Can I kiteboard or kitesurf in very
A: One of the big attractions of kiteboarding or kitesurfing is that
you can 'fly' in very light
winds. 8 knots or about 10mph and a big kite will get you riding and
Can a kiteboarder or kitesurfer go
A: Yes, but it takes skill and practice. When learning you will
spend a lot of
time kiteboarding down wind and walking back to where you started.
kiteboarding lesson will
get you going up-wind efficiently much faster and without destroying
expensive kites and kiteboarding equipment in the process.
What is Ukbinc.com?
A: Ukbinc.com is a PASA certified academy.
We teach kiteboarding lessons, kitesurfing
lessons, and snowkiting lessons in Utah.
We also promote the sport of kite boarding,
kite surfing, and snow kiteboarding in Utah through free kite clinics,
kiteboarding competitions, and by
sponsoring public awareness of the
sport. Utah Kiteboarding, it's students and volunteers, also perform
public service through clean-up
projects where we remove debris, trash, and dangerous obstacles from the
and water. Utah Kiteboarding also works on environmental
also know as "Adopt-a-Waterway" in coordination with the State of Utah -
Ukbinc.com is working with land owners and Utah
State offices to expand access to
launch sites throughout the state.
What is PASA?
A: Professional Air Sports Association
(PASA). The goal of PASA is
to offer information on the industry of Hang Gliding, Kiteboarding,
Parasailing, and Ultralight Flying for businesses and individuals.
has developed a complete certification system to train and register all
of kiteboarding pilots from beginners to instructors. We offer
certification cards, handbooks, lesson plans, and teaching manuals that
PASA strict standards. Commercial liability insurance is available
schools that adhere to PASA guidelines and safety standards.
Membership in PASA is required in order to qualify for the insurance
program. Many years ago, a group of industry leaders envisioned a
driven trade association for the air sports industry. Today, PASA is
reality. PASA was founded on March 21,1997. PASA's
structure includes industry councils. These councils provide members
opportunity to focus on a trend or specialty within their unique area of
industry. Councils include: Hang Gliding Industry Council,
Boarding Industry Council, Paragliding Industry Council, Parasailing
Council, & Ultralight Industry Council.
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