The Duotone Dice has been around for what seems like an eternity, the ground breaking kite of old has evolved into the finely tuned weapon it is now. Billed as a freestyle and wave machine, it's the choice of riders like Tom Court, who's as happy in the park as he is in the waves and can still throw down…
One of the most successful wave kites in the business is back again, the Neo really needs no , but I’ll do my best anyway. The choice of champions, Airton Cozzolino and Matchu Lopes as well as the rest of the Duotone team the Neo has some pedigree. It’s still a three strut design packed with features like the Trinity…
The Pace is a short stubby freeride board that makes up one of four in the range. The more race orientated Indy offers performance, while the Free is a more stripped-down twin tip construction affair. The Hybrid Whip offers a surfboard platform with inserts whereas the Pace is a bona fide freeride foil board dedicated to making your time on…
The Pro Fish is a totally new design from Duotone shaper Sky Solbach. Aimed at the rider looking to rip in smaller waves it replaces the Nugget with a far more traditional-looking shape. It’s wide in the nose, with a flat rocker and a squashed fishtail. With a deep central channel and generous tail rocker, it adds a bit of…
The Pro Session from Duotone is their big wave carving weapon, exceedingly capable in medium to large waves the focus is on hold and drive in the turns. New for 2020 the board now features a 5 fin box setup allowing you to choose between three fins or a quad set up. Footstrap holes mean you can take this out…
The Pro Whip has long been a favourite board of ours, we’re big fans of the CSC shape - it makes it easy to travel with, and it’s also a Jack-of-all-trades board. For 2020 there has been a major overhaul from shaper Sky Solbach. The wide point has been moved further forwards, and there is an increase in nose rocker…
The Rebel was the kite that changed the dynamics of kiteboarding all those years ago, and it’s come a long way since then. The spearhead of the Duotone freeride range, for some kiters only a Rebel will do. It’s a 5 strut design that can be flown on 4 or 5 lines, although it’s worth noting Duotone’s shift towards a…
Duotone were relatively late to the foiling party compared to some brands out there, however by biding their time they have hit the market running with an exceedingly polished product. The range has grown in recent years, and the new Spirit Carve 950 is one of 8 foil setups in the range. Aimed at the freerider and beginner to intermediate…
Just in case you haven’t heard the news, all your favourite North Kiteboarding products are now being produced by Duotone. Same riders, same designers, same team and the same great products, just with a new look and a new name on the fabric. The Dice has been around for years now and has an army of fans who I am…
The Evo from Duotone has a long heritage as the go-to all-rounder. First appearing in 2008, the Evo has come a long way since then. Still holding its Delta design, the kite has been refined over the past decade to become a genuine all-rounder for beginners and experts alike. The Evo features 3 Fusion struts, which allows for controlled distribution…
The Jaime has been a long-standing favourite around the world for all calibres of rider. An all-around freestyle outline, the Jaime has progressed with kitesurfing. The board has been designed as an all-around freestyle crossover board which will suit both enthusiastic beginners looking for a board to last, and also a board for those experienced riders who like to mix…
The Mono is a one-strut light wind kite aimed at the freeriders and foilers who want a kite that will get them out in the slightest of breezes and be a lightweight travelling partner too. Completely redesigned for 2019 the kite features a much deeper chord depth than previous versions, and the diameter of the leading edge has been increased…
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Sam Light sessions with the UK's youngest talents! Day one of two shredding with future kite stars; Alfie, Archie, Mad Max and Charlie King. Keep…
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A combination of sunshine and wind are rare in the UK - but the forecast has been looking very promising, with no sign of it ending…
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Watch this how-to as Tom Court demonstrates, in detail, how to change the EVA Floaters on the Duotone Click Bar. Each part of the #clickbar…
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Tom Courts on a mission! It's another sunny day on#theactiveisland Isle of Wight. Following a call from a local photographer, Tom decided to make an…
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In Tom Court's latest episode of #tricksofthetrade, he talks us through the steps to land a toe-side front roll to heel-side. Check it out!
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In Tom Courts latest episode #tricksofthetrade, he gives us tips on how to master a switch-foot, one-foot backroll. Interested? Watch this!
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In this episode of #teamtalk, Tom Court shares some general tip to help you reduce any 'humming' noise that your foil might make. Check it…
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Noè Font's expedition to Kenya was one to remember, and although the wind never exceeded 12 knots, the thrill of visiting a new country made…
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Keep an eye out for this kid - 10-year-old, Max Tullet
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The GKA Kite World Tour, like almost every sporting event of the planet, has been put on hold due to the worldwide pandemic but that…
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In a pre-COVID-19 world, Tom Court catches up with Valentine Rodriguez out in Cape Town as he relaxes after winning his first freestyle GKA Kite…
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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!
James Carew heads to Mauritius for the GKA to beat Airton Cozzolino, while one dream got crushed he discovers another magical moment just around the corner he wasn’t expecting that puts everything in perspective… What’s your best kiting moment in time?
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!
Wish you were kitesurfing? So do we, it’s kind of ironic we had these t-shirts designed in November, were we tempting fate? Win a load of “I Wish I Was Kitesurfing” merchandise this issue. If you can’t wait, these designs are ready to go now in our shop! Click here to win!
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!
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!
Pippa van Iersel heads off to the Caribbean with some of the best female shredders from the Duotone crew. Find out how it panned out right here!
More incredible images with no place to call home, check them out!
The best movies from our website over the last two months, check them out right here!
Paul Serin heads to Mozambique, one of kitesurfing's lesser-known destinations, although after reading this you might be wanting to book some tickets, it's littered with amazing spots that are just waiting for you!
Ten Questions is no more, and we've replaced it with a more in-depth look at people in the industry who have transcended beyond the pro rider role. This issue Craig Cunningham drops in, he's been looking after the Duotone team and working with the movie creators to ensure their content is as good as it can be. Find out how he got there and what it takes to work in the industry right here.
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