Guide at a Glance
Maui, Hawaii, United States
Adventure, Water Activities
English, French, Spanish
3 Day Fast Track to Kiteboarding, Beginner thru Intermediate
The early part of Karen’s life was taken up with many fun sports, skiing , cross country skiing then snowboarder back in the beginning of the sport. Also mountain biking, hiking, just about anything outdoors. She started windsurfing in 1980 in Lake Tahoe, The Gorge and Rio Vista, then came to Maui to windsurf and surf in 1990 and never went back home. Spent many fun days sailing and surfing her favorite spot, Ho’okipa. Later a friend gave her a kiteboarding lesson and she was hooked! Karen’s love of kiteboarding led her to take the IKO course to teach kiteboarding, she says: ”I love teaching kiteboarding! This is such a fun sport , the students are really stoked and it’s very gratifying”. Karen is now the General Manager at Aqua Sports Maui.