Kiteboarding

strapless

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.
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How to Get Up On a Surfboard

Kitesurfing on a strapless surfboard is very rewarding, but before you head to the waves you have to first learn how to get up on a surfboard without straps.
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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.
unhooking

Unhooking

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

Back Roll

The back roll is one of the most basic kiteboarding moves and is usually the first move that kiteboarders learn after learning basic jumps.
proper-pop

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.
snow

What You Need to Know About Snow

Snowkiting is not much different than riding on water, but the environment is different. Much of the standard kiteboarding gear can be used.
boots

Boots

Boot riding has seemed to gain traction again in kiteboarding and a lot of people are asking if boots are right for them.
tune-gear

Tune Your Gear

Tuning kites used to be necessary just to keep them in the air, but modern kites come with simple, accurate, and reliable rigging.
spins

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.
jumps

Basic Kiteboarding Jumps

If you focus on good technique instead of just trying to huck yourself into the air, you will learn faster and be able to jump higher.
edging

Edging and Controling Speed

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

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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Getting up on the Board

Once you have your kite flying skills dialed in, you’re ready to try getting up on the board.