Kiteboarding waist harnesses are without a doubt the most prevalent type of harness found on the water, providing easy entry/exit and freedom of movement. Young gun looking to throw down wake style kiteboarding tricks? Go waist harness. Kite surfing your passion? A waist harness allows the movement your body needs to ride the wave in true surf style. If you are completely new to kiteboarding, have back issues or are getting along in years (some use the word old) you may want to consider a seat harness for extra support and riding time. Otherwise, a kiteboarding waist harness is probably for you.