Female Focus: Samantha Chilvers

Samantha Chilvers is an artist who moved to the Dominican Republic with a pocket full of inheritance money with a view to creating some new works. She ended up falling in love with kiting and is now a pro on the Liquid Force team!

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Kitesurfing Holidays and Travel Guides

We have a wealth of kitesurfing travel guides at your fingertips. Choose your next kiteboarding destination by browsing our interactive map and reading in-depth information on accommodation, wind and weather, the best spots to kitesurf, local kitesurfing schools and recommended restaurants and nightlife for each location. Our kitesurfing travel guides are categorised into continent and countries so you can easily pick where you would like to kitesurf in the sun.

Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Providenciales
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Providenciales
Providenciales

The Turks and Caicos Islands are famous for their endlessly beautiful turquoise waters and stunning beaches. As a kiteboarding location, the country still flies under the radar, allowing visiting kiters to enjoy pristine waters with relatively few other people. The main island of Providenciales (locals/regulars call it Provo) is home to a spot with world-class learning conditions, along with many…

Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Achill Island
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Achill Island
Achill Island

Ireland is a hidden gem for kitesurfing. There are amazing conditions for kiting in Ireland and unique spots. It's such a shame that it goes so unnoticed. Home to the 'Battle of the Lake' competition and Pure Magic Kite School; the small island offers both awesome wave riding on the beach and flat water 100 meters on the lake! In…

Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Rhodes
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Rhodes
Rhodes

Rhodes is an island full of natural beauty and famous for its archaeological sites and museums. UNESCO proclaimed it's Medieval City; a monument of global cultural heritage. Today despite the 7000 years of turbulent history, the magnificent monuments are still standing with great antiquity. The island of Rhodes has endless options for entertainment, and it is particularly famous for its…

Kitesurfing Lessons and Schools

Browse our kitesurfing schools index, with hundreds of schools listed from all round the world you will be learning to kitesurf in no time at all.

Kitesurfing Riders

Browse for your favourite pro kitesurfers in our riders database, with hundreds of pro riders listed all your heroes are right here. Easily find what you are looking for by viewing popular kitesurfers, male kitesurfers or female kitesurfers. Each rider profile gives you a quick overview of the latest posts they have shared from Facebook, information about themselves, related news posts, videos, magazine articles and cover shots they have ever featured in. Get all the latest news and information about your favourite kitesurfers in one easy place.

Dylan van der Meij

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Kitesurfing Technique

Christian and Karine have been putting together the best kitesurfing technique guides in the business since our very first issue. There are hundreds of different kitesurfing tricks and tips to choose from including beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. Our kitesurfing technique section is easy to navigate and the perfect place to improve your knowledge before you hit the water.

Kitesurfing Technique - Barefoot Water-ski Dismount
Kitesurfing Technique - Barefoot Water-ski Dismount
Barefoot Water-ski Dismount

Unsurprisingly here is another fun filled move from Heliarde. The water-ski or barefoot dismount. Not only does this look the absolute shizzle, but it’s also a good way to train yourself for the joys of the Jesus Walk should you be so inclined. The beauty is that even if you consider yourself to be on the wrong end of the…

Kitesurfing Technique - Double Grab - Tail to Nose
Kitesurfing Technique - Double Grab - Tail to Nose
Double Grab - Tail to Nose

Forever on the search for that little bit extra, something to challenge yourself and add a touch more zest to your airtime? Then here’s another stylish combo which should keep you busy for a while and looking good for even longer. Ten issues back we covered our first variant of the double grab, nose then tail, which one could argue…

Kitesurfing Technique - Toeside Front Loop To Blind with Ole
Kitesurfing Technique - Toeside Front Loop To Blind with Ole
Toeside 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 acceptable to ease you into it. For those of you confident with your toe side edge this is a great trick and…

Kitesurfing Brands

Find all the kitesurfing brands in our database and quickly view the most popular kitesurfing brands out there today. Each kitesurfing brand profile gives you a quick overview of the latest posts they have shared from Facebook, information about the brand, related news posts, reviews, videos, magazine articles and cover shots they have ever featured in. Get all the latest news and information about your favourite kitesurfing brands in one easy place.

Gin Kiteboarding

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Kitelement

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Kitesurfing Reviews

Take a look at all the latest and greatest kitesurfing reviews right here on our site. We've been testing and reviewing the latest kitesurfing equipment for years and our in depth kitesurfing reviews are revered the world over as being honest and up front. Easily find what you are looking for by browsing many categories or use our innovative search feature to find the right reviews you are looking for.

Kitesurfing Reviews - DUOTONE Jaime 142 x 43cm 2019
Kitesurfing Reviews - DUOTONE Jaime 142 x 43cm 2019
DUOTONE Jaime

The Jaime has been a long-standing favourite around the world for all calibres of rider. An all-around freestyle outline, the Jaime has progressed with kitesurfing. The board has been designed as an all-around freestyle crossover board which will suit both enthusiastic beginners looking for a board to last, and also a board for those experienced riders who like to mix…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Ozone Reo V5 9m 2019
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ozone Reo V5 9m 2019
Ozone Reo V5

Building on the success of the Reo V4, the Ozone Reo is back in version 5 (V5) to make its mark once again as one of the top performing wave riding specific kites. The main structure of the kite has stayed the same with 3 struts, large inflate/deflate valve with 1 pump, a pulley-less bridle system and direct line attachments.…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Cutlass 5'2 2019
Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Cutlass 5'2 2019
Cabrinha Cutlass

An entirely new board from kitesurf giants Cabrinha Kiteboarding, the Cutlass has been designed to suit those real-world conditions of smaller waves and lighter winds, and for those riders who mix it up between freestyle and classic wave riding. The Cutlass has a short, broad outline with volume added at the nose of the board which will carry you through…

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