Crazy French kitesurfers in the L'orange Speed Crossing.

100 angry French kitesurfers at 40 knots, scary!
Ever wondered what it's like to stare down 100 angry french kite surfers when they're hurtling towards you at 40 knots? Something a little like this pictures I can assume! 

Welcome to the L’orange Speed Crossing Pro-am Longue Distance. A conjoined event with the PKRA Freestyle competition in Leucate, France this weekend.

It's been around for ages, in fact it started 16 years ago as a windsurfing event. Back then butter flat water and perfect downwind angles of the Leucate beach this time of year were like heaven to the flat rocketed slalom boards used at the time. But as kites took over, the speeds rose and now the windsurfers are only a minor part of the event every year. 

This year is set to be the biggest in the events history, with over 100 kiters expressing interest in the racing alone, plus all the competitors in the PKRA freestyle event, Stand up paddling races and of course the slow old windsurfers who just want to keep up with the kites. It should prove to be a great event this year, so check back later in the month when we'll bring you the videos and reports from the speed racing. 

A Masters Degree in Life, by Traveling the World Kiting

Canadian kiteboard Sam Medysky chose to spend his life in search of friendship, kiteboarding locations and adventure. So this year he packed his stuff, and chose to stay in Canada but travel 5000km to Squamish - kiting the whole way.

Kiteboard 4 Cancer in it's 10th Year

Ten years, hundreds of thousands of dollars raised and 150+ kiters are each event, the Kiteboard 4 Cancer has become a seriously big deal for the sport, and people living with Cancer.

Pro Camp in Fiji with Dan Sweeney

Blast your kitesurfing skills into the next level with a pro rider in a magic location

ZANZIBAR Island, Tanzania, East Africa NOW ON SALE

Amazing location on a beach that's all yours...

Kite Foiler Almost Collides With Whale!

Over in San Francisco, the birthplace of modern kite foiling - two kite foilers have some super close to some migrating humpback whales, with one kiter wiping out right on top of one!

Life Saving Advice for Kitebording in Winter Weather

Did you know that kites have more power in winter? Read this article full of life-saving tips for riding in the winter storms this season.

Watch a kite being electrified by powerlines

Next time you are kiting alongside power lines, you'll be more careful after watching this video of a bloke in the Philippines land his kite across two of them.

Welcome to the Other Side - Incredible Freestyle in WA

Featuring spectacular footage of iconic Australian kiting locations like Safety Bay in WA, this short film follows two kiters on a road trip to the land down under.

Learn how to Raley with Ewan Jaspan

The Raley is one of the most popular tricks in kiteboarding, and leads to every other unhooked trick in the book. Learn how to nail it in one session with Ewan Jaspan.

Bikini Babes and Kiteboarders - Selling products since 1999

Remember the days when kite pants were cool? Were they ever cool? Coca-Cola seem to think so back in 1999, when the released this commercial showcasing the latest watersport to hit the beaches.