Kiteboarding can require a harness that can come in a seat style with leg loops, a waist type or a vest. With a spreader bar, the harness attaches the rider to the control bar. When the rider hooks in, the harness takes most of the kite's pull from the riders arms and spreads it to wear it is worn on the body. Riders are then free to perform jumps and other tricks while staying "hooked in" on the control bar. The most popular type of harness is the waist harness, worn by many advanced riders. Seat harnesses require less effort from the rider by design. Vest harnesses are often equipped with floatation and impact protection. While a kiteboarding harness may look like a windsurfing harness, they in fact much different. Ensure that you're using the finest harness from Dakine, North, Slingshot, Cabrinha, Naish or Ocean Rodeo as windsurfing harnesses tend to break very quickly when used in kiteboarding.
The 2012 Naish Mission Harness features a lightweight low-profile body with all the bells and whistles. The 2012 Naish Mission Harness Maximum 3D shaping combined with the dual tension belt, conforms to the rider’s body for maximum comfort. The 2012 Naish Mission Harness is designed for riders looking for a lower cut and excellent back support.
The 2013 Dakine Nitrous HD Kiteboarding Harness Shorts.Â HD stand for hidden dynamics because everything important is hidden inside a pair of board shorts. If your sessions last all day you will appreciate the support style and comfort of theÂ 2013 Dakine Nitrous HD Kiteboarding Harness Shorts.
2013 Dakine Nitrous HD Kiteboarding Harness Shorts Features
Power Clip Lock Buckle system
Hammerhead spreader bar
Ergonomic spreader bar pad
Dual blade hook knife
Lightweight quick-dry fabric
8-Point load dispersion system
Removable handle and leash attachment
Ultra comfortable, internal leg straps
Sliding Spreader Bar compatible
Leverlock Spreader Bar compatible
2013 Dakine Nitrous HD Kiteboarding Harness Shorts Sizes
The 2013 Dakine Renegade Kiteboarding Harness gives you Flexabilty, comfort and strength that will allow you to tap your inner Renegade. This 2013 Dakine Renegade Kiteboarding Harness is a workhourse harness and has been a team favorite season after season.
2013 Dakine Renegade Kiteboarding Harness Features
The 2013 Dakine Wahine Kiteboarding Harness is specifically designed with the unique demands of female windsurfers and kiters in mind. The 2013 Dakine Wahine Kiteboarding Harness provides superior support and flexibilty with a comfortable fit.
The SUP Vest provides stand-up paddlers with the flotation and protection they have, whereas giving seasoned riders the flexibility to push the boundaries within the surf. The soft synthetic rubber and huge armholes enable wonderful freedom of motion whereas still scattering impact with water.