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Why Kiteboarding is Classified as an Extreme Sport

An Ottertail man, Mark Johnson, who was severely injured in a kite boarding accident Saturday afternoon on Otter Tail Lake, is recovering after being taken by ambulance to the Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) in Minneapolis. Johnson, 55, suffered a ...

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ASNews Live Podcast Th: Slingshot RPM, New DD2 Bar and more!

Podcast #139: This week, our special guest on The Kiteboarder Magazine and ASNews.net podcast is Slingshot co-founder and chief kite designer, Tony Logosz. Tony will be joining host Ryan Riccitelli live this Thursday evening to talk about Slingshot’s new RPM ...

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PKRA will have a 2009 World Tour schedule

The PKRA 2009 World Tour Schedule will be published on February 10th. The information has been confirmed in the Professional Kiteboard Riders Association website. Which means that the kiteboarding scene will still have two world circuits – PKRA and KPWT ...

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ASNews podcast: F-one’s Delta patent, Firewire deal and 2009 Line Up

Podcast #138: This week, our guest on the ASNews.net and The Kiteboarder podcast is kiteboarding pioneer and the founder of F-One, Raphael Salles. A former pro windsurfer, Raphael saw the light when kiteboarding was in its infancy and started one ...

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Win A Best Kahoona: ‘Spreading The Love’ competition

The only thing we love more than riding new kites at Best Kiteboarding is ‘prize giveaways’. With the new Kahoona due to land at the start of March we thought we’d offer a few lucky riders the chance to win ...

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Ventana event update: OR/Royal board prizes, clinics & more!

image by Jim Stringfellow LA VENTANA CLASSIC AND KITEXPO UPDATE 1/15: We are pleased to annouce that more prizes have been added to the Treasure Hunt and Raffle! Ocean Rodeo Mako 140 x 140 Liquid Force Twin tip TBD Caution ...

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Kite surfing contest set for Morecambe

Darren Hargreaves kite surfing on Morecambe Bay. MORECAMBE could be an ideal venue for a national kite surfing festival, according to local members of the British Kite Surfing Association. The waters off The Battery in Morecambe often provide the perfect ...

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TKB Podcast 1/16: KB4C Canada and Montana Snowkite Rodeo

Podcast #137: Inspired by the highly successful Kiteboarding for Cancer event founded by Tonia Farman and Dr. Garrett Zalen in Hood River, Oregon, Canadian Aaron Hackel and the Degelman crew have been working around the clock shaping, sculpting and constructing ...

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TKB Mag Feb09 issue available now/Dec08 online issue posted!

Happy New Year everybody! The Feb09 issue of The Kiteboarder Magazine is now mailing and will be available at your local shop now or next week. Also, the Dec08 issue has now been posted and is available for FREE download ...

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ASNews/TKB Mag podcasts back on air! Pat Rawson on 09 LF Surfboards/New Tech

Podcast #136: Pat Rawson’s legacy extends throughout 26 countries worldwide and spans more than 30 years. From champion Tom Carroll to big wave extremist Ryan Rawson, the list of pro surfers riding Rawson-shaped boards is proof of the respect that ...

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Best Kiteboarding introduces the 2009 Kahoona

kahoona_lo-res_striped.jpg [ 156.07 | Viewed 27 times ] The new Kahoona is the perfect choice for every rider looking for a super stable, easy-to-rig, easy- to-fly kite. A reduced aspect-ratio and swept leading edge make the Kahoona Best’s quickest relaunching ...

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La Ventana Classic & KiteXpo promo video: Get pumped up!

Thanks to Jim Stringfellow for putting this great promotional video together for us! Captures the vibe, spirit and good times of the event in 2 minutes:-) Enjoy! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-DrwaKFvjE

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Ventana Classic/KiteXpo: Royal & new products 2B unveiled!

Photo courtesy Jim Stringfellow UPDATE 1/6/09: The La Ventana Classic and Kitexpo is stoked to announce that Royal Kiteboarding has registered as a participant and will have new 2009 product available for demo. We have also learned that at least ...

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Samsung Snowkite Masters 2009

At a sunny and with tons of snow but wind poor weekend on Saturday secured John Schaschl the victory at the Samsung Rail session. One of the Top 10 international rider on the water, Michael Schitzhofer surprised the Snowkite scene ...

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La Ventana Classic and KiteXpo: Volunteer here!

Arnaud from Kitemasters marks the start of an old skool heat.  Call for Volunteers!  4th Annual La Ventana Classic and KiteXpo: Jan 22-25, 2009   OVERVIEW A fundraiser Race and Gear Demos to benefit the schools and health center of ...

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