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Kiteboarding Equipment Maintenance - Board Inspection

Kiteboarders can ride anything while being pulled by their kite, from kiteboards, wakeboards, surfboards, and skimboards on the water, to skis or snowboards on the snow, or even skateboards, offroad mountain boards, or buggies across the land. That's one of the best parts about kiteboarding.

Kiteboarding Equipment Maintenance, Pre Flight Kite Inspection

Kiteboarding equipment is built tough, and is meant to last for years, but as with anything, wear and tear can add up and eventually lead to gear failure. Here a list of areas to check on your kiteboarding kite before heading out for a ride.

On the kite:

Kiteboarding Lessons - What Conditions Make Learning Easier

Learning to kiteboard is for many is an exciting challenge yet for others it can vary from frustrating to down right terrifying. Given ideal conditions the average person will be getting their first rides on a kiteboard after 5-6 hours of instruction. The consistency of the wind, amount of waves, air and water temperature, adequate space, and depth of the water all play into the difficulty one faces when learning to kiteboard. By choosing a location with optimal conditions you can get up and riding much faster and safer.