Eric Rienstra

Eric Rienstra

Pro Rider

7 months ago

Alex Lewis-Hughes checks in with Noe on the park build pre KPL Brazil World Championship stop 2023.

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12 months ago

Watch the KPL Championship Tour 2023 recap vid right here! The awards ceremony and closing party hosted by the DPC (Duotone Pro Center) kicked off...

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1 year ago

The Kite Park League is back in action, and the first event of this calendar year happened in February in Argentinian Patagonia. Park rider Ramiro...

1 year ago

Ready for this one? Rienstra does it all but isn’t content with kiteboarding on normal water – He’s always on the hunt for FEATURES! Kite...

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1 year ago

The first few times Eric Rienstra and crew did this downwinder, they had to scout out the routes without knowing if they had an outlet....

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1 year ago

Ready for this one? Rienstra does it all, but isn't content with kiteboarding on normal water - He's always on the hunt for FEATURES! Kite parks,...

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2 years ago

During a rare easterly wind gusting 48mph, Sam Light heads to Hood River to visit Slingshot & Ride Engine's toy department to grab some kit...

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2 years ago

The dust has settled, and the 2022 Kite Park League Team Battle is complete, and with it comes a new standard for competitive park riding....

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3 years ago

Eric Rienstra is on a tear during the CORE Kites USA demo tour! Check out his Crandon Park, Miami session in this clip...

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3 years ago

The action is going down across the pond in the REAL slick at Cape Hatteras. Eric Rienstra is holding down the fort in the slider...

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4 years ago

Eric Rienstra shares a few tricks from a recent visit to his old stomping grounds on Sherman Island

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4 years ago

Eric Rienstra shares a fun loop session at the 520 Slick in Cocoa Beach, Florida.

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Issue 101

In this issue, we take a peek at what's new in the industry at AWSI. Head to the Red Sea to catch the action from Windseekers KiteFest, read our Olympic update, and find out about some of the newest gear to hit the market from Ozone and Duotone! It's all here in On The Fly!

8 months ago
Issue 98

Park riding, a niche segment of kite sports, is one of the closest-knit communities in competitive kiteboarding. After a quiet few years due to the pandemic, park riding is experiencing a revival, starting with the first Kite Park League event of the year in Patagonia! In this feature article, Editor Crystal Veness interviews some of the key members of the park community to find out what went down in Patagonia, and what's coming up for the future of this discipline!

1 year ago
Issue 86

What's the best source of information when shopping around for kitesurfing equipment? Buying new gear is a big decision, and learning the hard way is neither fun nor cost-effective. Crystal Veness and Rou Chater look at some of the most commonly made mistakes and offer up a (literally) groundbreaking solution. Find out the big news right here!

3 years ago
Issue 86

A picture is worth a thousand words, and here’s a selection of the best shots that tell their own story!

3 years ago
Issue 82

More incredible images with no place to call home, check them out!

4 years ago
Issue 76

Join Xander Raith as he gives us the inside scoop behind one of the fastest-growing events on the kiteboarding calendar!

5 years ago
Issue 69

Ryan Osmond took a chance, ditched his tedious job, and followed his dreams. Now, his backyard is the REAL Watersports slick, and his day-to-day has him creating photos and videos with the best riders in the sport. Get to know this British/American media producer who is equal parts talent, dedication and hard work.

6 years ago
Issue 64

The Kite Park League is having huge success as the best tour on the planet right now for pro riders. At the top, the gap has closed, and everything is to play for, this year's result is going to go right down to the wire!

7 years ago
Issue 59

Sensi Graves looks at the rise of the Kite Park League and tracks the success story of one of the best kitesurfing movements on the planet right now!

8 years ago
Issue 55

Brandon Scheid travels on a magical mystery tour to the Philippines to ride a brand new permanent kite park and comes back with the goods!

8 years ago
Issue 54

Eric Rienstra has been in the sport since it's inception, a talented rider he also has an interesting view on the sport and where it is at...

8 years ago
Issue 53

More images with no particular place to go this issue!

9 years ago

Posts we shared on our Facebook Page over the last 2 months

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