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About PBKiteboarding.com:

PBK is a specialty shop for a this specialty sport of kiting. We spend a great deal of time on the snow or water testing gear, teaching and just keeping up with the sport so we can maintain a high level of knowledge. PBK is located Downtown East Toronto near Queen and Carlaw 5 minutes from Woodbine and Cherry Beach , since 2004.

At PBK we also offer PBK Pro Kite Repair. We also have a selection of local PBK Movies on Youtube.
Kiteboarding is an extreme sport not to be confused with windsurfing. This is a specialty sport that takes time to learn. Consider PBK lessons to help you learn faster and safer or buy the Ozone Ignition Trainer kite to start learning on your own.
Toronto is one of the best places to kite in Canada. The Great Lakes are a fantastic source for water sports in the area. The City of Toronto has several Blue Flag beaches to enjoy! (European Standard or Excellence)
 
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When you get into kiteboarding canada, you can just have fun learning how to fly your powerkites, stunt kites on the beach sometimes called traction kiting. Kite flying for fun and get better flying your kite more often. This is a Fantastic way to learn. You could also simply start first by taking professional kite instruction from PBK. We also have a selection of instructional progression kitesurfing lessons dvds, beginner, intermediate and advanced kite lessons as well as a "how to snowkite dvd". With kitesurfing lessons, once you learn to rig, launch and land your kite properly and complete the self recue class PBK2, you'll later move on to body dragging the water and complete the PBK3 kiteboarding lesson,  getting up on the board, you will eventually learn how to edge and carve your kiteboard, to kite upwind and be thrilled that you are now having some freeriding fun, able to go almost anywhere and not just downwind anymore. Higher winds with a smaller kite can come later.

As you add more kites to your kite quiver, you'll get more kiting days in. You might enjoy getting into freestyle, wakestyle kiteboarding and enjoy learning more tricks as time goes by. At PBK your kite Instructor can help you improve along the way once you've flown your kite more often. More kite flying is the safest way to continue learning the sport. Take lessons from PBK to get to the next level, we also teach twin tips kiteboarding big jumps with jumping lessons to maximize your skill and fun if you are excited about big air and hangtime and smooth landings. You can also get super stocked and take a kite loops lessons or learn to ride a foilboard (directional board) with straps or strapless hydrofoil lessons for the latest technical riding.

We have deep water spots that are perfect for hydro foiling (Like a secret weapon for lightwinds) and also some flat water cruising or waves at Woodbine beach for kitesurfing with a surfboard. You'll see surfers out there too.
At PBKiteboarding.com, we have the best kiteboarding gear in Canada, kites and kiteboards at our kite shop that will help you progress as quickly as possible and glide along flat water like a dream. We do this many days in Toronto Ontario in lighter winds. See PBK in this Video Gopro Vids kiteboarding Toronto at Cherry Beach, which is a beautiful spot for watersports. When you get a new or used kiteboarding kite from PBK, it may be a leading edge inflatable kite with a bladder inside that you pump up or an open cell or closed cell foil kite that holds their shape with the help of bridle lines. Either way, we are very knowledgeable kiteboarding in Ontario and will help you choose kite packages including helping with kite repairs when needed.

We don't have trade winds in Ontario, however our wind conditions are windy enough for some of the best place for this extreme sport, providing for lots of fun for beginners to pro kiters! Checking the wind forecast over the years, summer in Toronto has lighter winds, breeze overall. In very light winds, you can see people enjoying other boardsports and use a stand up paddle board and go paddleboarding or other watersports such as kayak, kayaking and jet ski and windsurfing and sailing. Another way to have fun in very light winds is flying your trainer kite (kiteboarding practise kite) or kitesurfing trainer kite  on the beach.

Is kitesurfing easy to learn? It can be, however, the best place to learn to kitesurf is on the beach with a good trainer kite like the Ozone Ignition is the best beginner kiteboarding kite to learn on for hours of fun! The Ignition 3 line trainer kite is better than a 4 line trainer kite since it has less drag and can fly in lighter winds. Or, take kite flying lessons with PBK.

We have the best beginner kiteboard available as well. Kiters can learn faster with the right kite board.

How much does it cost to get into kiteboarding?
If you'd like to know where to buy kitesurfing equipment, kiteboarding and kitesurfing gear cost or kitesurfing equipment packages of our many products, just ask. At PBK we're happy to help! We have the best kites for kiteboarding and also used kitesurfing equipment, kiteboarding starter kit, trade in kites and demo kites at times. Our kitesurf online shop, kiteboarding online store, allows PBKiteboarding access to buy 100's of kiteboarding kites, kiteboard, parts and options for customers. Check out our kitesurf sale, kite equipment for sale

How long does it take to learn how do you kiteboard? It takes an average student with little or no experience approx. 5-8 hours of professional instruction with ideal wind & water conditions to learn the basics. For a complete tuition (riding upwind) you will need around 20 hours.

The Spring and fall are windier and gustier winds, with the winter being the windiest and sometimes gusty. We have sunny lightwind days in winter as well for wonderful Snowkiting, ski kitesurfing, kite skiing, kitesurf sailing with a snowboard in Ontario on Ozone Kites. To kite Toronto, It's always important to check the weather conditions before going kite boarding or snowkiting. It can get quite cold as the fall weather set in. We can get you into a cozy drysuit, or neoprene wetsuit, cold water gloves, hoods, helmet, floatation vests and booties for kiting in Toronto and to be ready to get some more time on the water in when it gets chilly for kiteboarding Canada. We can ship your gear right to your door or pick up in Toronto at our kite shop by appointment.

Some kiters will travel for kiteboarding to place such as Cape Hatteras for downwinders. Other kiters might like kite boarding kite surf travel to tropical places like Cuba, Baja, Mexico, Cabarete maybe even Maui or kitesurfing in Costa Rica!

In some case we can provide kite rentals such as in snowkiting with lessons. We also have a selection of used gear or demo gear for the rider to purchase from PBKiteboarding. snow kiting, kite snowkiting and kite skiing is easier that kite boarding and kitesurfing. All you really need is a trainer kite, skis or a snowboard for some inexpensive  fun on a snow covered field or frozen lake. Kiters also can use a trainer kite or larger kite with a 3 wheel kite buggy, buggies or 4 wheel mountain boards, skateboards we can get for you for flat packed beaches or other terrain such as fields and parking lots and pathways.

Kiteboarding kites do wear out over time. When you buy cheap kitesurfing gear or cheap kiteboarding packages that have been used allot, be prepared for having to do some repairs. When is comes to PBK Kite Repair we fix all sorts of power kites, ozone kites, Catalyst, Edge, C4, Alpha, Enduro, Frenzy, Subzero, Access, Explore, flysurfer kites, liquid force, cabrinha, contra, slingshot, north kiteboarding, rebel, naish, sail, switchblade, drifter, ocean rodeo kites, f one bandit kite, f one kiteboarding kites Canada.
Kite Questions & Answer:

How much wind do you need to Kitesurf?

It is possible to kitesurf in wind as low as 5 knots, though you need to take advantage of that low wind with the right size of board and kite (large board, large kite, long lines). Kitesurfing School calls wind from 5-10 knots "extreme light wind kitesurfing."

How much does it cost to get into kiteboarding?


You can get started by investing anywhere from $1000 to $3000, depending on the quality and newness of gear you choose. A kite, board, harness, bar and lines are all thatýs truly needed (and wind), but you may require a life-vest (PFD), wetsuit, booties, gloves, hood, a couple kites for varying conditions, etc.

What is the difference between kitesurfing and kiteboarding?

Difference between Windsurfing & Kiteboarding. ... “Kiteboarding” is more widely used in the U.S. and the term “kitesurfing” is used commonly used outside the U.S. They both describe using a kite to pull you along on a board. Although, some may say “kitesurfing” is when you are riding an actual surfboard behind a kite.

How fast can kite surfers go?

The faster you go, the sooner and easier you get into a wave. Kite surfing is almost like tow-in surfing, where a jet ski pulls a surfer into the wave. The speed record for a kite surfer is over 50 miles per hour, while a surfer rarely exceeds 10 to 15 miles per hour, and that is on a big, fast wave.

Is kitesurfing easy to learn?

Kiteboarding is harder to learn than wakeboarding, because it is more technical. Remember that Kiteboarding is like learning two sports, Board riding, and kite flying. Kiteboarding is getting easier to learn each year, and is now available to a wider demographic of participants.

Is kite surfing dangerous?

Choosing to kitesurf in cross-offshore or offshore winds is malpractice as you risk getting blown out to sea. If this happens consider releasing your kite, leaving your board and swimming back to shore. Jumping in shallow water is also dangerous and not worth the risk. Go out to deeper water for jumps

Who invented kite surfing?

Two brothers, Bruno Legaignoux and Dominique Legaignoux, from the Atlantic coast of France, developed kites for kitesurfing in the late 1970s and early 1980s and patented an inflatable kite design in November 1984, a design that has been used by companies to develop their own products.
What is the difference between windsurfing and kite surfing?

Here we will explain the difference between Windsurfing, Kiteboarding, and Kitesurfing. ... Although, some may say “kitesurfing” is when you are riding an actual surfboard behind a kite. Windsurfing, also called Sailboarding, has a sail attached to a surfboard.

Is kite surfing an Olympic sport?

In May 2012, the course racing style of kitesurfing was announced as a sport for the 2016 Rio Olympics, replacing windsurfing. ... Kitesurfing was named as an official event at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires.

Can I use a kiteboard for wakeboarding?

The answer is yes, you can use a wakeboard, but it will have its limitations, this is why their are many dual directional kiteboards springing up on the market. ... With kite surfing you are dealing more with variable speeds, especially in lower winds. This can cause these boards to stuff(nose of board goes under water).

What do you need for kitesurfing?

You will need a kitesurfing traction kite, kitesurf board, kite control device (bar and lines), harness, a safety system, and any other accessories such as wetsuit, booties, lifejacket, helmet. Lessons can run anywhere from fifty dollars, to several hundred dollars to get you started in kitesurfing.

What is freestyle kiteboarding?

Freestyle. For Freestyle kitesurfing "anything goes". This style also used for competitive events and is free-format and "go anywhere". The kite and board are used to get big air (jumps) so that various tricks can be done while airborne.

When were kites first invented?

It is thought that the earliest use of kites was among the Chinese, approximately 2,800 years ago. The kite was said to be the invention of the famous 5th century BC Chinese philosophers Mozi and Lu Ban. By 549 AD, paper kites were being flown - in that year a paper kite was used as a message for a rescue mission.

How does kite surfing work?

This is how movement is achieved in kitesurfing. By using your weight to pull the kite, you increase the speed at which the kite moves. ... When the kite is toward the water in front of the body, an area called the power zone, the wind blowing horizontally catches the kite, and pulling force is created.

What is the best time to fly a trainer kite?

The best time to fly a kite is when the wind is between 4 and 12 miles-per-hour. If the wind is less, then most kites have problems flying. You can handle more wind depending on your weight, experience and the size of your kite.

What does it mean when someone says go fly a kite?

Origin of Go Fly a Kite. This expression is a frank, impolite way to tell someone to go away or leave you alone. ... Go fly a kite likely comes from the literal meaning. If a person goes to fly a kite, this would mean he or she would need to walk away to do so.

Is kiteboarding difficult to learn?

The learning curve compared to windsurfing is faster, and the kiteboarder will be more advanced after their first year. Kiteboarding is harder to learn than wakeboarding, because it is more technical. Remember that Kiteboarding is like learning two sports, Board riding, and kite flying.

Are kiteboards and wakeboards the same?

Kiteboards and wakeboards may share the same rectangular shape, but they are typically designed for different purposes. The main difference between a kiteboard and a wakeboard is in the rocker. ... Because it is considerably safer, and because kite tricks sometimes involve getting your feet off the board.

Can I use a wakeboard for kiteboarding?

The answer is yes, you can use a wakeboard, but it will have its limitations, this is why their are many dual directional kiteboards springing up on the market. ... With kite surfing you are dealing more with variable speeds, especially in lower winds. This can cause these boards to stuff(nose of board goes under water).

What is the bridle of a kite?

The kite bridle is the arrangement of strings that go between a kite and the flying line. The bridle holds the kite at a certain angle to the flying line. It affects how the kite flies, and whether it flies at all. The point where the bridle attaches to the flying line is the tow point