Kiteboarding: The Fastest Growing Adventure Sport in the World

Kiteboarding has now been around for over 20 years. As old as the sport is, kiteboarding remained well under the radar of most sports adventure enthusiasts until the early 21st century. New safety features and improved performance design has accelerated this amazing sport into the spotlight of extreme sports. Since 2003 the sport has taken off in earnest. Now Kiteboarding totes schools and destinations the world over. Kiteboarding is available in so many locations nowadays that it is hard not to spot somebody ripping over the water on a windy day, no matter what body of water you are on. Its growing fast, but what is it and why do it?

Kiteboarding: The Fastest Growing Adventure Sport in the World

Kiteboarding is for lack of better description; a sport where you are pulled across the water much like wake-boarding or skiing behind a boat. But instead of a boat, the power source you use is a large and inflated Kite. Kites range in size and shape to fit the needs of the industry. Children and adults from age ten to age seventy can enjoy kiteboarding in at least one of its many forms. Using wind power you are more free than behind a boat. Free to go and explore anywhere on the water you like. The best part is that the kites are designed to be able to pull you up to Forty feet out of the water. So you can fly, do wakestyle tricks, or just go out to ride and have fun at your leisure.

Kiteboarding has become the number one travel adventure sport because of a few simple reasons. The gear is light and portable compared to other sports. You can pack everything you need plus spares in a golf bag for example. The equipment is versatile; you are able to use it over water, land …

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