Sailors rely on wind. Surfers need waves. The best kiteboarders require both. We’ve put together a beginner’s guide to the exciting, fast-growing sport.
The history and fundamentals of a burgeoning extreme sport
5-time Kiteboarding World Champ
By the age of 20, professional kiteboarder Aaron Hadlow won the PKRA World Tour 5 times. Nobody was on his level — but that was in 2008. Now the sport’s most decorated athlete has returned. We talked to him about the future of kiteboarding and how he could’ve been balling next to Wayne Rooney.