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2010 IKA World Championship: Day 1

Corpus Christi showed its classic windy side today, with wind speeds ranging from 17-32 knots. The entire fleet was challenged constantly as conditions were extreme.

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The Power of the People: Kitesurfers Win Petition Against New Air France/KLM Baggage Fees

Thanks in large part to F.One team rider and World Speed Record Holder Alex Caizergues, kitesurfing gear will soon be treated as regular baggage on Air France/KLM.

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2010 IKA World Kite Racing Championship: Most of European Riders Made It!

Things are shaping up for the start of the 2010 IKA World Racing Championship in Corpus Christi, TX, April 22-25.

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Cabrinha Sponsors First Wakeskate Kiter

Cabrinha and Jason Stone are proud to announce their sponsor partnership in wake skate development.  Cabrinha will be giving Jason, one of the premiere wakeskate kiters, free reign to test and design the next level of Cabrinha wakeskate equipment including ...

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You Think You’re Fast? Registration Open for Luderitz 2010 Speed Kiting

Many world records have been broken during the first 3 Luderitz Speed Challenges, and it’s played a vital role in kiteboarders attaining top ranking in Speed Sailing.

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PKRA France 2010: Final Results

Today was much like the past few days. The wind decided that it was going to be stubborn yet again.

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Is a Kite’s Weight Important?

While writing a paper for his master's thesis, Reinhart Paelinck did some scientific research to determine how a kite's weight affects it handling in the air.

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Things are Getting Nasty Between IKA/KPWT: KPWT loses Court Case against the IKA

The Kiteboard Pro World Tour (KPWT, official name: Globe Pro Firm LLC), a limited liability company based in Delaware, USA with its management in Brasil, served a court injunction on the International Kiteboarding Association (IKA), a not for profit International Association based with headquarters in Germany, on the 15th of January, 2010.

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Julien Fillion Launches New Website

Through my site you will be able to follow my path, via a global position system, in the search of epic big wave surfing, kitesurfing, and standup paddling. You will also get sneek peeks of my new designs that I will be testing in the field.

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Alex Soto wins the Puerto Rico Heineken Kiteboarding challenge

The event marked the first time the Puerto Rican Sailing Federation, a member of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF), included a Kiteboarding Class at a major regatta.

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CKA West Coast Championship Wrap Up

This past Saturday, April 3rd, 2010 the West Coast CKA had their West Coast Championships at UCSB. The event worked out perfectly, with a good scene and excellent conditions.

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TKB Content Now Available on the Kindle

You can now enjoy all of the latest content from The Kiteboarder Magazine on the Amazon Kindle or you can use Kindle software to view the content on your mobile phone or computer.

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Do You Have What it Takes to Compete in the Triple-S?

Submit your video by April 1, 2010, and you could win yourself one of three wild card spots in the 2010 Triple-S.

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Kiteboarders Cross Lake Pontchartrain for Leukemia Awareness

March 21 marked the second time Lake Pontchartrain’s 24 mile stretch was conquered by a local kiteboarder on a mission to create awareness and raise $10,000 for blood cancer research.

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DISPATCH: Brandon Scheid: Action Packed Day!

It was another great day to be on Hatteras Island! I awoke to the rushing sound of wind on my window, thats got to be the worlds best alarm clock.

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