Behind the Design of Duotone’s CAPA – Kari Eisenhut

For 2020, the CAPA joins Duotone’s award-winning range of kites. A specific and highly advanced foil kite design that blends aerodynamic performance features from both kite and paragliding innovations, it’s suited to experienced hydrofoil or snow-kite riders looking for something that complements the low-drag of the hydrofoil, skis or snowboard, as well as any other performance orientated rider on all boards. Here we go behind the design with Kari Eisenhut.What was your vision behind the Duotone 2020 CAPA? The development,...

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Sessions – From Above Featuring Oswald Smith

In a series of strange coincidences, the paths of the Livewire v7 and Oswald Smith converge in the world-famous kiting destination of Tarifa, Spain. Designed with durability in mind, the Livewire v7 is the most aggressive & durable board in the Airush Range and a great choice for a rider like Ozzie.Paired up with the Razor v9, Ozzie gets to test out his new kit in a wide variety of conditions including nuclear winds at the infamous Balnaerio Spot,...

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[PROFILED] Angely Bouillot

There are moments in sports that are often spoken of long after the competitive dust has settled. One of this year’s most notable occasions was when female French rider Angely Bouillot battled the Netherlands’ Pippa van Iersel in Cape Town’s nuclear conditions during a makeshift big air event dubbed the ‘Queen is Born.’ When all was said and done, Angely’s explosive megaloops owned the podium and made a clear impression on the unofficial contest crowd—moves that would have stood out on their own in the King...

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Following the Quest: The First Leg

The Cabrinha Quest just started another 5-year long expedition this year, taking  guests and members to the most remote and dynamic kite and surf locations around the world. The guys at Cabrinha spoke with the crew about the first leg and what’s to come.How have the first months onboard been and what were your destinations? The first few months onboard have been epic. To be expected, each trip presented itself with a new set of challenges, but also rewarded us with unspoiled...

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How Do I Repair A Kiteboard? Kook Academy: Liquid Force Kiteboarding

This lesson covers the basics of repairing a kiteboard. Kiteboarding on soft sandy beaches is not always possible and a lot of things can go wrong on the water. Your board may wash up on shore or (more likely) your board will drop onto the pavement of some parking lot. Little dings can happen, but the good news is they are repairable. Liquid Force’s Blaine Baker shows us what to do if you need to repair a kiteboard.

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Metal Shred

Watch Alex Maes and Annelous Lammerts shred in this new edit filmed at the Kite Mansion in Brazil. Four years ago, Alex and Annelous discovered a lagoon near Icapui and built their own kite park. In the past two years, Annelous and Alex have been organizing and competing in the KPL final, the Kite Mansion Open.

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Flysurfer Peak4 – Now Available in 13m

The first harbingers of winter have already arrived in the northern hemisphere. The days are short and the weather inclement. The fair weather kitesurfer does not connect much with the dark and cold seasons, but the adventurous snowkiter, on the other hand, is preparing himself for his next outdoor adventure.The fascination of climbing steep slopes even in the lowest wind speeds shifts the boundaries of possibilities and lets him dream of days filled with endless deep snow descents. Nothing...

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