Fix My Kite

About Fix My Kite Repairs

Here at FixMyKite.com, we are dedicated to the enjoyment of kitesurfing at every level. Our location affords us the ability to ride nearly every day of the year. Since we are rider owned and operated our dedication to the development of the sport is truly apparent. We work closely with many manufacturers of kite equipment and accessories to develop our sport in a safe and performance oriented manner. FixMyKite.com is operated by Prokitesurf. Born out of a small kite production operation started by Jeff Howard, FixMyKite.com and Prokitesurf has progressed into a full service repair and warranty center. For this reason we are able to customize your existing gear to your specifications. So join us in this sport we all love and get out and ride!
 

Jeff Howard
(Owner / PASA Master Instructor trainer / Designer / Pro Rider)

Jeff has been involved with all facets of kiting starting with design of sport kites moving then to buggy racing and its latest incarnation - kitesurfing. Jeff has taken a real role in the Corpus Christi kitesurfing community

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Born: October 1969
Favorite spot: Texas Coast, Portland, Texas
Favorite equipment: Naish Pivot, CrazyFly Strapless surfboard, and Crazyfly Elite twintip
Best riding experience: Mid summer, smooth winds, riding as the sun sets with all my friends.
Worst riding experience: Anytime I've hurt myself!!!
Likes: Helping others to learn the sport and giving back all I can.
Dislikes: Suck ups
Why you kite: For the freedom feeling you get enjoying natures energy at the control of your fingertips.
Interests: Kiteboarding, Paragliding, kite skateboarding, buggying, and motocross
Years Repairing Kites: 14+ Years

 

Richard Frankenberger
(Head Repair Manager / Sales)

Richard has been repairing kites for over 9 years now and fits right in with team at fixmykite.com. His sense of humor is a welcome addition to the team. His ambition to get better and better at repairs and modifying and manufacturing kites and kite parts are what fuels his riding desires.

 

Born: June 1983
Favorite spot: Anywhere there's wind
Favorite equipment: Ozone Reo, Ride Engine Red Katana, CrazyFly Raptor twintip, CrazyFly Strike surfboard
Best riding experience: Down in Baja in the middle of nowhere with just my buddies.
Worst riding experience: Chickenloop line snapped when I was more than a mile off shore in the waves at Waddell Creek, CA.
Likes: Repairing kites to get people back on the water.
Dislikes: Not riding
Why you kite: Because it's so many different action sports combined into one
Interests: Surfing, Asian Food, Hunting, BBQ, and Shooting Guns
Years Repairing Kites: 9 Years

 

Brant Shiveley
(Repair Expert)

Brant has been flying kites professionally for 13 years. His “unique” personality and skill set make him an invaluable asset to the Kiteboarding.com team. He also has his hands dirty with every facet of our day to day operation.

 

Born: August 1979
Favorite spot: Sri Lanka
Favorite equipment: Cabrinha Switchblade and CrazFly LTD 132x41
Best riding experience: Atlantic coast sunset ride with friends.
Worst riding experience: when you're stoked on riding and you have a bad valve
Likes: Nice clean board offs
Dislikes: weeks at a time not kiting
Why you kite: Mostly for the ladies and the freedom
Interests: Kiteboarding, Paragliding, and Motocross
Years Repairing Kites: 5 Years

 

 

 

Joey Stephenson
(Repair Expert)

Joey has been kiteboarding for over 15 years now and fits right in with the team at fixmykite.com. He joins us after a 26 year career in the US Navy and his can do attitude and dedication are a welcome addition to the team.

 

Born: August 1972
Favorite spot: Wildcat, Portland, Texas
Favorite equipment: Naish Pivot, Airush Lithium, CrazyFly Raptor LTD, Dakine C1
Best riding experience: Wildcat, 22-25 mph lit on a 12m, exposed sandbars with all my friends
Worst riding experience: Deathloop to belly drag into weeds.
Likes: Playing in water or riding on two wheels
Dislikes: Politics, Liars, and Cheaters. Basically politicians.
Why you kite: The ultimate combination of wind surf and fun!
Interests: Road cycling and motorcycles
Years Repairing Kites: 2 Years