Kitesurfing

5 Top Kitesurfing Destinations You Must Experience

Boracay Philippines Kiteboarding

As one of the hottest up and coming water sports in the world, kitesurfing is quickly gaining popularity and followers all over the world. An exciting and intense sport, kitesurfing is a great way to tune into nature, as your body and senses must be fully aligned with not only the waves, but the wind as well. Whether you have … [Read more...]

Save the KSP Kite Surf Pro Tour

KSP World Pro Tour

Since its inception 3 years ago, inMotion Kitesurfing has been a huge fan and avid supporter of the KSP World Pro Tour. The inaugural wave riding event at One Eye, Mauritius in 2011 simply blew our minds, and had us and many of our readers glued to our computer screens watching the live broadcasts! We could barely contain … [Read more...]

The History of Kiteboarding & Launch of a New Sport

Kiteboarding by Neil Egerton Photography

I’m sure we can all agree that kiteboarding has to be one of the most dynamic and exhilarating sports on the planet. In fact, even people who have never had the pleasure of kiteboarding themselves, are drawn to the sport and fascinated by the speed, insanely high jumps, dizzying combinations of tricks, or the purity of riding … [Read more...]

An Epic African Kitesurfing Adventure

The Unlimited Kitesurfing Expedition Jolly Rabino

Kitesurfing has evolved into an incredibly diverse sport over the years; from the freestyle hot shots with knees that still work, pounding the water with twin tips from a dizzy height, to the course racers, through to the wave riding soul surfers. It therefore seems unlikely that a couple of fairly average guys in their mid … [Read more...]

One Eye Mauritius Delivers and Surprises

One Eye Mauritius

The 2012 KSP One Eye Kite Surf Pro came to an end last weekend in Le Morne, Mauritius, but not without an epic day of finals and a few interesting surprises along the way! And since the event was such a huge success, here’s our take on the competition, and One Eye as a first class wave riding destination in … [Read more...]

How to Increase your Sponsorship Deals

Jessica Winkler - Epic Kites - PKRA Playa del Carmen

Increasing your sponsorship deals is an important part of being a professional kitesurfer, or any pro athlete. Since many kiters are aspiring to be pro kitesurfers, and based on the response to an article I wrote last year “How to Get Sponsored”, I thought I would do a follow up article on becoming a sponsored rider. I … [Read more...]

Using Kite Momentum for Wave Riding

Using Kite Momentum for Wave Riding

This is not an article for everyone. It will probably best suit the sci-fi nerd who wave kites, but it’s an interesting read none the less. Some of these principles do apply to kitesurfing disciplines outside of wave riding, so be mindful of them, and you may well find ways of improving your current techniques and … [Read more...]

Colonel Caveman and the Flying Dutchman

Colonel And The Flying Dutchman Cover Image

Kitespotters recently produced a unique kitesurfing short movie, Colonel Caveman and the Flying Dutchman. Set in sunny (and windy) Cape Town, South Africa, Colonel Caveman and the Flying Dutchman sets out to promote tourism and kitesurfing in South Africa’s windy city in a unique and rather humorous way. Cape Town Kiting … [Read more...]

Youri Zoon: The Ultimate Reward

Youri Zoon - Kiteboarding Image

It has been a great year for kitesurfing! We saw the launch of the KSP’s Dream Tour, which has most certainly taken kitesurfing to a whole new level, and also given us plenty to look forward to next year. We also saw Youri Zoon dominate the PKRA tour in an unprecedented fashion, winning almost every competition on the … [Read more...]

Toeside Wave Riding Tips

Kitesurfing - Wave Riding - Floater - Rob Chrystal

The 12th of August will go down as a day to remember as far as kitesurfing in Durban goes! Surf and wind combined and the crew hit Kite Beach Durban for one of the best kiting sessions in a long time. The swell was SW 3.4 m at 11 seconds and was pushing a solid 4-5ft mid-break that had power, was hollow and grinding. The … [Read more...]

How to Get Sponsored

Get Sponsored by Fuel Clothing

If your dream job involves making a living from the sport you love, then getting a sponsorship is going to play a crucial role as you embark on your journey to a career in sports. While my own road to sponsorship centres around kitesurfing, these tips are not just for kitesurfers, and can be applied to virtually any … [Read more...]