Let eight–time world champion kitesurfer Kristin Boese and Christian Spreckels take you to the next level and into the thrill of the waves.

Hundreds of dramatic step–by–step action photographs take you into the surf and introduce basic tricks like the cut back and ollie, before you move on to more advanced tricks like riding a barrel.

Each trick is not only shown with breathtaking photography, but with the added bonus of expert advice on learning each trick.

Kitesurfing in the Waves includes:

Wind and waves
Choice of location
Safety
Tips on training
Starting and riding
Turning maneuvers
Basics for kiting in the waves
Surfing basics
Wave maneuvers/tricks for advanced kiters

Kristin and Christian explain the equipment, how to stay safe on the water, weather patterns and wave creation before introducing you to extreme tricks.

Take your kitesurfing into the surf and experience bigger waves, longer rides and more impressive tricks.

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