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Elite Watersports

4100 34th St S, St. Petersburg, FL 33711-4367
+1 727-800-2202
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St. Petersburg's first local watersports adventure shop. We specialize in Kiteboarding, Wake boarding, and Stand Up Paddle boarding. Kiteboarding is now the worlds fastest growing watersport and we can teach you how. With our advanced teaching methods we can teach you how to ride within a couple hours. We sell new and used gear, offer gear rental, and host nature tours throughout our beautiful surrounding waters. Our shops are located within six minutes of the prime St. Petersburg and Tarpon Springs kiteboarding spots. Our mobile shop is located on the beaches for your convenience.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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4100 34th St S, St. Petersburg, FL 33711-4367
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Reviewed yesterday

Had a training session for foiling behind a jetski.It was a lot of fun riding even in a windless day.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff went out of their way to make sure we had a great adventurous time and were make great progress within 2 hours.More

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EliteWS, Owner at Elite Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello! Thank you for your review! Our entire staff is so passionate about watersports, especially kiteboarding; we all want to make sure every client we work with walks away with the same passion for the sport. And if we can make your day by going...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been kiting for a year and I took a foil lesson just this past week. The staff were fantastic and professional. Great setup and service. They had a fantastic kite spot and had jetskis to be next to you on the water. I highly...More

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EliteWS, Owner at Elite Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello! Thank you for your review and recommendation! We work hard to ensure everyone has an exceptional experience with us and are happy to hear you enjoyed your foil lesson. Hydrofoiling is really taking over the kiteboarding industry and is the hottest new trend in...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a recent visit to the Outer Banks I had the pleasure to KB with the crew of Elite Watersports. Aaron & his crew were great teachers of this beautiful sport. Thanks guys. Andrew, Colorado.More

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EliteWS, Owner at Elite Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Andrew, Thank you for your kind review! We are so stoked you were able to come on our Elite 2018 Kiteboarding Trip. It was our pleasure working with you and watching you progress as much as you did. Awesome job! Until next time, keep on...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2018

We had called Elite to see if our group of 4 could do some Kite surfing lessons. Unfortunately, there was no wind and none in the forecast for the time we were there. On short notice, we asked to do wake boarding (behind a wave...More

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EliteWS, Owner at Elite Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Mark, Thank you for your review. We appreciate feedback from our valued clients and students and always strive to provide exceptional customer service throughout our business. We are stoked to hear your overall experience with Elite Watersports was fantastic; the staff was top-notch and you...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2018

Knowledgeable instructor, good equipment, good site. I knew how to wakeboard, sail, windsurf, and I can even fly a stunt kite, but I had no idea that flying the kiteboard kites would be as difficult as it is. I never came even close to actually...More

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EliteWS, Manager at Elite Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

We are so glad that you got to get out with us and learn the art of kiteboarding. It's our goal to streamline the lessons as much as possible to make an efficient but thorough teaching atmosphere. With our 15 years of experience kiteboarding and...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

I had the greatest experience with Dave for my Kiteboarding lesson. This is one of many lessons I’ve taken with Elite and as always they are thorough, supportive and explain things so well!More

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EliteWS, Owner at Elite Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2018

Hello! Thank you so much for your review! We are so appreciative of you taking the time to provide us, and future students, some feedback on how we are doing. Dave is an excellent Elite Instructor, we are thankful to have him on our team!...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

Very professional business. The lesson was done on the latest and greatest gear. They know where and when the wind will show up. I have had lessons before but I just didn’t feel comfortable heading out on my own yet. My instructor, Dave, was awesome....More

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EliteWS, Owner at Elite Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Hello, Thank you for your review! We are thrilled to hear about your progression and are stoked for you and the new-found confidence gained. Our Elite Instructors are out there to ensure all of our students get to that next level in their skill set,...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

I had kited before but only in heavier wind conditions. I learned in Hood and had done a few days in Maui. This would be my first attempt with a huge board and a light wind kite. Alex was great in not over coaching but...More

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EliteWS, Owner at Elite Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Hello, David! Thank you for your great review! We appreciate you taking time out of your day to provide feedback. Alex is an excellent instructor and we're proud to hear he was able to assist you with progressing your kiteboarding skills to the next level....More

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Reviewed 26 April 2018

My Elite Watersports' kiteboarding experience was top notch and the instructor was first rate. I can't wait to reach the next level of foiling.More

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EliteWatersports, Owner at Elite Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Hello! Thank you for your review. We value your feedback and love hearing from all levels of students; foil lessons are the best to start the summer season and we're so happy your foil experience with us was exceptional! Looking forward to seeing you out...More

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