unhooked

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.

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.

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.
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VIDEO: Launch from ReoStevens.com

To accompany the new release of my website ReoStevens.com, Launch is a movie of a few good days on a small, fun Spring time swell in Hawaii.
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TKB Trick Tips: S-Bend

The S-Bend is a combination of the raley and front roll. This is a very basic unhooked kiteboarding move.
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VIDEO: New Movie from Seb Garat

Like most of you already know, I spent all my winter time in New Calédonia. This year, I produced this small movie edited by Thomas Roger from Impule Films.

INSTRUCTIONAL SEQUENCE: Slim Chance

Why is this move called the Slim Chance? Because that’s your chance of pulling it off – slim! Master this one and you will be the envy of all others.
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SLIM CHANCE Instructional Sequence

Why is this move called the Slim Chance? Because that’s your chance of pulling it off – slim! The Slim Chance (also known as a Front Mobe) is an inverted front roll with a backside 360. Master this one and you will be the envy of all others.
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Naish 2010 Cult Analyze This Kite Review

We were sent a 12m Cult and rode it in 20+ mph winds. Inflating the Cult is simple and fast with the Octopus single point inflation system. The overall quality of the Cult is one of a kind with solid construction throughout the kite.
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Best 2010 Nemesis NXG Analyze This Kite Review

Anyone planning to buy this kite should spend at least a month playing around with the tuning and different settings. Yes, it does work out of the bag just fine, but the NXG is the dream kite for those who like to tinker.
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Naish 2010 Torch Analyze This Kite Review

We were surprised and intrigued at how fun new school C-kites have become. The one common myth that was dispelled during out test was that the Torch doesn’t have mass appeal: It’s not just a high end performance kite that can only be enjoyed by experts.