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Training DVD: How To Snow Kite Vol 1
In our opinion, there is no better way to learn about how to snowkite than by watching this DVD. This two and half hour DVD will provide you with a complete understanding of how to start snowkiting, what you will need to learn, types of kites, boards, skis, and different riding styles. There is no other DVD like it! It's a complete and extremely thorough video presentation.
Volume one of the "How to Snowkite" series is a complete guide to snowkiting for the beginner and intermediate level rider. Professional instructors show you everything you need to know to get started, as well as easy and safe ways to progress quickly. Morten Gjerstad is not only an accomplished filmmaker (using all high-definition footage) but also has access to the top riders in the world who are on the cutting edge of what is happening in snowkiting.
This is 2 hours of the most thorough introduction to snowkiting you can find. There are chapters on terminology, equipment, location and conditions, kite flying basics, using foil kites, using tube kites (each kite chapter includes information on setup, safety systems, launching and landing, relaunching, and even packing), riding basics (like edging, turning, and going upwind), back country riding, expedition kiting, kite repair, and basic jumping. This is definitely the complete course to becoming a safe and confident snowkiter.
Among the topics covered are:
- Gear and equipment
- Choosing a location
- Wind & weather
- Wind window basics
- Setup of foil and inflatable kites
- Launching and landing
- Flying the kite
- Riding on skis and snowboard
- Back country and expedition kiting
- Proper Clothing