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IKA Announces Kiteboarding Class Changes

The IKA class meeting held last weekend in Rome has resulted in some important decisions for the 2013 season.

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Slingshot Modelo Pre-Funk Burning Bush Party: Jan 19, Joe’s Garage

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Heading to Burning Bush? Come join the fun at the Slingshot Modelo Pre-Funk party at Joe's Garage before!

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La Ventana Kite and SUP Demo Week: Update Thursday Jan 17, 2013

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A few changes to where companies will be demoing for the rest of this week. Demos times dates are subject to change according to weather.

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VIDEO: Slingshot Releases the 2013 RPM

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The 2013 RPM Crossover kite is a powerful combination of aggressive freestyle characteristics and progressive crossover performance.

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Johnny Heineken named 2012 US SAILING Yachtsman of the Year

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Johnny Heineken has been named the 2012 Rolex Yachtsman of the Year for his dominating performances in competitive kiteboarding, including the Kiteboarding Course Racing World Championship in Cagliari, Italy, where he topped 148 competitors to claim the world title for a second consecutive year.

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TKB Volume 9, Number 4 Now Mailing

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The Kiteboarder Magazine Volume 9, Number 4 (Winter 2013) is now mailing to subscribers and kiteboarding schools and retail shops.

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2013 Buyer’s Guide: Slingshot Spring 2013 Products

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For its Spring 2013 product release, Slingshot has updated the RPM, Z, and Turbine kites. Also being released are the Glide, Crisis, and Darko boards.

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TKB REVIEW: Patagonia R2 Front-Zip Wetsuit

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We've heard about the Patagonia wetsuits for quite some time and see a lot of them on the water in our area, so we were excited to receive a Patagonia R2 Front-Zip wetsuit to test for kitesurfing.

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Volume 9, Number 3

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The Fall 2012 issue of TKB features Rediscovering Baja, The Unexpected Honduras, and Kiteboarding Egypt

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TKB REVIEW: Patagonia Nano Puff Jacket

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Besides being amazingly lightweight and able to pack down into its own pocket for traveling or when hiking, I’ve found that the Patagonia Nano Puff is now my go-to jacket for a wide variety of conditions.

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Lord of the Wind Kite Demo and La Ventana Kite Demo Week January 2013

Looking to upgrade your quiver in 2013? Want the opportunity to try as many brands as possible before you decide? If you're going to be in Baja in January, you're in luck!

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Lord of the Wind Adds Course Racing, Announces $10K in Prize Money

Lord of the Wind 2013 is rocking with registration growing daily. Due to demand, course racing has now been added to the event, adding an additional level of excitement.

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2012 KSP World Champions Crowned in Maui

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The final day of the Ho’okipa Kite Surf Pro delivered classic Ho’okipa conditions and saw major upsets in the world title race. Event winners and overall KSP World Champions were crowned on Maui’s north shore today.

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2013 The Kiteboarder Calendar Now Shipping

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The Kiteboarder's 2013 Kiteboarding Wall Calendar is now shipping. Get yours in The Kiteboarder Store!

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Youri Zoon and Karolina Winkowska Crowned 2012 PKRA World Champions After Intense Last Day of Competition

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Today, on the biggest day of the year, the 2012 Freestyle World Champion was decided, and what an incredible day it was. In fact, no one could have anticipated how close the final results would actually be – and this day went down in history, providing some of the most epic final battles ever witnessed.

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