Kiteboarding is a dynamic, extreme and exciting sport, where athletes compete in bridging different distances on the water surface using a kite. You can start doing this sport at any age, but professional practice requires kiteboarding sports insurance.
The most common injuries in kiteboarding
According to statistics, injuries in kiteboarding are quite frequent. On average 7 injuries are sustained by athletes every 1000 hours of practicing. At least 5 of those injuries require treatment. Mostly injured body parts are:
- Knees and ankles – 35%.
- Head and neck – 18%.
- Shoulders and hands – 18%.
- Chest – 15%.
- Back – 14%.
The most frequent causes of injuries in kiteboarding are bad weather conditions, loss of control over the kite and wrong kite launching. Accident insurance for kiteboarding covers all insurance risks related to sports and active recreation.
The coverage area of kiteboarding accident insurance
Insurance for athletes who practice kiteboarding offered by SPORT.INSURE is valid in all countries of the world. A policy combines the conditions of accident and travel insurance. Now you don’t need to purchase any additional insurance for travelling to a foreign country to participate in sport competitions. Accident insurance covers all basic risks of typical injuries that might occur during competitions or training sessions. Money compensations are paid in the following cases:
- Physical injuries that affect the workability.
- Hospitalization and in-patient treatment.
- Permanent disability.
Accident insurance policies can be registered online on our website within just a few minutes. After making payment, the insurance policy will be sent to you by e-mail, from where it can be printed or saved in any form for further verification. All insurance data instantly get into the unified insurance database.
The types of kiteboarding insurance
There are several types of insurance available on our website at a special tariff for kiteboarding. You can buy sports insurance online for a period of 1 day up to 12 months, depending on the purpose of insurance. We offer both adult and children’s insurance with different coverage conditions. All insurance policies issued by our company meet the existing laws and requirements of the Ministry of Sport of the Russian Federation.