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Healthy National Start to the Asian Season

The local scene throughout Asia is looking pretty solid as we head into the full SE Asian winter monsoon season.  In fact the local scene is getting even more local, with location and club led events popping up this season as spins off’s from the national tours, which in themselves grew out of the KTA […] Read More

Tabuhan Island Kiteboarding Pro

The Tabuhan Island Kiteboarding Pro took place on August 22nd – 23rd 2015 and from all the reports we have heard back here at the KTA from the riders involved it was a major success and one very cool event. So lets leave it to the Tabuhan crew in their own words and with the very […] Read More

Hong Kong Kiting Front Page

The kiting scene in Hong Kong is not the most spread out, considering all of the beaches and waterfront the country has to offer. Mostly the sport is focused on Lantau Island, where the winds and the locations are the most kite friendly. Still regardless of these limited options for the local kiters they still […] Read More

Phangan Breeze Kite Jam

Its time to head over to Thailand everyone for one of the top kite events on the local calander.   Yep its time again for the Phangan Breeze Kite Jam, which celebrates its 5th season this year. So if your in town get over to the beach and take part in the action or just […] Read More

New Aussie / Kiwi National Wave and Freestyle Tour

Looks like a great season coming up over in Oceania. Competitors will compete in both Wave and Freestyle events at each round. Competitors will also vie for the title of Big Air Champ. The top 3 male and female kiteboarders from each state event will be invited to the Grand Final, where the top ranking […] Read More

New Competition For Indonesia

The Tabuhan Island Pro Kiteboarding 2015 event will be held on Tabuhan Island Indonesia from August 22 – 23. Tabuhan Island is a flat water paradise with beautiful white beaches and turquoise water and above all has steady winds of 20+ knots from May until the end of October. There will be a RP100 million […] Read More

Offering to the Gods in Hong Kong

As we all know Chinese New Year has just drawn to a close, but one final ceremony remained to be completed. For the kiters in Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Kiteboard Federation this was perhaps the most important part of the whole CYN celebrations.  At 1pm on a perfect wind day, all kiting at […] Read More

Philippines Kite Crossing and Music Festival

Its not over until the fat lady sings as they say and she just might well at the Malasimbo Music and Light Festival at  Puerto Galra in the Philippines. The PKA are polishing off another successful season with a cheeky wee kite crossing between Manok Island and White Beach Puserto Galera. Kiting and a massive […] Read More

Start & Finish of Two Tours

Last weekend saw action in both the Thailand and Philippines National Series. It looked like great competition and fun all round underlining once again how the sport has grown in the region. Great also to see faces from the KTA team there in the background at both events helping things to take shape.   In […] Read More

2015 Thai National Series Round 1

Everything is gearing up in Thailand for the first round of the 2015 KAT Thailand National Series, which will kick off this season in Pranburi on the weekend of the 7/8 March.  For details check out the KTA Locals page where you can email KAT for more information  http://www.kiteboardtour.asia/kta-locals/ Just scroll down for the national […] Read More

Rain Stops Play for PKA Daet Round

Rain, rain and more rain made life hard for the riders, judges and spectators alike at round 3 of the PKA Philippines National Series in Daet.  Although spirits as ever in the PKA tour were never down the conditions would only allow for a short amount of competition to be played out in this replacement […] Read More

Kuantan Challenge Malaysia

With the national kiteboard competition scene going from strength to strength around Asia it’s great to see Malaysia stepping up too. The Kuantan Challenge will be held between 20 -22 February 2015 at Balok Beach, Kuantan. Sponsored by the Tourism Pahang, the event will mark the first national competition for the burgeoning kite scene that […] Read More

PKA Philippine National Series Round 2 – Boracay

It was fantastic to be able to join the PKA for round 2 of the Philippines National Series sponsored by ICTSI and Cabrinha, with long time kiteboard supporters Aqua Boracay by Yoo hosting the event. Round two was to see 2 good days of wind out of the allotted 3, which allowed competition director Mars […] Read More

Boracay Funboard Cup Y26

The 26th Boracay Funboard Cup the long running annual event sponsored by NeilPrude and Cabrinha has just drawn to a close in the Philippines. The Boracay Funboard Cup which has its roots in windsurfing but now combines the competition with kiteboarding had better fortune with wind and conditions this year that allowed a the full […] Read More

PKA National Series Kicks Off

Although round one of the ICTSI Philippine Kiteboard Tour was canceled due to the unwelcome appearance of typhoon Hagupit, the gods smiled on the riders and provided all but perfect conditions for them to allow them to kick off the PKA National Series on the pristine white sand beach of Anguib Beach in Santa Ana, Cagayan […] Read More

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