Tips for Untanging Kite Bars and Lines
Tangled lines? No worries! Follow these tips for untangling kite lines and you'll be launching again in less than 20 minutes, every time!
Uninhabited Islands and Perfect Kiting Conditions
Some of the most enjoyable kiting sessions come from the days you least expect; the team from Patagonia know this all too well after spending a few weeks on board the Cabrinha Quest in the Pacific, at a place they call 'The Island of Everything'.
When Ship Gets Real - Naish Riders Explore Lanai Island
Tucked away between Molokai and Maui is a relatively unheard of little island called Lanai, where a giant cargo ship met its doom, and a small group of kiteboarders went camping for the weekend.
How to get into Wakeskating
Bored with regular twintips? Tired of surfboards? Try a wakeskate! Alex Lewis-Hughes tells you how to get started, and answers all the questions you have about kiteboarding's most niche discipline.
It's time for The Megaloop Challenge
16 of the worlds best kite loopers are prepping for a summer in waiting, as the Red Bull Mega Loop Challenge event window opens today.
Warp Speed Riding and Inter Galactic Boosting
Grab the winter woolies and join Ryan Coote on a big boosting adventure in Brandon Bay, Ireland, where the wind is howling and the water cold.
World Record Broken for the Longest Distance Kited by a Fema
Over in the middle east, a kiter chick has just deflated her kite after a 17 hour session on the water, riding nearly 300km from Bahrain to Doha, Qatar. And she could have gone further!
Check out this artsy kiting photoshoot by Ydwer and Airush
Airush have been known for some pretty crazy photoshoots in the past, but this one certainly takes a bit more than a glance to understand.
The last man standing: All major brands sell hydrofoils
This week Naish released their 2016/2017 promo video featuring the Ride, Trip and Fly, but it also showed off a shiny yellow hydrofoil, completing the list of major kite brands to release a foil for the masses.
Watch this insane kiteboarder tie himself to a yacht
Alex Thompson is the guy you might have seen do crazy things with his IMOCA 60 Hugo Boss, but this stunt puts even the best kiteboarders to shame.
A Love Affair with the Liquid Force Girls
The girls from Liquid Force aren't just for promo shoots, Malin Amle, Kristiin Oja and Sensi Graves can ride with the best of them. On a winter time dash to Brazil for some training, the three proved that they're all having a love affair, with kiteboardin
Cabrinha are Hiring - Work in the Kiteboarding Industry!
Neil Pryde Ltd is looking for a talented Brand Manager, and Product Manager to oversee the Cabrinha Brand from their Hong Kong Office.
Watch an Insane Megaloop from Akkers Eye View
Ever wondered what it's like to throw a megaloop? Watch Steven Akkersdijk huck one of the best you'll ever see, from his view.
Event organizers have outdone themselves with the first ever
Australia's best kiteboarders in both waves and freestyle flew in to the Gold Coast this weekend for the National Kiteboarding League's grand final, and were greeted with perfect conditions.
Winter is Coming! Read how to get new gear at a good price.
With the end of summer upon Australian shores, it's time for kite stores to sell out their summer stock and get into winter mode - the perfect time for you to grab some bargains!
Car Park Sale - Airborne Kitesurfing
The return of the legendary Airborne Kitesurfing Car park sale. Bigger and better than ever with lots of gear and the chance to catch up with crew old and new.
Watch the biggest wipeouts of the Red Bull King of the Air.
The Red Bull King of the Air never fails to deliver in the crash department, but with such extreme conditions at this years event, the wipeouts were flowing thick and fast.
Aaron Hadlow wins King of the Air AGAIN!
Super Sunday in South Africa delivered all that the riders, and spectators wanted at the Red Bull King of the Air. Aaron Hadlow made the best of the conditions, busting out his signature mega-loop KGB to nab the win from Kevin Langeree and Jesse Richman.
Red Bull King of the Air - First Rounds Complete!
It was megaloop city in Capetown South Africa this week, as the third day of the event window saw 25+ knots blowing from Table Mountain and rounds one and two of the Red Bull King of the Air were run.
Kiteboarding world record broken - 415 kiteboarders at once.
Think your local spot is crowded? Think again! The Virgin Kitesurfing Armada this week broke the world record for the most kiteboarders on a 1-mile stretch of beach, cramming 415 of them onto a beach in South Africa.
Pro's Arrive in Cape Town for 2016 King of the Air
The cargo holds are packed with kite gear on flights inbound to Cape Town this week, as the worlds kiteboarding elite arrive for the two-week event window for the 2016 Red Bull King of the Air.
The coolest kiteboarding video you'll ever watch.
Literally, three kiteboarders Richard Flindall, Andre Schlotz and Geza Scholtz embarked on a three week expedition to Greenland for Cabrinha, and they scored some incredible footage.
4 days of competition into 1 at the Lanncelin Ocean Classic!
It was worth the wait for competitors, who stuck out three days in the doldrums waiting for the perfect racing and surfing conditions. Lancelin turned it on for them though, and the event organizers did a stand-up job of fitting in four events to one day!
Pro's boost double-kite-high in Cape Town - King of the Air
The 'double-kite-high' boost has always been rumoured in kiteboarding circles, but never recorded until this week in Cape Town, SA, during training for the Red Bull King of the Air event.
Iconic watersports shop on the Sunshine Coast for Sale!
After 32 years in the business, the owner of KiteAction is looking to retire. Would you like to invest in the Kitesurfing industry?
Brisbane kiteboarding hits talkback radio.
Kim Mothershaw gets down to business with Jason from Brisbane longest running kite shop about the risk and reward associated with kiteboarding (or is it kitesurfing?)