AIRTIME: It was a windy day in Penticton, but for many kiteboarders and windsurfers, it was pure heaven on Skaha Lake Sunday, March 28, 2021. (Sandy Steck SSteck Photography)

Kiteboarders catch major air on Skaha Lake during Sunday’s windstorm

Kiteboarders and windsurfers took to Skaha Lake in droves Sunday

It was a windy day in Penticton recently, but for many kiteboarders and windsurfers, it was pure heaven.

Kiteboarders came out in droves to Skaha Lake to take advantage of the windy conditions, catching major air and doing flips and tricks.

Local photographer Sandy Steck captured some stunning action shots.

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It was a windy day in Penticton, but for many kiteboarders and windsurfers, it was pure heaven on Skaha Lake Sunday, March 28, 2021. (Sandy Steck SSteck Photography)

Some of the kiteboarders were catching metres of air as they shredded the waves and wind on Skaha Lake, a particular favourite spot for Okanagan kiteboarders.

Windsurfers also shared the lake with the daring air flyers.

It was a windy day in Penticton, but for many kiteboarders and windsurfers, it was pure heaven on Skaha Lake Sunday, March 28, 2021. (Sandy Steck SSteck Photography)

Environment Canada reported winds of up to 73 km/h at 3 p.m. on Sunday in Penticton.

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It was a windy day in Penticton, but for many kiteboarders and windsurfers, it was pure heaven on Skaha Lake Sunday, March 28, 2021. (Sandy Steck SSteck Photography)

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