The Kiteboarder June07 Issue Now Online!

 We have been receiving excellent response from shops and riders about The Kiteboarder Handbook, a 14-page guide absolutely jam-packed with useful info and tips, written by TKB Staff and the best instructors across North America! Whether you’re a beginner or experienced rider, you’ll find real and timely info on the latest resources and designs to help you become a better kiteboarder.


Launch takes you behind the scenes behind the making of Testimony III: Taking Davenport. Some love it, some hate it, both none can deny that the endless kitesurfing sequences aren’t sick!


Photographers are often overlooked, unless you’re a pro trying to get in front of the camera! Our feature interview this month is with photography guru Stephen Whitesell, one of the most talented, easiest and funnest guys to work with in the business.


Pro Rider Julie Simsar takes us with her on her custom kite sarfari to Brazil. Get riding, lodging and food tips on the best places to kite along the northeast coast of this kiteboarding mecca.


Northwest kiter Jeff Kraemer gives a unique account of his dream trip about the maiden voyage of the Best Odyssey. Let him take you away to unexplored waters and new, epic kiteboarding locations in the West Indies.


We just launched this department this issue and our readers are screaming for more!  Analyze This tests, reviews and rates new products and accessories, cutting through the hype on forums and regurgitated marketing PR. June features reviews on the Slingshot T2 and Globe’s Trix.



  • Parking Lot Repair – The difference between getting back on the water and going home
  • OG – Baja Mexico and wave pioneer Brian Caserio
  • Close Up – Seattle’s Paul Porter and Florida’s Stacey Fonas
  • Backwoods – Packery Channel, Texas
  • Xposed – The best shots of people, places and events from around the world
  • Product Watch – 16 news products highlighted