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Snow Kiting Course Information

COMMON TO ALL COURSES

  • Courses cost $75/hour per person and include all snowkiting equipment and transport to location
  • All courses follow the IKO Snowkiting training syllabus
  • Session length typically 3 hours, although will vary from 2-4 hours, depending on location, weather and student preference
  • Video analysis service. Get a DVD of your days kiting for $40. Edited video footage with some cool music and still images for the all important desktop wallpaper on your PC
  • Gift Vouchers Available

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

TASTER SESSION
Duration = 2 – 4 hours
A session designed to get you up and running as quickly as possible so you can get a taste of what this new sport’s all about.

BEGINNER & INTERMEDIATE COURSES
Duration = 1 – 5 days (2 - 4 hours per day)
Courses follow the IKO syllabus and train you to become a safe and independent Snowkiter. Courses cover all areas of the sport from kite flying and riding techniques, equipment, weather, site assessments and jumping techniques.

ADVANCED CLINICS
For existing Snowkiters, we offer advanced training/clinics. Top instructors including ex-British Big Air champion Lee Trevarthen are on hand to help you nail that elusive trick.

SNOWKITING GUIDED TOURS
Aimed at students who have completed basic training or existing Snowkiters that wish to come along for a day’s Snowkiting.

Uses the same training grounds as for our regular courses. Also the option to use more technical areas depending on student ability. Details available upon request. Tours are subject to student numbers and weather conditions.

SNOWKITING HELI OPTION
Suitable for competent Snowkiters only. We’ll check your level before signing you up for the tour. Prepare for an amazing experience!

Local Heli guide and Snowkiter Nick Grant leads the tour into some of NZs most amazing scenery. Glacier and Back country options available. See our posters and website for images from a tour Nick Grant led onto Fox Glacier with the Slingshot Pro team last season.

Heli tours will vary in length from 1 - 4 days. Please enquire for more details.

IKO INSTRUCTOR TRAINING COURSE
One off course being run 16th – 20th August. The course is aimed at existing Snowkiters wishing to train to become IKO instructors. Course details available at www.kiteaddicts.com.

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