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. 

Kiteboard with it's own LED lighting system!

What happens when you cross a Liquid Force Kiteboard, with some LED lights, a 9v battery and a slow motion camera?

Join pro kiter Elliot Drury on safari this winter.

Looking for a holiday destination for this years winter escape? Elliot Drury just got in contact to tell us about a freestyle clinic he's running at the Australian Kite Surfari in North Queensland.

Money Saving Tips for End of Season Kite Shop Sales!

Get the cheapest possible deal on current model kiteboarding gear at your local kite store, by following these money saving tips!

Evan Netsch goes kiteboarding in Baja

When Evan Netsch goes on his yearly kiteboarding pilgrimage to Baja - things get pretty heated, and we're not just talking about the weather. This guy can rip on a surfboard!

Butter flat and howling - Freestyle in Dakhla

The water was butter flat, the wind howling and the worlds best freestyle kiteboarders were there putting their bodies on the line for a chance at this years world freestyle title.

Keahi returns, still number one in the kitesurfing VKWC.

Our local legend is back! After several months out of the water Keahi De Aboitiz is showing no sign of previous injuries at the Virgin Kiteboarding World Cup (VKWC) in Dakhla this week.

Kiteboarding with Whales in Cape Town

While hanging out in Cape Town after the Red Bull King of the Air, Same Light from Slingshot has happened apon a pod of whales out the back of the famous Big Bay.

How to do a Strapless Air 180 - by Reider Decker

Last week a video of Reider Decker swept through the internet like a 40 knot front in winter, and we've had so much interest in it, we thought it was best to go straight to the source.

4 Days of wind for Freestyle Kiteboarding Nationals

Down in Sydney, freestyle kiteboarders spent the weekend competing for the title of Australia's best freestyle kiteboarder, in what many said were perfect conditions.

The 5 point Pre Launch Check for Kiteboarders

In the rush to get on the water it's easy to overlook some kite-mares waiting to happen. Items like loose screws, knotted lines or an activated leash release can quickly turn your kiteboarding session into a disaster, so why not spend 30 seconds doing the