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Baja Freeride 2015

Want to be among the first to try the new 2015 kites and boards?  Join the Tkb Crew in January 2015 for good times, epic downwinders, and more!

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Come join the TKB crew as we demo the new 2015 gear in Baja! Which kites have the best boost? What brand offers the cleanest control bar? Which one is best for unhooked tricks? What kite has the best low end grunt and wind range?

For 2015, TKB is offering two test weeks of freeride kites and boards (select test gear for sale, based on availability). Want to review gear and help other riders around the world when it comes time for them to choose new gear? Join us in La Ventana for the January 3-11 Freeride Test Week. If you just want to try out the new gear without reviewing it, join us for Freeride Week January 20-25.  Email us here  if you are interested in Freeride Week; to join us for Freeride Test Week where you review gear, please complete the form below.

Tkb TEST WEEK La Ventana, January 3-11, 2015

Palapas Ventana will be our host with a semi private  beach, compressors, dedicated launcher/lander, on site restaurant above launch and new for 2015, a hot tub/pool! This eco-resort boasts ocean views from every casita, gear storage, wifi, and a convenient on-site restaurant/bar/espresso cafe.  You can choose from a specialty casita (complete with your own bathroom) or a regular casita (bathrooms/showers 25-30 feet from your door). Rates include 19% hotel tax  but not standard 10% gratuity.

Palapas V entana

The view from Palapas Ventana never gets old.

Specialty Casita:
$1653 single occupancy
$1028 per person based on double occupancy

Regular Casita:
$1415 single occupancy
$884 per person based on double occupancy

bar check

2014 Testers checking bars and safety systems.

Here’s what you get:

  • A chance to be the first to ride the new 2015 kites and boards
  • 8 night 9 day accommodations at Palapas Ventana
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner everyday
  • Kite support on the beach and a compressor to fill kites
  • Transportation for one downwinder a day
  • One day trip to Isla Cerralvo including snorkel trip (weather permitting) and 10-mile crossing
  • Use of Palapas Ventana kayaks and snorkel gear
  • All you can SUP
  • Optional day trip to the Pacific for waves $45 each per person (per consensus of group)
  • Opportunity to purchase test gear at discounted demo pricing (subject to availability)

Requirements:

  • Must stay at property to be part of this test and offer. No exceptions.
  • Must be intermediate (able to go upwind, perform basic tricks, self-sufficient) level or better kiter.
  • Must test daily with the TKB Test Team, weather permitting.
  • Must submit test reports daily (we’ll have a booklet for each tester).

How to Apply:

The Tkb TEST WEEK is limited to 12 participants only. Please fill out the form below no later than October 3, 2014.

Tkb FREERIDE WEEK, La Ventana, January 20-25, 2014

riding

For the FREERIDE WEEK, your only responsibility will be to have a good time!

We’ll have four full days of freeriding and downwinders with Palapas Ventana on all the new 2015 gear. Rates below include 19% hotel tax but not standard 10% gratuity.

Specialty Casita:
$1164 single occupancy
$882 per person based on double occupancy

Regular Casita:
$1015 single occupancy
$759 per person based on double occupancy

Here’s what you get:

  • A chance to be the first to ride the new 2015 kites and boards
  • 5 nights, 6 days lodging at Palapas Ventana
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner everyday
  • Transportation for one downwinder a day
  • One day trip to Isla Cerralvo including snorkel trip (weather permitting) and 10-mile crossing
  • Opportunity to purchase test gear at discounted demo pricing (subject to availability)
boards on beach

For the 2014 test, we had over 53 kites and 29 boards to demo. That’s a lot of gear!

Requirements:

  • Must stay at property to be part of this offer. No Exceptions.
  • Must be intermediate (able to go upwind, perform basic tricks, self-sufficient) level or better kiter.

How to Apply:

Contact us to let us know you are interested via email publisher@thekiteboarder.com by October 3, 2014.

The TKB Freeride Week is open to 12 participants only.

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