Thanks in large part to F.One team rider and World Speed Record Holder Alex Caizergues, kitesurfing gear will soon be treated as regular baggage on Air France/KLM.
Things are shaping up for the start of the 2010 IKA World Racing Championship in Corpus Christi, TX, April 22-25.
Cabrinha and Jason Stone are proud to announce their sponsor partnership in wake skate development. Cabrinha will be giving Jason, one of the premiere wakeskate kiters, free reign to test and design the next level of Cabrinha wakeskate equipment including a Jason Stone pro model. Jason Stone says “I was hesitant at first because I […]
The April issue of The Kiteboarder Magazine is now available at your local shop, instructor, or by subscription.
The forecast is looking great for the 8th Annual Pismo Beach Kite and SUP Expo March 19-21, 2010. For the exhibitor layout, click on PBExpo_Exhibitor_Layout_vendor2010_public UPDATES AS OF 3/15/2010: Thanks to our Bronze Level Sponsors: Keep yourself fueled with Monster Energy. Thanks to Monster for helping to support the collegiate kiteboarding club BBQ/Bonfire! Be sure […]
The forecast looks great for this weekend! On top of 22 companies exhibiting and offering demos of their 2010 gear and accessories, we have some excellent clinics to help you step up your game in racing, strapless riding and surf.
Event: KB4girls Maui 2010 Place: Action Beach, Kahului Maui/HI Date: April 9th to 10th, 2010 Available slots: 20 (sorry, the spot is not the easiest one and we can not accomodate more than 20 girls in this event) Registration fee: 30 US$ (that will be donated to the Surfrider Foundation Europe) This KB4girls camp event […]
Thanks to Monster Energy for stepping it up even further for the Pismo Beach Kite and SUP Expo March 19-21. Besides being the drink sponsor for the event providing tons of Monster Energy to keep you going, Monster is also helping out the Central Coast Kiteboarding Collegiate Kiteboarding Club, San Luis Obispo, CA, by sponsoring […]
Liquid Force Kiteboarding is coming to a beach near you! Join the Liquid Force “Pure Fun For Everyone” Demo Tour 2010 and experience the LF 2010 equipment on your favourite beach! Now is the chance to test the 2010 Envy, Havoc, HiFi and boards. Check out the dates & they’ll meet ya there! C Street […]
It’s on! The 2010 World Course Racing Championship will take place in Corpus Christi, TX, from April 21-25. Many of the top racers in the world are coming to compete for the world champion title and $20K purse, possibly the largest single purse for an individual kiteboarding event in the world yet! Taking place within […]
Date: March 19-21, 2010 Where: Pismo Beach, CA, halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco Time: 9a-noon SUP (ends when it gets too windy!), 11a to 5p Kite or whenever it starts blowing! Back to three days, come try all the newest 2010 kite and SUP gear at the 8th Annual Pismo Beach Kite and […]
For the past few years at the La Ventana Classic and Kite Expo, windsurfers have legitimately claimed the crossing but also the top prize money for an event largely sponsored by the kiteboarding industry. This year, organizers could not find a sponsor for the windsurf crossing winners so Tim Hatler, owner of Palapas Ventana and […]
1/21/2010: Today kicks off the first day of the demo and comps for the annual La Ventana Classic and Kite/SUP Expo. As vendors set up yesterday in preparation for today, the wind kicked in and those at Expo beach (in front of Baja Joe’s and Ventana Windsports) got a sneak peak of demo gear including […]
Download the December 2009 issue for free along with back issues back to September 2004 at http://kiteboarder3.wpengine.com/category/download-pdf/ Enjoy!
TKB Feb2010 issue just released. This issue: Designer’s Corner: Designer’s reveal what went into designs of the new 2010 Slingshot Arcane, 2010 Liquid Force Alliance Snowboard, 2010 Mystic Shadow Harness, 2010 F-One Acid, 2010 Genetrix Origin, 2010 Epic Kites Renegade and 2010 Caution Mayhem Analyze This TKB Gear Reviews: 2010 Best Waroo, 2010 Eclipse Surge, […]
In 2009, your participation helped the event raise over $18,000 USD resulting in a new paint job and trees for the El Sargento primary school, a new outdoor shaded patio performance area for the LV Primary School and more medical tools and exam tables for the local health center. Let’s help raise the bar in 2010!
FYI, there seems to be some confusion re: the expanded event for 2010. Just to clarify: 1/17 through 1/20: We have several pro clinics happening during these dates which also include early demos of the brands they represent. Clinics include: Surf/Strapless Clinic at Coast by Brendan Richards/Caution Kites, Nicollo Porcella/Wainman Hawaii and Mark2Dog/Baja Joes/North: Head […]
A style all of his own, Dimitri Maramenides has been on the kiteboarding scene since the beginning of the sport. After 11 years in kiteboarding, Dimitri has launched his own company, Epic Kites. This week, Dimitri joins host Ryan Riccitelli of The Kiteboarder Magazine to talk about what made him take the leap, his challenges, […]
The 2010 event has been extended to 8 days to offer day trips/clinics early week with the main event happening January 20-24.
Hot off the press, TKB’s December2009 issue is now available at your local retailer, kite shop or by subscription. Check it out!
Available starting November 15, the 2010/11 TKB calendar features 13-months of the best riding and wish you were here shots from supporting sponsors, presented in a high quality, 12″ x 12′ wall calendar format. A perfect gift for friends and family for the holidays or just to treat yourself to some eye candy while taking […]
Hood River, Oregon, hosted the AWSI Industry Trade Show this year where dealers from around North America got to preview 2010 gear from participating brands including Airush, Best, F.one, Liquid Force, Slingshot, Naish, Ocean Rodeo, Liquid Force, RRD, Advance, Brunotti, Wainman Hawaii, Underground, Griffin, Star Kites, HQ, North, Nobile and Vari Kites. Although toward the […]
If you’re near the Gorge, don’t miss out on what is surely going to be one of the biggest parties of the year! Just two days away, come join the fun, music and free swag….. The 2009 AWSI Demo Event Monster Kickoff Party When: Thursday September 17th, 8pm- morning Where: The Gorge Room at the […]
Book tickets now for La Ventana Classic and KiteXpo January 17-24, 2010! Alaska Airlines announced new LOW fares today: each way $75 LAX to Cabo $109 LAX to La Paz $ 139 PDX or Seattle to La Paz $109 San Diego to Cabo You must book with Alaska by September 10 so get on it! […]
The August09 issue of The Kiteboarder is now online. Be sure to click on the new links to take you to: audio clips of the story behind the story or photo latest videos consumer reviews from forums online info TKB podcasts and videocasts This issue: LAUNCH: No wind find with Banshee Bungee TRAVEL: Discover windy […]
This week, our special guest on the The Kiteboarder Magazine and Asnews.net podcast is the new NA representative for the Sesitec 2.0 portable wake park system, Neil Hutchinson. One of kiteboarding’s first pros, the voice of numerous events across North America, and the SE rep for Slingshot Sports and now also their wake division, Neil […]
August 1, 2009 – Mauritius/By Marina Chang Starting out at 6am on Sunday, July 26, I arrived in Mauritius around the same time on Tuesday, July 28. with one of the USA importers of Fone, Nico Ostermann. Tired from flights totaling 22 hours in the air and traveling for two days straight, it was all […]
The Kiteboarder Magazine and ASNews.net is proud to have supported KB4C from its inception. It’s an amazing event showing the incredible giving spirit of the kiteboarding community while also being a kick ass time for participants and spectators alike. Joining us on the next TKB and ASNews.net podcast is co-founder of KB4C Tonia Farman. New […]
Despite its name, the Flexifoil forum was actually a great site for all kinds of information, reviews and more, not just things related to Flexifoil. The forum has now transitioned to www.kitecrowd.com, an independent community. All user accounts, posts etc have transferred over and old links to favorite threads still work. Check it out!
LIVE VIDEOCAST FRIDAY 7/10/09: New innovations in board technology have completely changed kite racing this year. Joining us this week on The Kiteboarder Magazine and ASNews.net live videocast is John Gomes, organizer of the World Nationals in San Francisco in August and Nils Stolzlechner of NJS Designs, whose boards are being used by top racers […]