Kiteboard Leash - Why Not to Use One

A kiteboard leash is a any tether which connects a kiteboarder or kitesurfer to his or her kiteboard, not to be confused with a kite leash which is an essential piece of kiteboarding safety equipment. The idea behind the kiteboard leash to help the kiteboarder not loose the board when the two become separated. The problem lies in the safety of this devise, and what can happen when things go wrong.

Kiteboarding DVD Reviews

People kiteboard in different ways. Some people prefer kitesurfing in the waves, other people like to kite in flatwater and challenge themselves to throw wakeboarding tricks behind their kite as well as to hit rails, kickers, and other obstacles. Still others enjoy a combination of all kinds of riding. Here is a list of some of the best action kiteboarding and kitesurfing DVD's to date.

Wakestyle Kiteboarding DVDs

Kiteboarding - The Kite Control Bar

You have seen them on the water, and maybe on the snow as well; riders racing along and boosting into the air at will, able to travel in any direct, and across any terrain while being pulled by the force of a giant kite. Kite sports have quickly evolved in the last ten years to become the newest and fastest growing "extreme" sport. So how does it all work? What are these riders doing to control the massive kites, and how is it possible that a kiter can stand on the beach or walk around while still flying a kite that moments before boosted him forty feet into the air?