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 - Nitinat Lake
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Nitinat Lake
Nitinat Lake

Nitinat Lake is a hidden oasis for kiteboarders that are seeking steady thermal wind. The end of the lake opens up to the Pacific Ocean, and the cool coastal air gets sucked down the lake like a vacuum, creating the most incredible thermal. The surrounding area is old growth forest, making this destination seem like a setting for a kiteboarder’s…

Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Jeddah
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Jeddah
Jeddah

Jeddah is located by the Red Sea in Saudi Arabia; which is one of the top destinations for Scuba Divers worldwide. As you may know, Jeddah is a 'commercial hub' and gateway for pilgrimages to Islamic holy cities like Mecca and Medina. Jeddah has consistent wind all year round. kitesurfing next to mangrove trees and super flat waters, it really is a dream come…

Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Seco Island
Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Seco Island
Seco Island

Seco Island is a paradise for kitesurfing. It is only a tiny island (400 m x 100 m) in the Sulu Sea, 50 km west of Panay. But despite its size, it has great kiting conditions, delicious food, fantastic sunsets and star-filled night skies. Sunsets are amazing too making this the perfect dream spot. Wind and Weather The wind is blowing almost all year.…

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.

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

Continuing on from last issue’s popping off a wave, we thought you’ve probably had enough practice, have potentially evolved it into a decent flat water spring, and therefore need that certain je ne sais quoi to spice things up a bit. The basic ingredient and first port of call when adding style to any move has to be a cheeky…

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 - Kite Loop to Wrapped
Kitesurfing Technique - Kite Loop to Wrapped
Kite Loop to Wrapped

The kite loop to wrapped is a desirable move in its own right which shows good control and is a pleasure to land. However it is also the ultimate stepping stone and building block to a kite loop 3. The advantages of learning the wrapped version first are many. Firstly you have more time to concentrate on the kite loop…

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 - Liquid Force Kites NV v9 12m 2019
Kitesurfing Reviews - Liquid Force Kites NV v9 12m 2019
Liquid Force Kites NV v9

With a wakeboarding background Liquid Force make some awesome boards and have some seriously good kites in the stable to compliment them too. One model that has undergone another refinement and update is the NV v9. The NV v9 is a 3-strut high performance freestyle kite that aims to excel at freeride and wakestyle too. For the 9th version the…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Ace Carbon 141 x 43cm 2019
Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Ace Carbon 141 x 43cm 2019
Cabrinha Ace Carbon

With many brilliant boards in their range Cabrinha have always had some key contenders, one of those has always been the Ace. With two variants again this year, the Ace Wood and Ace Carbon you can pick the perfect Ace for you. We got our hands on the new 2019 Cabrinha Ace Carbon recently combined with the H20 multi-adjustment premium…

Kitesurfing Reviews - DUOTONE Dice 9m 2019
Kitesurfing Reviews - DUOTONE Dice 9m 2019
DUOTONE Dice

Just in case you haven’t heard the news, all your favourite North Kiteboarding products are now being produced by Duotone. Same riders, same designers, same team and the same great products, just with a new look and a new name on the fabric. The Dice has been around for years now and has an army of fans who I am…

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