It’s every surfer’s, paddleboarder’s, kiteboarder’s and pretty much anyone who spends a large amount of time in the ocean’s biggest fear: the great white shark. It’s usually a pretty unwarranted fear driven by movies, pop culture, and sensationalized news media. Shark attacks are extremely rare. Though George Burgess, director of the International Shark Attack File […]
In June, California Kiteboarding teamed up with Starboard and Dana McGregor for a Starboard SUP Demo and Dana’s kid’s camp. The event took place at Shell Beach, just north of Pismo Beach in San Luis Obispo County and hosted about 20 curious SUP boarders. California Kiteboarding’s Oliver Issa said the demo was great for those […]
Stand up paddle boarding brothers Julien and Camille Bouyer shared the above video on their YouTube page, tandem SUP surfing in their home of Île de Ré, an island off of France. The brothers both jumped onto a 2016 Naish Mana 9’10” inflatable board to take on the waves. Though the video features many wipe outs, the […]
California Kiteboarding’s Jason Lee shot this SUP footage with an Inspire Pro drone in Avila Beach. Some local sea otters were spotted relaxing in the kelp beds during the session. The footage was shot with a telephoto lens from far above so as to not disturb the peaceful otters.
The Central Coast has always been a great place to vacation for summer, but what a lot of people do not know is that it has a secret summer! The Central Coast has become known for its Indian Summers: we tend to get our hottest weather in September and October. This year, our SUP team […]
We did it again! We attended the 2015 Tahoe Classic in Lake Tahoe yet again and we had a great time! Our very own Jason Lee and Steve Nyswonger competed in the 22 mile stand up paddle race across beautiful Lake Tahoe. Jason competed on the SIC X14 Pro and Steve on the 2015 Javelin […]
April 10-12th turned out to be the perfect weekend for a kite expo here in the city we like to call home: Pismo Beach, CA. The wind was phenomenal and perfect for kiting. The beach was almost