Kitesurfing Technique


Kitesurfing Technique - One Foot Back Loop
Kitesurfing Technique - One Foot Back Loop
One Foot Back Loop

Hopefully you did your boned back loop grab homework! Here is the natural progression, once again based on the humble sent back loop, grabbing the tail but adding a stylish one foot into the equation! The Appr...

Kitesurfing Technique - Chicken Gybe Part 2
Kitesurfing Technique - Chicken Gybe Part 2
Chicken Gybe Part 2

Continuing on from the last issue in which we covered part one, here is the toe to heel version of the Chicken Gybe. The idea is much the same as before, you’re aiming to pivot the board from toe to heel wit...

Kitesurfing Technique - Unhooked Back Loop to Toeside
Kitesurfing Technique - Unhooked Back Loop to Toeside
Unhooked Back Loop to Toeside

This one will always feel good done well, and is of course the first step in many a budding freestyler’s repertoire to a plethora of pass moves. Technically it is just an unhooked version of the same move ho...

Kitesurfing Technique - Fin First Beach Start
Kitesurfing Technique - Fin First Beach Start
Fin First Beach Start

Mucking around on a surfboard is as much about becoming more instinctive, and understanding how your board and kite work as it is about deliberately learning new skills. So here we’ve got a move that can com...

Kitesurfing Technique - Beach Start
Kitesurfing Technique - Beach Start
Beach Start

Being able to jump on your board and ride off into the sunset without dipping your derriere into the chilly April drink is a veritable pleasure. In it’s simplest form, and attempted in the right conditions,...

Kitesurfing Technique - Air Gybe with Late Kite Loop
Kitesurfing Technique - Air Gybe with Late Kite Loop
Air Gybe with Late Kite Loop

This move is really as much a cheat as it is a trick, and a very useful one at that. If the title doesn’t give away what it is have a look at Video 1. A late kite loop in this case means that the kite loops...


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