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Start Date: September 2, 2014

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IKO Assistant Instructor Training Course

Start Date: September 6, 2014

End Date: September 6, 2014

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Club Night

Start Date: October 7, 2014

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IKO Assistant Instructor Training Course

Start Date: October 18, 2014

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  • hadlow

    Hadlow back on top as PKRA World Tour fires up

    Great to see Aaron Hadlow back on top of the podium within weeks of joining the North Kiteboarding Team. Aaron joined us in St Kilda a few years back as 5 x World Champion and hit the water with a young 13 year old ripper riding a 4m kite that day. 6 years later young Mr Ewan Jaspan was fighting for a top 10 position on the tour prior to injury and Aaron is making his return to competition kiteboarding. Awesome to see! Enjoy […]

  • Rebel2015a

    North Rebel 2015 – from the designers point of view

    Each year as August draws nearer, Rebel fans are left chomping at the bit waiting for the latest model to drop. Finally the wait is over and it is yours for the taking! The legendary, high performance Freeriding machine will have Rebel lovers falling in love with it all over again. For 2015 the Rebel retains its epic boosting capabilities while the rider can enjoy the comfort of the short de-power stroke and have confidence in the 5th line performance and oustanding safety features.

    Click […]

  • Richard Branson

    Richard Branson buys the PKRA World Tour

    Richard Branson buys the PKRA World Tour

    10 August 2014 | Kiteboarding

    Richard Branson is preparing to buy the Professional Kiteboard Riders Association (PKRA).
    The Virgin mogul, a passionate and avid kiteboarder, has bought the rights of the PKRA World Tour, in an unusual joint-venture agreement with Best Kiteboarding and the Spanish entrepreneur behind clothing company Zara. According to the German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine, the deal is sealed, and a new umbrella company will start controlling the PKRA World Tour at the end of August, when the Tarifa Pro […]

  • Fiji 2014



    The all new 2015 model stock is not far away, the KR Crew have returned from our KR WINTER ESCAPES in super high spirits, the winds have been firing back at home base and things are great… what better reason to share the stoke with some awesome deals!

    We want to get some new kiters hooked (no pun intended) and help you add a little love to the quiver as we say goodbye to the winter chills […]


    KR CLUB August Social Night

    Fantastic to see so many smiling faces at this months KR CLUB Social Night. There was plenty of talk and excitement following the Fiji Winter Escape Tours and it was awesome to see everyone… yet hard to recognize people in their work attire as opposed to boardshorts and bikinis. Some sad news this week as KR Instructor Liam Davidson was involved in a car accident up in Port Douglas. After multiple surgeries to his leg he is now stable and awaiting final surgery in […]

  • Naish 2015 Kiteboarding

    What’s new in the Naish 2015 Kiteboarding range?

    Naish 2015 Range
    The new Naish 2015 gear is here NOW! Exciting times…

    There’s definitely been some very exciting new additions and refinements to the range this year. For those looking for awesome Freeride performance (big jumps, powered turns, kiddy pool shredding, old school fun kiting) and outstanding Wave performance (small right through to very big stuff) then the all new PIVOT will be your go to kite. Loved last years PARK but were thinking that you’d go that bit more aggressive and take the leap […]

  • Best Kiteboarding 2015


    Exciting times as the 2015 Best Kiteboarding range is revealed.

    With arguably the strongest team riders in kiteboarding led by Ruben Lenten, Youri Zoon and Gisela Pulido their range has once again stepped it up in 2015.

    Check out the full range here… 2015 BEST KITEBOARDING PRODUCTS.

    Now sit back, relax, and enjoy ‘EVERYBODY KNOWS IT…’ by Best Kiteboarding.

  • Connor Baxter M2O

    Molokai 2 Oahu – SUP Supremecy

    The Molokia 2 Oahu Paddleboard World Championships may just be the hardest race in the world. Clocking in at 32 miles, the Ka’iwi Channel—or the Channel of Bones—shows paddlers what they’re really made of.

    Or they show us. Connor Baxter broke his previous channel record with a time of 4:08:08 on his unlimited board—and claimed his third M20 title in the process. If he’s not the most well-rounded racer in the world, we don’t know who is. But bumps are where Baxter feels most comfortable […]

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