Here’s What You Should Do with Old Kiteboarding Kites

Here’s What You Should Do with Old Kiteboarding Kites

Old kiteboarding kites can be used for many different projects, depending on the material they are made from and the amount of damage they’ve sustained. Common projects include protective covers, bags, art, and clothing. Kiteboarding is a great hobby, but kiteboarding kites are often damaged through mistakes or simple wear and tear. Even though they…

Can Kitesurfers Go Upwind? Here are the Facts

Can Kitesurfers Go Upwind? Here are the Facts

Kitesurfing upwind takes a lot of practice and skill. You need to know which angles to maintain to move swiftly against the wind because it’s impossible to ride directly into the wind. The recommended technique is maintaining a 10 to 15-degree angle while riding in a zigzag pattern. If you’re new to kitesurfing, chances are…

How Hard is it to Kitesurf? Everything You Need to Know

How Hard is it to Kitesurf? Everything You Need to Know

Kitesurfing has a steep learning curve. It requires the combination of two skills, kite flying, and board riding, that you perform simultaneously. Depending on your learning capability, your coordination, and your balancing skills, it could take you a few days to a couple of weeks to get the basics down. What it really comes down…

Can You Kitesurf on a Lake?

Can You Kitesurf on a Lake?

Kitesurfing is gaining acceptance around the world, and it is now a highly competitive watersport. Professional kitesurfers frequently travel to scenic locations to compete in events and promote their sport. Although the sport has a steeper learning curve than paddleboarding or kayaking, kitesurfing is enjoyed by beginners and professionals who practice their sport in bays,…

Can a Wakeboard be Used for Kiteboarding? What’s the Difference?

Can a Wakeboard be Used for Kiteboarding? What’s the Difference?

Wakeboards and kiteboards. There is definitely a resemblance between the two.  But can you go kiteboarding with a wakeboard? What is it really that makes them different? Let’s dive into the logistics of these two watersports.  A wakeboard can be used for kiteboarding, but it isn’t ideal. You will have a tougher time doing so, given…