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Kitesurfing kite size chart and size calculator

Most kite surfers want to know what size kite is the best fit. So have we developed a kite surfing kite size chart. With the size charts you can check what size kite is the best fit for you in most wind conditions. Beside form the kite chart, we also have a kite size calculator.…
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How dangerous is kitesurfing?

How dangerous is kitesurfing? We from team KiteStars are getting this questions a million times! Maybe you as a kitesurfer yourself, getting this question quite often. So for once and for all we are going to answer this life saving, “super important” question for your mothers, girlfriend, grandparents, little brother or sister.   The most dangerous…
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What is the price of kite gear

Some people think kite surfing is an expense sport, but what is the price of kite gear? We tried to explain how much kite surfing costs.   For this budget plan we mainly looked at different prices form brand and kite equipment new in store. Used and secondhand kite gear can be (much) cheaper but…
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The hydrofoil and foil boards

Best kites for foiling For foiling you can best use a kite with that have enough downwind draft and downwind performance. So you can control the kite with easy in any direction. more on differente kites type. For sizing up the kite, if you come from a twintip, you can get a size smaller. if…
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Kiteboots or kitepads?

Should i use kiteboots or pads? Did you always wander, when should i ride with kite boots? I see all the pro riders doing all these tricks in boots. I want to land those tricks to! Such a question, needs a well formed answer. On this page we got you covered with the right answer…
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Kitesurfing harness

The function of a kite harness  A kite harness or kite trapeze connects you to your kite. It transmit the power of the kite from your arms to your body.  By putting the power on your body your arms don’s have to carry all the power and you last longer and you can steer real…
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What thickness of wetsuit do i need

For most surfer the question rises: “what thickness of wetsuit do i need?” For the best fit of the thickness you need a wetsuit that is warm enough in the water you want to go surfing in. The thickness of a wetsuit gives an idea how warm a wetsuit is, but there are other components. …
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The right kite size

Is bigger always better? One of the most asked question: “what size kite must i use?” so what is: The right kite size? This is for people who want to buy a kite, or people how want to kite and have more than one size kite.  How do I choose the right size kite? To answer…
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Which kite bar do i need for kitesurfing?

Which kite bar do I need for my kite?   For every type and brand of kite there is kitebar available. If you buy a new kite you can add the best bar that kite. You want to start at selecting the kite you want and want a bar that fits the kite. More about information…
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How do i choose a kiteboard

Choose the type of kiteboard The board that you choose will be determined by your type of riding. We got you a few selections. But when you are a beginner we highly recommend to start your first meters on a twin tip. This so all the choices you make afterwards are one transfers. Which selections…
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