The Willem Hooft Story

Adaptive kitesurfing seems to be on the march at the moment, and Willem Hooft is one of the early adopters. After a severe motorbike crash left him paralysed he didn’t let it stop him from pursuing his dreams. Read the inspiring story here, you won’t want to miss this one!

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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 - Gothenburg
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Gothenburg

If you want an adventure, pack your bags and get ready for a van holiday in Sweden. The excitement of it all is that you will be moving around, discovering and chasing the wind around Sweden’s beautiful western coast. Most of the spots are about 30-60 minutes apart and one of the main reason why life on wheels is highly recommended.…

Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Mui Ne
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Mui Ne
Mui Ne

Vietnam is in southeast Asia and runs from north to south along the South China Sea.  This is a country steeped in history, so even for the non-kiter, there is plenty to see and do. Mui Ne, which means ‘sheltered peninsular’, is located 4 to 5 hours drive north of Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) and is blessed with…

Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Preá
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Preá

There are many locations for kiteboarding in Brazil, but some of the best kiting conditions in the world are found along Brazil’s north-eastern coast! This region offers incredible conditions, perfect for kiters who: Want to practice long distance kiting and test their endurance Are interested in progression and improving their kiting abilities Are looking for a new adventure and to…

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.

Big Blue Kiteboarding

Turks and Caicos Islands

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.

Mitu Monteiro

Cape Verde


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 - Popped Front Roast Beef
Kitesurfing Technique - Popped Front Roast Beef
Popped Front Roast Beef

There is something hugely satisfying in trying to improve or perfect things that you can already do, whether necessary or not. There’s probably more than one of you reading this that spent time as a youngster fashioning their signature into what it is today, who had an extra “hour or two” of driving lessons to convince the examiner of your…

Kitesurfing Technique - Hand Drag to Blind
Kitesurfing Technique - Hand Drag to Blind
Hand Drag to Blind

We can get quite energetic when discussing the merits of combining skills in kiting. It is at the heart of the sport, both deliberately and mistakenly bodging things together and ending up with something to be pleased with. So here’s another from the Encyclopedia of killer combos. Hand dragging smokes, landing blind rocks, why on earth wouldn’t you! And just…

Kitesurfing Technique - Hand Plant BLT
Kitesurfing Technique - Hand Plant BLT
Hand Plant BLT

Here’s an absolute banger of a transition from the main man himself, Heliarde. No skateparks in the vicinity, but if this move isn’t straight out of some old school, dried out pool skater bowl action, we’ll eat our board bags. Parental advisory, not suitable for most wind directions! Cross off in some sandy lagoon is obviously ideal, you can at…

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.

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 Neo 9m 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - DUOTONE Neo 9m 2020

One of the most successful wave kites in the business is back again, the Neo really needs no , but I’ll do my best anyway. The choice of champions, Airton Cozzolino and Matchu Lopes as well as the rest of the Duotone team the Neo has some pedigree. It’s still a three strut design packed with features like the Trinity…

Kitesurfing Reviews - CrazyFly Sculp 9m 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - CrazyFly Sculp 9m 2020
CrazyFly Sculp

One of CrazyFly’s longest standing kites, the Sculp is back for 2020 as part of their line up. An all-rounder, it has been designed with freeride, freestyle and foil riding in mind. The 2020 Sculp houses 3 struts, a flat delta shape and a higher aspect ratio for increased forward drive and power delivery. The kite itself is made using…

Kitesurfing Reviews - DUOTONE Rebel 9m 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - DUOTONE Rebel 9m 2020

The Rebel was the kite that changed the dynamics of kiteboarding all those years ago, and it’s come a long way since then. The spearhead of the Duotone freeride range, for some kiters only a Rebel will do. It’s a 5 strut design that can be flown on 4 or 5 lines, although it’s worth noting Duotone’s shift towards a…