How Are We?


arthur.png The owner, Arthur de la Mauvinière counts 15 years of experience in the kitesurfing industry and is recognized in this sport all around Quebec and the world. He uses his skills to teach and help the beginners as well as the advanced riders all year long though privates lessons in Montréal or during organised trip all around the world.

Henri Lopez, manager of the shop and an experienced rider, will give you the best advice, whether you are beginner or advanced rider. He will be able to answer all your questions concerning the gear, the best spots around Montreal and the best kite for wave riding!

Jonathan kite  Jonathan Godbout, is the second main instructor of the school. He takes care of the lessons in Montreal as well as the kitesurfing trips. After initiating hundreds of new riders to the sport, Jonathan will be able to share his knowledge and his experience to teach you kitesurfing the best and most efficient way. Whether in Montreal or in the Caribbean, Jonathan will teach the beginner and intermediate riders with patience and pedagogy.
noemi.png Noémie Forestier, is the second customer advisor at the shop. She will bring forward her experience of instructor and rider to advise our customers and offer them the most appropriate gear depending on their need and budget. She also takes care of the bladder repairs.

Presentation of the school & the shop


KITEFORCE is a school specialize in kitesurfing and snowkiting in the Montreal area. It opened its doors in 2007 and has developed a strong expertise in the teaching of this discipline.

The good reputation of the school, in addition to a growing demand for equipment and quality accessories, pushed KITEFORCE to create a shop entirely dedicated to kitesurfing. The place has been open since 2010 and has quickly gained a most enviable reputation. In fact, it is not wrong in saying that it is theplace for "kitesurfing experts in Quebec!"
A wide selection of articles dedicated for kitesurfing is offered to you  with an service unsurpassed and professional.

In 2013, the online store has made its appearance. It is supported by a proffessional team to ensure the same quality of service than in store.
KITEFORCE, is also the largest teamriders crew in Quebec (CF Friends tab). Beautiful videos are produced each year by the fans who travel the most beautiful places in the province and the rest of the world, spreading the good spirit KITEFORCE around them.
About our values surrounding the sport, assistance and knowledge transfer are promoted in order to anticipate and avoid any kind of accident and accelerate the evolution of beginners.
Never hesitate to ask for advice to team members or to one of the riders on the spot. KITEFORCE is there for you!