All you need to know
Similar to some other sports, snowkite is the result of two sports merging together. In the beginning, there was skiing on one hand and kitesurfing (itself a mix of waterboarding and paragliding) on the other. In the search for new adrenaline fixes and new sensations, a few passionate boarders and skiers realised there was no reason not to use their kites on snow to get away from overcrowded slopes. Snowkiting was born! The young sport, like many other newcomers before it, evolved with its own equipment and own school of rules and regulations. Snowkite Sensation is not just proud to share its passion, but more to the point, unite all European snowkite schools to ultimately make this sport as popular as kitesurfing.
The concept of snowkiting is quite simple and you don’t need to be an expert skier or snowboarder to enjoy the many sensations provided by the speed and the jumps this activity allows. A couple of lessons are usually enough for anybody to get the hang of the equipment.
Though physical at first, it is not as extreme as kitesurfing, and more generally, it takes a lot less wind to move you across the snow than if you were kitesurfing on water.
Snowkiting is enjoyable on any type of snow: powder, sludge snow, ice (frozen lakes). This makes it a very flexible sport that can be practiced in many different locations as long as they are windy enough.
Rest assured, snowkite beginners who already know how to kite and ski/snowboard will be able to manage on their first session!