Ewan & Katie take top spot in National Competition

Huge congratulations to KITE REPUBLIC / Naish Kiteboarding Team Riders Ewan Jaspan & Katie Potter for taking out the National Kiteboarding League finals on the Gold Coast this past week. After winning the Victorian leg a couple of weeks back Ewan & Katie were invited to the NKL finals on the Gold Coast, Queensland where they … Continued

BEST 2016 range available to Demo now at KR!

The new 2016 BEST range is out now! We have demo’s of the TS, Cabo, and the new for 2016 Roca.  Contact us in the shop to arrange a demo, and see what you think of the new range. Click here for full details on each of the new kites on the BEST website…

Sandy Point Camp Weekend – KR CLUB, Feb 20/21

WRECKED… After 6+ hours of straight kiting I’m fairly certain it’ll be a feeling shared by most of the lucky crew that shared Shallow Inlet with us yesterday. What better way to spend a beautiful, warm, windy (& EPIC) weekend. 25 of us set off early Saturday morning and setup camp at Shallow Inlet before … Continued

Inverloch Ride Day – KR CLUB Feb 13th, 2016

Flat water, great tides, smiling KR CLUB Members and I reckon about 75% of the wind we were hoping for. It’s always amazing turning up at Inverloch and seeing that glassy water in all directions with the sandbars popping up through the centre. So after a safety briefing and some kickstarter skills clinics on the … Continued

SUP Skills Clinic – Turns, Board Movement & Stroke Technique

Outstanding to see such a great turnout for the KR SUP CENTRE February SUP Skills Clinic. The topics today included Turns, Board Movement & Stroke Technique. Along with Warwick & Chris it was fantastic to have Dany, Jean, Paul & Sharon on hand to share their knowledge and enthusiasm with participants. Thankyou very much guys, … Continued

KR Crew shine in National Kiteboarding League

The National Kiteboarding League (NKL) has proven in its first season to be a great initiative adding a new flair to the Aussie (& Kiwi) competition scenes. Congratulations to David and his team on a solid first season. This past weekend saw the final leg of the state events hitting Victoria. From here the winners … Continued

King of the Air – Hadlow wins again!

There were thrills, HUGE spills, and as always some of the most entertaining kitesurfing on the planet at this years Red Bull King of the Air. In the end there were some epic battles and different riding styles, but it was Aaron Hadlow (North Kiteboarding) who took out top spot with Jesse Richman (Naish Kiteboarding) … Continued

Paddle Across the Bay to Conquer Cancer

100+ keen paddlers, 10km of adventure time on the bay, just shy of $65,000 raised for the Cancer Council, PERFECT weather for it and a fantastic atmosphere and camaraderie from everyone on the water made the 2016 Paddle Across the Bay to Conquer Cancer a raging success! Congratulations to Across the Bay Events for all … Continued

KR Mega Demo, Beach Party & Katie Potter Girls League

Cranking winds, an awesome range of kites and boards from North, Naish, Best & Nobile as well as a great vibe and awesome people filling St Kilda Beach  could only lead to 1 thing… Great times and awesome sessions! Of the 50 or so crew that tested gear and made the most of the 20-25 … Continued

KR CLUB February Social Night

An awesome turnout to witness KR’s first ever crowned Hula Hoop Champion… well done Charlotte! haha But in all seriousness it was great to get everyone together getting to know each other, making new kite mates and just enjoying a great social night. It was nice to have the full Nobile Board range and Best … Continued