Back to Boa. Brothers Olly (15), Guy (13), and Tom (11) Bridge recently headed with their parents to Boa Vista, one of the Cape Verde Islands to enjoy wind, waves, and island life.
Join Alex Fox, Andres Salazar, and Mauricio Abreu in Peru for the 2013 Slingshot RPM photo shoot.
Join Youri Zoon, Gisela Pulido, and Sam Medysky for a session in Brazil.
The 2013 RPM Crossover kite is a powerful combination of aggressive freestyle characteristics and progressive crossover performance.
Johnny Heineken has been named the 2012 Rolex Yachtsman of the Year for his dominating performances in competitive kiteboarding, including the Kiteboarding Course Racing World Championship in Cagliari, Italy, where he topped 148 competitors to claim the world title for a second consecutive year.
Cabrinha team rider Johnny Berger doing what he does best in his local waters of Jupiter, Florida.
After a disappointing trip to Ireland, Ruben heads back to the Netherlands where one of the year’s fiercest storms is about to hit the coast.
World Champ Youri Zoon and Vice World Champ Bruna Kajiya nailing down some big freestyle tricks in this video from Mystic.
The Kiteboarder Magazine Volume 9, Number 4 (Winter 2013) is now mailing to subscribers and kiteboarding schools and retail shops.
Join Chris Bobryk as he hops on The Best RV Tour for a few months of burning up the best unknown spots the east coast of the USA has to offer.
For its Spring 2013 product release, Slingshot has updated the RPM, Z, and Turbine kites. Also being released are the Glide, Crisis, and Darko boards.
We’ve heard about the Patagonia wetsuits for quite some time and see a lot of them on the water in our area, so we were excited to receive a Patagonia R2 Front-Zip wetsuit to test for kitesurfing.
The Fall 2012 issue of TKB features Rediscovering Baja, The Unexpected Honduras, and Kiteboarding Egypt
Surrounded by naked girls they discover Nitro City, which proves to be the perfect ending to their trip with crazy stunts, perfect freestyle conditions, and poolside parties.
This was shot during Brandon’s six-week trip to the sleepy town of Tiaba, Brazil. Filmed by James Boulding, Sam Medysky, and Daniel Koenig.
Besides being amazingly lightweight and able to pack down into its own pocket for traveling or when hiking, I’ve found that the Patagonia Nano Puff is now my go-to jacket for a wide variety of conditions.
The search for waves begins in Portugal after a stunning drive from Austria. Starting in the Alps in a air cooled Porche Turbo.
Get a glimpse of the Brazil kiteboarding lifestyle with Sam Light, Sam Medysky, Eric Rienstra and Craig Cunningham.
Right after the KSP Mauritius the North Kiteboarding team took the chance to really enjoy Mauritius and managed to get some sick shots of barrels, huge walls, and also massive wipe outs.
After a lot of fun and epic kitesurfing action in Chapter I of Hidden Lines, Youri Zoon, Kevin Langeree, and Nick Jacobsen set out to travel the San Blas Islands.
Join Hannah Whiteley as she explores Turkey.
Immediately after joining the North International and Ion teams, I headed down to Brazil this October to try out my new gear and explore the butter flat lagoons of the windy South American country.
Don Montague has a long history in kiteboarding and was one of the people involved in very early kite development. While still working at Naish as the head of R&D, he began to play with attaching kites to outrigger canoes and boats.
Join BEST team riders Tyler Brown, Jacob Buzianis, and Jen Milton as they hit the tour stops of the North American Snowkite Tour last winter. Check out the epic conditions they had and hear about why they love to snowkite and get ready for the 2013 tour!
No matter what kind of board Airton has under his feet, they all seem to stick there like glue.
The final day of the Ho’okipa Kite Surf Pro delivered classic Ho’okipa conditions and saw major upsets in the world title race. Event winners and overall KSP World Champions were crowned on Maui’s north shore today.
The Kiteboarder’s 2013 Kiteboarding Wall Calendar is now shipping. Get yours in The Kiteboarder Store!
The first test for the chicken bikes came when we stopped at the Mexican consulate on our way out of town. As we pulled up a guard actually opened the razor wire gate for us thinking we were delivering food to employees. When we asked where we go for visas he simply asked, “No pollo?” and kicked us out.
Within an hour drive from my home are eight wave riding spots, two thermal wind spots that crank with clockwork reliability, and two long jetties that provide butter-flat riding conditions. In a normal year more than half of my kiteboarding sessions are in waves that range in height from waist to well overhead.
Youri Zoon, Kevin Langeree, and Nick Jacobsen set out to travel the destinations on their bucket list. First up is Chile, where they discover a mountain lake called Puclaro and score a wave session at Matanzas. Along the way we get to know the different characters and their intertwined history. But most of all, this is where a road trip full of fun starts.