CORE Kiteboarding

CORE Kiteboarding

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Kitesurfing Reviews - CORE Kiteboarding Fusion 4 137 x 41cm 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - CORE Kiteboarding Fusion 4 137 x 41cm 2020
CORE Kiteboarding Fusion 4

The Fusion twin tip from German kite manufacture CORE is back for its fourth incarnation with what promises to be performance freeride and freestyle capabilities, for all. Designed for riders who have no interest in riding with boots, it is a strapped board which will take you from beginner to accomplished freeride and freestyle master. A classic Twin Tip shape,…

Kitesurfing Reviews - CORE Kiteboarding Nexus 2 9m 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - CORE Kiteboarding Nexus 2 9m 2020
CORE Kiteboarding Nexus 2

CORE's Nexus burst on to the scene a few years ago now and already has a firm following of committed riders. The Nexus 2 keeps to its main ethos as part of the Universal+ series; it is a hybrid kite designed with looping, wave riding and freestyle in mind. Like most in its class, the Nexus 2 houses 3 struts,…

Kitesurfing Reviews - CORE Kiteboarding Ripper 4 5'4 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - CORE Kiteboarding Ripper 4 5'4 2020
CORE Kiteboarding Ripper 4

The Ripper from CORE enters its 4th version with a huge overhaul in design to improve not only its usability, but also lightwind and sloppy wave performance. The construction of the board stays the same with a classic surfboard layup of a closed cell PU foam blank lovingly shaped in Portugal with a double laminated wooden stringer and finished with…

Kitesurfing Reviews - CORE Kiteboarding Section 3 7m 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - CORE Kiteboarding Section 3 7m 2020
CORE Kiteboarding Section 3

The newly updated Section 3 is part of CORE's specialised series of kite, focussing on just one discipline, opposed to their crossover series; Universal +. The Section 3 is a wave riding specific kite, designed to pull you into those monster swells with the confidence to know this kite has your back at all times. Like many kites nowadays, the…

Kitesurfing Reviews - CORE Kiteboarding Bolt 3 139 x 32.5cm 2019
Kitesurfing Reviews - CORE Kiteboarding Bolt 3 139 x 32.5cm 2019
CORE Kiteboarding Bolt 3

CORE's Bolt 3 board is for that specific all out, balls to the wall, wakestyle rider who demands only the toughest and most performance-orientated board out there. A boots specific board, this is not a board you can grow into, nor can you grow out of; it is simply that good. Designed to be ridden with either the 48mm, 28mm…

Kitesurfing Reviews - CORE Kiteboarding Choice 3 137 x 41.5cm 2019
Kitesurfing Reviews - CORE Kiteboarding Choice 3 137 x 41.5cm 2019
CORE Kiteboarding Choice 3

We have long been fans of the products that come out the CORE factory with precision and class. The Choice 3 is an update on their favoured all-around freestyle board which aims to be a do it all board for those slightly more experienced riders in both boots and straps with some fantastic new weight savings. The board itself has…

Kitesurfing Reviews - CORE Kiteboarding Green Room 6'0 2019
Kitesurfing Reviews - CORE Kiteboarding Green Room 6'0 2019
CORE Kiteboarding Green Room

The Green Room, from German kitesurf manufacturer CORE, is an all-out big wave machine. Designed for those riders who seek only the best waves our planet has to offer, this is a dedicated board for dedicated riders. The Green Room is made from a PU blank for that all-important flex and feel, with a glass coat for the classic surf…

Kitesurfing Reviews - CORE Kiteboarding GTS5 9m 2019
Kitesurfing Reviews - CORE Kiteboarding GTS5 9m 2019
CORE Kiteboarding GTS5

The all-around freestyler from CORE is back for the 5th time as the GTS5. Favoured by their pro team for looping and boosting, we were excited to get our hands on this new version. The GTS5 is a 3-strut kite, which has a Future C shape design and a new short bridle system with a double pulley on each side.…

Kitesurfing Reviews - CORE Kiteboarding Impact 2 9m 2019
Kitesurfing Reviews - CORE Kiteboarding Impact 2 9m 2019
CORE Kiteboarding Impact 2

Core Kiteboarding produces some seriously good kite gear, with models like the XR5, GTS5 and more. They like to cater for everyone, so there is always going to be something to suit your needs in their range. This issue we are taking a look at their freestyle and wakestyle weapon the Impact 2. In its second generation, this 5-line full…

Kitesurfing Reviews - CORE Kiteboarding 720 5 2018
Kitesurfing Reviews - CORE Kiteboarding 720 5 2018
CORE Kiteboarding 720

CORE have a strong surfboard range for this year, with riders like Willow River Tonkin on the team it’s hardly surprising. His weapon of choice when it comes to strapless freestyle is the aptly named 720. The board has a classic glass coat, which surrounds the closed cell PU foam core. Inside this is a vertically laid wood stringer, which…

Kitesurfing Reviews - CORE Kiteboarding Fusion3 139 x 41.5cm 2018
Kitesurfing Reviews - CORE Kiteboarding Fusion3 139 x 41.5cm 2018
CORE Kiteboarding Fusion3

The Fusion3 is the third incarnation of the ever popular Fusion model Twin Tip by German Kitesurf manufacturer CORE Kiteboarding. Designed as a performance all-rounder, the Fusion3 houses some impressive technology and features for a board, which looks like it will suit a vast majority of us. Starting with the deck, a 3D wooden core is sandwiched between 2 layers…

Kitesurfing Reviews - CORE Kiteboarding Nexus 9m 2018
Kitesurfing Reviews - CORE Kiteboarding Nexus 9m 2018
CORE Kiteboarding Nexus

It is with fanfare that Core released the all-new Nexus, a kite they have been working on for some time. The dealers and the press were gathered in Cape Verde for the launch with Steven Akkersdijk, Willow River Tonkin and chief tester and WoW expert Basti the kite was launched. The key here is the names I have just mentioned.…

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This is MENTAL! Watch Joshua Emanuel session in 63 knots, the strongest winds Durban has seen in a while! Filmed by: Bryce Rawlins and Jason…

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4 days ago

CORE's Bolt 4 is out! Heart Attacks, Slim Chances, and Krypts are your thing. You know ‘em all, and love adding new ones to your…

5 days ago

Janek Grzegorzewski squeezes in one last session at his favourite spot in Tarifa just before the authorities prohibited kiteboarding there.

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7 days ago

You can fix a lot of problems with your riding by adjusting the tension of your line correctly. This isn't something that is often taught…

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2 weeks ago

Ben Beholz shows off his favourite playground - Fehmarn! Never been? Watch this.

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2 weeks ago

How To Boogieloop WARNING: Dangerous! In this video, Mikes shares his recipe for performing one of the most extreme kiteloop variations: the inverted frontroll kitelooop…

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3 weeks ago

Eric Rienstra shares a few tricks from a recent visit to his old stomping grounds on Sherman Island

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3 weeks ago

Limitless. That’s what you get with CORE Kiteboarding's new Choice 4. Kickers, lagoons, boots or straps  - CORE built the Cartan carbon powered Choice 4…

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4 weeks ago

The GKA Distance Battle wildcard voting is now live! You've got 24 hr to cast your wildcard vote for your favourite male and female athlete…

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1 month ago

The coast from Blackpool to Liverpool is world-famous for its illuminations, fairgrounds, piers, sand dunes and docks. What it isn’t known for are it’s downwinders,…

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1 month ago

Are you ready for this?! The GKA Distance Battle is about to commence! The GKA Distance Battle is about to start, and wildcard voting will…

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1 month ago

The UK's been lucky with loads of wind recently, and Mike the Kite is reaping the benefits!

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The test team were unleashed a few weeks ago in the UK, it’s not full testing as usual, but at least we managed to get wet! We’ve got kites from Liquid Force, Core and Ozone, foils from CrazyFly Duotone and Liquid Force and a couple of twin tips too including a light wind split board from Kitelement! Check them out right here!

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Kiteboarding was deemed too dangerous and extreme to be allowed during the lockdown, so just how dangerous is it? Rou Chater dissects a recent study from some Dutch scientists exploring the injury rate in the sport. Is kiteboarding dangerous? Find out right here!

2 months ago
Issue 81

Core have just launched the Sensor 3 bar, and it’s a sublime bit of kit, Sukie Huntley Robertson speaks to Philip Schinnagel and Rick Jensen about the creation of a masterpiece and how simplicity ran to the very core of the product. Click here to check it out!

2 months ago
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Rou Chater looks at the effect of the Corona Virus on the global kitesurfing industry and how it has decimated production, sales and tourism at a time when the business side of the sport is usually booming. Click here to read it!

4 months ago
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Stig Hoefnagel and Joshua Emanuel head off in search of remote beaches in Madagascar, the winds always blowing there, but will they score the spots they are dreaming about? Find out right here!

4 months ago
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We managed to get a few new products into the test teams hands before we were all forced off the water, here’s what we got through with kites from Core, Duotone, Liquid Force and Slingshot and boards from CrazyFly, Duotone, North, Core and Shinn!

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Incredible images with no particular place to go.

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Issue 78

Is kitesurfing expensive? Or is it too cheap? Rou Chater puts his best maths hat on to work out what the real cost of kiteboarding is and comes to some interesting conclusions. If you've ever wondered about the costs of kites, this one is for you...

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Can we carry on as we are as a kiteboarding industry or do we need to make drastic changes to our habits and processes for our sport to become environmentally neutral? Join Rou Chater as he turns his journo mode on as he sets out to discover what is happening right now and what can be done moving forward.

10 months ago
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Blake Olsen has an interesting tale to tell, he grew up on the Red Sea in the desert of Saudi Arabia, then taught himself to kiteboard and never looked back!

10 months ago
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Incredible images with no particular place to go.

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Premium grade kites and kiteboards. Engineered with passion in Germany since 2001. Experience CoreTex, ExoTex and Cartan Carbon – the most advanced tech solutions in kiteboarding. Since more then a decade, CORE Kiteboarding consist of a passionate team of kitesurfers, located on the island of Fehmarn in the Baltic Sea, Germany. Our products are designed by experienced kiters and optimized with extensive test flights on the waters around our island as well as the rest of the world. This ensures the highest levels of performance as one of the cornerstones of our success. With our quality and service we strive for perfection. Longevity and value-maintenance are absolute important attributes, enforcing that in CORE production every detail is of the highest quality. There is no better way to find our yourself what makes a CORE product. Check our event calendar for a testival nearby or our dealer locator on corekites.com. CORE Kiteboarding was a subsidiary company of Hiss-Tec Fehmarn, which also owns CARVED Custom kiteboards, a company already reputed around the World for technical innovation and quality. Since 2019 Hiss-Tec is named CORE Kiteboarding. The complete Carved Team has been totally instrumental in the design, development and manufacture of Kites, with input from some of Europes finest riders to make sure these kites hits the button! 2007 Sport & recreation

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