Wednesday, February 28, 2024

2023 Kite Reviews

Individual Kite Reviews

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...

2023 Cabrinha Drifter Review

Sizes Tested(m)            9 M                                          Sizes Available(m)        6, 7, 8, 9,10,11,12,14               Synopsis New age wave handling with smooth power delivery, and quick, pivotal turns, the Drifter also has versatility...

All-Rounder Extraordinaire – Duotone Evo SLS 2023 Review

Performance All-Rounder Extraordinaire Size Tested: 9 and 12m As the Kitesurfing Magazine team journeyed through our testing phase, we discovered the Duotone Evo SLS 2023 to be a...

Amazing Foiling Kite! 2023 Naish Boxer Review

SIZES TESTED (M): 9  Sizes: 2.8, 3.4, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16 SYNOPSIS : The 2023 Naish Boxer is a premier...

Core XR 8 Review

SYNOPSIS: A SUPERIOR EVOLUTION IN THE BIG AIR LEGACY THAT AIMS TO UPLIFT EVERY KITER'S ABILITY WITH UNEQUALLED AGILITY, EXPLOSIVENESS, AND RIDING COMFORT UNDER...

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...

Cabrinha Moto X Review

Brand: Cabrinha Kite Model: Moto X Sizes Tested(m): 12                              Sizes Available(m): 5,...

Reedin SuperModel HTF Review

Brand: Reedin  Kite Model: Supermodel HTF Sizes Tested(m): 8, 9                                ...

Core Nexus 3 Review

Brand: Core Kite Model: Nexus3 Sizes Tested(m): 7, 9, 12                                 ...

Duotone Neo D/LAB Review

Brand: Duotone Kite Model: Neo D/LAB Sizes Tested(m): 7, 9, 12                               ...

North Orbit 4 Review

Brand: North Kite Model: Orbit 4 Sizes Tested(m): 8, 9, 10                               ...

Eleveight WS V6 Review

Brand: Eleveight Kite Model: WS V6 Sizes Tested(m): 9, 11                                 ...

F-One Trigger Review

Brand: F-One  Kite Model: Trigger Sizes Tested(m): 9, 12                                   ...

Ocean Rodeo Flite A-Series Review

Brand: Ocean Rodeo  Kite Model: Flite A-Series Sizes Tested(m): 10                                ...

Naish Pivot S27 Review

Brand: Naish  Kite Model: Pivot S27 Sizes Tested(m): 7, 9, 12                              ...

Airush Ultra Team V1 Kite Review

Brand: Airush Kite Model: Ultra Team Sizes Tested: 6, 8 Available sizes: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 14m Outside of our annual head-to-head tests, the  Kitesurfing Magazine team had the opportunity...

North Code Zero – Check Out Review

North has an exciting new model in their lineup called the Code Zero. This light and aerodynamic shape is North’s first foray into the...

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...