june 2010

Riding Toeside

Even for many seasoned riders, riding toeside seems to be an elusive skill, not because it’s hard to do, but because it’s hard to do well.

Edging and Controling Speed

With a properly tuned kite and correct body position, controlling speed and getting upwind will be much easier to achieve.

Where Does the Kite Leash Go?

Many kites ship with multiple options for where you should connect your safety leash, but it’s not always completely clear which attachment is the best for you.
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INSTRUCTIONAL: The Costs of Kiteboarding

Many people who may be interested in kiteboarding are turned away from the sport because of the initially large investment that it takes to get going as a kiteboarder.
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INSTRUCTIONAL: Riding Toeside

Even for many seasoned riders, riding toeside seems to be an elusive skill, not because it’s hard to do, but because it’s hard to do well.
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INSTRUCTIONAL: Unhook!

The truth about unhooking is that it’s not nearly as difficult as most people think it is.
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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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Naish 2010 Charger Analyze This Kite Review

When we first started flying the Charger, we were surprised by how well it flew in light wind. It never hinted towards stalling, and even in light wind it turned with ease.
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GK 2010 Trix Analyze This Kite Review

Unhooked, the Trix performs very well and it never has the tendency to back-stall. In the waves, the Trix feels nimble and responsive, and has great downwind drift.