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Kite Landboard

This sport is the most similar to kitesurfing in the equipment it uses – kites can be inflatable or foil type.

However the board ridden is like a giant skateboard and has wheels. landboarderweb

All the Aerial tricks can be performed on these boards that can be performed on the water. They can also be used for Racing

  • Sizes 3 – 15 m.
  • Made of Rip stop with Dynema lines
  • Line lengths 15-30 m
  • The most common sizes however are 3.5 – 12 m.
  • The kites can be flown with a bar or handles and can have 2 lines in their simplest form to 4 lines enabling the kite to be depowered.
  • Kitelandboarding – will create a pull in the arms and can be done by children as young as 10 under guidance
  • Boards are made from wood or composites with Alloy trucks and Pneumatic tyres.
  • Can use Harnesses to hold more power
  • Usually done on open fields inland, parks and beaches
  • Requires flat areas to learn
  • Some riders are now riding hills
  • Can be learnt in a day
  • Wind Strengths 8-40 knots

Kite Landboard