The Interview: Roberto Ricci

Roberto Ricci is one of the original legends of kitesurfing; the accomplished waterman was shaping kiteboards before kiteboarding was even a thing, Rou Chater talks to him about his brand, RRD, his thoughts competitive kitesurfing, the future of the sport and the Olympics.

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Everyone knows One Eye but nobody ever talks about the North, maybe it's better to keep it that way. Due to a lack of wind and swell we spend some time in the...

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Jason Blanchard & his girlfriend have just had an amazing week exploring national parks and kiting in some of the most beautiful spots in Canada. Hope you...

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Sliding on a pontoon! Always got to be creative when searching for jibbing spots! SDC kiteboarding in the Turks and Caicos with Cabrinha, Dakine and GoPro...

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Florian Scharscher had a cracking winter in Fuerteventura. Big waves and awesome freestyle spots. Check out his pumping edit. A little recap of my first winte...

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Sumatra is not really on many kitesurfers map for a reason, but when on a surf trip it's always handy to pack a couple kites. I was lucky enough to score a cou...

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Jump in the front seat with Andreas Lagopoulos as he breaks down the Uncharted Kite Sessions Cabarete Women's Camp, featuring guest coaches Colleen Carroll and...

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Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Kremasti
Kremasti

If you're looking for a summer kitesurf destination with never ending wind, then Rhodes is the place to be. Kremasti is a very nice village in the north of the island which is not so touristic and where the...

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Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Geraldton
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Geraldton is a port city about 6 hours north of Perth; it’s long been a favourite with windsurfers due to the consistent wind conditions during the summer season. Now kiters are starting to venture North and...

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Kitesurfing Travel Guides - Coral Coast
Coral Coast

Fiji is a beautiful and vibrant archipelago in the South Pacific. Here the pace of life slows as you’re now on Fiji Time! The locals do not stress, and are some of the friendliest people you will find anywhe...

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Kitesurfing Technique - Front Loop Kiteloop
Front Loop Kiteloop

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Kitesurfing Technique - Boned Back Loop
Kitesurfing Technique - Boned Back Loop
Boned Back Loop

Another fun variation, taking the humble back loop and pepping it up with a cheeky boned grab for more style points and extra satisfaction. We’ll be boning it out with a tale grab here, so extending your fro...

Intermediate
Kitesurfing Technique - Krypt - Raley to Toeside
Kitesurfing Technique - Krypt - Raley to Toeside
Krypt - Raley to Toeside

We all love a Raley, and funnily enough most of us learn on our preferred side, favourite foot forward, leading to a solid heelside touch down. It seems a shame to ignore the other side and deny yourself the k...

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Kitesurfing Reviews - Liquid Force Kites Focus 138 x 42cm 2017
Kitesurfing Reviews - Liquid Force Kites Focus 138 x 42cm 2017
Liquid Force Kites Focus

Liquid Force made its way from wakeboarding into the kite industry back in 1999. Since then they have been developing an ever-growing range of equipment. Dedicating themselves to innovation, continued progress...

Twin Tips
2017
Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Fireball 2017
Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Fireball 2017
Cabrinha Fireball

Change is on its way, and Cabrinha are making their mark once again on the face of kitesurfing! Across the globe, kite manufacturers have been piling tons of research and effort into designing their new 2017 e...

Control Systems
2017
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ozone Zephyr 17m 2017
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ozone Zephyr 17m 2017
Ozone Zephyr

Back with version five (V5), Ozone have a good thing going with the Zephyr. One of the original ‘light wind specific’ kites, it has been a very high benchmark for other brands to hit with their own models....

Kites
2017
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