Kiteboarding Advice

The Complete Kiteboarding Training Guide

Kiteboarding Training Guide

A while back we published an article demonstrating an exercise routine to help you improve your handle passes. Well, our kitesurf training expert, Lars Jørgensen (KiteboardingExercises.com) is back again, this time with something even bigger and better! Lars has put together The Complete Kiteboarding Training Guide, and … [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...]

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...]

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...]

Kitesurfing Love Affair with Jessica Winkler

Jessica Winkler - Kite Beach

We recently caught up with sponsored kitesurfer and extreme sport entrepreneur, Jessica Winkler. Jessica is an accomplished kitesurfing instructor and is best known for pioneering a kitesurfing business on her own in a third world country. We asked her to share with us her take on kitesurfing and the vital role the … [Read more...]

Beginners Guide to Kitesurfing: Getting Started

Kitesurfing Board Grab

So you’ve heard about this awesome, not-so-new-anymore, sport that's taking over the beaches and skies around the world called kitesurfing, or otherwise known as kiteboarding... and you’ve finally decided to see what the fuss is all about? Well, you’ve come to the right place! But first let me just say this... kitesurfing … [Read more...]