Miguel is a professional kiteboarder, filmer and editor. He grew up on the road travelling through Asia, Africa and the Middle East and continues to pursue his passion for travelling, filming and documenting kiteboarding experiences in the most remote places on the planet in search of the unique and unexplored. His portfolio includes work for Best Kiteboarding, ISAF, Current TV and the BBC.
Miguel has had articles and photos published in a variety of worldʼs top kiteboarding magazines including Kiteworld (UK), Kiteboarder (US), Kiteboarding (US) and Gust (South Africa). He has published a series of articles in Kiteworld with accompanying photographs focusing on travelling and kiteboarding in off the beaten track destinations.
Kite Nomads series offers a glimpse into the lifestyle of water sports and its relentless search of the utopian spot. Miguel hits the road less travelled with other pro riders and together they lead the viewer into a unique journey of discovery. The series captures the challenges of travelling in offbeat destinations, distinctive cultures and rich diversity of the planet.
What Kite Nomads Say
“Live Your LifeSam Medysky's new tattoo
“A bottle of tequila before a ping pong show is never a good idea.David Drinkwater on Thailand
“Man, that's hot!Joe Ruscito on food in Sri Lanka
“I hate Mac Bangkok.Miguel Willis about Apple customer service
“I'll never ride on a bus here again.Tom Ring on transport in Sri Lanka
“Welcome to Mauritania, now where is my gift?Immigration officer at the Mauritania border
“Sure we can get all that on a tuk-tuk.Miguel Willis being optimistic about the boardbags
“I thought you look filthy... Then I looked myself in the mirror.Mateo Willis to his brother, Miguel, on a wagon-load of iron ore in Mauritania