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Leading Edge Kite School

4015 Central Ave., Ocean City, NJ 08226
215-498-5788
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Ranked #8 of 18 activities in Ocean City
Type: Water sports
Owner description: St. Croix and Southern New Jersey's Premier Kiteboarding School! We offer beginner and advanced lessons for children and adults! Learn how to be a... more » Owner description: St. Croix and Southern New Jersey's Premier Kiteboarding School! We offer beginner and advanced lessons for children and adults! Learn how to be a safe and confident kiteboarder with our fully qualified and friendly instructors. We proudly maintain the highest standards for safety, efficiency and customer care, and we use the latest and greatest equipment for all of our lessons. Hop aboard our Kite Skiff to reach some of the best flat water learning spots around. With our St. Croix and Southern New Jersey locations, we can accommodate both the North Atlantic Winter and Summer seasons. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Prior to meeting Chris and taking lessons with Leading Edge, I had two fairly rough & intimidating attempts at the sport and had all but given up at the idea of kiteboarding. My first lesson, he immediately put me at ease with his knowledge, patience, and positivity. The fear, doubt, and nervousness I had going in to lessons soon transformed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

From the moment I saw people kiteboarding, I knew I wanted to learn how to do it. I had no experience with surfing, wakeboarding, or riding snowboards, but within a day Chris and Sara had me up and riding. I attended a 1 week program in St. Croix and had instruction each day. All aspects of kiteboarding were explained, demonstrated... More

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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

I wanted to learn to kiteboard -- Leading Edge made that happen and so much more! I was nervous, anxious, concerned about time, costs, all the usual things. Chris Doyle and his school completely put me at ease, and amazed me and allowed me to achieve a long-time dream of learning this incredible sport. They're patient, give incredibly clear and... More

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Galloway, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

Instruction was clear and concise, easy to pick up. Pacing was excellent, and adjusted to my learning.

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WanderlustSara, Owner at Leading Edge Kite School, responded to this review

We are glad you feel that you got the most from your experience with us! We try our hardest to adapt our style of teaching to each individual's abilities and personal goals. Thanks very much for coming out. We appreciate the business and positive review! More

Rocky River, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012

Chris & Sara were absolutely fantastic. In one day they took me from not knowing anything at all, to up and riding down the coast. They covered everything from setup to riding, safety, and teardown. If you are looking to get into the sport, I would highly recommend Leading Edge Kiteboard school.

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Christiansted, VI, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

First of all, these instructors are the most friendly helful people you'll find. I had an amazing time learning to kiteboard with them. We were first taught safety then we gradually learned how to put the kite together, controll it and be pulled in the water by the kite. They ease you onto the board later on in your lessons.... More

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BVI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

We sailed from the British Virgin Islands to St Croix so we could learn to kitesurf with Leading Edge Kite School. From the moment we spoke on the phone to the end of our Leading Edge 7 day kite camp, I knew we had picked the right people. Chris and Sara are ultimately a brilliant team, who are supportive, encouraging... More

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Portland, OR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Sara and Chris are professional, friendly and super cool. They started by checking all the safety systems with me, making sure I knew how to use them. Once in the water, they were close by at all times in a small boat, giving me advice and cheering when I was doing something right. In only two hours I learned to... More

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Christiansted, null, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

I had never kiteboarded before I took lessons from The Leading Edge. A friend of mine and I took a lesson together and Chris and Sara were very supportive and always positive throughout the whole lesson. It was a great experience that I will definitely follow up with. I recommend The Leading Edge to anyone interested.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2012

Chris and Sara worked with four very different adolescents - ages 13 to 15 - and gave them a wonderful, successful experience. Constant feedback, positive commentary and thoughtful skill development made all four enjoy this so much.

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WanderlustSara, Owner at Leading Edge Kite School, responded to this review

We had such a great time working with the students from Country Day school! Thank you for including us the Mini Gusto Week program. Looking forward to next season! More

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