Events around the sport go on throughout the summer season as well as classes and workshops taught by local business owners. You don’t have to be a pro; riders of all skill levels come to Hood River for a great time out on the water.
There are multiple businesses in the community that will teach you how to kiteboard in a safe and controlled environment.
NWKite.com. This site gives you detailed information about launching your kite from the Hood River sandbar. A map of the area just out from the sandbar marks “difficult” areas; you can also read comments from locals about the location.
Hood River Sandbar and Eventsite Webcam. Check out this live feed of the waves on the water in Hood River.