Kitesurfing by yourself can not only be risky but a little tricky. Launching and landing your own kite takes a bit of practice and finesse but there are a few fairly simple techniques you can use. This video shows you how to get your kite in the air in three different ways that suit different conditions. Stay tuned for how to land your kite safely by yourself.

Filmed in Taiba, Brazil by Stu Gibson and edited by Beau Blake.