Whether you know me personally or not, you’ve come to the right place to find out more.

If you are interested in hiring me as a photographer or videographer, check out www.ErikStonePhotography.com

If you want to see pictures of me kiteboarding, Photos of Erik has a few pics that I posted.  From Erik’s Links, you can check out websites that I think are awesome, and see websites that include Erik Stone, such as my Facebook, or Linked In profiles.

Whether It’s a solo mountain summit, a new website I’m building, a Las Vegas show that I’ve just seen, or a yacht party in the Croatia, I usually have something interesting going on in the mix.  So check out the links at the top, and let me know what you think.

If you have any questions about my travels, photography, kiteboarding or surfing, feel free to email me by clicking here.


– Erik Stone

About Erik

You could call me an Adventure Sports Instructor, if I have to have a career title.  I have spent most of my time in the field of watersports, since working in the kiteboarding industry has allowed me more time to enjoy sports in general.  Most of my professional experience is in teaching kiteboarding, wakeboarding, and surfing, but I have professional experience in other fields such as SCUBA, climbing, rappelling, and sailing.

I grew up in Minneapolis, and graduated high school in Hawaii. Certified as an instructor though several pro organizations, I became a kiteboarding coach in 2002, and since then, I’ve taught hundreds of students how to kiteboard and wakeboard, at schools in the US and Internationally.

I was pro rider for Best Kiteboarding for four years, and I’ve competed and placed in international kiteboarding competitions, on the land, snow, and water, since 2001.

Before getting into kiteboarding, I did various jobs, such as being: an overnight supervisor at a retail Store, a gas station manager, a public speaker and recruiter for a college, and an account rep/contractor for a home improvement company.  I have also acted in several theatrical productions with companies such as The National Theatre for Children and The Minnesota Opera.

Recently, I was a Jumpmaster Trainer for Skyjump Las Vegas, during their first six months of operation in North America, I did client photography for Bootleg Canyon Flightlines, and I was even a Corrections Officer in the biggest prison in Nevada.  For the time being, I’ve gotten back into the water, and I’ve been immersing myself in professional photography, and enjoying it immensely!

My ultimate goal is to travel more, surf the best breaks in the world, almost everyday, commute to work and get groceries using a paraglider and/or dirt bike, and take photos of it all 🙂

ErikStone.info is my personal website, where anyone can come to check on my latest, public ventures . . . some are secret . . .

See you around, hopefully on the water, or on one side of the lens, or the other 😉

-Erik Stone

Photos of Erik


Erik’s Adventures

Bull Fun

Damn, today was cool.  We went to see an Arequipenian fair, with a bull fight included.  Two bulls fight each other, because they are male and they want to win.  It was fuckin’ cool.  They fight for a short time until one of them runs away.  It’s pretty exciting when one runs, because it runs …

Erik’s Links

Websites that include Erik Stone


My never-quite-finished photography, portfolio website.


This is Erik Stone’s Public Profile on Facebook.


This is Erik Stone’s Public Profile on LinkedIn.


Erik Stone and Marco Koppel, in Egypt, doing some tow up kiteboarding.


One of the sites that Erik Stone administers.  The most comprehensive, online, kiteboarding and kitesurfing reference, for kiteboarders and non-kiteboarders.

Kiteboarding and Kitesurfing


One of the sites that Erik Stone administers.  The most comprehensive, online, kiteboarding and kitesurfing reference, for kiteboarders and non-kiteboarders.

Air Padre Kiteboarding

The best location and school to learn kiteboarding in the USA.

Real Watersports

A great place to learn kiteboarding, and the best place in the US for intermediate and advanced riders.

Companies and Products


The Coolest Electric Vehicle Company in the world.


Snowboard the street.  Forget long board skateboarding, Freebord.

Fellow Bloggers

Streets of Lima

A good blog on Peru

Awesome Links


This is what I used to learn HTML, and what I use for HTML reference

A Little Humility at the Crossroads

A little humility on climate change from Wesley Pruden

Why Men Rape

A rational view of why men rape women.


A little dose of reality to bring you back to it, or to it for the first time.

Thomas Sowell

The best modern Economist alive today.  Beware, a dose of reading Thomas Sowell, may leave you highly rational, educated, and knowledgeable.

Penn and Teller’s “Bullshit” show on Teen Sex

Penn and Teller’s presentation on how fucked up American culture is when is comes to the concept of teen sex.

The dirty little secret that most don’t want to admit about Baltimore

A tragic and accurate take on what has happened to Baltimore, and which led to the Baltimore Riots in 2015.

Pretty Good Links

News Article

How Atlas Shrugged predicts contemporary collapse of America.

A Lesson from Rome

The Roman Father, his value to his family, and to society as a whole.

Versed Busters

Information on the drug Versed.

Beware Some Psychologists

An article that describes exactly why you should be diligent in finding the right psychologist.

How Much is Spent on Welfare?

What do you think?

Pregnancy Due Dates

Good information on pregnancy due dates.

What Happens to Children that Nobody Wants?

A great read if you want to depress yourself and/or a dose of reality.

Alternative Considerations of Jonestown & Peoples Temple

It wasn’t Kool Aid that killed those people.

The Nanking Massacre

A view of typical war.

Ten Reasons Why I’m Skipping Burning Man in 2014

A good rant on how Burning Man has changed.

Nomad Capitalist

Running from US extortion and Socialism?

50 Reasons to Oppose Flouridation

Yeah, that pretty much sums it up.