Off the Wall

How Water Pollution Killed Two Kiteboarding Schools

Dead Angel Fish Water Pollution Yucatan Mexico

This is a guest post by one of our community members. The author’s views are entirely his or her own and may not reflect the views of inMotion Kitesurfing. With the increase in water pollution around the world it’s hard not to think about where you next want to kiteboard...Everyday countless articles are posted about … [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...]

Most Influential Girl Kitesurfer 2012 Launch

Kari Schibevaag MIGK Winner

The search for our “Most Influential Girl Kitesurfer” for 2012 is on, and this year is going to be even bigger and better!Update Congratulations to Hannah Whiteley, winner of the “Most Influential Girl Kitesurfer 2012” and Cynthia Brown, our ”iMK Inspirational Kitesurfer of the Year”!Following the … [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...]

Kite Gear for Girls: The Evolution of Pink

Cabrinha Siren Collection Susi Mai

This year there has been a huge growth in the development of women specific kite gear. With organizations promoting women in watersports such as Kristin Boese’s KB4Girl’s and Tatiana Howard’s The Butterfly Effect; there are more opportunities for girls to learn kiteboarding in a fun and supportive group environment and it … [Read more...]

iMK Gets a Facelift

inMotion Kitesurfing New Website Collage

Ok, so we didn’t subject ourselves to reconstructive surgery, but in case you’ve been wondering why we’ve been so quiet lately, we’ve actually been very hard at work these past few weeks building you a brand new and improved website.If you haven’t seen it yet, head on over there now and check it out. Why a new … [Read more...]

A Cabarete Water Women Dreams of the Big Time

Katie Bowcutt Profile Beach

The inspiring story of the talented young Cabarete kiteboarder, Katie Bowcutt...We are launching our brand new rider profiles series where we will regularly shine the spotlight on up-and-coming riders and seasoned pros.Join us as we follow Katie on her way to becoming a kiteboarding star!Rider Profile: Katie … [Read more...]

Kiteboarding Becomes an Olympic Sport

Kiteboarding at Olympics - Aaron Hadlow

Update (11 November 2012): Regrettably, the ISAF has reversed its decision to include kiteboarding in the 2016 Rio Olympics. With this decision, windsurfing is officially back in the Rio Olympic Games, and kiteboarding is out. We are delighted to announce that kiteboarding has officially become an Olympic Sport, and will make … [Read more...]

Happy Birthday inMotion Kitesurfing… And More!

Happy Birthday inMotion Kitesurfing

Yes, that’s right! inMotion Kitesurfing is one year old today... and no, this is no April Fool’s prank!It has been one year to the day since we published our very first article on this site: The Beginners Guide to Kitesurfing: Getting Started, written by yours truly, who only goes by the illusive name of “The … [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 … [Read more...]

Kite Designs: Types of Kitesurfing Kites Simplified

F-One Bandit 4 2011

Modern inflatable 4-line kites used for kitesurfing these days, come in a very wide range of profile designs. With all the different terminology used to describe these kites, it's easy to get confused as to what the difference is between a C and a Bow kite, a Hybrid and Delta...and what on earth is a Delta Hybrid? Kite Design: … [Read more...]