Reliable and Affordable Kite Insurance from IKO 30 Jun 2020 We founded IKO back in 2001 with a simple mission - to protect kiters and promote safe teaching practices. Over the years, we’ve developed world renowned standards, teaching manuals and eLearning content. And to further realize our mission, we recently partnered with insurance experts AXA XL and SAAM Verspieren Group, to offer recreational and professional kite insurance. Affordable Insurance for Kiters and Pros → Now included with IKO Membership! Reliability AXA XL has high scores from credit rating agencies: AMBEST A+, S&P AA, Fitch AA and Moodys A1 Affordability IKO’s network of more than 600,000 kiters and 5,000 instructors allows us to offer you coverage at low rates. Sport Insurance Expertise SAAM Verspieren Group works with the top sport organizations in the world including the French Federations of Paragliding and Sailing as well as the Aero Club of Italy. International Experience AXA XL operates in over 200 countries and SAAM Verspieren Group is part of a large global network. To get covered, all you have to do is purchase or renew IKO Membership.