Behind the Brand - Slingshot

Lindsay McClure heads to the Slingshot factory in Hood River to see how bringing manufacturing back home has improved their business model and what the brand have in store for the future!

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When it comes to kiting, Naish doesn’t mess around. Naish team riders Jesse Richman, Shawn Richman, Ewan Jaspan and Katie Potter test the chaos theory—plan...

10 hours ago | 12:07

Eddy Lansink jumps an enormous 18.2 meters in this big air edit! Anyone who's measured their jump heights will know just how high that is! Check out Eddy's im...

1 day ago | 3:30

Liquid Force has a big year on tap for 2016. The Liquid Force philosophy is to bring more fun to the water every day. With more foil board offerings and steady...

1 day ago | 12:37

Eddy Lansink goes huge in this old school big air trailer! The full movie of Eddy kiting with his Ozone Edge V8 will be released later today. Keep an eye out f...

2 days ago | 12:38

Take a look at the Ozone Reo in action in spectacular waves in Gerroa. The aerial filming makes this edit well worth a watch!...

2 days ago | 3:30

Introducing the 2016 Envy. It inspires confidence, invokes progression and is 6 years in the making. Check out this awesome edit showcasing what it can do! Ri...


Kitesurfing Travel Guides


Ayvalik is a traditional seaside town on the Northern Aegean sea in Turkey.  Located on the southern coast of the Gulf of Edremit, just across from the eastern coast of the Greek island of Lesbos.  It is sit...


Kalpitiya is the new best kite destination in Asia, both in winter and summer. Kalpitiya offers a variety of huge flat spots with strong and consistent wind. The main spot is perfect for learning with flat sha...

Sri Lanka

There are a million reasons to visit Dakhla, Morocco. This place has been put in the spotlight over the last couple of years due to hosting the VKWC world cup and the world's top riders, and for good reason. 4...


Kitesurfing Riders

Kitesurfing Technique

Double Back Loop Kiteloop
Double Back Loop Kiteloop
Double Back Loop Kiteloop

This one harks back a bit, watching some of the early adopters pulling the trigger on one of these back in the day was a sight to behold, large kite, no depower, heavy mutant strapped to their feet, and seriou...

Shifty 5
Shifty 5
Shifty 5

The constant, sometimes seemingly small progressions in kiting are often the most rewarding challenges. In freestyle the possibilities seem endless, moving from a blind landing with surface pass, to an air pas...

Popped Hooked Front Crail/Nose Grab
Popped Hooked Front Crail/Nose Grab
Popped Hooked Front Crail/Nose Grab

Making a move look good, especially for that Kodak moment to be frozen in time eternal is about sticking that extra tweak or grab in. With that in mind here our guide to a popped front roll with a Crail or Nos...


Kitesurfing Brands

Kitesurfing Reviews

CORE Kiteboarding XR4 9m 2016
CORE Kiteboarding XR4 9m 2016
CORE Kiteboarding XR4

Core Kiteboarding have been gaining lots of momentum outside of their home country of Germany of late. Their latest offering of the incredibly slick looking XR4 will excite plenty of riders. The XR4 is a Delta...

F-One Kiteboarding Kitefoil  2016
F-One Kiteboarding Kitefoil  2016
F-One Kiteboarding Kitefoil

Alex Caizergues has been into the kite foil scene for a long time now, the F-One speed champion has won quite a few long distance races and it seems like his infectious love for the sport has now spread to the...

Hydrofoil Boards
Cabrinha FX 9m 2015
Cabrinha FX 9m 2015
Cabrinha FX

The Cabrinha FX is a totally new kite for 2015. Designed to bridge the gap between freestyle and freeride, it is another addition to the continuing trend of 3 strut do-it-all kites. The FX seemed to come out o...


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