onda TV Show

Preview of ‘Na Onda’ TV Show

Tomorrow, March 29th, 2012 the Brazilian TV show “Na Onda” will present a special on me showing what is like to live and kitesurf in Hawaii. Along with my part on the show the program will feature the unique photographs of well know Hawaii photographer Clark Little and also the program will show what is …


No wind but lots of surf!

The wind hasn’t been very good here on Oahu this past month, but the waves have been incredible. We’ve had swell after swell for the last 2 months and the forecast is still showing more activity. I miss kiting, but I am stocked to be surfing such good waves this winter. Here is a photo …


Kitegirl Magazine Article

So excited to be able to share a new kitesurfing magazine with you! It’s a magazine dedicated to girls that that kite. Check them out and get your copy at Their first issue just came out and here is an article I was featured in. If you’d like to read the article, here is …

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2011: a windy year to remember

This has been such an amazing year for me and I want to share all my adventures and accomplishments with you in this last blog post of 2011. First I want to say that kitesurfing transformed my life for the better since I started in mid 2008. I could not have imagined the amount of …

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KSP Cabo Verde Wrap Up

I was hoping to write a lot more updates from my trip to Cabo Verde, but I have not been able to be online as much as I had hopped. The costs to be on the internet in this country are outrages. It costs $8 for 1 hour of internet at the hotel we stayed …

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Cabo Verde – KSP Update 1

This is my first blog update from Cape Verde and so far it has not lived up to what we had hoped for. Our trip from Honolulu to Sal, Cape Verde took 47.5 hours and we had a great layover day in New York City with my husband Chuck’s high school friend Anthony. It was …



I finally made it home from Peru last night after 44 hours of flights and layovers. It was not easy, especially because I got the flu the last day in Pacasmayo. Now I am back to work, leaving to go to sea in 2 days for a week and then I will be on my …