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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...

Intermediate
Kitesurfing Technique - Toe Side Front Loop To Blind with Ole
Kitesurfing Technique - Toe Side Front Loop To Blind with Ole
Toe Side Front Loop To Blind with Ole

Hopefully there is a better name out there for this trick, but for the moment we’ll stick to the descriptive version. Essentially this is a pop trick, but a subtle drifting up of the kite is more than accept...

Advanced
Kitesurfing Technique - Air Gybe
Kitesurfing Technique - Air Gybe
Air Gybe

The Air Gybe done well is the King of smooth: just freezing mid flight, maybe throwing in a cheeky grab, whilst hanging in the wind then casually changing direction before powering off back out to sea. Once fu...

Beginner
Kitesurfing Technique - Toe Side Double Front Loop Down Loop Transition
Kitesurfing Technique - Toe Side Double Front Loop Down Loop Transition
Toe Side Double Front Loop Down Loop Transition

It is all well and good having a plethora of moves in your box of tricks, but you need to make sure that you keep up with the transitions too. Having more ways to change direction is never a bad thing so here...

Advanced
Kitesurfing Technique - Raley to Blind with Surface Pass
Kitesurfing Technique - Raley to Blind with Surface Pass
Raley to Blind with Surface Pass

This is a killer combo! As far as non-big air tricks go, landing an unhooked move to blind and surface passing out of it is the shizzle. What’s more, once you can throw it to blind like Andre Phillip, it’s...

Advanced
Kitesurfing Technique - Surfboard Toe Side Duck Tack
Kitesurfing Technique - Surfboard Toe Side Duck Tack
Surfboard Toe Side Duck Tack

This no foot change duck tack variation is a fun, achievable challenge and a different way to change direction on a surfboard which will sit nicely in your box of tricks. Have a quick look at the sequences and...

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