MACkite would like to invite you to the 12th annual King of the Great Lakes Kiteboarding Competition and Test Fest. From September 28-30, MACkite will be hosting a family-friendly kiteboarding competition formally known as the King of the Great Lakes (KoGL).
BEST Kiteboarding today announced that Shannon Best is leaving his day-to-day role with the company to pursue new opportunities within the consumer sports industry, effective October 1st.
Eight years ago founder Tim Hatler and a few locals thought it would be cool to see if they could kiteboard the 11 miles from Isla Cerralvo to La Ventana.
Team Fluid has started started the American Kiteboarding Association (AKA), a non-profit whose initial goal is to meet the requirements needed to get America a vote and a voice within the International Kiteboarding Association (IKA). Now all they need is members!
For the Fall Issue of The Kiteboarder, we contacted Olympic Windsurfing Gold Medal Winner Dorian van Rijsselberghe for his thoughts on Kite Racing being accepted into the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil, possibly at the expense of windsurfing
Join Liquid Force International team rider Jason Slezak at the inaugural Wave Accelerator Camp September 29th through October 6th 2012 at the world class Solo Sports Advernture Camp located on the point of Punta San Carlos, Baja, California Mexico.
Kiting the Golden Gate Bridge at Crissy Field is a different flavor of epic than a perfect wave trip to a remote part of the world. Some people may not see the point. The water is cold, there’s all kinds of crazy boat traffic, and the currents are strong and constantly changing.
Zenith Ocean Voyages is a worldwide dedicated kiteboarding expedition aboard their brand new catamaran, Meercat, in collaboration with Naish.
IKO (International Kiteboarding Organization) announced today it has released the Top Ten Safety Directives for kiters.
The 13th Annual Bridge of the Gods event kicked off this past weekend with a new twist. Known as the event that has launched the pro careers of many riders, this year organizers divided the event into two weekends and tested a new format.
The forecast for the 6th Annual Kiteboarding 4 Cancer event called for strong wind and thunderstorms and the day delivered as promised, and then some!
For the launch of NP, Susi Mai helped recreate the famous Jenna de Rosnay advertisement. Here’s a peak behind the scenes…
The Kiteboarder is stoked to announce a new addition to the TKB crew. Amy Hunter comes to the Kiteboarder Magazine with a professional background in marketing and international communications.
As the title states, this is truly the most comprehensive beginner instructional video I have seen since I started kiting in 1999.
Starting Friday, May 18, competitors from Jalsico, Colima, Sinaloa, Baja, Merida, Cozumel and Cancun got warmed up at the spot, enjoying the warm water, conditions and hospitality of the event location, sponsors, and organizers.
HR Sports Resorts and Pryde Group America announced that PGA has purchased the Vela Windsurf Resorts and Vela Kitesurf Resorts brands from HR Sports and will be expanding the number of destination resort facilities
Thanks to everyone who helped in the event this year – below are the first round of projects you helped raise money for -and there are more to come!
This is already in place and could affect access at your local beach. Don’t let this precedence be set for our sport and help out your fellow riders in New York! Please sign the petition and enlist the support of your other kiting friends to help out the cause.
Festival del Viento is the biggest freestyle event in Mexico. It is held in Bucerias, Nayarit which is just 30 minutes from Puerto Vallarta. This year the dates will be May 18-20.
Congratulations to the Exotikite crew for pioneering what we all believe to be the first downwinder accomplished from La Ventana to Los Barriles! Below is a reprint of the adventure courtesy of Megan O’Leary of Exotikite in Los Barriles.
This weekend, Frisco Woods Campgrounds is hosting WindFest 2012 April 27-29. Come join the fun, demo new gear, enjoy an awesome BBQ and win some great swag!
Thanks to everyone for making the 10th Annual Pismo Beach Kitexpo such a great time for all! We couldn’t have asked for better conditions or participation and are stoked that so many of you made it down (or up!) starting with the Winemaker Dinner Thursday night and ending with raffle on Sunday.
It’s still a bit early to tell but looks like we will have wind and swell for the 10th Annual Pismo KiteXpo!
The KSP is pleased to announce their wildcard picks for the 2012 KSP Tour Season as well as the addition of the latest supporting industry member, Cabrinha Kites.
If you have ever wondered what happens inside WeatherFlow aka ikitesurf, iwindsurf, and windalert.com, the company that brings you all your wind information, you will like this video from forecaster Mike Godsey.
Spring is here and that means the wind is on, the sun is shining, and it’s time for the annual Pismo Beach KiteXpo in California!
The Airush design team set out to make a board that was both faster and easier to turn than the Sector 60 V2. As the original widebody concept, the Sector V3 60 is ideal for lightwind freerace and freeride, all round slalom and carving and cruising
An absolute fusion of two of their best selling models, the Varial X combines the direct C-kite feel of the Vapor X with the predictability, depower, and 4-line ease of the Varial.
Weendy, an app where you can send and get real time info and video of your local riding spots from people that are actually there, introduces new versions for iPhone and Android
Mark your calendars and come help us celebration the 10 year anniversary of the PIsmo Beach Kite and SUP Expo!