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TOP 10 Waves | Cape Verde 2024

Check out the top 10 waves from the GKA Kite-Surf World Cup in Cape Verde!
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Airton Cozzolino | One Goal | Cape Verde 2024

Airton Cozzolino, our 2023 World Champion, started the new season with one goal in mind. We joined him at his home in Cape Verde...

Puerto Rico Kitesurfing & Wing Guide

By Dylan Shewfelt Need to Know: Airport Code: SJU Average Wind Strength: 17-23 knots Best Months: Mid-November to the end of August Local pros: Arland Miller, Sean Reyngoudt Dive into...

Nathalie Lambrecht: In-Depth Interview

A force to be reckoned with. North welcomes Big Air / Freestyle Pro Rider Nathalie Lambrecht to the team in 2024. Half-Swedish and half-Flemish,...

Andrea Principi Triumphs at Red Bull King of the Air in Cape Town

December 5 - Cape Town, South Africa - In an electrifying display of kiteboarding prowess, 19-year-old Italian Andrea Principi has been crowned the champion of...
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GAME ON II

GAME ON II, is the evolution of the first, Strapless Big Air video that blew minds, last year! It encapsulated what was actually possible,...
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TEAM SCARLET – 1st Place // KPL TEAM BATTLE 2023

Although some may deny it, last week during the selections, when the enemy teams gazed around, attempting to discern who the greatest opponent might...

Moona Whyte and Keahi De Aboitz

In this video interview, two outstanding athletes—Moona Whyte, Keahi De Aboitz, share their experiences and insights about their recent sponsorship with F-One and the...
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How High Can You Jump Kitesurfing? Stormchase Denmark

To the Moon! Some seriously massive jumps from Jamie Overbeek. "A sick forecast pulled me to Denmark, prime goal was training but at times the...

Oliphant & Sauble Beach Kitesurfing Guide

By Sam Medysky and John Bryja The number one spot for beginner kitesurfers in the province of Ontario, Canada is unquestionably Oliphant. This place holds...

North launches 2024 Surf Collection and new Carve

The ocean has its own timing and flow. There is no rush. Simply an ever-changing rhythm. North has engineered its new 2024 Surf collection...
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Robby Naish’s advice gave us goosebumps

We asked Robby Naish if he had any advice for young talent, and his response gave us goosebumps. Even in his 61st year, Robby...

Unveiling the 2024 Naish Pivot & Board Collection

Naish 2024: Evolution Meets Revolution Aloha, kiteboarding enthusiasts! As the leaves begin to change and the wind starts to shift, Kiteboarding Magazine is thrilled to...
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Driven | Capucine Delannoy’s life as a Kitesurfing World Champion

Nationality: France, French RepublicSponsors: North, MysticSpecialist discipline: Strapless Freestyle, SurfHome spot: Prea Brazil At just 17, Capucine Delannoy is already a global sensation, seamlessly transitioning...

Wetsuit Buyer’s Guide: The Rise of Yamamoto Limestone Rubber

If you've ever found yourself shivering uncontrollably in the water, you know how crucial a good wetsuit is for kitesurfing. Beyond providing warmth, an...
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Bruna Kajiya’s Stellar Victory Fuels Title Dreams at GKA Freestyle-Kite World Cup in Dunkerque

As the second day of the GKA Freestyle-Kite World Cup in Dunkerque beckoned, anticipation filled the air. With the Qatar Airways GKA Kite World...
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LIVE 🔴 BAKL Hood River ⚡️ Pro Division | Big Air Kitesurfing

Catch the action LIVE from BAKL Hood River ⚡️ Watch the Pro Division big air kiters going huge in BAKL's premier USA competition! BAKL...
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CORE XR Pro – Ultra High Performance Big Air | Freestyle | Kite loopCORE XR Pro –

In a stunning breakthrough that has adrenaline junkies and kite enthusiasts captivated, CORE Kiteboarding unveils the XR Pro. This ultra-high-performance kite is a groundbreaking...
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North Reach Kite 2024 – Designer Notes with Pepijn Smit

Exploring the Blueprint: Delve into the intricacies of the 2024 Reach kite with North Kite Designer, Pepijn Smit, and Brand Director, Mike Raper. Unravel...

North launches 2024 Freeride Collection and new Reach Kite

https://youtu.be/mAFei_OC5A4?si=4UCTlk5hb3ovujbQ For the seekers The 2024 North Freeride Collection is designed for you to seek new levels of performance, fuel your motivation and reach your...

Never Miss A Day / Big Wave Kitesurfing Jaws / Jesse Richman

This past year, while tackling the infamous Jaws in every which way I could, I had a small epiphany; I realized that I was...
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Lorenzo Casati Makes History with a Jaw-Dropping Triple Loop

The kitesurfing world is abuzz with excitement as Lorenzo Casati, one of the sport's rising stars, achieved an incredible feat that will go down...

2023 Kite Reviews: Lighter, Smoother, Faster, Stronger – Unleash the Evolution of Kite Performance!

The evolution of kite performance continues with improvements in overall wind range, power efficiency, and handling in many of the 2023 models. Kite designers...
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KOTA 2022 – The New Era of Big Air

With extreme conditions and a fleet of exceptional young talent, the 2022 Red Bull King of the Air was a powder keg waiting to...
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Top 5 Gear Trends 2023 – Wing and Kite

Editor-in-chief John Bryja, and test editor Shane Thompson run through the top 5 trends at the 2023 AWSI trade show in Hood River. http://www.kitesurfingmag.com http://www.wingsurfingmag.com
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GKA Big Air World Championships – Men’s Twin-Tip Highlights

Strap in and hold on tight for highlights from the groundbreaking event that rocked Balneario, Tarifa on Friday 1st July! The young guns in...

Duotone Juice D/LAB Review

Synopsis: The newest king of light air sessions, theDuotone  Juice D/LAB features new and unrivalled levels of low-end power, with quick and reactive steering...
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Lord of Tram Big Air Pro division 2022

Pro division - BARCARES TV #EP2 Sponsored by : @villebarcares @duotone.kiteboarding Mercedes-Benz Monopole Automobiles @aneo_conseil @soulshakeco @bigairkiteleague @ffvlofficiel @windsup.com_baston Our partners : @railey_clothing @julbo_eyewear...
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BAKL Cape Town | The FINAL Stop of The Big Air Tour

The final stop of the 2021 tour and with it we will crown our first ever Big Air Kite League Champion! It’s been one...
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Jake Kelsick’s 2022 Kitesurfing & Wing Surfing Gear

A breakdown of Jake Kelsick's kitesurfing kite foiling and wing foiling setup for this kitesurfing season in Antigua! Check out his school - https://kelsickkiteboarding.com  
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Pathways featuring Jack Rieder

Although Jack Rieder has only been kiting for about 6 years, his relationship with the oceans and lakes started long before that. Now, having recently overcome...
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Cape Town downwinder with Willem Hooft

"Willem Hooft and Sam Light enjoying a classic Cape Town downwinder from Sunset to Doodles, sit-kiting, waveriding, jumping and kite looping all the way!...
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Kiteboarding in the Canadian Rockies // A Road Trip Movie

A kiteboarding road trip through the Rocky Mountains in Canada. This has always been on my bucket list and last autumn in 2021 we managed...

2021 King of the Air Highlights

2021 King of the Air Day One Full Video  Day Two Full Video   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by CORE Kiteboarding (@corekites)   View this post on...

2021 Red Bull King of the Air Champion Marc Jacobs

Kiwi kiteboarder takes crown in world’s most prestigious kiteboarding event. Marc Jacobs edges out three-time champion Langeree to win the Red Bull King of the Air...
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California’s Daniela Moroz wins 5th World Championship

The US’s Daniela Moroz closed out a remarkable five titles in a row at the Formula Kite World Championships on the Italian island of...
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Cold Hawaii Big Air 2021 presented by: NORTH

Cold Hawaii Big Air 2021 results: ⁣?⁣ Liam Whaley ?⁣ Lorenzo Casati ? Lasse Walker A massive thank you to you all. See you in 2022! Video: 280 -...
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Most EXTREME Kitesurfing competition EVER – Cold Hawaii Games

The 2021 Cold Hawaii Games Big Air event will go down in history as one of the most extreme Kitesurfing competitions ever. With winds...
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Top 10 Kitesurfing Items 2022 AWSI

Publisher John Bryja and head tester Shane Thompson discuss Kitesurfing Magazine's top ten items at the 2022 AWSI Tradeshow that you should check out.  

2020 BIG AIR KITES TESTED

WORDS BY TEST EDITOR SHANE THOMPSON  / PHOTOS BY DAVE MARSHAL   The big air category of kites continues to grow in 2020 with more brands offering...

Peer Pressure – Airton Cozzolino

Compiled by Axel Reece No one has shaped strapless freestyle like Airton Cozzolino has in recent years. The professional from Cape Verde with an Italian...
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Is Surfing Better than Kitesurfing?

Is Surfing Better than Kitesurfing? A question that's been on my mind for a few years now, since I started kitesurfing. In this video...

2020 Head-to-Head Hydrofoil Tests

by Kitesurfing Magazine Test Editor, Shane Thompson, Photos by Dave Marshall The hydrofoil revolution continues to evolve and expand with an explosion of new, cutting...

How Coronavirus Is Impacting Kitesurfers Worldwide

compiled by John Bryja As Kitesurfing Magazine goes to press, it’s early days in the Covid-19 pandemic. This page marks the point in time that...

Cabrinha announces new ownership

New Ownership On Eve of Cabrinha’s 20th Anniversary Pete Cabrinha and Water Bound Investments Purchase CABRINHA MAUI, Hawaii – February 12, 2020 Cabrinha the world leader in...

Richman soars past champions to win Red Bull King of the Air

American kiteboarder masters Cape Town waves in taxing seven-hour event. photo Tyrone Bradley/Red Bull Content Pool American kiteboarder Jesse Richman got the better of fellow former...

Top 5 Kitesurfing Magazine Youtube Videos in 2019

These are the top 5 most viewed videos that we filmed while making Kitesurfing Magazine in 2019. Be sure to drop by our YouTube...
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Naish Boxer VS Duotone Mono

The Kitesurfing Magazine test team checks out the Naish Boxer and Duotone Mono as part of the in-depth review of the 2020 single strut...
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Launching into Orbit with Nick Jacobsen

Nick Jacobsen launches into Orbit from 84m above a deserted Caribbean Island. Check out his weapon of choice, the 12m North Orbit: https://www.northkb.com/en/products/k...  
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Riding Cape Hatteras hurricane swell KEVVLOG³ #15

We scored all time great conditions during the Cape Hatters Wave classic due to a hurricane off the coast. First the hurricane came straight...
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Aluula Pro Review

Ocean Rodeo Pro Rider Reece Myerscough reviews the new Aluula kitesurfing material. Reece has been using the Aluula material in his kites that he...
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Top 5 Kitesurfing Gear Trends of 2020

Kitesurfing Magazine's test editor Shane Thompson and editor-in-chief John Bryja sit down at the AWSI trade show in Hood River, Oregon to discuss the...
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Pat Goodman North Kites Interview

North kite designer Pat Goodman in his most in-depth kite interview we have ever done. Get the inside scoop on the new 2020 North...
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Aluula Strength Test

Aluula is a revolutionary light weight material that can reduce a kite's weight by as much as half. Kitesurfing magazine test editor Shane Thompson...
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The North 2020 Brand Movie

The North Action Sports Group launched the new North Kiteboarding website with all their 2020 collection. www.northkb.com is now live!  
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TRUE BIG AIR

The dream of flying is older than mankind itself. This video is about a group of people who changed the way we look at...
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6 hour endurance Kiteboard race – 1st place! KB4C

Fred Hope and Sam Light race for 6 hours straight in the Kiteboard for Cancer endurance derby, Hood River. Raising money for a great...
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Boardriding Maui CloudFoiling 18

Always love the smooth free riding foil videos from the Drexler's. This one is on point with some fun moves.
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Sessions – The Plans Changed

Notorious for extreme weather conditions, we decided to venture toward the southern regions of the Cape Point peninsula, to film a few sessions at...
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Olympic Class Open Kite Medal Race Final Marseille 2019

California's Daniela Moroz does a great job on the colour commentary in this event coverage. Kiteboarding made its first appearance of 2018/19 at the...
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The Life of Lous – Winning the SSS – Ep.1

Welcome to the first episode of 'The Life of Lous', a series of videos following Annelous Lammerts on her kiteboarding journey.  
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Putting the Tech into…TETA

This is some next level R&D going on at Duotone! TETA. What is TETA? Test and Evaluation of Tethered Airfoils! 'Imagine if you could compare kite...
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The windiest contest I’ve ever done! KEVVLOG³ #12

"We got a call 48 hours before the start of the RedBull Megaloop challenge. Everyone flew from all over the world and I had...
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Longest Dark Slide Ever?

A few people are asking the question... Is this the longest Dark Slide ever? https://www.facebook.com/luiscruzkite/
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2019 Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational – RESULTS!

The 2019 Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational was a huge success! The world's best wakestyle kiteboarders battled it out for their share of the $70,000...
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2019 Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational – Behind the Scenes pt. Three

Tom Court takes us behind the scenes of the 2019 Wind Voyager Triple-S.  
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2019 Pascucci Formula Kite World Championship – Documentary

This is the first world championships since kitesurfing was granted Olympic status. Looking forward to watching the 2024 Olympic Games. Will we see America's Daniela...
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DUOTONE EN LA PLAYA

The crew put a lot of blood, sweat and tears into the Vegas shoot in Puerto Rico, plus they got lucky with conditions and...

2019 Hydrofoil Surf Designs Go Head-to-Head

The number of new foil models continues to expand with new shapes and improved construction technology refining and improving performance in 2019. There’s never...
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American Daniela Moroz crowned World Formula Champion. 

American Daniela Moroz crowned Woman's World Formula Champion. France’s Nico Parlier and the US’s Daniela Moroz mounted successful defences of their titles in difficult conditions...
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Best kitesurfing wipeouts

Best kitesurfing wipeouts at Ponta Preta during GKA Cabo Verde 2019. Even the best kitesurfers crash. It’s not about how many times it happens, it’s...

Simpsons go kiteboarding

Some pretty funny stuff in this 2 minute Simpsons kitesurfing bit. The name of the scariest fastest kite is the best!
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Keahi De Aboitiz breaks down the best ever barrel

Keahi De Aboitiz just snagged what he describes as 'the best barrel ever kitesurfed' as Cyclone Oma just hit the east coast of Australia....

Moona Whyte and Mitu Monteiro dominate at the Cabo Verde World Cup

Words: Matt Pearce / Photos: Ydwer van der Heide   Wednesday's livestream action - first possible start 8.30am (GMT -1)  Yesterday we saw another non-stop day...
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Kevin Langeree – Three time King of the Air Champion

Dutchman delights 9,000 fans in South Africa with stellar kiteboarding tricks. Kevin Langeree rotated brilliantly through the air in high winds on Wednesday in South...

North and Mystic joining forces!!

The North Kiteboarding brand has joined forces with Mystic to create the North Action Sports Group!  For retailers and consumers this is the biggest...

2019 Liquid Force Galaxy and Impulse Foil REVIEW!

2019 Liquid Force Galaxy Board and Impulse Foil rated one of the best progression setups by the Kitesurfing Magazine test team. LIQUID FORCE Liquid Force Impulse...
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Kitesurfing at the NORTH CAPE!

"Arthur called me to ask if I wanted to kitesurf at the North Cape in Norway. My first answer was YES let's do it....

Billy Parker – Peer Pressure Interview

This issue we asked Billy Parker's friends, and fellow pro-riders, to help us expose this top Florida ripper. Billy Parker is sponsored by Eleveight...
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Robby Naish and the 2019 Naish Foil lineup.

Robby Naish speaks with Kitesurfing Magazine test editor Shane Thompson about the 2019 Naish foils.
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2019 Cabrinha Kiteboarding Collection with Pete Cabrinha

Pete Cabrinha takes us through some of the hot new products that make it into the Cabrinha kites lineup for 2019.

WAVE KITES TESTED: The Performance Edge in the Surf and Beyond

BY TEST EDITOR SHANE THOMPSON  Kitesurfing in waves or freeriding with a directional board continues to be one of the fastest growing kite disciplines. This...

Pat Goodman joins North Kiteboarding as Chief Kite Designer

With the recent launch of Duotone, and North Technology Group announcing they were taking over the brand name for North Kiteboarding, we knew the...

Farewell North Kiteboarding… Hello Duotone!

Many in the industry were sworn to secrecy when rumours started to swirl about Boards and More dropping the North brand. We can now...
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2018 Triple-S Results & Post Show

The final Triple-S Results are in! The 2018 Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational was bigger and better than ever, with more riders, bigger bands and...
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GKA Kite-Surf World Tour Dakhla – The Final Climax

THE GKA DAKHLA CHAMPS ARE CROWNED It’s been an action packed few days in Dakhla but on Friday, at the end of the third full...

Airush – 2018 Gear Trends – Marc Schmid

Kitesurfing Magazine caught up with Airush Marketing director Marc Schmid for a look at the changes at Airush for 2018. He did such a...

Cabrinha – Gear Trends 2018 – with Pete Cabrinha

Cabrinha has been a leading kiteboarding brand right from the start. Kitesurfing Magazine caught up with Pete Cabrinha himself for a look at the...

CORE & Carved Customs – 2018 Gear Trends – with Phil Janke

How has Hiss-Tec’s roots as a high-end custom board builder transferred over into the CORE brand vision? Back in 2001, our founder and CEO, Bernie...

Top 5 Must See Jake Kelsick Videos

Professional kiteboarder Jake Kelsick has one of the sports most popular weekly VLOGS. Be sure to check out the hundreds of videos on his...

Eleveight – 2018 Gear Trends – Peter Stiewe

Kitesurfing Magazine: After designing kites for Best for the past decade-and-a-half you are starting your own independent brand Eleveight. What’s the most challenging part...
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AIRTON AIRS TO VICTORY ON HOME TURF AT PONTA PRETA!

GKA Kite-Surf World Tour 2018  Report: Matt Pearce / Photos: Ydwer van der Heide Sunday’s solid swell continued on through Monday, so it was a lightning-quick...
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The story behind the Yellowstone river kiteboarding w/ Kai Lenny.

A year in the making. Watch the story behind Kai Lenny's attempt kitesurfing the rapids of the Yellowstone River. All certainly didn't go as...
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Highlights from Day 1 Cape Hatteras Wave Classic

We've completed Round 1 of the Cape Hatteras Wave Classic presented by Patagonia. This was a non-elimination round with the winning riders moving directly...

Trade Secrets: The Liquid Force Solo V3

Kitesurfing Magazine sat down with Liquid Force kite designer Julien Fillion, and team rider/product developer Jason Slezak for the inside scoop about the much...

Daniela Moroz : Who’s That? California’s 15-year-old World Champion

Daniela Moroz kicked some serious butt on the foilboarding racing scene last year. The 15-year-old from the Bay area won the last four races...

Head-to-Head Foilboard and Hydrofoil Test Reviews

Riding a hydrofoil board or foil has emerged as one of the industry’s fastest growing new disciplines. One of the greatest things about kiteboarding...
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Kite Park League – Philippines 2017 – Official Video

This is the official event video for the 1st stop on the Kite Park League 2017 world tour in the Philippines. It was an...

2017 Triple-S Results

The 2017 Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational results are in... The Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational took place June 3rd-9th, 2017 on Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, in...

2017 Wind Voyager Triple-S Full Video Coverage

And the 2017 Triple-S winner is...   Sam Light joins us for Episode 4 to break down what it's like to ride the John Wayne Cancer...

2017 Wind Voyager Triple-S – Finals

The level of competition has never been higher in the REAL Slick. Monday, June 5th provided breeze steadily increasing through the day, enabling us...
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Learning to Foilboard

How long does it take to learn to foilboard? Kitesurfing Magazine's Serena Lazdins put the Foil Academy to the test.  So you think you wanna foil? I didn’t. Never...
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Sam Light’s ultimate Cape Hatteras Downwinder

Big jumps, land gaps, dock grinds, freestyle and park! Sam Light with an amazing POV  Planet of the Apes downwinder to Real Watersports.  

WMFG Double Pump Review

If Arnold Schwarzenegger built a pump, this would be it! The Kitesurfing Magazine test team had a chance to check out WMFG's new massive double...

Intermediate Kiteboarding Tips | Evolution

Evolution is the intermediate level instructional series from Real Kiteboarding picking up where  Zero 2 Hero leaves off.  Real Kiteboarding has over 12 years...
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Nick Jacobsen Dubai Jump

Insanely massive kitesurfing jump from Nick Jacobsen in Dubai. He jumped off the helipad at the Burj al-Arab hotel, the third tallest hotel in the...

On the Cover – Issue 6 – Danny Barnette

  On the Cover: Volume 3, Issue 1 Boink The Barge When hurricanes throw barges your way, you boink ‘em!   "I woke abruptly to my entire beach cottage...
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New Youth Olympic Course in Action

The 2017 TwinTip:Racing Asian Championships came to an end yesterday, with plenty of racing action in all divisions. Run for the first time completely in...
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Liquid Force Kites 2017 SOLO V3

Lightweight, powerful, and reliable. The Solo V3 lends itself to the rider looking for an easy to fly, no hassles, smooth feeling kite. Learn more...
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Kevin Langeree Massive Jump Collection!

Kevin Langeree had some on board footage laying around so thought why not make a little edit of it. The results are massively entertaining. Some...

Progression 315

The 315 is an extension of the 313, the difference is the added 180 rotation, so you should be able to land the 313...

Who’s That: Will Palmer

Will Palmer grew up in St Petersburg, Florida. Fun fact: St. Pete holds the guiness world record for most consecutive days of sunshine at...

Big-Air world record with the CORE GTS4

Woohoo! Joshua smashes WOO record with an amazing 27.5m (90-foot) jump! CORE Rider Joshua Emanuel gets the yellow (and white) jersey on WOO’s Big Air...

California’s 15-year-old Daniela Moroz named US Yachtswoman of the Year

Portsmouth, RI (January 12, 2017) – IKA Formula Kite World Champion Daniela Moroz (Lafayette, Calif.) today was selected as US Sailing’s 2016 Rolex Yachtswoman...

Kite Tow In @ Cloudbreak

“It was a super windy afternoon at Cloudbreak. Everyone had finished surfing for the day because it’s pretty hard to sit out there in...
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CODE RED – Extreme Kitesurfing with Ruben Lenten – 4K

An inspiration to us all! So stoked to see Ruben Lenten back chasing storms. "Grateful to be alive and kicking!!! Proudly I present to you...

The 2016 World Kiteboarding League Champions

There could not have been a more perfect ending to our 2016 season than this final at the Aircalin Kitesurf Pro in New Caledonia....
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2016 IKA Kitefoil Gold Cup Finals – The Pearl – Qatar Day 4

Reigning world champion Maxime Nocher put in a stellar shift on the closing day of of the International Kiteboarding Association KiteFoil GoldCup to bag...

ALEX PASTOR: GKA FREESTYLE RIDER OF THE YEAR

Alex Pastor was crowned Men's GKA Freestyle Rider of the Year after the Germany WKL event and an incredibly close run contest with Aaron...
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2016 Pringles Kitesurf Fehmarn Highlights

A 26 minute recap of all the best and most exciting moments of the 2016 Pringles Kitesurf World Cup in Fehmarn Germany. For more information...
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GKA Wave & Strapless Freestyle Tour Mauritius – Men’s Finals Video

It's been a long wait for a super-charge elite wave kiting contest and the Mauritius GKA Wave & Strapless Freestyle tour round three has...
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Masters & Amateur Cabrinha BOTG

Welcome to the main event! This is the heart and sole of Stevenson's Bridge of The Gods contest. Amateur men and women of all ages...
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GKA Strapless Freestyle Grand Slam – Fuerteventura – Day 2

Day two and the start of the main event here in Sotavento brought some intense action on the water and the crowds got the...
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Electric Hydrofoil – A new sport is born!

We can only describe this idea as brilliant. Takes care of the zero to 6-knot days for us kiters! Designer Dom Montague is best...
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GKA Strapless Freestyle Grand Slam – Fuerteventura – Day 1

Video from the first official training session from the 2016 GKA Strapless Freestyle event in Fuerteventura. The GKA event team and strapless freestyle tour riders...

First Time Competing?

Competing at your first ever kiteboarding event? Here are some top tips from 2015 KB4C winner Grom Gormley. “Compete before you’re good enough to expect...
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Men’s Finals Highlights: 2016 Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational

The top 12 finishers from Men’s Round 1 (top 4 men from each of the three Round 1 Heats) progressed to the Finals at...
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Triple-S Round 1 Women’s video

Hey Ladies! The women are stepping up their game. Here are highlights from the Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational opening round. #WindVoyagerTripleS
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Triple-S Round 1 Men’s Highlight Video

Day 1 of the 2016 Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational launched with perfect southwest winds in the world famous REAL Slick & Slider Park. With...
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Christophe Tack lands first ever 900 in kite park competition at 2016 Wind Voyager Triple-S

Liquid Force international team rider Christophe Tack lands the first ever 900 in a kite park competition at 2016 Wind Voyager Triple-S. Christophe won...

Triple-S Qualifier Photos and video

Congratulations to open qualifier winners Manuela Jungo, Will Palmer, and Amyeric Martin. They have moved onto the main event.

Evolution of the TRIPLE-S INVITATIONAL

Not many kiting events have pioneered and blazed new paths for the sport like the Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational. In fact, none have. With a...

Party fouls, hookups and best parties! The Best of TRIPLE-S!

The Wind Voyager Triple-S this June 4-10th promises to be one of the best kiteboarding events of the year. The past 10 years have provided...

Craig’s List – Favourite North American Kiteboarding Spots

1. CAPE HATTERAS, NORTH CAROLINA When it’s on it’s on and I wouldn’t want to be anywhere else in the world. You can kite in...

MUST ATTEND KITEBOARDING EVENTS | 2016

Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational June 4th - June 10th Cape Hatteras, NC With live music every night and the world’s best kiteboarders competing in the world’s biggest...

Freeride Project 3… The Movie

This is the third instalment of the #freerideproject movie series! FRP3 As our schedules get more and more hectic as the years go on, it has become...
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100th birthday kiting

Ever wonder who the oldest kitesurfer is? Nels Glesne spent his 100th birthday kiting on Maui!
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The Lagoon Ranger

In a world of chaos ... one should look after the poor kitesurfer that are crashing together! From the poor souls that don't know what...
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American Rob Douglas wins Leucate

Rob Douglas has won the Speed discipline in Leucate, France. 1 - Robbie Douglas - Top Speed 41.925 knots 2 - Sylvain Hoceini - Top Speed 39.002...

THE FX MAN (a kiteboarding short film)

Cabrinha has been taking a different approach with their kite films the last couple of years. They hit a home run with Fly Me...

Blunt Nose Surfboards Tested

The Kitesurfing Magazine Test Team were excited to have the top brands’ newest and most progressive surf shapes in a head-to-head review over two...
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Pro Tour – Mario and Winkowska win Freestyle in El Gouna

Freestyle action from day two of the 2016 El Gouna Kiteboarding Grand Slam An early start once again saw riders in the water at 7am,...
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Foiling Around Barbados

Former PWA star Nevin Sayre and his son Rasmus Sayre circumnavigate Barbados on foil boards!  
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2016 El Gouna Grand Slam Day 1

Freestyle action from day one of the 2016 El Gouna Kiteboarding Grand Slam Day one started early for both riders and staff with qualifications kicking...
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HUGO BOSS | Behind the Scenes of the SkyWalk by Alex Thomson

Go behind the scenes as HUGO BOSS presents the third installment of their extreme sailing stunts - the Skywalk by Alex Thomson, featuring Mercedes-Benz.
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HABITUAL – Craig Cunningham

"Every fall I make the pilgrimage to the sleepy fishing village of Taiba on the Ceara coast of Brazil.  It's windy everyday, glassy flat...
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Hood River Slider Jam 2015

ESBO.TV brings us a recap of all the action from this years Hood River Slider Jam which took place over August 2015 in...Hood River,...
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The Slider Project – Indiegogo Campaign

The Slider Project is a community organization dedicated to growing the sport of Kiteboarding by creating the largest free standing kite park in the...
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MEXICALI

California's Ian Alldredge delivers the goods yet again! RIDER: IAN ALLDREDGE LOCATION: SOUTHERN BAJA, CALIFORNIA NO DEPOWER, NO STRAPS, NO PADS BOARD: RAWSON 5'7 HARNESS: DAKINE C1 WETSUIT: PATAGONIA R3 KITE:...
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BELOW ZERO

Brandon Scheid snowkiting adventure in Quebec - Canada with the participation of Julien Fillion in collaboration with http://liquidforcekites.com/ "It was a wild two weeks of wind...
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Finding shade in Indo

When it comes to waves, there's no place like Indo. Flying in from all corners of the globe, our World Class Team Riders road-tripped...
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Aladdin’s Magic Flying Carpet Ride

Jeremie Tronet thought it would be a good idea to try out the new North Kiteboarding 2016 Magic Flying Carpet at the JT Pro Center...
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How to Train Like a King | Jesse Richman

Maui's Jesse Richman is one of kitesurfing's most well rounded athletes. Here is a behind the scene look at some of the training has...

Light and Winkowska Winners!

Blue Palawan International Kiteboard Open After a few days of lighter than expected conditions, the winds finally cooperated giving the competitors at the first Blue...

2015 World Kitesurfing Tour Champions

Who are the 2015 Kitesurfing World Tour Champions? At five fantastic kitesurfing events of the 2015 season all athletes were fighting for the titles of...

Blue Palawan International Kiteboard Open underway

The worlds best park riders from all corners of the globe have come together for the inaugural kiteboarding park event in Asia. Hosted...
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Best Kiteboarding Jump video of 2015

Kitesurfing Magazine's big jump video of the year award goes to Nick Jacobsen Kiteboards Off Richard Branson's Island by Kevin Wolf, MaiTai Global. Pro rider...

Kitesurfing Magazine’s Must See Kiteboarding Videos of 2015

2015 was a terrific year for kiteboarding videos! If you only watch a handful of videos this year, Kitesurfing Magazine's must see list is...

2015 Kiteboarder of the Year – Brandon Scheid Interview

Over the past ten years Brandon Scheid has become a household name in the US kiteboarding community. He’s unquestionably one of the sport’s top park...
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Best Videos of 2015 – Eric Rienstra

Prorider Eric Rienstra shares his favourite kiteboarding videos of 2015. Favorite video that you produced/started in? Hits 4 Days: See above. This is a collection of footage...
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Favorite Videos of 2015 – Niccolo Porcella

Maui's favorite son and international Waimman Hawaii team rider Niccolo Porcella shares his favorite kite videos of 2015. My favorite video of 2015 for kitesurfing...

Designer Corner: Dakine’s Chris Gilbert

photos by Richard Hallman interview by Colin Field One of kiteboarding’s OGs, Chris Gilbert has been there since the beginning; it was 1997 when he first launched...

Best Videos of 2015 – Matt Elsasser

This month Kitesurfing Magazine is asking pro kiteboarders for their favourite kiteboarding videos of 2015. Today Kitesurfing Magazine checks out Oahu pro rider Matt...
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Best Videos of 2015 – Reo Stevens

This month Kitesurfing Magazine is asking pro kiteboarders for their favourite kiteboarding videos of 2015. Today Kitesurfing Magazine checks out Oahu pro rider Reo...

Best Videos of 2015 – Sam Light

This month Kitesurfing Magazine will be asking pro kiteboarders for their picks for best kiteboarding videos of 2015. Today Kitesurfing Magazine checks out international...
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How To Make A Kiteboarding Movie

Over our many years of kiteboarding in Brazil. We have finally come up with the formula to put together a kiteboarding movie. With a...

Best Videos of 2015 – Rich Sabo

This month Kitesurfing Magazine will be asking pro kiteboarders for their picks for best kiteboarding videos of 2015. Today Kitesurfing Magazine checks out Liquid...
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At the speed of Now // Airton Cozzolino

" It's a long journey to become the one." :: Airton Cozzolino Lopes // World Champion :: Redbull / North Kiteboarding / Ion •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• :: Mauritius Island /...
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Collegiate Kiteboarding East Coast Tour Stop #1

Destin, FL provided us with some of the best freestyle we've seen in the CKA! Congrats to the riders: 1st Niklas Reymann FIU 2nd Henry Connart...

Allow it? Ewan Jaspan

3 years later I made it back to Brazil with the aim to push myself to new levels, after coming back a few months...
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Jesse Richman Kiteboards at Jaws from a drone

Jesse Richman kitesurfing Jaws. And we mean charges! Getting deeper than most and doing huge cutbacks and massive aerials. Sickest Jaws kitesurfing that we...
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Aaron Hadlow’s latest innovations

Double Back to Blind, Double KGB and variation of a Double Back Mobe! Aaron Hadlow is pushing the sport forward! Progression and innovation is what...

Keahi De Aboitiz at Teahupoo

Keahi is no stranger to the well known surf break Teahupo, with it’s heavy, glassy waves offshore, it’s arguably the most dangerous surf breaks...
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Trick or Treat

A Halloween Tribute from Taiba. Some kiteboarding shenanigans on and off the water between friends. The following was done in good humour and no...
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Windsurfing and Kiteboarding at Jaws (from a drone)

Some great drone video action from Jaws. Drone footage from an awesome day at Pe'ahi. All shot in 4k from my Inspire 1. Visit...
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Finals Day Highlights: Cape Hatteras Wave Classic Presented by Patagonia

Finals Day at the Cape Hatteras Wave Classic presented by Patagonia kicked off in thumping surf and consistent winds in the upper 20s.  Competitors...

Red Bull Coast 2 Coast: 500 kitesurfers from 19 countries race from Germany to Denmark

The international kitesurfing scene had never seen anything like this: Nearly 500 racers from 19 countries took over Niobe beach of Fehmarn this Sunday...
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Day 2 Highlights: Cape Hatteras Wave Classic presented by Patagonia

Day 2 of the Cape Hatteras Wave Classic presented by Patagonia saw competitors battling in amazing conditions with powerful 5-7ft. surf and consistent winds...
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Cape Hatteras Wave Classic Day 1 Highlights

Day one of the 2015 Hatteras Wave Classic if off to a fantastic start with perfect conditions and some of the world's best riders...
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2014 Cape Hatteras Wave Classic Kitesurfing Contest – “Uncut” Video Highlights Compilation

With so many great waves ridden at the 2014 Cape Hatteras Wave Classic, we decided to compile all the footage from the 2014 event...
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Beyond

The North Kiteboarding Freestyle-Wakestyle Team is taking their all new Vegas 2016 out for a first spin. A combination promising loads of fun, unbelievable kiteboarding...
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THE BEST OF A FREESTYLE FINAL DAY at the Virgin Kitesurf World Championships

Aaron Hadlow is back on top! Best action of the Freestyle discipline in St Peter Ording, Germany, for the fifth tour stop of the VKWC...
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Foil Freestyle with Damien LeRoy

Damien LeRoy shows us that handle passes are possible on a foil board!

HOW TO: Building kickers, boxes, and rails

words by Joby Cook photos by Lance Koudele More and more people are wearing boots and riding park in kiteboarding. But there aren’t a lot...

5 Best Flatwater Kitesurfing Destinations

Kitesurfing Magazine asked Craig Cunningham to share his top 5 flat water destinations. As part of the North international team, Craig Cunningham has travelled all over...
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Cape Hatteras Wave Classic September 19th-25th, 2015

The 2015 Cape Hatteras Wave Classic kitesurfing contest takes over REAL September 19th - 25th, 2015. The CHWC attracts the best kitesurfers from all...
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Chucktown Taco Tuesday

Folly daze are so much fun in chucktown. Alex Harvin, Spencer Hurteau, and Davey Blair set up a rail and had some fun. Spencer...
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Urban Skateboard Kite Session

We don't recall posting any skateboard kite videos on the old SBC Kiteboard website. And have never seen a skateboard kite video filmed in...

DISGUISE THE LIMIT (CABRINHA KITEBOARDING 2016)

Kitesurfing Magazine had a chance to check out the preview of this film in Hood River. It's worth the time to watch on a...
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Cruise Mode (KiteBoarding)

Dre and Jake have a nice looking slider park in Antigua. Sometimes you need to take your foot off the pedal and put things in...
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HOW TO KITELOOP TO MEGALOOP

"This video is part of the EPIC series on HOW TO do kiteboarding tricks. So if you are interested in learning HOW TO KITELOOP...
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Game of English Thrones (Cabrinha Kiteboarding)

Take a journey to England, home turf of the English language and James Boulding who shows Alberto Rondina and Anders Krüger where his kiteboarding...
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2015 National Championships: Cape Hatteras

Men's Surf (Advanced) 1st Reider Decker ECU 30 2nd Brandon Cordina CofC 27 3rd Kit Fisher UCF 24 4th Niklas Reymann FIU 21 5th Anthony DeFilippo UCF 18 6th Ben...
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A Game of KITE in Hood River

Brandon Scheid and Rich Sabo play a game of Kite on the incline of the North Rooftop in Hood River, OR.  

North signs up for Best Kiteboarding patent

It's not so common knowledge to the general kiting public that Best Kiteboarding recently acquired Bruno Legaignoux's patents that cover Bow kites. The majority of kites...
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2015 Venyu Triple-S Invitational Final Day Highlights

Cape Hatteras, NC delivers a full day of competition during the final day of the 2015 Triple-S. After a REAL Slider Park warm up session...
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10 Years of the Venyu Triple-S

The Triple-S is the most important event in North American kiteboarding, and has been leading the progression of the sport for the past 10...

Learning Stages of Foil Boarding

by Jeremie Tronet Foiling is on everybody’s mind lately, you have the riders who tried it and can’t stop thinking about it and the ones who didn’t try...
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DESIGNERS NOTES – FX – Pat Goodman

Pat Goodman, Cabrinha kite designer, talks about the new Cabrinha kite, the FX.
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Training for King of the Air 2015 with Team Naish

Hawaii's Robby Naish and former AWSI kiteboarder of the year Jesse Richman meet up with Naish international team rider Kevin Langeree in Cape Town,...
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Getting Started at Hydrofoiling

New to foilboarding? The Liquid Force kiteboarding crew put together this video to help you get started.
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Naish’s West Coast Tour

Robby Naish, Kevin Langeree and Jesse Richman as they make their way down the West coast on US 101 in search of one-of-a-kind kiteboarding...