Translations for water sports

As some of the world’s fastest growing sports, water board sports like surfing, kitesurfing, windsurfing and bodyboarding take outdoor enthusiasts and thrill seekers to some of the most exotic locations.

The market for water sports is huge, and customers swim in international waters. If you want to ride the wave, make sure to get your water sports product and content translated right.

Our specialist linguists are surf enthusiasts, in-country native speakers who perfectly understand the nuances of their language – and those of each water sports culture – to convey your brand message. 

For you, this means compelling translations that retain your authentic brand voice and truly resonate with your target customers. A seamless user experience. Increased website traffic. And product descriptions that sell.

TRANSLATIONS THAT DEEP DIVE
INTO YOUR BRAND

 

No better feeling than being first in the lineup while the sun’s rising, or pulling off a new freestyle trick on your kiteboard. Our translators are surfers, kitesurfers, windsurfers–we simply love water sports and are happiest when translating about them. We know how it feels to scan the horizon, to check the swell on our lunch break, and the thrill of riding glassy waves when there’s an offshore wind. With us, your translations are in safe waters.

✔️ Our translators aren’t ‘just’ translators. We’re cultural, marketing, and water sports experts. When not in the office, we’re out in the ocean paddling hard alongside your customers.

✔️ Nothing gets us more excited than riding clean waves at sunset–except for making your content available to other markets. Water is our element. So is translation. That’s why the world’s biggest surf and water sports brands partner up with us.

✔️ Our sports technical know-how means your content will deliver unique brand experiences to water sports and water board sports enthusiasts around the globe.

✔️ Our action sports translation services combine translation expertise with in-depth technical knowledge on a range of adventures and activities, from mountaineering translation to sports and outdoor tech localization.

“We’re all equal before a wave.
– Laird Hamilton

SPECIALIST TRANSLATIONS
TO WIN YOUR WATER SPORTS FANS

 

Surfing, kitesurfing, windsurfing–they’re not just a sport. They are a lifestyle, each with its own culture.
The water sports market is huge and stretches to all corners of the world–from Portugal and Spain all the way to Japan.
Different local cultures can make it hard to achieve business goals and truly connect with your customers in each regional market. Reports, product descriptions, newsletters–we’ll help you deliver a truly local experience to water sports fans anywhere in the world, whatever the format.

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Neoprene or rubber wetsuit? How thick should it be? Longboard, foamboard or short board? What size of kite? Strapless or strapped kiteboard? Water sports gear comes in all shapes and forms. You’re in luck–our translation team knows exactly what you’re talking about and what your customers are shopping for.

 

From SEO translations for your ecommerce to subtitles for promotional videos or sponsored athlete content, translations for sustainability reports, surf-inspired urban clothing and more–we’re the translation agency the world’s biggest surf and water sports brands choose to go global.

WE SPECIALIZE IN

OUTDOOR GEAR & EQUIPMENT

SPORTS APPAREL & FOOTWEAR

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CLIMBING & MOUNTAINEERING

WINTER SPORTS & SNOW SPORTS

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WATER SPORTS

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CYCLING & MOUNTAIN BIKING

EXPERTISE AND TECH TO SCALE TRANSLATION WITH YOUR SALES

 

Outdoor gear brands partner up with us to scale their ecommerce sales. Plain and simple. We work with the latest tech on the market to integrate with your systems for a smooth, hands-off process. Forget about obsolete, inefficient workflows that make translation a burden rather than a growth machine. We’ll keep your content up-to-date and easily accessible across languages, preventing your customers from adding the wrong equipment to their cart.

Our translators have a vast knowledge of the water sports gear that surfers, kiters, kayakers, windsurfers, paddleboarders and water boards sports enthusiasts are after.

By combining our expertise with our cutting-edge translation software, we’re able to process large volumes of content with multiple linguists – for projects that just can’t wait. New collection hitting the market for the winter season? We’re to help. Without the overwhelm.

SERVICES

We support our clients with a wide range of services including translation, transcreation (a combination of copywriting and translation), copywriting, proofreading, SEO translation, subtitling, and more.

LANGUAGES

English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Danish, Polish, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Chinese, Vietnamese, Turkish are our most requested languages, but that's far from all. Need other languages or specific local variants? We've got you covered.

TYPE OF CONTENT

The type of content we translate is as varied as your collections: Ads, websites, landing pages, press releases, product descriptions, Brochures, video content, marketing campaigns, newsletters, email content, and more.

WATER SPORTS

Surfing, kitesurfing, kiteboarding, bodyboarding, big wave surfing, windfoiling, windsurfing, kayaking, canoeing, and more – we’ll help you translate all the water sports gear your customers need for their adventures.

“The Action Sports Translator team are a fantastic partner. They enabled us to re-platform our European translated sites quickly while staying true our unique brand voice.”

Jenny B., Senior Manager of Digital Operations @ Skullcandy

DROP IN
AND SAY HI

 

Our adventure sports translation specialists are here to help you grow across borders.

Make an inquiry using the form or send us an email to hello@theactionsportstranslator.com. We'll get back to you within a couple of hours.

📍 We are a fully remote company.
Our office are registered in Estonia, but our team members and translators are scattered all over the world. Find us at the ski resort, surf spot or climbing crag near you.

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