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2008 Blade Kites: Convenience of One Pump, Simplicity of Multi-Inflation

Blade Kites launched in 2007 and because of solid design and the help of pro rider Will James, has now become a well known brand wordwide. 2008 is right around the corner and the BLADE design team has put a lot of effort into ...

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New Best Girls

Best Kiteboarding: To go with the hottest kites in the industry we have updated the Best Girls webpage with all new girls and a brand new voting system. You can now place your votes on every Best Girl and even ...

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The Kiteboarder Magazine is on Facebook

  The Kiteboarder Magazine is dedicated to bringing you the latest news and information.  You can now check out our growing community on Facebook by clicking here.

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New Kite-Speed World Record Set During Luderitz Speed Challenge

On Saturday September 14th, Alex Caizergues just set a new Kitespeed World Record at 44.55 knots at 500m in Luderitz, Namibia. The previous 3 years old record, obtained by Olaf Marting (RSA), was beaten by almost 3 knots… Check out ...

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Best Nemesis HP Video

Best Kiteboarding just released a rocking new video of their 2008 Best Nemesis HP. The clip is full of colossal jumps and powered kiteloops. Check out the video here.

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ASNews Interviews Mystic: ’08 gear/what goes into the design

Podcast #89: Mystic Kiteboarding on Why All Harnesses and Wetsuits are Not Created Equal! This week, The Kiteboarder editor and ASNews.net host Ryan Riccitelli interivews Product Designer Erwin Janssen from Mystic Kiteboarding. With over 200 new products coming down the ...

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Surf Expo Video Interviews: 2008 Kiteboarding Gear

(Sept 14 – 16, 2007) Live from Surf Expo, check out 22 in-depth interviews as editor Ryan Riccitelli talks with designers, industry leaders and pros about the 2008 gear. Videos uploaded to www.thekiteboarder.com, www.asnews.net and www.kiteforum.tv. Click on an interview ...

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The Kiteboarder Sept/Oct07 Issue Now Available

  The Kiteboarder Sept/Oct07 issue is packed with news, instructional, travel, gear reviews and in-depth features you won’t find anywhere else. That’s why more and more riders are turning to The Kiteboarder – more content, less hype, real gear reviews….and we have pretty ...

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Win a 2008 Naish Helix

Naish Kiteboarding: From now until September 15th, 2007, you will have the chance to win the most sought after kite of 2008:  the Naish Helix.  The Helix is the first kite to be introduced in the Sigma Series. Guaranteed to ...

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IKO Instructor Ratings Now Online

The International Kiteboarding Organization (IKO) has a new website and system that rates instructors around the world. Their new system helps potential customers pick the right instructor in their area. Here is a news brief from the IKO site: With ...

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ASNews / The Kiteboarder podcast: What is Freak Dog Kites?

This Week: Dominican pro rider, Ariel Corniel, thrust EH Kiteboarding into the spotlight this June with his first place PKRA win in Cabarete — the first pro to win a sanctioned competition on a pure bow kite. Now, EH kites ...

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The Full Video of Jesse’s 22-Second Jump

Is he hang-gliding or kitesurfing? Cruise by Cabrinha’s website for more information.

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Tom Herbert’s New Website

KPWT rider Tom Herbert‘s new website is now online. The site has a number of sweet videos, so cruise on by www.tom-hebert.com to check them out.

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KPWT France 2007 Day 1

  Strong wind conditions today in Dunkerque, with gusts up to 30kts for the first day of competition, permitting to launch freestyle man and woman brackets. Not a surprise, Sebastien Garat (RRD) won all of his heats with spectacular moves ...

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Kristin Boese: Beyond the Iron Curtain

Two-time PKRA world champion and Best team rider Kristin Boese was recently interviewed at www.bestkiteboarding.com. In the interview, Kristin describes her upbringing behind the Iron Curtain and her future plans on and off the PKRA. Here is a snippet from ...

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