When you are learning to kiteboard the odds are stacked against you, let’s be honest, those early sessions aren’t easy. The wind is blowing, the water is moving, you’re controlling the kite, trying to manage the board, a lot is going on. You need something to make your journey smoother, a board you can rely on to make you look good every step of the way. Meet the Gonzales, a freeride board that beginners and intermediates alike will love. This season even lighter, to make all those first steps easier. From those first water starts, to the more advanced moves you want to learn, the Gonzales can handle it all. Featuring a medium-soft flex with a concave base, it’s incredibly forgiving on the water with a silky ride in the roughest of chop. The Absorption Flex Tips make landings soft, and the carving from heel to toeside is buttery smooth thanks to the rounded outline. No matter where you are on your kiteboarding journey, the Gonzales can help you get better at the sport you love.