About Us

Air Pirates Kiteboarding opened shop in May of 2009 as a very small seasonal retail shop.  In 2010 we started Air Pirates Kiteschool and are putting alot of focus into getting more people into the sport of kiteboarding. 

We are located in Longview, Washington.  It is right dab in the middle between Hood River, Or and the coast.  We get the best of both worlds, great wind and surf.  It is a awsome place to be. 

We are proud to carry some of the best brands in the kiteworld.  F-one kiteboarding has been a huge success and is easily ranking itself as one of the best kite manufacturers.  Everyone who flys  a F-one kite falls in love with them.  So if your interested in a demo please give us a call.

We are a small company that is growing every year due to our increasing awsome reputation and a loyal customer base.  Started out with just myself with nothing but a few kites and a huge desire to teach people how to kiteboard to today we have 3 PASA certified instructors and a part time staff member. 

In November 2009, Air Pirates Kiteboarding became a PASA Certified Kiteboard School.  Spent 2 weeks in the Cayman Islands enjoying the PASA Instructor Course as well as fantastic people, wind and weather.  Big thanks to Chris Nygard for a wonderful class. 

For our Kiteboard lessons we are using the safest and best gear available.  The Airush DNA is the school version of the Airush Lithium.  It is a amazing kite and great for beginners to pros.  Very happy with this kite.  Mystic seat harness's for comfort and support.  Wetsuits to keep you nice and toasty.  We can also provide helmets and life jackets to those who want them.

Kiteboard lessons are taught in many places.  From Portland Or to Manzonita Or.  We go were you are and were the wind is.  Some of the places we teach are: Longview Wa, Kalama Wa, Jones Beach Or, Astoria Or, Fort Stevens, Seaside Or, Cannon Beach Or and others.

If your in Olympia or Tacoma come down south to Longview Washington or Jones Beach Oregon.  We can hook you up.  Avoid the crowds and crazyness of Hood River, call us instead.   


 I'm very excited about this growth and all the people I have helped along the way.  Right now we are a seasonal shop but hopefully in a few more years you will see us year round offering something for everyone.  

Thank you for checking us out and we look forward to serving you.

Cheers from,

Nate Tussing -  Owner 

And The Air Pirates Kiteboarding Team