QATAR National Kiteboarders - QNK

As a government sports body we invite all Qatar nationals to come and learn the sport of Kiteboardin We offer Kiteboard training for the complete beginner, those who wish to progress can do so under the guidance of our professional instructors to reach advanced levels in the disciplines of Freestyle and/or Racing.

Operating as usual


Lightwind practise for Rashid today, a rider who astounds us with how much progress he has made after only learning to kite a few months ago! Well done Rashid, keep up the good work!


2016 IKA Kitefoil Gold Cup Finals The Pearl Qatar - The Movie

Kitefoil Gold Cup Finals Qatar - The final wrap of the whole championship, enjoy!


2016 IKA Kitefoil Gold Cup Finals - The Pearl - Qatar Day 4

The final day of battles on the water! Congrats to Maxime and Elena for their superb performances to win this event :)

KiteFoil Gold Cup Finals - Prize giving ceremony 20/11/2016

A great evening hosted by the Grand Hyatt Hotel to present to all the winners of the championship, and to crown the 2016 KiteFoil World Champion Maxime Nocher!

KiteFoil Gold Cup Final Qatar - DAY 4 FINALS! 19/11/2016

7 Races completed in one day! Huge congrats to all the winners, and a massive thank you to all the riders for pulling out maximum efforts to finish all races. We hope to welcome you all back to Qatar again in the future :)


2016 IKA Kitefoil Gold Cup Finals - The Pearl - Qatar Day 3

Great Video from ICARUS Media showing Day 3 action of the Kitefoil Gold Cup Finals Qatar (y) Spectator boat available for all today to watch the action up close!


Some great shots of the Kitefoil Gold Cup Finals from our friends at Rush 360 Qatar!

QATAR National Kiteboarders - QNK Qatar Olympic Committee

Day 3 KiteFoil Gold Cup Finals Qatar 18/11/2016

Great to see so many spectators come to watch this exciting event at The Pearl-Qatar today! Looking forward to seeing you all for the final day tomorrow :)


2016 IKA Kitefoil Gold Cup Finals - The Pearl - Qatar Day 2

Day 2 races of the KiteFoil Gold Cup Finals Qatar

Day 2 - KiteFoil Gold Cup Finals Qatar 17/11/2016

Day 2 - KiteFoil Gold Cup Finals Qatar


2016 IKA Kitefoil Gold Cup Finals - The Pearl - Qatar Day 1

Yesteday's action at The Pearl Qatar!

-- Music: Outcast - Thomas VX Funky Lounge Vol.II - DanB

KiteFoil Gold Cup Finals Qatar - Day 1 of races 16/11/2016

The challenging light wind conditions didn't stop our visiting athletes from racing on day 1 of races! 6 knot actual wind speed with riders registering at 45km/h speed. Amazing talent! 16/11/2016

2016 IKA Kitefoil Gold Cup Finals - The Pearl - Qatar Practice Day

Day 1 of the KiteFoil Gold Cup Finals Qatar -- Music: NICKV.-Call Steam Phunk - Phunky (Original Mix)

KiteFoil Gold Cup Finals Qatar - Registration Day 15/11/2016

Riders from around the world have arrived to register for the last stop in the Kitefoil Gold Cup! Let's hope the wind plays ball tomorrow for the races to start :)


42 riders representing 22 nations have arrived in sunny Doha! Come and witness the best Kitefoil riders from around the world battle to be crowned the KiteFoil World Champion of 2016. Schedule is as follows:
Tuesday 15th: 2pm-4.30pm Registration and practise
Wednesday 16th: 10am - 4.30pm Races
Thursday 17th: 10am - 4.30pm Races
Friday 18th: 12.30pm - 4.30pm Races
Saturday 19th: 10am- 4pm Finals!

Everyone is invited to watch this spectacular event on Qanat Quartier beach at The Pearl Qatar.


Get ready everybody! The best Kiteboard racers in the world will be hitting the shores of Qatar to compete at the KiteFoil World Finals! This exciting event will be free to spectators. Competition dates 15-19th November with a 10am-5pm race schedule. Venue site is Qanat Quartier beach, The Pearl Qatar. Come and enjoy the show!


Early September winds have given a lot to smile about! :-)


A huge thanks to the very talented Qatari photographer who happened to be on the beach during out training! Some great shots of AbulAziz Al Mohannadi, Nasser Al Mohannadi and Ali Al Sulaiti! To support local talent and check out all of his work you can follow him on instagram @22welcome (y)

A summer of competitions in POLAND 23/08/2016

A first time in Poland for members of the Qatar National Kiteboarding Team. 5 riders went to represent the country in the class of TT racing. All performed extremely well in the tricky conditions (big waves and cold water was a great challenge!) A special congrats to Fahad Al Malki for finishing 6th place overall out of the fleet of 30 in Jastarnia! A huge thanks to the organisers, the experience was invaluable and we look forward to attending next year (y) 24/06/2016


May training...with plenty of more newcomers joining the team! Welcome to everyone, we love to see this sport growing! This is "QNK May" by on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.



Here's the video from the Qatar Open Kiteboarding Championship 2016! Enjoy :-)

This was the second year for the Qatar Open Kiteboarding Championship, with an impressive turn out of 27 competitors from 10 countries. Competition was run for the…


Check out the complete results per discipline. Congratulations again to all competitors!


Thanks to our friends at Rush360 for again taking some amazing shots of this weekend's action! Rush360 cover all sorts of events in Qatar, check out their page...and feel free to tag your friends in the album :)

Qatar Open Kiteboarding Championship 2016 04/06/2016

The Final day of action! Thanks to all the competitors that took part. On behalf of Qatar Sailng & Marine Sports Federation we look forward to seeing you all again next year!

Qatar Open Kiteboarding Championship 2016 03/06/2016

A few shots from day 1! Well done to all competitors, see you tomorrow :-)


Thank you all for a great competition day in Fuwairit! Here are the results from today's races. Tomorrow meeting at 10am on the beach and priority will be given to Twintip racing.


Golden Beach Caloundra- Wind Dance

Good evening everyone! We hope all of you are ready for tomorrow :) Remember that registration for the event is from 9am until 12pm.
Please give us some wind dance on this Thursday night! See you all tomorrow


Calling all Qatari YOUTH! Please contact Qatar National Kiteboarders if you would like the chance to represent your country in Kiteboarding at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games :-) All Qatari nationals between the age of 13-15years old are welcome to join us TODAY! See you on the water (y)


No wind training for the Qatar National Team


The sun and the wind are back! It was a great weekend with the QNK team! 14 year-old Abdulla Salatt even managed his first water starts! Congratulations!!


Fahad Al Malki training in choppy open water yesterday in Doha!


Abu Dhabi Kitesurfing Championship, 2016

QNK's latest trip to Abu Dhabi to compete in the Formula race class of the Abu Dhabi Kiteboarding Championship! A great event organised by the Emirates Kiteboarding Association, huge thanks to them!

Qatar National Kiteboarders had a great time at the Abu Dhabi Kitesurfing Championship! Good winds and great competitors were the perfect ingredients for such a…


We had a great time at the first Abu Dhabi Open Kiteboarding Championship! Congratulations to our team for their results!
Thanks to Sheikh Ahmed H Mohamed and EKA for their warm welcome, we'll be back!


Morning presentation at the American school of Doha, trying to recruit young talents!

Videos (show all)

Fahad Al Malki training in choppy open water yesterday in Doha!
Alaa managing his race tacks in only 1 0knots of wind yesterday on a 10m kite! Good job Alaa!
Just for you Ali! Good job yesterday with your toeside turns :-) (y)
Khaled nailing his first surface handlepass! Great job!
AMAZING action from yesterday's kite course Racing Asian Championship at The Pearl, Qatar!
Wind is not playing ball but still a nice vibe on QQ beach at The Pearl Qatar :-)
Action from Day 2, courtesy of Alex Klim Productions - Qatar!
Action from Day 1 - 11/11/2014
2014 Formula Kite Course Racing Asian Championship
Training June 2014
Coach Yo in action


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