To develop real good kiteboards and kites, a large know-how and years of experience in watersports are required. Not only kitesurfing counts into this. The full picture together with other water sports, like sailing, windsurfing or other sports is very important. Also other sports, that have wind power and buoyancy in focus, like paragliding or sailflying give the opportunity to get the big picture for development. The Diagram in the right shows the most elementar points.
Here are some relevant milestones on the way to becoming a Board and Kite designer
- Techn. Verständnis 95%
- Materialkenntnis 90%
- Erfahrung im Design von Boards & Kites 75%
- Fahrkönnen 50%
- Andere Gleitsportarten 80%