Kitesurfing Reviews - CrazyFly Raptor Extreme 138 x 42cm 2022
Kitesurfing Reviews - CrazyFly Raptor Extreme 138 x 42cm 2022
CrazyFly Raptor Extreme

The Raptor Extreme is CrazyFly's best-selling board across the range. The board has been designed and developed alongside big air world champion Posito Martinez and is your ticket to the moon! 2022 sees Crazyfly bring a brand-new shape to the board. The board consists of a full carbon layup, so it is both lightweight and durable. CrazyFlywanted the board to…

Kitesurfing Reviews - CrazyFly Hyper 9m 2021
Kitesurfing Reviews - CrazyFly Hyper 9m 2021
CrazyFly Hyper

The Hyper 2021 is the newest edition of the renowned big air machine from CrazyFly. The kite design is a 5 strut, delta bow shape, which translates to great hangtime and boosting capabilities! CrazyFly is a leading kite manufacturer since 1999. Based in Europe, the brand is known for having the longest warranty in the kite market: 3 years which…

Kitesurfing Reviews - CrazyFly Sculp 10 2021
Kitesurfing Reviews - CrazyFly Sculp 10 2021
CrazyFly Sculp

The CrazyFly Sculp is a staple kite within the brands quiver. ‘One World, One Kite’, this is CrazyFly’s do it all kite. Freeride, freestyle and foiling can all be easily achieved when using this kite on a session – a fantastic all-rounder. Looking at the kite design, it features a 3-strut build with an all-new Hybrid Delta Bow shape. This…

Kitesurfing Reviews - CrazyFly ATV 5'10 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - CrazyFly ATV 5'10 2020
CrazyFly ATV

The ATV, All Terrain Vehicle, is CrazyFly's surfboard designed for use both in waves and on the flat for freestyle moves. It has been a mainstay of the CrazyFly line-up for years now, and it has impressed us in each incarnation. This years' board has been newly manufactured in the UK, and there are a few key changes from previous…

Kitesurfing Reviews - CrazyFly Chill 115 x 44cm 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - CrazyFly Chill 115 x 44cm 2020
CrazyFly Chill

The Chill is a low volume all-round freeride board from CrazyFly. Built using a high-quality twin tip construction it is designed to be a durable platform for all your foiling adventures. It’s a short design available in two sizes, the 115 we have on test and the 130. Both models feature a wide nose with plenty of nose rocker. There…

Kitesurfing Reviews - CrazyFly Cruz 690 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - CrazyFly Cruz 690 2020
CrazyFly Cruz

The all-new Cruz 690 is a fresh design from CrazyFly aimed at the freeride foilers out there looking for something fun. By modern standards, it looks small, but where it lacks size, it makes up for with a deep angled profile. Built using a combination of injected carbon in the wings and aluminium for the fuselage and mast it makes…

Kitesurfing Reviews - CrazyFly Raptor Extreme 138 x 42cm 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - CrazyFly Raptor Extreme 138 x 42cm 2020
CrazyFly Raptor Extreme

Crazyfly have brought some seriously good boards to the kiting world over the years. One of their extremely popular boards has been the Raptor. This freeride / freestyle board has been gracing the market for 13 years now. The carbon brother the Raptor LTD is another big hit being the slightly stiffer, lighter weight version. For the 2020 season Crazyfly…

Kitesurfing Reviews - CrazyFly Raptor NEON LTD 136 x 41cm 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - CrazyFly Raptor NEON LTD 136 x 41cm 2020
CrazyFly Raptor NEON LTD

The Raptor series is CrazyFly's freeride/freestyle twin tip design, and the LTD Neon version we have on test for this issue is the most popular board in the line-up and not without reason. Designed for those riders who need a high-end freeride and freestyle board, with added luxuries, such as full carbon construction for unparalleled strength vs weight. New for…

Kitesurfing Reviews - CrazyFly Sculp 9m 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - CrazyFly Sculp 9m 2020
CrazyFly Sculp

One of CrazyFly’s longest standing kites, the Sculp is back for 2020 as part of their line up. An all-rounder, it has been designed with freeride, freestyle and foil riding in mind. The 2020 Sculp houses 3 struts, a flat delta shape and a higher aspect ratio for increased forward drive and power delivery. The kite itself is made using…

Kitesurfing Reviews - CrazyFly Hyper 9m 2019
Kitesurfing Reviews - CrazyFly Hyper 9m 2019
CrazyFly Hyper

An entirely new kite for 2019 from CrazyFly, the Hyper sits in their range as a high performing freeride and big air specialist. This seems to be a new big trend within kitesurfing, and it is great to see brands moving with the wants and needs of the riders. The Hyper is a 5-strut kite, with a high aspect ratio…

Kitesurfing Reviews - CrazyFly Raptor 137 x 41 cm 2019
Kitesurfing Reviews - CrazyFly Raptor 137 x 41 cm 2019
CrazyFly Raptor

Though the Raptor is an old favourite in the CrazyFly line up, for 2019 it has had its biggest revamp yet. At its core, the Raptor is an all round freeride board with freestyle aspirations. It is suited to those who are looking for a board to do a little bit of everything with whilst still allowing them to bolt…

Kitesurfing Reviews - CrazyFly Bulldozer 140 x 42cm 2018
Kitesurfing Reviews - CrazyFly Bulldozer 140 x 42cm 2018
CrazyFly Bulldozer

A mainstay of CrazyFlys impressive line up, the Bulldozer comes into 2018 with a complete redesign and the result is better than ever. Designed as a high performing freestyle and wakestyle kiteboard, the Bulldozer is best suited to those more experienced riders who demand a board to stand up to the more powerful moves. The 2018 Bulldozer has a complete…

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Issue 93

In Issue 93, we’ve got the new version of North’s ‘desert island kite’, Cabrinha’s versatile Moto, and a solid selection of boards from CrazyFly, Future, and Duotone. Find out what we thought about Ion’s premium wetsuit range and the minimalist Ether harness from AK Durable Supply Co. Click here to read our reviews on the latest kitesurf gear!

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In a round-up of the latest industry news, this issue, we go behind the scenes of the newest kiteboarding film on Netflix, Into The Wind. The World Class Kiteboarding Academy fills us in on their semester in South Africa, and we visit the hottest new spot on the GKA tour, Salinas del Rey. That's not all! Hear travel updates from your favourite pros and up-and-coming talents as they session worldwide. It's all right here in On The Fly!

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Issue 87

We’ve got the latest gear on test this issue, with kites from North, Ozone, and CrazyFly, boards from F-ONE and Nobile, and the newest bar from Cabrinha. Our test team takes a close look at the newest kit on the market, and you can read all about it in Issue 87’s Tried & Tested!

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