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La Ventana Classic

Registration Day Registration was held at Palapas Ventana at 7pm Wednesday night, and as the margaritas and cervesas were flowing, Neil Hutchinson welcomed all the riders while holding our first skippers meeting. This year there are more registrants than ever before, and the forecast is looking great for this weekend! Day 1 Today Trisha Smith, [...]

Lord of the Wind Showdown

Registration Day… Registration day was held all day Wednesday at the beautiful Palmas de Cortez Hotel here in Los Barilles. What a turn out with over 80 competitors of windsurfers and kiteboarders! The events scheduled include expert, amateurs and masters with male and female divisions in Course Racing, Downwind Slalom, and Big Air! This event [...]

KPWT Shippagan, Canada

The KPWT event in Shippagan, Canada was the first world tour event to be held in North America, and I was stoked to be a part of it! We drove up 20 hours from Buffalo for the event, and it was great having a vehicle to travel around and sleep in. The different disciplines were [...]


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Mozambique to Kenya

South Africa has been one of my favorite countries to date. We rode so many different kite spots, we met some great people, and we got to ride with some of the best kiters in the world. I will definitely come back again, but after 3 months it was time to head to Mozambique. When [...]

Witsand, SA

Now this place was flat… the perfect place to learn all the new tricks I’ve had running through my head the last month, downloops, wrapped, and the blind judge. This was my opportunity to practice all my switch moves as well, since Cape Town had been friendlier to my right side. Witsand is on the [...]

South Africa- my first blog

Hi everyone, my name is Kris and I am from Buffalo, New York. I have been riding Best kites since I started kiting in 2005. During the summer of 2007, I had the opportunity to work and travel on the Best RV and had a great experience. Since then, I left the states to pursue [...]