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Snowkiting in Florida? Yes!

Everything was arranged and lots of people were planning on attending. There was one minor issue though: It was about 30 degrees and snow flurries were predicted! I mean, this is Florida, we don’t do cold!

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Two Kiteboarders Getting Ready for the Olympics

There are those in the sport of kiteboarding who think kiteboarding will one day be in the Olympics. That day may come in the near future, but this winter, kiteboarders will already be participating in the 2010 Olympic Games.

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The Kiteboarder December Issue Now Available Online

Download the December 2009 issue for free along with back issues back to September 2004 at http://www.thekiteboarder.com/wordpress/category/download-pdf/ Enjoy!

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The Kiteboarder February 2010 Issue Now Available

TKB Feb2010 issue just released. This issue: Designer’s Corner: Designer’s reveal what went into designs of the new 2010 Slingshot Arcane, 2010 Liquid Force Alliance Snowboard, 2010 Mystic Shadow Harness, 2010 F-One Acid, 2010 Genetrix Origin, 2010 Epic Kites Renegade ...

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SPECIAL OFFER: Save 15% at Live2Kite.com

Tell them The Kiteboarder set you and save an additional 15% on 2009 Mystic Gear at Live2Kite.com when you enter coupon code 1209!

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La Ventana Classic & KiteXpo: Final Exhibitors, Prizes and More!

In 2009, your participation helped the event raise over $18,000 USD resulting in a new paint job and trees for the El Sargento primary school, a new outdoor shaded patio performance area for the LV Primary School and more medical tools and exam tables for the local health center. Let’s help raise the bar in 2010!

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La Ventana Event 1/17-24: No early demos except with clinics

FYI, there seems to be some confusion re: the expanded event for 2010. Just to clarify: 1/17 through 1/20:  We have several pro clinics happening during these dates which also include early demos of the brands they represent. Clinics include: ...

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Ruben Lenten in Cape Town (surgery update)

I went for surgery on my left ankle on the 29th of December and have been on the couch with my leg up for the past week…In the hospital everything went smooth, I tried to enjoy those narcotics for as long as possible while on the surgery table…But of course I passed out within 10seconds

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New Kiteboarding Speed Record of 50.98 knots!

Alexandre Caizergues is now officially the fastest kiteboarder in the world. His speed of 50.98 knots is an average over 500 meters. That's 58.67 mph!

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Wind Meter APP for Kiters Updated

The Wind Meter APP has been in the top 20 Weather Apps at iTunes now for 6 months straight!

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Liquid Force Signs Aaron Abel

“It’s awesome to ride for Liquid Force,” said Abel. “LF has always been my favorite brand, and I’m super stoked to be riding the best gear head to toe moving forward!.”

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IKA approves European Freestyle Championship Series

A tour of five events will determine the best European Kiteboarder in the thrilling discipline of freestyle. Each individual event will also offer kiteboard racing with ranking points counting towards the IKA world ranking to cover two of the most attractive disciplines.

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Liquid Force Kiteboarding Launches 2010 Website

Liquid Force just launched a completely new website for 2010. Check out all of LF's latest offerings at http://www.liquidforcekites.com/

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Kristin Boese Sets Historic Kiteboarding Record

Kristin Boese has secured her mark in the sport’s history by winning the Guinness World Records™ for the most kite-boarding world championships attained by a woman athlete.

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IKA officially launches Olympic Campaign

With the successful bid of Rio de Janeiro and the Olympic Sailing Regatta 2016 held on the beaches of the Copacabana, Kiteboarding would perfectly suit into this scenery and add a true highlight to the Olympic Games.

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