• Saturday, May 23rd - Sunday, May 24th

Every year, a wave of new equipment arrives on the scene that takes the sport of kiteboarding to the next level, and watersports fans who want to see everything that’s cool and brand new can get a sneak peek via the Kiteboarding Kickoff Weekend. Held at the Kiteboarding Resort in Rodanthe, this unique event gives boarders an opportunity to try out the newest brands, styles and gear on the global kiteboarding scene, as well as enter competitions and enjoy specialty clinics to hone their skills.

The Kiteboarding Resort in Rodanthe is nicely and conveniently located on the edge of the Pamlico Sound in one of the top kiteboarding spots on the Outer Banks, and as a result, visitors will be able to try out a wealth of new boards and associated equipment in one of the best destinations for boarding on the coastline. During the Kiteboarding Kickoff Weekend, visitors can can have all their questions answered on various brands and styles that are new for the 2020 season, and can even show off their skills all weekend for a chance to win cool prizes. Tech talks and Gear Overviews will also be offered, as well as specialty clinics from kiteboarding pros for a little extra education. Will lots to explore, the Kiteboarding Kickoff Weekend is a great way to kick start the season.