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Kiteboarding Articles, Tutorials, How-To

 
Heading Upwind
When you get onto the board and start riding you will usually go downwind. It is a good start, but you will probably want to go upwind at some point, to return from where you...
Kiting Around Other Riders
When there are more riders on the waves there is the possibility to interfere with them. You must make sure that you avoid colliding with them. When two riders are about to meet...
The Water Relaunch
The water relaunch technique is not difficult. You just need to learn the basics and practice. When the kite is crashed it usually lies with the leading edge on the water...
The Waterstart
The waterstart is a must-know technique for all kiteboarders. First you need to practice it on land and with a trainer kite. The kite needs to dive through the power zone to...
Kiteboarding board
Kiteboards are available in a wide range of shapes and sizes. The most popular and easier to use by beginners is the twin tip board. It rides forwards and backwards equally well...
Body Dragging
The body dragging technique lets the rider feel and control the power of the kite while you are in the water. After you launch your kite, easily head towards the water. Enter...
Trimming the Kite
Trimming the kite refers to the techniques needed to regulate its power. When you move the control bar up and down the trim bar you actually change the angle at which the kite...