Do you have 20 minutes to spare? The way you respond to a kite accident could make a major difference in someone’s life.
Team rider Evan Netsch hops on board the Cabrinha Quest for some Panamanian adventure.
Wind is cranking, the sun is shining and the Pismo Beach Kite and SUP Expo is just a few weeks away. Here’s your chance to try out all the new 2013 gear in one place and win kite, boards, trips, sunglasses and more at our $10K plus raffle!
Gaastra is now available in North America, thanks to former pro windsurfer Brian Caserio.
Slingshot Sports is pleased to announce the addition of Nick Stuart as their Customer Service Manager.
Spring winds have kicked in and so have the vendors for the upcoming Pismo Beach Kite and SUP Expo April 11-14, 2013! Participating vendors so far include: Airush, Best, Liquid Force, Litewave Designs, RRD, Axis Kiteboarding, Mystic, DaKine, ASV Performance/Keyan Kiteboarding and North.
Mark your calendars! This year’s event will be April 11 – 14, 2013.
I am a sixth grade kiteboarder and I would like to share my kiteboarding experiences with you. My name is Emmet Sproul and I have been kiteboarding since I was nine years old. I am currently 12 and I kite on the snow and the water. I have learned a lot about kiteboarding in three years and would like to share my thoughts with the kids and families out there who are considering learning how to kite.
Los Barriles, Baja Mexico, was once again the host for the annual Lord of the Wind Showdown and conditions did not disappoint. Now in it’s 3rd year, this year’s event was held from January 10-15, 2013 with wind averaging 22-28 knots daily.
Airush is proud to announce the launch of its online store for North American customers only.
This will be the first full service snowkite freeride event that provides its athletes with the most comfortable snowkiting experience in what many believe is best location in the world for snowkiting, Alaska!
The 2013 PKRA season will be one of the most exciting in recent years. With over thirteen stops and three disciplines being represented; freestyle, wave and slalom there will be no shortage of action on this year’s tour.
Want to learn to snowkite in Tahoe? Come join the Sierra Snowkite crew for an action packed weekend of snowkiting, lessons, clinics, free gear demos, shredding at Sugar Bowl and more….
Heading to Burning Bush? Come join the fun at the Slingshot Modelo Pre-Funk party at Joe’s Garage before!
A few changes to where companies will be demoing for the rest of this week. Demos times dates are subject to change according to weather.
Not only are The Double Cross and Burning Bush happening this week, but 13 companies are in town where you can demo all their 2013 for free! You only need to be intermediate or better level kiter to participate.
Join Jason Slezak, Julien Filion, Fletchter Chouinard, and friends as they try to harness the winds in the Wyoming mountains.
Looking to upgrade your quiver in 2013? Want the opportunity to try as many brands as possible before you decide? If you’re going to be in Baja in January, you’re in luck!
Lord of the Wind 2013 is rocking with registration growing daily. Due to demand, course racing has now been added to the event, adding an additional level of excitement.
The 2013 Lord of the Wind Showdown is off and running, Jan 10 through Jan 15 in Los Barriles Mexico. With the consistent north winds blowing and the warm water, this is the perfect destination for one of the sport’s top competitions.
The Annual General Meeting of the International Sailing Federation approved the decision to keep windsurfing in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games with 51.3% of the votes, reverting the initial option for kiteboarding.
The second day of the 2012 ISAF Annual Conference in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland, was marked by a compromise on the vexed issue of Kiteboarding versus Windsurfing for the 2016 Olympics.
Very cool video from powerkites.de showing the beauty of snowkiting in Norway…. Some really amazing scenery and riders. Check it out!
Want a chance to try out all the new 2013 Freeride/All Around/Crossover kites? How do daily downwinders or an island crossing sound?
Florida kiteboarder Rimas Kinka has done it again. Starting off on October 13, 2012, at 7:30 am in Jacksonville, Florida, and finishing near Palm Beach, Florida, the driven kiteboarder sailed 281.1 miles for 34 hours, 41 minutes, and 27 seconds, 52 miles more than the previous record.
Almost one year after he broke the Guinness Book of World Records’ Longest Nonstop Kitesurfing Distance record, Rimas Kinka from Florida is attempting to break the record once again.
Double S-bends to Blind… nuke glide to wrapped… s-mobes and more….check out the latest edit from BEST team rider Chris Bobryk!
LivingTheDream catches up with Old School legend Mauricio Abreu and makes you question what is old school?
With more than 200 pre-registered riders from all around the world, it will be a fierce battle for the title.
Enjoy the latest freestyle video from Best Kiteboarding.