Kitesurfing basics: Riding upwind

Let’s talk about the first trick you’ll ever learn, riding upwind! It’s an essential part of learning to kite and one of the most frustrating, but once you crack it you’ll wonder how you ever struggled! But struggle we did, so here are some top tips and tricks to help you nail it faster: 1) Speed is key In order […]

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2018 Kitesurfing Lanka Mega Trips and Spots list!

This summer Kitesurfing Lanka are expanding the operation, offering more trips and more spots than ever so you’ll have more options to choose from on any given day. Our repeat guests probably know the spots we offer but this year will be a little different so check out the updated info below! Kalpitiya lagoon: This is the main spot for […]

A quick word on launching and landing

Did you ever see something go wrong while launching a kite? We see it a lot on the beach here so minimizing the risks seems like the logical thing to do, and there’s one small thing I think can help a lot of people! One of my pet hates is seeing people launch their kite with their board already in […]

Become a darkslide master!

The dark slide is one of those tricks that everyone wants to learn at some point, it’s one of the most common requests during my advanced lessons or clinics, and I personally love doing them, so lets talk through the basics of how to learn them. There are a few key skills needed to do a dark slide but they’re […]