Day 1 started with trials since the competition only had 24 spaces for men and 32 registered (along with 9 women0. The top 8 men automatically qualified, and all the rest had to go into qualifiers where only 16 men could advance into the main event which starts tomorrow.
Best Kiteboarding partnered up with Tramontana Grafixx for a summer contest where riders were able to design their own graphics to be put on a brand new white Kahoona 9.5m! Best would like to thank all of the participants as they had an overwhelming selection to choose from with several amazing designs.
Chuck Patterson, one of kiteboarding’s first pro riders and all around waterman, is back in kiteboarding — kind of! Chuck recently joined the Naish SUP team and has been in Maui kitesurfing, windsurfing and SUPing on their new 2012 gear.
Hood River served up light winds today but enough for organizers to choose qualifier riders for the main event which starts tomorrow.
Jason Wolcott is an amazing surf, kite and lifestyle photographer whose photographs have graced many of the top action sports and travel magazines internationally. Enjoy this slide show that he put together for a grant he was working on.
Kite-O-Ween 2011 will be held on Sunday, August 28th 2011, at 1:00pm in the afternoon at the Squamish Spit in Squamish B.C. It’s a hilarious, fun filled, light hearted, non serious costume day where kit boarders get dressed up in costumes and compete, while kiteboarding the windy Howe sound,
When SoloSports started their South Swell Alert program, most of their subscribers wanted the RHINO SIZE MACKERS, so they created a program to send an alert when it was BIG.
The final Wild Card picks for the 2011 KSP Tour have been chosen: 15 men and 8 women and alternatives for specific stops.
Sunshine and warm weather welcomed competitors of the 2011 world kite racing championships in Sylt, Germany, today, and after the opening ceremony it went straight to racing.
If wealth were measured by the number and quality of friends one cultivates over a life time, Peg Lalor would be a very rich woman indeed! Yet all it took was a split-second accident last year to change this once local entrepreneur’s life.
When I heard Kristin Boese was holding one of her KB4Girls clinics in San Francisco it didn’t take long before I committed myself to the clinic that weekend.
Every year, the crew at KiteFix tries to put together a video that will feature their products but is also be fun and entertaining to watch. They got tons of feedback on their first video, Kill2Kite,when they cut two kites in half and put them together using KiteFix products. Here’s their newest video. Enjoy!
You don’t have to be kiteboarding for very long to hear about the epic conditions that Cape Hatteras in North Carolina offers.
To ensure that that they received all applications for those that applied for a wildcard spot on the KSP tour, IKA and KSP are asking that riders double check that you are on the below list. If not, please contact the KSP or IKA by June 11 with proof of your in-time application.
Host Kevin Murray interviews SU2 distributor Marek Kloczko at the 2011 Hatteras Kitexpo at Kitty Hawk Kites, North Carolina.
Host Kevin Murray interviews team rider Paula Sonnenberg.
Host Kevin Murray interviews Dimitri Maramenides of Epic on his home turf at the 1st annual Hatteras Kitexpo.
Kevin Murray interviews team rider Eliot Drury, in town for the Kitexpo and Best photo shoot.
Host Kevin Murray wraps up the preview tour of the first annual Hatteras KiteXpo at Kitty Hawk Kites.
Kevin Murray gives you a glimpse of what’s coming up and takes you on tour at the first annual Hatteras KItexpo hosted by Kitty Hawk Kites and The Kiteboarder Magazine, May 28-30, 2011.
The 2011 Kiteboard 4 Cancer, powered by the John Wayne Cancer Foundation and Athletes for Cancer, is the largest amateur kiteboarding event in the world and heading into its 5th year! KB4C is the main event of the new Tenacity Games — a multi-day, multi-sport adventure fundraiser for regional cancer programs and Athletes for Cancer’s cancer survivorship program!!
You have heard the hype about the new 2011 gear — now come and try it out for yourself! Kitty Hawk Kites Kiteboarding Resort and The Kiteboarder Magazine are proud to bring you the Hatteras Kite Expo from May 28-30, 2011. The Hatteras Kite Expo will be a fun event with the focus on getting […]
There is no question Mauricio Abreu is a legend in kiteboarding. From the very beginning, he has pushed the boundaries as much as anyone who has been involved with the sport. Now he has decided Slingshot is the best place for him to continue doing that.
Thank you to all who made it to Baja this year for the 2011 La Ventana Classic and KiteXpo! This year’s event raised $18,547 for the local community. Here is a list of what your support has accomplished: Projects Realized for the La Ventana Classic 2011 El Sargento Primary – shelves for library, electrical system […]
Check out F-One’s beautiful new SUP line at http://en.f-onesup.com
Many of us have enjoyed the travel videos put out by Ocean Rodeo’s Jeremie Tronet and Linn Svendsen. Tronet has now put together all this footage together and more for his new series called “Ride Along”. Check out the trailer and more about the show at http://www.ridealongtv.com
BWS is pleased to announce that they have partnered exclusively with REAL WATERSPORTS for the North America region. Ben said, “REAL absolutely shares our vision of bridging the gap between surfing and kiting and I believe the partnership will make this a reality sooner than we think. I’ve known Matt and Trip for […]
Thanks to everyone who made it out to the 9th Annual Pismo Beach KiteXpo this year and supported the fundraising effort for Kinsley and his family! Below are the numbers and prizes for unclaimed raffle prizes. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you won anything along with an image of your winning ticket and we coordinate […]
Great news! just found out that the North campground has been opened for the holiday weekend and is available on a first come, first serve basis. Reservations can also be made for beach camping with no facilities through www.reserveamerica.com
Pismo Beach has been enjoying stellar spring conditions! The Pismo Beach KiteXpo would not be possible without the support from the following brands and businesses: