Checkout the classic kiteboarding footage from Hawaii, and other vintage images at:
The Original Kitesurfboard.
1989 footage of a prototype 12 foot, bi-directional, retractable twin keeled surfboard designed for long distance kite surfing. Doomwheels grins looking back at the awkward beginnings of kite surfing. (11.5mg).
Kite Surfing in Hawaii 1989.
Probably the 1st ever TV coverage of kite surfing. Troy Navarro demonstrates surfing in light wind amongst amazed windsurfers. Who was the first kite surfer in Hawaii? (35mg).
Kite Surfing in Mexico 1988.
Historic footage of kite surfing (skiing) across Guaymas Bay, Mexico on water skis and Flexifoils. (3.5mg).
Kite Surfing World Cup 2001.
Jumps, rolls, and deadman...scenes from the Kite Surfing World Cup competition in Silvaplana (10mg).
Elliot Leboe -Deadman/1440.
Top kite surfer Elliot Leboe pulls off 4 rotations followed by a huge deadman at the World Cup kite surfing event in Silvaplana, Switzerland (1.5mg).