Christophe Tack Joins the Naish Lineup for 2020

The Naish team is getting bigger and better as the year progresses and Naish is stoked to share Christophe Tack will be flying Naish kites this year. With the recent additions of Louka Pitot, Helena Brochocka, as well as our next generation of up and coming rippers to the Naish Kiteboarding International team, it is lining up to be a promising year ahead.Tack continues to build momentum as he heads into 2020 with a recent podium finish at the...

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Introducing the New Naish Wing-Surfer

Naish is stoked to introduce the new Wing-Surfer. Built with their industry leading construction, the new S25 Wing-Surfer’s overall outline and shape has been thoughtfully re-designed to provide a more balanced power delivery. The Wing-Surfer is now available in five sizes; 2.8, 3.6, 4.6, 5.3 and 6.0. In addition, large, clear windows have been included for a more engaging ride.The S25 Wing-Surfer will allow you to take this sport wherever you want to go! The original Naish Wing-Surfer was designed...

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[VIEWPOINT] Becoming a Sport of Inclusivity

Where were you when Barack Obama first tried kitesurfing? Maybe you were at the beach or out in the water, or maybe, like me, you were trying to sleep while your work phone was exploding on the bedside table. Odds are by now that you’ve seen the images of former President Barack Obama giving our sport a try when the former Commander and Chief of the United States headed to Necker Island and entered a friendly wager with Sir...

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Jesse Richman Wins King of the Air 2020

North‘s team riders flew the Orbit to unprecedented heights at the world’s biggest and most extreme kiteboarding event, taking out three first-place wins in front of a 10,000-strong crowd at Kite Beach in Cape Town. 27-year-old Jesse Richman soared past former champions Nick Jacobsen and Aaron Hadlow to be crowned 2020 Red Bull King of the Air. “Oh man, today was magical,” said Jesse. “In the last few years all these events have been held over multiple days, but...

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How Do I Get Into Strapless Kitesurfing?

Curious about the first steps to getting into strapless kitesurfing? Liquid Force Team Rider Luke McGillewie goes over the basics of handling a surfboard without straps in this Kook Academy lesson. This lesson covers how to carry your board to the beach and how to approach your first water starts. While it may seem difficult to ride a board that is not attached to your feet, it is actually more difficult in your mind than in practice. Tune in...

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Manera Welcomes Dion Agius

Manera is beefing up their surf team! A pure product of Tasmania, Dion develops his surfing skills in a creative way. He won’t shy away from a 2-feet onshore session and his surfing is fast, fun, powerful and aerial. Dion Agius is a source of inspiration. Manera is excited to welcome Dion Agius to the team.

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Cabrinha New Ownership: Pete Cabrinha and Jon Modica Join Forces

The iconic kitesurfing brand, founded in the year 2000 by namesake and surf industry pioneer Pete Cabrinha, today announced new ownership on the eve of the company’s 20th brand anniversary. Pete Cabrinha along with Water Bound Investments, led by former professional kitesurfer and long-time Cabrinha professional athlete Jon Modica have partnered in the purchase and future development of the Cabrinha brand assets. In addition to continuing Cabrinha’s legacy as key innovative driver and market leader in the surf segment –...

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Louka Pitot Joins the Naish International Kiteboarding Team

Adding to the talented new generation of team riders, Naish is stoked to announce the addition of Louka Pitot to their international team.Growing up on the tropical island of Mauritius, Louka Pitot was always destined to be a water athlete. His passion for kiteboarding sparked at the age of 10 and it continues in his current home base of Montpellier, France, where he is taking his kiteboarding to the next level. Ranking 9th on the Kiteboarding World Tour, Louka...

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