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Chris Dunn is the New Surftech CEO
Posted on: 04/17/2014
Surftech is one of the most renowned companies in the surfboard and paddleboar manufacturing industry. And this year, Surftech celebrates its 25th anniversary. The...
Mr. Four vs. Mr. Five by NKB
Posted on: 04/17/2014
Riding four line vs. five line kites is a question old as nearly kiteboarding itself. There are riders who prefer riding a four line kite due to its direct handling and...
Kai Lenny and Izzi Gomez Win in Abu Dhabi
Posted on: 04/16/2014
As you already know, the Abu Dhabi All Stars stop of the Stand Up World Tour started a few days ago in full throttle. The SUP world’s elite staged a showdown of...
The Golden Glow Starring James Boulding
Posted on: 04/16/2014
James Boulding is a skilled and determined kiteboarder. He is a remarkable figure on the BKSA and PKRA and his riding style inspires many athletes. James is also part of...
Get Ready for the Youth SUP Days
Posted on: 04/15/2014
The SUPIA Youth Stand up Paddle Days represents a series of events that will be held all over the US, Canada, and the Bahamas, aimed to get young people outside and on...
Airton Cozzolino Wins the Red Bull Unfastened Challenge
Posted on: 04/15/2014
Red Bull Unfastened, the strapless kiteboarding wave challenge organized by Red Bull to test the skills and determination of the best wave riders on the planet, came to...
Join Team Quickblade for the Spring Training Session
Posted on: 04/14/2014
Well, the racing season has started and with the SUP World Series and SUP World Tour underway, every SUP athlete trains hard to refine and boost his or her skills. After...
Chris Tronolone Presents an Early Kitesurfing Movie
Posted on: 04/14/2014
Chris Tronolone is one of the pioneers of kiteboarding. He is one of the guys that helped pin this sport onto the map of water sports. He is one of the heroes hiding out...
Naish’s “Los Lovers” Trip to Fuerteventura
Posted on: 04/11/2014
Naish’s “Los Lovers” is a series that follows the adventures of Stephane Etienne and Nicole Boronat as they travel the Globe in search of perfect SUP...
Win a Kiteaid Daysaver Kit
Posted on: 04/11/2014
Kiteaid was founded back in 2008 out of necessity and passion. The guys at Kiteaid are dedicated kiters and know that a simple tear in the kite can ruin a perfect...
Ride on Retreats: Girl Power
Posted on: 04/10/2014
Ride on Retreats is a new surf and SUP travel company just for girls. The guys there organize Surf & Yoga or SUP and Yoga retreats in Portugal and Cornwall. For...
The Annual Pismo Kitexpo Starts Tomorrow
Posted on: 04/10/2014
Get ready for the 12th annual Pismo Kitexpo. It starts tomorrow on the 11th of April and it’s going to be legendary. The best brands in kiteboarding industry are...
Ripping with the Salazar Brothers
Posted on: 04/09/2014
Having a little sibling to compete with and train with is awesome. Just think of Izzi and Giorgio Gomez, Caio and Ian Vaz or Leco and Matheus Salazar. They are all great...
Hydrofoil Sensations with Damien LeRoy and Melissa Gil
Posted on: 04/09/2014
The hydrofoil board is a kitesurf directional with a hydrofoil attached in the fin area. The hydrofoil is basically a wing which extends into the water. It provides...
Baxter and Jackson Dominate the Alagoas Pro Grand Slam
Posted on: 04/08/2014
The Alagoas Pro Grand Slam kicked off the 2014 Standup World Series in full throttle. The best riders in the world put their skills and talent to the test for a week of...
Griffin TRX V6 2012
Rating:
3.75
3.8/5
One of the most reliable kites I've used. Too bad the LE and Struts got punctured last month on the beach. I need to repair t...
Liquid Force Envy 2014
Rating:
4.75
4.8/5
I bought an envy 9m to use as a teaching kite. Kites I have had in the past come from Ozone, Best, Naish, Switch. The kite...
Cabrinha Tronic 2014
Rating:
4
4.0/5
It feels like it's optimized for a comfortable ride in all conditions. It's fun to ride in flat waters and chop. It...
BlankForce Drive 2012
Rating:
4
4.0/5
It has a nice pop for a light wind board. The guys at Blankforce did a good job with it.
Epic Surf 2014
Rating:
4
4.0/5
It sits way deeper in the window, that is why it doesn't quite blast upwind. Nor does it have massive jumping power. But the...
Cabrinha Custom 2014
Rating:
4
4.0/5
The Custom has huge pop. It blasts big jumps and lands flat. But it's also smooth and comfortable. A perfect combination...
Cabrinha Wakeskate 2014
Rating:
4
4.0/5
The Wakeskate from Cab Kites is the Twin Tip that turns sloppy chop and small surf into cool, fun strapless sessions. It has...
Cabrinha Velocity VMG 2014
Rating:
4
4.0/5
It is a powerful race and light wind kite. The Velocity power sup quickly and delivers huge speed upwind and downwind. It bla...
CrazyFly Nuke 2014
Rating:
4
4.0/5
It got an explosive pop without doubt. In flat water I can load and pop instantly. It has a medium rocker and a tip to tip...
Rating:
4
4.0/5
The Raptor Pro rips big time. It has a blasting pop, yet it is comfortable and soft on landings. it holds the edge very well...
North Vegas 2013
Rating:
4.75
4.8/5
This is the best kite, what I ever had (Rebel 2008 and 2010, Evo 2012, WH Boss 2012, RPM 2010..). Wind range (for C-shape), p...
Core Riot XR3 LW 2014
Rating:
3.75
3.8/5
I have the Riot 19 LW and the CF Taurin combo. Very efficient in light winds, but needs some effort to squeeze the most out o...
Gaastra Pure 2014
Rating:
4
4.0/5
C-shape, 4 line, minimalistic bridle, no pulleys. A modern design and good performance. The kite is direct and feels well pow...
Liquid Force Joystick 6.0 2014
Rating:
4
4.0/5
The board is indeed very stable and reacts well to input. It's well balanced. But it's not very fast in turns or at...
Epic Surf 2014
Rating:
3.5
3.5/5
It's not one of the friendliest wave kites on the market. Compared with the Reo, it goes upwind harder and it has more pivota...
Flysurfer FlySplit 2014
Rating:
4
4.0/5
It's just like a regular freeride board that splits in two. When split it can fit into a normal luggage case. The board...
Gin Cannibal 2014
Rating:
3.75
3.8/5
The Cannibal is a kite that can deliver. It has good power and good lift, but it is also easy to steer. it pumps in the air w...
CrazyFly Cruiser Pro 2014
Rating:
4
4.0/5
Very good light wind performance. Low end is amazing. It runs in less than 10 knots.
Kitestock 2014
Period: Feb 14 - Nov 16, 2014
Location: Port Denison, Australia
The WA Kite Surfing Association is proud to bring you a new edition of Kitestock, one if the most anticipated kitesurfing festivals in the worls and Western...
Period: Apr 10 - Apr 24, 2014
Location: El Gouna, Egypt
Secret Spot El Gouna is an adventure and training kiteboarding camp taking place on the beautiful coast of the Red Sea. It takes place on a beautiful beach, 5...
European Junior Freestyle Kitesurf Cup 2014
Period: Apr 17 - Apr 21, 2014
Location: Saint Pierre la Mer, France
The 10th edition of the European Junior Freestyle Kitesurf Cup is organized by the guys at SNK, one of the most prestigious kiteboarding schools in Europe....
CKA West Coast Regionals 2014
Period: Apr 18 - Apr 21, 2014
Location: Pismo Beach, United States
The West Coast Regional Championships is part of the Collegiate Kite Series organized by the Collegiate Kiteboarding Association. Founded by Matthew Sexton...
BE Maui Camp 2014
Period: Apr 20 - Apr 26, 2014
Location: Maui, United States
BE Maui Camp is organized by the Butterfly Effect, an organization that strives to empower women through water sports. The Butterfly effect organizes a series...
Carolina Cup 2014
Period: Apr 23 - Apr 27, 2014
Location: Wrightsville, United States
Carolina Cup is a true festival of Stand up Paddleboarding. It is an event that gathers hundreds of riders from across the globe for action packed challenges...
Al Gharbia Watersports Festival 2014
Period: Apr 24 - May 4, 2014
Location: Mirfa, United Arab Emirates
The Al Gharbia Watersports Festival is one of the most important water sports and lifestyle festivals in the United Arab Emirates. It takes place in the city...
Tuck Fest 2014
Period: Apr 25 - Apr 27, 2014
Location: Charlotte, United States
Tuck Fest is a celebration of outdoor adventure and adventurous lifestyle. It is a festival that hosts outdoor competitions, live music, cool parties and lots...
Ocean Rodeo OBX Crew Event 2014
Period: Apr 26 - May 4, 2014
Location: Hatteras, United States
The guys at Ocean Rodeo are proud to host the fourth OBX Crew Event in 2014 and invite all of you to join them. The OBX Crew Event is a great opportunity to...