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Launching and Landing the Kite
When you launch the kite be careful to set it at around 90 degrees to the wind angle, positioned on the edge of the wind window. The person helping you with the launch should...
Rigging the Kite
The first thing you need to do is take the kite out of the bag and unfold it. Pick up the pump, insert the pump nozzle into the strut valve and inflate the strut. Close the...
Wind Window
The wind window represents the kite’s flying area. The kite deploys a certain amount of power depending on where it is positioned in the window. Kites tend to fly towards...
Training Kites
Training kites are similar with power kites, with the exception that they don’t develop so much power. Training kites can have 2 or 4 lines. They are recommended for...
The Butterfly Effect
Founded by Tatiana Howard and Juliana Shelef back in 2007 in Hawaii, the Butterfly Effect is worldwide water women movement that aims to reach three main goals: The first one...
Kite Crash
Choosing a kite according to your specific needs is crucial. Forget the idea that you will impress the audience by using a huge flying machine. Your weight, your skills and the...
Genetrix
The famous French kiteboarding gear manufacturer Genetrix is quite a record breaker. Genetrix together with pro rider Sebastien Cattelan were the first to break the 50 and 55...