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You’ve Heard the Hype – Now Come Demo the Gear at the Hatteras Kite Expo!

You have heard the hype about the new 2011 gear — now come and try it out for yourself! Kitty Hawk Kites Kiteboarding Resort and The Kiteboarder Magazine are proud to bring you the Hatteras Kite Expo from May 28-30, ...

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Maurcio Abreu Joins Slingshot Global Team

There is no question Mauricio Abreu is a legend in kiteboarding. From the very beginning, he has pushed the boundaries as much as anyone who has been involved with the sport. Now he has decided Slingshot is the best place for him to continue doing that.

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La Ventana Classic and Kitexpo 2011: What Your Support Did for the Community

Thank you to all who made it to Baja this year for the 2011 La Ventana Classic and KiteXpo! This year’s event raised $18,547 for the local community. Here is a list of what your support has accomplished: Projects Realized ...

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Kiteboarding to be Included in 2016 Olympics as an Evaluation

The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has decided to include kiteboarding course racing as an evaluation sport in the 2016 Olympics.

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Get WindAlert Widgets for Your Website

WindAlert has announced their new weather widgets, which you can customize to show wind info for whatever region you choose.

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F-One Rolls Out New Bamboo SUP Line for 2011

  Check out F-One’s beautiful new SUP line at http://en.f-onesup.com

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Jeremie Tronet Launches New TV Series

Many of us have enjoyed the travel videos put out by Ocean Rodeo’s Jeremie Tronet and Linn Svendsen. Tronet has now put together all this footage together and more for his new series called “Ride Along”. Check out the trailer ...

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BWS EXCLUSIVELY PARTNERS WITH REAL WATERSPORTS

   BWS is pleased to announce that they have partnered exclusively with REAL WATERSPORTS for the North America region. Ben said, “REAL absolutely shares our vision of bridging the gap between surfing and kiting and I believe the partnership ...

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PKRA Leucate: Pulido and Zoon Take Single and Double Elimination Titles

The sun was out this morning welcoming the howling 25-35+ knot wind. Riders prepared their smallest kites for what was a day of astounding kiteboarding action. The competition level this year is extremely high making it mandatory for all riders to perform at the best of their ability.

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EVENT REPORT: Pismo Beach KiteXpo 4/24/2011

EVENT REPORT: Pismo Beach KiteXpo 4/24/2011

The 2011 Pismo Beach KiteXpo ended on a high note as the predicted wind showed up at the event site today. Despite a gloomy and windless morning, the wind filled in around 1 pm and riders were able to hit the water on 9-12m kites.

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EVENT REPORT: Pismo Beach KiteXpo 4/23/2011

EVENT REPORT: Pismo Beach KiteXpo 4/23/2011

The forecasted winds never showed up today in Pismo Beach, but plenty of kiteboarders still made their way to the event site to check out the plethora of new 2011 kiteboaridng gear that was on the beach. Starting at 9 am, riders began to demo SUP boards in excellent SUP conditions.

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EVENT REPORT: 2011 Pismo Beach KiteXpo 4/22/2011

EVENT REPORT: 2011 Pismo Beach KiteXpo 4/22/2011

Today was the first day of the 2011 Pismo Beach KiteXpo and the conditions delivered on the Central Coast. This morning started with clear blue skies and riders were on the water by 1pm.

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April 2011 Issue of TKB Now Available Online

The READ TKB page has just been updated with the full April 2011 issue of The Kiteboarder Magazine. Here, you can flip the pages of TKB just like you would the print magazine.

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Pismo Beach KiteXpo April 22-24: Demos, $20K Raffle Prizes, Live Music!

Pismo Beach has been enjoying stellar spring conditions! The Pismo Beach KiteXpo would not be possible without the support from the following brands and businesses:

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Flexifoil Announces Updated Proton

The PROTON offers the easy re-launch, predictable flight, stability and quick turns that the rider needs tomaster the waves, or simply cruise across the flats with confidence... oh and did we mention it now looks betterthan ever?

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