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Kiteboarder Skill Levels

Discovery Kiteboarder Program Level Competences A-1 Carry and set up the lines and kite Determine the wind direction and upwind and downwind (windward, leeward). Fly a small kite (inflatable, stunt kite, foil…) on the wind window edge and maintain it close to the ground. Know how to stop the kite power in case of problem by releasing the bar. Be aware that the kite leash must be worn at all times, before kite launching and until landing. B-1 Be aware of the area where the kite can fall down wind to the pilot. Recover the kite on land. Position the kite on request from 9 to 3 o’clock on the wind window edge. Launch a kite with an assistant and choose the right angle to the wind. Fly the kite in the power area without crashing it. Twist and…