Instructional

Jumping Strapless

Boosting on a strapped board can be a lot of fun, but strapless airs add a layer of technical difficulty that makes a successful landing both challenging and rewarding.... Read More...

Kitesurfing with a Leash

The leash debate in kitesurfing is contentious, but from my experience, the board leash has become an essential piece of equipment when packing for a trip.... Read More...

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.... Read More...

Off the Lip

An off the lip turn is basically just a heel side carve timed to happen on the face of a wave. This is the simplest way to begin having fun in swell.... Read More...

Strapless Toeside Jibe Made Easy

Many kiteboarders have discovered how much fun riding a surfboard-style directional board can be, but some riders who haven’t are intimidated by having to learn how to jibe.... Read More...

Unhooked Front Roll

You can do the front roll either hooked in or unhooked, but the odd thing is that many people find front rolls easier unhooked.... Read More...

The Raley

The Raley is one of the easiest unhooked moves to do in kiteboarding and is a building block for many more advanced moves.... Read More...

Unhooking

Unhooking the kite from your spreader bar adds full power and a whole new level of maneuverability to your riding.... Read More...

Twin Tip Tack

The Twin Tip Tack is a great way to change directions without loosing any ground downwind and is basically a low backroll transition.... Read More...

Back Roll to Revert

The Kiteboarder Magazine takes you through the Back Roll to Revert, a move that can easily add a bit of flair to your switch stance riding.... Read More...

Proper Pop

Proper pop is the foundation that every kiteboarding move is based on, so let’s take a moment to review how to correctly pop off the water.... Read More...

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.... Read More...

Simple Spins

A big jump can be a lot of fun, but let’s face it: Just flying through the air over and over again can get a little boring.... Read More...
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