About Kite Mad World

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Welcome to Kite Mad World! And thanks for checking us out. Having started kitesurfing nearly 20 years ago, soon after the sport started up, I’ve gained a lot of knowledge and experience that I’m happy to share with you. If you want to know more about how I got into kitesurfing and why Kite Mad … Read more

Ozone Catalyst V3 Review

Ozone Catalyst V3 Review

Ozone’s all new Catalyst, completely re-designed from previous versions is aimed clearly at beginners and intermediates. In our Ozone Catalyst V3 review we’ll look at what makes it a great starter kite. Who are Ozone? Ozone has been in the kite business pretty much since the start. Owned by 3 Brits but based in New … Read more

Kitesurfing Jumps – Woo 3 vs Surfr App

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Once you’ve mastered the basics of kitesurfing you’ll definitely want to start boosting your first kitesurfing jumps. And the introduction of the Woosports jump sensor has revived massive interest in “Big Air Kiteboarding”. But the recent introduction of the Surfr App has led to a few questions over which is the best. So in this … Read more

How To Body Drag

How To Body Drag

Learning how to body drag is one of the first techniques you get taught in your kiteboarding lessons, after kite control. And it’s an essential skill to master and to keep practising. Being able to body drag efficiently will enable you to retrieve your board quickly after becoming separated from it, thus saving time and … Read more

How to Kitesurf Upwind – 4 Things You Need To Know

After nailing the water start, riding upwind is one thing that a lot of kitesurfing beginners struggle with. But this article will look at how to kitesurf upwind without any difficulty. A few basic technique tips will have you heading upwind with confidence in knowing that you can get back to the same spot on … Read more