Getting air and making a seamlessly smooth vertical jump is about precision kite and bar control working in harmony with load and pop from your back leg on the heel side edge of the board in the exact moment before you leave the water. When you start the move you will want your kite to

Kitesurfing Table Mountain This is the story of a world first endeavor, an expedition to kitesurf one of the 7 wonders of nature. This story was set to test our team against a series of grueling physical, mental and strategic demands; some we were prepared for and others we were not. I first realised I

Kitesurfing Techniques | Transitions To make a smooth kitesurfing transition you need to understand a few key points about both kite control and weight distribution between your front and back leg/hip. Understanding these points is the key to changing direction and making smooth transitions on the board. Kite control: Starting position for smooth transition Depending

With Red Bull now moving into day 12, all is finally looking good for the first heat today Feb 3 rd. The wind conditions the weeks previous to the event were phenomenal but the 2 week lull in the wind has had all competitors on standby. As we wrote this the night before the final

Kitesurfing has slowly been magnetizing cultures the world over, one beach town at a time. Today we see beaches around the world transformed by our rapidly growing sport. Kitesurfing culture has embedded its roots in all corners of the world – across 6 continents, 5 oceans, more than a few deserts and even a frozen

Got the winter blues? When it’s cold and grey in the Northern hemisphere there’s no better way to refresh your love for life than heading to the tropics and flying a kite. Boracay is one of the world’s most beautiful islands. It may not be a big place, but its beaches and climate mean it’s

The sport of Kitesurfing has evolved quickly since its humble beginnings just a few short years ago. In a way, it makes sense to trace its roots back to the evolution of Surfing. However, the sport of Kitesurfing has had the luxury to evolve in a more modern age, with a wealth of technology and

Kite powered boats – a different way to play Kite powered boats are something that haven’t really received the attention I think they should. A kite is a brilliantly simple and efficient way of powering a boat and kite powered boats can provide a whole load of fun without the complexity of equipment and maintenance

Tarifa Wind and Weather Phenomena The Tarifa wind is famous across the world. Tarifa’s situation on the Strait of Gibraltar at the meeting of the Mediterranean and the Atlantic Ocean blesses our town with some of the world’s most powerful and consistent wind effects. This happy accident of geography creates the unique weather phenomena that have