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Kiteboarding Articles, Tutorials, How-To

 
Kiteboarders at San Francisco Bay
Twenty years ago very few people knew what kiteboarding or kitesurfing was, and for good reason. Two decades ago the sport was still in its infancy, with just a handful of people...
Low Kite
The BKSA (British Kitesurfing Association) together with kitesurfing.org have recently compiled a short set of safety tips for kiteboarders. Kitesurfing is a spectacular and...
kiteboarding Landing Techniques
After you have performed a nice jump you also need to land. Landing can be tricky at the beginning, but once you practice it you won’t find it difficult at all. Remember...
Jumping Techniques
Jumps are fun and spectacular kiteboarding moves and all riders love them. They are not very difficult maneuvers, but they require some skills and practice. Timing and kite...
Rescue Procedures
Self rescue techniques are very important. The first thing you need to do is make sure that you are attached to the leash and then let go of the bar. Go towards the kite up the...
Turning
You have to turn round when you want to change the direction in which you are heading. Position the kite up in a slow motion, to avoid being lifted out of the water. You will...
Board Retrieving Techniques
There are times when the board slips off your feet or a trick goes wrong and you lose the board. To continue riding you must get it back. A good way to retrieve the board is to...