Ever wonder what Mrs. Claus does while Santa prepares for Christmas Eve? Apparently she likes to catch big air with her kiteboard. We can appreciate that! Professional kiteboarder and sports model, Hannah Whiteley, hit the waves dressed as Santa’s better half to make the above festive kiteboarding video. The short clip, named ‘Santa Whiteley’, features Hannah decked out in […]
Surf House Israel shares what happens when former pro Naish rider, Leeshai Miller, and current Naish International Pro kiteboarder, Kevin Langeree, foil and kite around Israel. As they begin their escapades, Langeree shares with the camera, “We’re going to do some urban kiting in the middle of the old city and the old harbor and I don’t […]
A complete review of Slingshot’s Hover Glide NF2 Foil. One of the best foil’s on the market, the Hover Glide NF2 is advertised as durable and affordable. California Kiteboarding’s Jason Lee takes a closer look at the foil from his own experience training on the Hover Glide. He explains where the foil succeeds and breaks down […]
The 2017 line includes a new control system that Naish describes as “the most advanced trim line system to date with a ball bearing swivel that keeps lines tangle-free.” Twin Tips The 2017 Naish twin tip line will consist of favorites like the Monarch and Alana along with new boards like the Stomp and Drive. […]
Our friendly neighbors to the north hosted the Canada Freestyle Kiteboarding Championship, also called 2016 Kite Clash this past weekend. The event took place over the course of 3 days with competitions in freestyle, big air, and best trick. The competition included divisions for juniors (under 18 years old), men, masters (over 35 years old) and women’s. […]
Naish has released their promo for their 2017 line of kite gear. The video doesn’t tell us much about their new products, but shows a montage of the equipment in action in both twin tip and surf styles. The impressive video shows off the Naish 2017 equipment well and we’re excited to see it in action […]
“Chapter One – The Kiteboard Legacy Begins” released its trailer yesterday on YouTube. The movie is the first 4k feature length movie to be made on kiteboarding. Judging from the trailer it looks expertly filmed and we can’t wait to see it! The movie will feature kiteboarding in Fiji, Hawaii, Necker Island, Brazil, and Cape Town. […]
Barneys In Paradise presents a movie capturing the lives and riding of 9 riders. Each segment was individually edited by the rider themselves.
Featuring the riding of: Matt Elsasser, Alden Simmer, Pike Harris, Josh Brady, Reed Brady, Dereck Sproul, Sean Mertens, Zac Baxter and Brendan Kerr.
Sit back relax and enjoy!
Rider: Patri McLaughlin
Photography: Rick Dobrowski, Ryan Toaspern
Additional Photography: Tricktionary, Xensr
Edit: Rick Dobrowski
Music: Feeling Good- Nina Simone (Bassnectar Remix)
Special Thanks: North Kites, Ion, Veg Out, Maui Jim
The world didn’t end last year so it’s about time we got you up to date on what we’re doing for this one. Since you last heard from us the woodshop’s been pumping out new boards, our sales team has run across the globe and Guff’s put out a few videos while starting thirty more. […]
If you want to get into kiteboarding, the first step is a trainer kite. However, there are many things that you must take into consideration in order to purchase the right trainer kite. We have created a series of questions and answers that should help you pick out the perfect trainer kite! Do I really […]
We are having a killer sale on 2011 and 2012 Naish kites. Naish manufactures some of the best kites available today. This is a great opportunity to get a great kite at an incredible price! Photos, information and prices for the kites are below: 2011 Naish Park Riders looking for simple, no-fuss performance. The Park […]
Featured Kites 2013 Naish Park The one kite that does it all – any rider, any style, any condition. The Park"s three-strut design and Swept Compact C outline results in a very stable and responsive kite. The powerful profile and leading edge give the rider good low-end power and consistent pull […]
Florida kiteboarder Rimas Kinka has done it again. Starting off on October 13, 2012, at 7:30 am in Jacksonville, Florida, and finishing near Palm Beach, Florida, the driven kiteboarder sailed 281.1 miles for 34 hours, 41 minutes, and 27 seconds, 52 miles more than the previous record. Last year, Rimas set the Guinness Book […]
Naish Kiteboarding News: "Meet Me in South Africa…" They come from different countries, speak different languages and each have a totally unique styles, but when Naish teammates Sam Light, Rick Jensen, and Kevin & Jalou Langeree come together in South Africa, it's a full on fusion of skill. S02 E08: SA MELTING POT DIRECTOR: Boom […]
State-of-the-art C-kite for competition freestyle, power freeriding and unhooked waveriding. The Torch flies quickly through the air and will depower easily with a quick check of the board edge. Power is delivered smoothly, with depower similar to a bridled kite by virtue of the kite’s ability to fly fast. Whether you are hooked in or […]
Congratulations to Kevin Langeree for winning the PKRA Burn Kite Masters in Turkey. The Kite Masters showcased a slightly different format from the standard events on tour. Riders focused on their five best tricks count, with one of them an old school maneuver. Being on tour for more than six years really came into play […]