Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Head-to-Head Overview

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...

2022 Big Air Freeride Kites – Head-to-Head Tests

Be sure to check out the individual 2023 & 2024 Big Air Kite Reviews tested as well, but not part of this 2022 head-to-head...

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...

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...

2018 SURFBOARDS TESTED!

Riding a directional surfboard continues to be one of the fastest growing disciplines of kiteboarding and the number of models continues to expand. For...

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...

2018 FREERIDE FOILS TESTED: REDEFINING THE GAME

2018 is an exciting year for the newest kite discipline of foil riding. There’s an explosion of new foil models that are conjuring their...

Best Kites for Freeride Hydrofoiling

Riding on a hydrofoil board is kiteboarding’s newest discipline and the foil board category has major momentum in 2017 with new freeride foil models...

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...

2016 Freeride Kite Reviews – Head-to-Head

This past fall, Kitesurfing Magazine assembled a crew of experienced test riders in Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. The team scored a remarkable number of...

WAVE KITES v 2016 Reviews

Surfing waves with a directional surfboard continues to be one of the fastest growing disciplines of kiteboarding. This past fall, Kitesurfing Magazine’s Test Team...

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...