Driven to Kite

It's the classic dream of the passionate kitesurfer: To break free from the chains of the corporate world and follow the wind wherever it takes you. In this article, Ben Beholz shares how his drive to kite has taken him out of the office and onto the road full time. Read on for some van life inspiration!

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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 - Mancora
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Mancora
Mancora

Peru is a beautiful and safe destination, with the best climate ever, plenty of other activities like yoga, surfing, diving, whale watching, a wide variety of restaurants to try... You will not regret it! Mancora offers a 98% wind statistics, long, perfect waves and endless summer! What more could you ask for! Wind and Weather The windy season is From…

Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Lo Stagnone, Marsala
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Lo Stagnone, Marsala
Lo Stagnone, Marsala

Lo Stagnone of Marsala in Sicily is known all over Europe as the “gym” for kitesurfers. Ultra flat and shallow waters make it a unique place in Italy for beginners to quickly learn and for freestylers to make the most of the flat waters. With more than 300 windy days a year, you’ll be surfing through windmills and white mountains of…

Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Cape Hatteras
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Cape Hatteras
Cape Hatteras

Cape Hatteras is a beautiful, thin and small island situated in an extraordinary place in North Carolina. In Hatteras, you can truly relax. If it's windy, you go kiting. If it's not, you can go surfing and on the rare no wind or wave day you can go biking, suping, jetski tours or relax at the beach. Wind and Weather Year…

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Kitesurfing Technique

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Kitesurfing Technique - Toeside Popped Indy Grab
Kitesurfing Technique - Toeside Popped Indy Grab
Toeside Popped Indy Grab

This is a fun little addition to your toeside box of tricks which works equally well on flat water as it does off chop and kickers. If you’ve ever felt, yourself bereft of things to try on a downwinder this is a sure smile inducer. For starters having a small ramp, such as a piece of chop will make life…

Kitesurfing Technique - S-Bend to Blind
Kitesurfing Technique - S-Bend to Blind
S-Bend to Blind

Throwing a decent S-Bend and then stomping it to blind is always going to look tasty. Best bet before you tackle this is at least to have your Raley to Blind sorted, and it’ll make it even more achievable to nail the front to blind first too. That said if you want it to be the real deal, your S-Bend…

Kitesurfing Technique - Unhooked Popped Front Nose Grab to Toeside
Kitesurfing Technique - Unhooked Popped Front Nose Grab to Toeside
Unhooked Popped Front Nose Grab to Toeside

Final trick this issue brings us back to some fanciful unhooking with this nose grab popped front to toe side. This is a fun move, which leads on to further tricks, and that can reward you with a decent photo. You’ll be grabbing the nose of the board with your front hand, so it should be reachable! This grab goes…

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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.

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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 - Ozone Catalyst V3 2021
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ozone Catalyst V3 2021
Ozone Catalyst V3

Ozone's ever-popular Catalyst is back for its third incarnation with a new shape and less struts than before! Designed as the easy to use first kite we all need when we start out, the Catalyst is simple, lightweight and fun. New for this third version, the Catalyst has changed from the 3 strut more delta-shaped kite of the V2 to…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Fluid Kiteboarding Black Label 2021
Kitesurfing Reviews - Fluid Kiteboarding Black Label 2021
Fluid Kiteboarding Black Label

The new Black label from Fluid Kiteboarding is their big air/freestyle crossover board, the latest iteration of this series which started in 2018, that was marketed as the first crossover kiteboard. Fluid kiteboarding, established in 2013 by Gilion Goveia (a professional big-air kiteboarder), has a quality over quantity ethos. It is very evident that this board is a rider-driven product.…

Kitesurfing Reviews - ION Products Apex Curv 13 2021
Kitesurfing Reviews - ION Products Apex Curv 13 2021
ION Products Apex Curv 13

The ION Apex Curv 13 is a top of the line hard shell harness from the popular accessories brand; they grade all their harnesses with a stiffness rating, were at 13 here. Their scale goes from 20 at the top end for the ultra-stiff Riot CS down to a rating of 4 for their Axis Kite harness. The backplate is…