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Kite Surfing

By Adrenaline

Kite surfing is an extreme water sport that uniquely combines numerous other activities, including surfing, paragliding and even gymnastics. To put it simply, kite surfers will utilized the wind via the kite in propelling their surfboard across the surface of the water. While you can utilize a standard board for this activity, it is recommended to opt for one that includes straps or binds for your feet in order to exercise more control and be able to perform more complex moves easily and safely.

Kite surfing is not regulated by any internationally recognized organization at this point, although groups like IKA or IKO are doing their best in training extreme water sports enthusiasts on the correct ways to practice this activity in a safe manner. At the same time, IKO provides kite surfing certifications upon training.

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