Tackling Large Surf

The ease of use and power of the latest kite technology allows many kiters to get out in waves that they would never consider paddling out into.

Unhooking in the Waves

The idea of unhooking in the waves and blasting down the line with just one hand hanging on to your bar can sound pretty overwhelming to some riders.

Ollie Lien Transition Tutorial

Caution Team rider Blake Harrington takes you through an Ollie Lien Transition. This move is fun to practice and is a fast and clean way to transition to a new direction.

Kitesurfing Wave Etiquette

Ignorance may be bliss, but not at a heavily kited beach or reef break where everyone knows and expects a lot from each other.
Josh "Cornfed' Nehf

Two Days in Santa Cruz

With no wind anywhere nearby, I found myself starting to go a little stir crazy in the office, so I sent an email to Brendan Richards to see what the conditions in Santa Cruz had been like lately.

VIDEO: Winter in Santa Cruz

Here's the latest video from Caution Kiteboarding's hometown of Santa Cruz. If you think it looks cold, that because it is.
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KEEPING THE PEACE: Kitesurfing Wave Etiquette

Ignorance may be bliss, but not at a heavily kited beach or reef break where everyone knows and expects a lot from each other. Wave etiquette is what maintains the peace and maximizes the fun for everyone. The rules of etiquette are rarely written and are usually implied but they most definitely exist, and failure to figure it out before you jump in can get you into some trouble.

Caution 2011 Spitfire Analyze This Kite Review

Our first impression when unrolling the Spitfire is that this kite is built to take a beating. It’s a five-strut one pump kite with a compact bridle. Both the front and rear bridles use one pulley per side, but Caution uses a unique molded block with no moving parts.
Peter Schiebel likes to push wear to the limits. Photo Brendan Richards

How Far Do You Push Wear?

This being the one part of kite equipment that requires periodic maintenance, the condition of a rider’s main depower line can give you hints about the personality of the kiter.
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October 2010

*TRAVEL: Kiteboarding Vanuatu: The happiest place on earth *INTERVIEW: The Unstoppable Billy Floyd *The TKB 2011 Gear Preview Guide
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Caution 2011 Kiteboarding Gear Preview

For 2011 Caution has streamlined its kite offerings to a single line of kites, combining all the best features from their 2010 line into a single kite.
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August 2010

*13,000 Miles of Kitesurfing: 15 Countries over 145 Days in a VW Van *From the Beginning: An interview with Wainman Hawaii's Franz Olry *Instructional: Nuclear Grab, Unhooking in Waves, Hitting a Slider
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Strapless Surfing: Getting to the Outside

Strapless riding is a great way to challenge yourself and have fun on even the flattest of days. One of the biggest challenges when riding strapless can be getting out past the waves.
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