Not Broken Now

In 2016 Rou Chater wrote an article called, Professional Kiteboarding Is Broken, he’s back to revisit it after three years to see what’s changed and how the competitive kite scene has got better in the last couple of years.

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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 - Punta Chame
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Punta Chame
Punta Chame

Punta Chame, located close to a quiet fishing village, the spot offers a vast beach with a lot of space for beginner and advanced kitesurfers to practice and progress, making Punta Chame is an excellent place for kitesurfing. Besides that, there are fantastic places to travel to while you are visiting Panama. Wind and Weather Panama gets consistent wind from…

Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Parajuru
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Parajuru
Parajuru

Parajuru is a small village located about 130 km south of Fortaleza. What makes this spot different from the other lagoons in Cerea, is that there are barely any crowds. This remoteness is perfect because you never feel like you are getting in the way others or vice versa. We are in Brazil, practising new tricks and often crashing and the…

Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Hua Hin
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Hua Hin
Hua Hin

Hua Hin is one of eight districts of Prachuap Khiri Khan Province, in Thailand. It is closely associated with the Thai royal family; they spend their holidays in Hua Hin. It offers a tropical climate, where the humidity is high, and the average temperature does not usually fall below 28°C so you can leave your wetsuit at home. Over the…

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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.

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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 - Grabbed Back Loop Transition
Kitesurfing Technique - Grabbed Back Loop Transition
Grabbed Back Loop Transition

Adding a grab to any move will instantly add style, spicing it up to stand out just that little bit more. Trying to add a grab will also unfortunately reveal any weaknesses, those flaws in technique that we are aware of, which are hidden convincingly behind those subtle adjustments made on the fly, during a move. Therefore working on your…

Kitesurfing Technique - Toeside Nose Grab Front Loop Transition
Kitesurfing Technique - Toeside Nose Grab Front Loop Transition
Toeside Nose Grab Front Loop Transition

This could almost be considered a touch old school. Remember those mutant boys, Shinny, Tobias, James, Flash et al.? They had a seemingly infinite number of variations that made changing direction look as positively exciting as the ginormous airs, spins and board offs (all with Mach 10 landings) that seemed commonplace amongst a freakish few back then. Nowadays there’s a…

Kitesurfing Technique - Sent Back Loop Nose Grab
Kitesurfing Technique - Sent Back Loop Nose Grab
Sent Back Loop Nose Grab

Taking one of the first jumping moves that many of you learnt during your early steps in aerial kiting and adding a glorious nose grab so that it doesn’t look in the slightest stale. In fact may get many of your peers back on the back roll bandwagon. Obviously all grabs are great but a nose grab really stands out…

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.

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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 - Slingshot Rally 9m 2019
Kitesurfing Reviews - Slingshot Rally 9m 2019
Slingshot Rally

The Slingshot Rally is an institution in kiteboarding. One of the longest standing all-round kites, it has die hard fans the world over who use it for all sorts of kiting endeavours. Suited to those who are just beginning in kitesurfing to those who have a decade of riding under their belts, the Rally will do it all with power…

Kitesurfing Reviews - DUOTONE Evo 9m 2019
Kitesurfing Reviews - DUOTONE Evo 9m 2019
DUOTONE Evo

The Evo from Duotone has a long heritage as the go-to all-rounder. First appearing in 2008, the Evo has come a long way since then. Still holding its Delta design, the kite has been refined over the past decade to become a genuine all-rounder for beginners and experts alike. The Evo features 3 Fusion struts, which allows for controlled distribution…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Moto 12m 2019
Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Moto 12m 2019
Cabrinha Moto

Recently we have had our hands on some of the 2019 Cabrinha gear. For 2019 we see a few models disappear and some new additions throughout the lineup, one of the most exciting is the new Moto. The Cabrinha Moto is a 3 strut, versatile freeride crossover kite. With many kites in their range targeting certain disciplines, the Moto is…

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