How to untwist the kite lines

It happens all the time, and you must sort it out, particularly when drifting in the water. Learn how to untangle the lines without landing your kite.

Kite lines are a fundamental part of the kiteboarding equation. You can't ride a kite if the lines are tangled, twisted, or full of knots.

Spaghetti lines are quite common, but you should know how to solve the problem. In fact, un-swiveling kite lines is a skill that, in the most extreme scenario, may save your life.

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King Philippe of Belgium goes kitesurfing

Kitesurfing is popular sport among CEOs, executives and politicians. Richard Branson, for example, is a regular kitesurfer, and a world record holder.

The businessman even organizes the Virgin Kitesurfing Armada, a large kiteboarding event that attracts thousands of enthusiasts every year.

But we had never seen monarchs riding kites. The truth is that the official Belgian Monarchy Twitter and YouTube accounts posted a homemade video of Philippe, King of the Belgians, kitesurfing in Knokke.

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Martin Dolenc crowned 2017 TwinTip:Racing European champion

The 2017 TwinTip:Racing European Championship tested a new competition format that will be used in the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, in Argentina.

As a result, riders sailed 175 short races in a downwind slalom set-up with jumps. The event sanctioned by the International Kiteboarding Association got underway in the waters of Gizzeria, Italy.

There was some controversy about the refereeing concept with many kiteboarders demanding explanations for judging decisions on penalties for tangles or touches on obstacles to be jumped.

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