How do you rig kitesurfing kites?

Has anyone died from kitesurfing?

People have been seriously injured or killed while kiteboarding, and that is not good for any sport. They’ve been slammed against piers and breakwaters, buildings and parking lots, or thrown up in the air like marionettes before free-falling from impossible heights.

What are the dangers of kitesurfing?

Kitesurfing – Common Risks

  • Wind and weather. It may be tempting to go out in winter storms but exercise great caution if you do, and in general it is advised to avoid them. …
  • Physical stressors and health. …
  • Sealife. …
  • Dangerous practices. …
  • Equipment failure. …
  • Other craft and swimmers.

How does a kite leash work?

Kite leashes provide a level of safety for preventing you from losing your kite. A leash is a simple attachment between your harness and your kite’s safety system so you still stay connected to your kite when you hit the safety release.

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