Kiteboards by Riding Style

Kiteboards by Riding Style

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With the versitility of kiteboarding in its current state many different riding styles have emerged.  The current prevailing riding styles are Beginner, Freeride, Freestyle, Wakestyle, Wave Riding, and Racing.  If you dont know exactly where you fit then check out the Whats your Riding Style Article.  Each style of riding has its own unique needs that the right board can help you with.

Beginners can be bennifited from a large flat board and are often priced to make them more affordable.

Freeride kiteboarders will appreciate a smooth riding board that offers exceptional forgivness.

Freestyle kiteboarders prefer a board that offers good pop, soft landings, and the ability to stay upwind in a contest area.

Wakestyle riders love a board with reinforced inserts, heavy rocker, deep channels, good pop, and serious durability.

Wave riding kiteboarders or kitesurfers often seek a directional surfboard type of board.  Wether strapless or with foot straps, they need to offer manoverability and durability.

Racers will find that a fast and easliy upwinding board best suits their needs.  They are most often large directional boards with large fins, low tail rocker, and footstraps.

  • 2019 Duotone Hybrid Foilboard

    2019 Duotone Hybrid Foilboard

    Duotone

    $1,149.95
    Duotone Hybrid Foilboard Important Note:  This board MUST be used with a 90mm x 165mm bolt pattern hydrofoil. What Duotone has to say about the Hybrid Foilboard The Duotone Hybrid is a crossover surf and foil board built in the high performance...
    $1,149.95
  • On Sale
    2017 Slingshot Refraction Kiteboard

    2017 Slingshot Karolina Pro Kiteboard

    Slingshot Kiteboarding

    Now: $379.00
    Was: $629.00
    2017 Slingshot Karolina Pro Kiteboard Built from the hype of the 2016 Refraction Karolina board, this year Slingshot introduces the 2017 Karolina Pro. This dedicated freestyle board was engineered with hard-charging, aggressive female riders in mind...
    Now: $379.00
    Was: $629.00
  • 2018 Airush Switch Sonic Progression Kiteboard 2018 Airush Switch Sonic Progression Kiteboard

    2018 Airush Switch Sonic Progression Kiteboard

    Airush

    $559.00
    2018 Airush Switch Sonic Progression Kiteboard Comes complete with Straps & Pads What Airush has to say about the 2018 Switch Sonic Progression The Switch Sonic Progression gives the best combination of freeride fun in light wind conditions while...
    $559.00
  • 2017 Liquid Force Moon Patrol Kiteboard

    2017 Liquid Force Moon Patrol Kiteboard

    Liquid Force Kites

    $499.00
    2017 Liquid Force Moon Patrol Kiteboard  New for 2017, the Moon Patrol has made a full orbit to the origins of kiting, giving a nod to the mutant shapes of the past with a touch of modern directional snowboarding inspiration - giving us a brand new...
    $499.00
  • On Sale
    2017 Slingshot Refraction Kiteboard 2017 Slingshot Refraction Kiteboard

    2017 Slingshot Refraction Kiteboard

    Slingshot Kiteboarding

    Now: $379.00
    Was: $629.00
    2017 Slingshot Refraction Kiteboard After great success in 2016, the Refraction is back for 2017. The same great board that you fell in love with in 2016 has returned in a greater variety of sizes, adding a 139cm to complement the 135cm and 143cm. This...
    Now: $379.00
    Was: $629.00
  • 2018 Airush Apex Team Kiteboard

    2018 Airush Apex Team Kiteboard

    Airush

    $839.00
    2018 Airush Apex Team Kiteboard Straps & Boots Sold Separately  What Airush has to say about the 2018 Apex Team The Apex Team is our premium freeride/freestyle crossover board. Coming from the same roots as the Apex, the Apex Team combines...
    $839.00
  • 2018 Airush Diamond Team Kiteboard

    2018 Airush Diamond Team Kiteboard

    Airush

    $859.00
    2018 Airush Diamond Team Kiteboard Straps & Boots sold separately  What Airush has to say about the 2018 Diamond Team The Diamond Team expands the women’s board collection offering with wakestyle performance in mind.  Taking Bruna...
    $859.00
  • 2018 Cabrinha S:QUAD Kite Surfboard

    2018 Cabrinha S:QUAD Kite Surfboard

    Cabrinha

    $859.00 - $879.00
    2018 Cabrinha S:QUAD Kite Surfboard Features | Technology | Style Guide | Strap Options Developed for traditional waveriding with strong winds and large, pumping swell, the 2018 Cabrinha S:Quad continues to dominate. The inline strap configuration,...
    $859.00 - $879.00
  • On Sale
    2018 Cabrinha Stylus Kiteboard

    2018 Cabrinha Stylus Kiteboard

    Cabrinha

    Now: $447.00
    Was: $559.00
    2018 Cabrinha Stylus Kiteboard Features | Technology | Style Guide | Binding Options The newly designed 2018 Cabrinha Stylus is just the tool you need to combat the light winds. The Stylus features an incredibly efficient outline and rocker, as well as...
    Now: $447.00
    Was: $559.00
  • On Sale
    2018 Cabrinha Tronic Mutant Kiteboard

    2018 Cabrinha Tronic Mutant Kiteboard

    Cabrinha

    Now: $455.00
    Was: $569.00
    2018 Cabrinha Tronic Mutant Kiteboard Features | Technology | Style Guide | Binding Options The 2018 Cabrinha Tronic returns for another year of chop-destroying performance. The smooth and rounded outline allows the Tronic to cruise through chop and...
    Now: $455.00
    Was: $569.00
  • On Sale
    2018 Cabrinha XCaliber Carbon Kiteboard

    2018 Cabrinha XCaliber Carbon Kiteboard

    Cabrinha

    Now: $687.00
    Was: $859.00
    2018 Cabrinha XCaliber Carbon Kiteboard Features | Technology | Style Guide | Binding Options The ultimate in freestyle performance, the 2018 Cabrinha XCaliber features a design that's dedicated to keep you on top of the podium. The XCaliber is offered...
    Now: $687.00
    Was: $859.00
  • On Sale
    2018 Cabrinha XO Kiteboard

    2018 Cabrinha XO Kiteboard

    Cabrinha

    Now: $431.00
    Was: $539.00
    2018 Cabrinha XO Kiteboard Features | Technology | Style Guide | Binding Options The new 2018 Cabrinha XO Board has been brought back to help the ladies enjoy a board specifically designed for them. The XO is shaped to provide quick planing and upwind...
    Now: $431.00
    Was: $539.00
  • 2018 Liquid Force Benchmark Kiteboard

    2018 Liquid Force Benchmark Kiteboard

    Liquid Force Kites

    $499.00
    2018 Liquid Force Benchmark Kiteboard  The Liquid Force Benchmark is a brand new board to the Liquid Force line. Having jumped ship from Best, Gisela has joined the Liquid Force team and produced a board befitting of the progression-minded female...
    $499.00
  • On Sale
    2018 Liquid Force Carbon Drive Kiteboard 2018 Liquid Force Carbon Drive Kiteboard

    2018 Liquid Force Carbon Drive Kiteboard

    Liquid Force Kites

    Now: $559.00
    Was: $699.00
    2018 Liquid Force Carbon Drive Kiteboard The Liquid Force Carbon Drive is the same board as the standard Drive, only with carbon! This carbon construction delivers not only a light weight, but responsive board. Plus it’s the least expensive carbon...
    Now: $559.00
    Was: $699.00
  • On Sale
    2018 Liquid Force Drive Kiteboard 2018 Liquid Force Drive Kiteboard

    2018 Liquid Force Drive Kiteboard

    Liquid Force Kites

    Now: $399.00
    Was: $449.00
    2018 Liquid Force Drive Kiteboard  The 2018 Drive builds off the standard set in 2016. The focus of the Drive is rapid progression for new riders, as quickly as possible. With a simple concave bottom, the Drive gets new riders into the sport at the...
    Now: $399.00
    Was: $449.00
  • On Sale
    2018 Liquid Force Echo Kiteboard

    2018 Liquid Force Echo Kiteboard

    Liquid Force Kites

    Now: $439.00
    Was: $549.00
    2018 Liquid Force Echo Kiteboard If you’re after the ultimate in wakestyle riding, look no further than the LF Echo. This year’s Echo sees the addition of Flex Tip technology, allowing the tips to flex deeper while not impacting the center...
    Now: $439.00
    Was: $549.00
  • On Sale
    2018 Liquid Force Legacy Kiteboard 2018 Liquid Force Legacy Kiteboard - 136cm

    2018 Liquid Force Legacy Kiteboard

    Liquid Force Kites

    Now: $499.00
    Was: $629.00
    2018 Liquid Force Legacy Kiteboard  The Liquid Force Legacy is back for its fourth season, and for good reason. Despite its Pickle Fork resemblance, the Legacy is truly a state-of-the-art board designed to offer an exceptional freeride / freestyle...
    Now: $499.00
    Was: $629.00
  • On Sale
    2018 Liquid Force Libre Kiteboard

    2018 Liquid Force Libre Kiteboard

    Liquid Force Kites

    Now: $439.00
    Was: $549.00
    2018 Liquid Force Libre Kiteboard  What Liquid Force has to say about the 2018 Libre Free yourself from the light wind doldrums! If you think about kiting at the first sign of the leaves moving on trees, the slight flutter of a flag or the hint of...
    Now: $439.00
    Was: $549.00
  • On Sale
    2018 Liquid Force Lunar Lander Kiteboard

    2018 Liquid Force Lunar Lander Kiteboard

    Liquid Force Kites

    Now: $479.00
    Was: $599.00
    2018 Liquid Force Lunar Lander Kiteboard The Lunar Lander joins the ranks of the Moon Patrol and Space Craft, directional twin tips that put their emphasis on fun. The Lunar Lander takes the technology and design of the Legacy, and infuses it into a...
    Now: $479.00
    Was: $599.00
  • On Sale

    2018 Liquid Force Moon Patrol Kiteboard

    Liquid Force Kites

    Now: $399.00
    Was: $499.00
    2018 Liquid Force Moon Patrol Kiteboard  The Moon Patrol has made a full orbit to the origins of kiting, giving a nod to the mutant shapes of the past with a touch of modern directional snowboarding inspiration - giving us a brand new category of...
    Now: $399.00
    Was: $499.00
  • On Sale

    2018 Liquid Force Space Craft Kiteboard

    Liquid Force Kites

    Now: $399.00
    Was: $499.00
    2018 Liquid Force Space Craft Kiteboard Get ready to blast off into 2018 with Liquid Force’s Space Craft. The Space Craft is essentially the little brother of Moon Patrol, allowing it to be more playful when it comes to jumping. Filling the gap...
    Now: $399.00
    Was: $499.00
  • 2018 Naish Alaia Kite Surfboard

    2018 Naish Alaia Kite Surfboard

    Naish

    $425.00
    2018 Naish Alaia Kite Surfboard Size 5'9" What Naish has to say about the 2018 Alaia True to its roots, the Alaia takes it back to the early days when surfing first began in Hawaii. It is shaped out of a solid dual-wood core with a surf design that...
    $425.00
  • On Sale
    2018 Naish Alana Kiteboard 2018 Naish Alana Kiteboard

    2018 Naish Alana Kiteboard

    Naish

    Now: $369.00
    Was: $600.00
    2018 Naish Alana Kiteboard What Naish has to say about the 2018 Alana The Alana is designed for women who want all-around freeride, freestyle and TT waveriding versatility within a single board. Its outline, flex and dimensions have all been fine-tuned...
    Now: $369.00
    Was: $600.00
  • On Sale
    2018 Naish Drive Kiteboard 2018 Naish Drive Kiteboard

    2018 Naish Drive Kiteboard

    Naish

    Now: $575.00
    Was: $865.00
    2018 Naish Drive Kiteboard What Naish has to say about the 2018 Drive The Drive is designed for intermediate-to-advanced riders who demand an extremely lightweight and responsive board for speed and upwind performance.Lighter than most boards in the...
    Now: $575.00
    Was: $865.00
  • On Sale
    2018 Naish Global Kite Surfboard 2018 Naish Global Kite Surfboard

    2018 Naish Global Kite Surfboard

    Naish

    Now: $650.00
    Was: $975.00
    2018 Naish Global Kite Surfboard 5'8" X 18.5" X 2 & 5/16" or 5'10" X 18.5" X 2 & 3/16" What Naish has to say about the 2018 Global The Global is designed for riders looking for total confidence and unmatched all-around performance for both...
    Now: $650.00
    Was: $975.00
  • On Sale
    2018 Naish Go-To Kite Surfboard 2018 Naish Go-To Kite Surfboard

    2018 Naish Go-To Kite Surfboard

    Naish

    Now: $585.00
    Was: $865.00
    2018 Naish Go-To Kite Surfboard 5'6" X 19" X 2 & 3/16" or 5'9" X 18 & 15/16" X 2 & 3/16" What Naish has to say about the 2018 Go-To Early to plane with fast upwind ability, the Go-To is the versatile choice for both strapped and strapless...
    Now: $585.00
    Was: $865.00
  • 2018 North Quest TT Kite Surfboard

    2018 North Quest TT Kite Surfboard

    Duotone

    $699.00
    2018 North Quest TT Kite Surfboard What North has to say about the 2018 Quest TT The Quest TT offers a truly classic surfboard shape and as such becomes one of the most versatile boards in our range. Built using our TT construction, which is both...
    $699.00
  • On Sale
    2018 North Team Series Kiteboard

    2018 North Team Series Kiteboard

    Duotone

    Now: $699.00
    Was: $999.00
    2018 North Team Series Kiteboard What North Kiteboarding has to say about the 2018 Team Series A competition Freestyle board with optimised and high performance design features for zero compromise. Features & Benefits Explosive Pop due to...
    Now: $699.00
    Was: $999.00
  • On Sale
    2018 North Wam Kite Surfboard

    2018 North Wam Kite Surfboard

    Duotone

    Now: $629.00
    Was: $899.00
    2018 North Wam Kite Surfboard What North has to say about the 2018 Wam The WAM is perfect for the riders out there looking for a high-performance board that works in all conditions. An updated shape, which is identical to the Pro WAM, for 2018 features...
    Now: $629.00
    Was: $899.00
  • On Sale
    2018 Slingshot Angry Swallow Kite Surfboard

    2018 Slingshot Angry Swallow Kite Surfboard

    Slingshot Kiteboarding

    Now: $679.00
    Was: $849.00
    2018 Slingshot Angry Swallow Kite Surfboard Do you listen to heavy metal? Do you find yourself flying into fits of rage at any given moment? Do you ride in lightwind conditions? If any of the above apply to you, the Angry Swallow is a perfect fit for...
    Now: $679.00
    Was: $849.00
  • On Sale
    2018 Slingshot Asylum Kiteboard

    2018 Slingshot Asylum Kiteboard

    Slingshot Kiteboarding

    Now: $479.00
    Was: $599.00
    2018 Slingshot Asylum Kiteboard Slingshot’s aggressive freeride board of choice, the Asylum is an awesome option for throwing mad tricks in open water. Want crazy pop, soft landings, and top-of-the-line flatwater performance? This is a beautiful...
    Now: $479.00
    Was: $599.00
  • On Sale
    2018 Slingshot Celeritas Kite Surfboard

    2018 Slingshot Celeritas Kite Surfboard

    Slingshot Kiteboarding

    Now: $679.00
    Was: $849.00
    2018 Slingshot Celeritas Kite Surfboard Looking for a surfboard that will work in pretty much any condition you may come across whilst out tearing up the waves? Look no further, friends. The Celeritas is designed to do it all and then some, and...
    Now: $679.00
    Was: $849.00
  • On Sale
    2018 Slingshot Converter Foil Board 2018 Slingshot Converter Foil Board

    2018 Slingshot Converter Foil Board

    Slingshot Kiteboarding

    Now: $719.00
    Was: $899.00
    2018 Slingshot Converter Foil Board Wave junkie that’s looking to get into foiling? The Converter, per its name, can be surfed or foiled at your leisure - it takes less than five minutes to switch from foil to fins or vice versa. The Converter...
    Now: $719.00
    Was: $899.00
  • On Sale
    2018 Slingshot Glide Kiteboard

    2018 Slingshot Glide Kiteboard

    Slingshot Kiteboarding

    Now: $463.00
    Was: $579.00
    2018 Slingshot Glide Kiteboard What Slingshot has to say about the 2018 Glide With 149cm and 159cm options, the Glide is a dedicated light wind board that gives you the light wind range of a surfboard with the freeride performance of a twin tip...
    Now: $463.00
    Was: $579.00
  • On Sale
    2018 Slingshot Karolina Pro Kiteboard

    2018 Slingshot Karolina Pro Kiteboard

    Slingshot Kiteboarding

    Now: $479.00
    Was: $629.00
    2018 Slingshot Karolina Pro Kiteboard In this day and age of confusion, Karolina is looking to simplify the game for the lovely ladies of our sport. World Champion of ladies’ kiting, Karolina shreds and then some. This board, specifically designed...
    Now: $479.00
    Was: $629.00
  • On Sale
    2018 Slingshot Misfit Kiteboard

    2018 Slingshot Misfit Air Core Kiteboard

    Slingshot Kiteboarding

    Now: $449.00
    Was: $579.00
    2018 Slingshot Misfit Air Core Kiteboard A reboot of Slingshot’s ever-popular Misfit series, the Air Core is a board designed towards progression without being a board that will be outgrown. There’s nothing worse than outgrowing a board, and...
    Now: $449.00
    Was: $579.00
  • On Sale
    2018 Slingshot Mixer Kite Surfboard

    2018 Slingshot Mixer Kite Surfboard

    Slingshot Kiteboarding

    Now: $679.00
    Was: $849.00
    2018 Slingshot Mixer Kite Surfboard New for 2018 comes the Mixer, shaking up the surf game like a top-shelf cocktail. Like to slash up the waves with a fun shortboard shape? With the Mixer’s quad-fin setup and stout shape, you’ll be carving...
    Now: $679.00
    Was: $849.00
  • On Sale
    2018 Slingshot Refraction Kiteboard

    2018 Slingshot Refraction Kiteboard

    Slingshot Kiteboarding

    Now: $479.00
    Was: $629.00
    2018 Slingshot Refraction Kiteboard For the rider who indeed wants to do it all, the Refraction shreds in almost any conceivable situation. Just ask Sam Light, Slingshot’s top male rider - the board was designed for and by him to be the end-all...
    Now: $479.00
    Was: $629.00
  • On Sale
    2018 Slingshot Screamer Kite Surfboard

    2018 Slingshot Screamer Kite Surfboard

    Slingshot Kiteboarding

    Now: $679.00
    Was: $849.00
    2018 Slingshot Screamer Kite Surfboard Got the need for speed? Well, if you’re a wave-carving aficionado, the Screamer will be music to your ears. Hard-edging parallel rail outlines allow for speed down the face of the wave, a modified thumb tail...
    Now: $679.00
    Was: $849.00
  • On Sale
    2018 Slingshot Tyrant Kite Surfboard

    2018 Slingshot Tyrant Kite Surfboard - 6'0"

    Slingshot Kiteboarding

    Now: $679.00
    Was: $849.00
    2018 Slingshot Tyrant Kite Surfboard The Tyrant, living up to its name, is meant to be the absolute ruler of harsh conditions - if you’re surfing in big waves, this is most definitely the board for you. High-speed, low-drag, and huge power are the...
    Now: $679.00
    Was: $849.00