Eh… So what does Donkey Dick mean or do, and how about chicken loop?
We know you may have many kiteboarding questions you’d like answered, about all these strange phrases and terms connected in the world of Kiteboarding, Foiling or open toe Kitesurfing. We hope that some of these frequently asked questions can go someway to making a bit more kiting sense.
Q: Why should I take Kiteboarding lessons?
If you take a kiteboarding lesson first, you find out if you like it and want to take it up.
Kiteboarding like driving should never be taught by a friend! There are many safety features and skills that only a professional instructor can teach you.
Q: Is it easy to learn to kiteboard?
Learning to kiteboard requires determination and confidence and represents a significant commitment of time and money.
Depending on your athletic prowess, mental state, existing board/kite skills, and willingness to embrace the elements, the average person will require 8 to 12 hours of instruction to become a fully independent kiteboarder.
Q: Can I learn to kiteboard at any age?
Q: What time of day do you start lessons?
Q: Is the water cold at The Spit in Squamish?
Q: I have my own wetsuit, can I bring it?
Q: What do I need to bring for a kiteboard lesson?
Come to the spit about an hour before your lesson, arrive rested, hydrated and energized. Remember to bring warm clothes, even with the sun out, the wind will make you want a sweater before you get into your drysuit.
Bring drinks and snacks for after your kiteboard lesson You will use up a lot of energy.
Q: How much do I need to spend on kite gear?
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