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South of the Border in San Quintin

Head 20 minutes south from San Diego on I-5 and you will find yourself in a wildly different place. As soon as you cross under the large green, white, and red sign that reads “MEXICO,” make sure you line up in one of the “Nothing to Declare” lanes and hope for a green light.

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NOR CAL SESSIONS: Winter Kiting in the SF Bay Area

Most kiters put their equipment away till the next summer and reintroduce themselves to their non-kiting friends and family, while a few head to Baja for the winter or some exotic kite vacation. But a core group of San Francisco kiters look to fall, winter and spring as a time for a different kiting experience, where big waves and wild winds at a number of key spots make for some of the best kiting of the year.

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Backwoods: Fairfield, Idaho

The Camas Valley is a snowkite area close to Fairfield, Idaho, that spreads over several hundred square miles and includes Sun Valley. Riders will find diverse terrain with some launch areas on expansive flats and others nestled into humbling mountain basins.

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Easy, Breezy Ventana

Don't miss out on all the fun! It's not too late to make plans to join us at this year's La Ventana Classic and KiteXpo! Resister at http://www.palapasventana.com/lvclassic.aspx

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SNOWKITING in ALASKA: The Last Frontier

My brother Jeff and I were born in Anchorage, Alaska where we were raised on a healthy diet of snowmobiling, skiing and snowboarding. We discovered snowkiting in 1999 while living in Colorado, and it opened our eyes to a whole new way to have fun in the snow. After many years of exploring spots around the “Lower 48” states, our friend John Tompkins of Kite Alaska sent us a video from a snowkiting trip he had taken around our home turf.

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Backwoods: Saona Island

Situated on the southern coast of the Dominican Republic, Saona Island is a pristine tropical paradise that has been featured in many movies and commercials.

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Exploring La Ventana

La Ventana is a great place to take a kiteboarding vacation, but it’s also much more than that. It’s a great home base from which you can explore all that Southern Baja has to offer, just a short drive away.

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The Alluring Isle of Aruba

“I can get you on a press trip to Aruba, all expenses paid, but you have to leave in a few days.”

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Alaska Air to Cabo/La Paz from $75 – Get On It!

Book tickets now for La Ventana Classic and KiteXpo January 17-24, 2010! Alaska Airlines announced new LOW fares today: each way $75 LAX to Cabo $109 LAX to La Paz $ 139 PDX  or Seattle to La Paz $109 San ...

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Punta San Carlos: Kite, SUP and Mtn Bike Mecca

Podcast #148: Punta San Carlos has been a world class sailing destination since the first wave pioneers first discovered it in the early eighties. The area’s unique side-off wind conditions make San Carlos ideal for classic down the line riding. ...

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Pismo Beach Kitexpo Images Uploaded

Photo gallery can be viewed here! The 7th Annual Pismo Beach sponsored by Xtreme Big Air LLC and the Kiteboarder Magazine was a huge success with close to 200 riders registering to demo all the latest 2009 kitesurfing and SUP ...

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2009 LA VENTANA CLASSIC and KiteXpo

To see photos of this years event Click Here! All Photos were taken by Dallas McMahon LV CLASSIC CROSSING WINNERS – top 20 men and 8 women qualified for course racing finals. Means Division (kite unless noted) 1.Macrae Wylde– Windsurfer ...

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Bringing Kiteboarding Into the City

This Saturday, Dec. 20th kiteboarding and kids meet in Portland‘s Pearl District for a holiday extravaganza of art, music, and giving to a great cause! YES, that’s right! We’re bringing kiteboarding into the city! This Saturday, December 20th, Kiteboarding 4 ...

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Online Registration for La Ventana Classic: Early Bird Discount!

Back for the 4th year, the annual La Ventana Classic and SUP/KiteXpo demo event is gearing up for four days of competitions, free demos and killer raffle prizes from Jan 22 through the 25. Registration is now available online — ...

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2008 Best Odyssey Tahiti Video: Wave Action

Great peak at what conditions are like in Tahiti with some of the best pro kitesurfers in the world. Get a taste of what traveling onboard the Best Odyssey is like. Film by John Bilderback. http://www.offshoreodysseys.com and click on icon ...

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