Perfection, precision and 100% synchronicity in its manoeuvres make the Red Bull Kiteforce team one of the best in the world. Its main goal is to showcase a fascination for kite flying and to do that, the team takes a two-pronged approach.
Providing a visual spectacle, the team's athletes impress the crowds at numerous shows and kite festivals with their graceful moves, while on the contest circuit, the team competes at the highest level in various international competitions and championships.Ramlal Tien discovered his passion for kiting in Normandy. "It gets pretty blustery there and with the right thermals the sport can get very exciting," he says.
At college in Caen Ramlal studied fine arts and his passion soon became his profession as he started to build and test his own prototypes. "I wrote my thesis on the technology of kites and I now run my own kiting business. My goal is to win the title with the Red Bull Kiteforce team at the World Championships next year," he adds.