Tuesday, May 21, 2024

2023 Kite Reviews

Individual Kite Reviews

2024 Naish Triad Review

Sizes Tested(m): 10 Synopsis The 2024 Naish Triad has been significantly upgraded to offer enhanced handling and performance while retaining the accessible plug-and-play nature that has...

2024 Eleveight WS V7 Review

Size Tested: 9m Synopsis The Eleveight WS V7 is a dynamic and versatile wave kite designed to offer smooth handling and responsive steering across a range...

2024 Ozone Reo V7 Ultra-X Review

Size Tested: 8m Synopsis The Ozone Reo V7 Ultra-X represents a pinnacle in wave kite technology, specifically designed for offshore down-the-line riding. Renowned for its exceptional...

2024 Duotone Neo SLS Review

Sizes Tested(m): 9, 12 m Synopsis The 2024 Duotone Neo SLS continues to dominate the wave-riding sector, now with added enhancements that bolster its reputation for...

2024 Airush Ultra Team V5 Review

Size Tested: 8m Synopsis The Airush Ultra Team V5 represents the zenith of refinement in kite performance, notably excelling in light wind conditions and offering a...

2024 F-ONE Breeze V4 Review 

Synopsis The F-ONE Breeze V4 is recognized for its lightweight design and exceptional handling, making it an excellent choice for light-wind freeriding and foiling. The...

2024  North Code Zero Review

Sizes tested: 9m, 14m Synopsis The North Code Zero emerges as a distinctive single-strut kite, characterized by its fuller, deeper position in the wind window and...

2024 Cabrinha Switchblade Review

Size Tested: 9 mSynopsis The Cabrinha Switchblade 2024 edition continues the kite's legacy as a high-performance model in the kiteboarding industry, introducing significant material and...

2024 North Reach Review

Size Tested: 9, 12, 15 m Synopsis The North Reach 9m is distinguished as a versatile all-rounder in the kiteboarding world, offering a light and...

2024 Ocean Rodeo Gen  Flite A Series Review

Size Tested: 10 m Synopsis The Ocean Rodeo Gen 9 Flite A Series represents a significant advancement in kiteboarding technology, leading the charge in the Aluula...

2024 Eleveight XS V4 Review

Size Tested: 12 m Synopsis The Eleveight XS V4 sets a new standard in the Big Air kiteboarding category, combining exceptional low-end power with nimble control,...

2024 F-One Bandit XVI Review 

Size Tested: 12 m Synopsis The Fone Bandit XVI continues to uphold the brand's reputation for producing high-quality, high-performance kites. Renowned for its solid build and...

2024 Airush Lithium Review

Size Tested: 12 m Synopsis The Airush Lithium presents itself as an outstanding all-around freeride performance kite, ideal for riders who value a balance between fun...

2024 Cabrinha MotoX Review

Sizes Tested: 10m Synopsis The Cabrinha MotoX represents a significant evolution in the performance freeride and crossover kite segment. Renowned for its versatility, the MotoX Apex...

2024 Naish Pivot Nvision Review

Sizes Tested(m): 12 m, 9 m,  Synopsis The Naish Pivot Nvision emerges as a groundbreaking all-rounder in the kiteboarding world, setting a new benchmark for versatility...

Core XR Pro Review

Sizes Tested: 12, 10 mSynopsisThe Core XR Pro revolutionizes the big air experience, building upon the legendary XR series with cutting-edge enhancements for the...

2024 Duotone Rebel SLS Review

Size Tested(m): 12 Synopsis The 2024 Rebel SLS stands as a testament to Duotone's relentless pursuit of perfection, delivering an exhilarating kiteboarding experience that defies the limits...

Core XR Pro vs. Core XR8: Head-to-Head Review

Matt Nuzzo and REAL Pro Austin Leder ride and review the XR8 and the new XR Pro back to back in the REAL slick. Core...

Airush Lift V3 Review

Synopsis: "Forget the days of having to choose between height and handling. The new Lift is the next generation of big air versatility." The...

Eleveight RS V7 Review – Freeride Crossover

Size Tested: 12m Sizes Available: 05 / 06 / 07 / 08 / 09 / 10 / 12 / 14 / 17 Synopsis: The biggest jumping...

2023/24 Naish Triad Review – All-Around Freeride/Wave

Synopsis: The 2023 Naish Triad is a versatile all-around freeride/wave kite that offers predictable performance and significant upgrades that enhance its usability and functionality across...

F-One Bandit S4 Review

The Surf Kite You Have Dreamt About! Sizes Tested: 9 m Sizes Available: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 Synopsis: The BANDIT-S4 is a nicely...