Kiteboarding Tips From Our Pros

Learning all there is to know about kiteboarding can be a difficult task. Here we have assembled a list of commonly asked questions and answers to help guide you. 


How to Select the Right Kite Size

There are many factors to consider when selecting the proper kiteboarding gear. Each kiteboarding kite is designed to fly in a particular wind range. This range is affected by the pilots weight, the size and type of the board, and even the skill of the pilot. Other things to consider are how aggressive you want to kiteboard.



How to Choose a Kiteboard

Kiteboards may look like a wakeboard at first glance, but that is where the similarities stop. Kiteboards are designed specifically for the demands of kiteboarding and offer many technical advantages that make kiteboarding both easier and more fun!



How to Choose a Wetsuit

There are many factors to take into account when choosing a wetsuit: Where do you ride? Do you get cold easily? What size fits you best? What type of budget do you have for a wetsuit?



Can I Use My Wakeboard for Kiteboarding? 

Kite Surfing is attracting a lot of watersports enthusiasts including a large number of wakeboarders. Wakeboarders already have an investment in a board and often want to know if they can use their wakeboards.



How to Select the Right Snowkite

The snow kite size you use will depends on the surface. Snow Kiting on hard packed snow or ice takes a lot less power than deeper powder conditions. The best snow kiting is generally on a frozen lake as you have unobstructed wind flow and you know there is nothing under the snow like branches or rocks.



How Much Does Kiteboarding Gear Cost?

The cost of kiteboarding equipment can vary substantially between items – especially when you compare the latest and greatest gear from leading brands with boards, kites, etc. that were released from several years ago by lesser-known, up and coming brands.



Kiteboarding Trainer Kites are a Great Idea

Apart from getting kiteboarding lessons from a trained, experienced instructor, investing in a kiteboarding trainer kite is a great way to get started off with learning how to kiteboard.



Kiteboarding Board Size Chart

Similar to other board sports like surfing and snowboarding, there are board sizes that are favorable and recommended toward certain body types and less favorable to others.