How to Trim Your Kite in Kiteboarding: The Complete Guide

How to Trim Your Kite in Kiteboarding: The Complete Guide

Kiteboarding is an exhilarating and unique sport, but some parts of it can become somewhat complex. One such complex part of this sport is knowing how to trim your kite before and during the action. Knowing how to properly trim your kite will help you pick up wind easier and make higher jumps over waves. …

How to Go Upwind in Kiteboarding – Advanced Guide

How to Go Upwind in Kiteboarding – Advanced Guide

An exhilarating activity combining the elements of water with the masterful execution of mechanics, the global sport of kiteboarding has grown incredibly throughout the years. And there is one specific element to the sport that has continually attracted the attention of participants and onlookers alike – “going upwind.” To ride upwind well, you’ll need to…

How do you do Kiteboard Transitions? Videos included

How do you do Kiteboard Transitions? Videos included

If you are new to the world of kiteboarding, there are a lot of key techniques to learn. As you grow from an amateur to a more seasoned kiteboarder, you will gain important skills. Learning kiteboard transitions will take you from feeling like a newcomer out on the water to maneuvering like an intermediate kiteboarder. …

Kitesurfing vs Kiteboarding: What’s the Difference?

Kitesurfing vs Kiteboarding: What’s the Difference?

Technically kiteboarding and kitesurfing are the same sport, but the terms refer to different activities within that sport. Kiteboarding uses a twin tip board to ride on open water while kitesurfing uses a directional board to ride waves. The terms kiteboarding and kitesurfing are used interchangeably by many, and although they have many similarities, kitesurfing…

How to Control a Kiteboard:  Complete Guide

How to Control a Kiteboard: Complete Guide

Watch videos, read instructional articles and consider taking lessons. Learning to control a Kiteboard takes lots of physical practice. Kiteboarders need to acquire many skills, knowledge of the kite mechanics and how your movements affect the kiteboard’s speed, power, and direction while on the water. Deciding to get into a sport like kiteboarding is a…

How Do Kite Surfers Stop?

How Do Kite Surfers Stop?

Kitesurfers come to a stop by using a combination of multiple techniques. Kitesurfing requires some technical knowledge, but the main components of stopping on the water rely on edging upwind, positioning the kite, and sheeting out the control bar. Kitesurfers stop by using these mechanisms in tandem.  Kitesurfing is a popular watersport in oceanside communities…