Learning kitesurfing

Kite surfing is a new, fun and rapidly evolving sport. The concept is simple, take a large traction kite and tow yourself along on a fast moving twin tip or directional surfboard. Much practice is however needed to make this concept work. Most of the Los Angeles area activity is at Belmont Shores, although kite boarders are active at many other Socal beaches. Here are some photos from a kitesurfing lesson.

Rudy from kitewave.com is showing Stephanie how to fly the kite on the land.


Heading out to the water!


Getting ready for the water start


Up and away! It may look easy, but 1 second later there was only a splash remaining.



Kitesurfing notes -- More information about kitesurfing in the Los Angeles area.

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