The age-old saying goes, don’t change a winning formula. Although I have seen this classic phrase abused in every aspect, you can absolutely apply it to great kite gear, and rightfully so! With FLYSURFER’s commitment to only release new products when the potential to improve the design calls for it, we’re always excited when news of a new release arrives.…
When it comes to foil kites, FLYSURFER is known for performance. The SOUL, first released in 2018, was packed full of performance features that make kiting feel effortless. It earned its reputation as a kite that provided riders with precise control and fantastic bar feedback, making it a genuinely forgiving and very user-friendly foil kite. The newly released 2nd edition…
Flysurfers long-standing ‘door’ board, the Flydoor is back in version 6 with fresh new graphics and a unique feel. Still maintaining its ability to get you ripping in super light winds due to the surface area, it has also been designed to suit those who like to mix up their light wind riding with some tricks and stunts. The core…
Much anticipated, the Rush completes Flysurfer’s new look with the updated freestyle model. A board designed for kiters wishing to progress in the latest powered freestyle and freeride moves, it is compatible with both boots and straps and is packed full of the latest features in board design. At its core; sustainably-grown Paulownia wood, layers of unidirectional fibres, and finished…
Flysurfer have undergone a makeover, and the resulting look is clean and fresh. We were excited to get our hands on the new Stoke; Flysurfer's all-round wave and freestyle tube kite - right in time for the 2019 season! The Stoke is a three strut mid aspect kite, with a new compact bridle system and tweaked profile. The construction quality…
Back for its 3rd carnation, the Boost3 has been eagerly anticipated thanks to the quality and performance of the previous version. A high aspect five strut kite, the Boost3 is Flysurfers freeride and boosting machine with an emphasis on all-around usability. The Boost3 has had work done on its bridle system with a new shorter length and configuration which produces…
Flysurfer have never been ones to follow the crowd, and their Radical board series proves they know what they are doing. Back for round 6, the Radical6 maintains the unique tried and tested outline, while the internal construction of the board has been modified for even higher performance. The Radical6 has been designed for riders who need a board that…
Flysurfer have a strong following for their boards as well as their kites, and the Radical5 is one of their most popular creations. Designed as an all-rounder with an emphasis on freestyle, it is that do-it-all board which should last you the majority of your kitesurfing career. The board is made with a wood and foam core; the wood mainly…
The Rush is a totally new freestyle board from Flysurfer aimed at the top end riders and improving intermediates looking for a board that can handle huge moves and big landings. The Rush has a wood core, made with responsibly grown Paulownia wood, and a scratch resistant top sheet to protect both the board and the graphics from harmful UV…
I was lucky enough to take the Flysurfer Sonic 2 11m to Norway and the Hardangervidda National Park while preparing for the Red Bull Ragnarok. It is environments like this that the Sonic 2 is in its element, the kite is a dream to fly, incredibly fast and efficient, with hang time like you’ve never seen. On their website, Flysurfer…
Since 2001, Flysurfer have been pushing the boundaries of foil kite design. We have recently seen some pretty exciting stuff come into the water market, the Stoke kite and Rush twintip, which we loved. We have recently had our hands on the latest closed cell foil kite from Flysurfer. The Soul. The Soul is aimed at the freeride, freestyle and…
The second incarnation of Flysurfers popular Boost kite, the Boost2 has had some excellent upgrades and is a welcome addition to their range. A high aspect 5-strut design, the Boost2 is a freeride and big air machine. Featuring a new inflation design which is very efficient, just make sure it is correctly inserted to avoid the rather embarrassing premature deflation…
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It's that time of year again and Laurent Guyot is back at his favourite playground! Looking forward to seeing his videos this season!
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What an event! After three weeks of pumping winds in Taiba for both the GKA Kite World Tour Freestyle riders and the GWA Wingfoil World…
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Stan Airstyle tests out Flysurfer's latest kite, the Hybrid. It's just a crazy kite for riding waves with a hydrofoil! - Stan
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Are you ready?! From the 23rd to the 27th of November, the final events of the Qatar Airways GKA Kite World Tour will be a…
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Heaven is definitely the best way to describe this stunning kite spot. Imagine kiting in water this smooth?! Immerse yourself into the crystal clear waters…
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The best of Guy Bridge's UK sessions from October have just been released - Watch this!
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Ralf Boltendal tests out Flysurfer's new Hybrid on a southwestern swell - check this out!
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GET THE KIDS INVOLVED! Flysurfer's Hybrid enables a safe, playful approach to kiteboarding. As a result of the light bar forces and low weight, children…
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The weather may be getting colder, greyer, and gloomier... at least the wind is blowing - Watch Guy Bridge and the crew sending it!
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Check out Liam Dredge's summary of the GKA Kite-Surf World Cup Dakhla, Morocco event! Dakhla 2022 was certainly one for the history books! A promising…
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Since dedicating his life to kiteboarding, Roderick Pijls has kited inside a volcano, between icebergs, and on toxic lakes, all with the mission of raising environmental awareness. International athlete, adventurer, model, and public speaker, Roderick Pijls is a man with many facets! Find out more about his life, passions, and purpose in this exclusive interview!
The release of a new kite always comes with the excitement and, often, the chaos of a product shoot - and this story is no different! FLYSURFER's newest LEI kite, the STOKE, has just been announced, and the team got together to show what this kite is capable of in a unique location. Read more in this IKSURFMAG exclusive article!
Lightroom Issue 93 is jam packed with epic photos with nowhere else to go!
Known as one of the windiest and most challenging kite spots in the world, Cape Town has an irresistible allure. So, when Johanna-Catharina Edin needed a break from the pressures of the competition scene, South Africa's sandy shores were calling! Did she find the answers she was looking for on her trip? Find out!
The Serre Chevalier Vallée saw some epic snowkite action during the latest World Snowkite Masters a few months ago. What is snowkiting freestyle, and what does an event in this category look like? Find out what went down - and up - in the French Alps in this exclusive IKSURFMAG article!
A brand born in Bavaria that was, and still is, ahead of its time; we check in with FLYSURFER on their 20th anniversary! Find out where it all began, the highs and lows of the past 20 years, and what the future holds in this interview with FLYSURFER Head of Marketing Christoph Hesina!
With unseasonable conditions in our top testing locations, we’ve had to track down some gear that could suit even the most challenging conditions! Find out what we thought of the latest kites from Airwave and FLYSURFER as well as new models from CORE and Harlem. Keep reading for a side-by-side test of two new North twin tips, a Duotone D/LAB board, and some of the hottest harness tech to hit the market!
Adventure-seeking Miriam Joanna may have grown up near the snow-capped mountains of Austria, but it wasn't long before she chased her dream across the ocean! Jen Tyler tracked her down for this INSIGHT feature. Get to know this incredibly talented and creative photographer, filmmaker, graphic designer, and artist exclusively on IKSURFMAG!
So many photos, so little space! Lightroom Issue 90 features a few of our favourite kiteboarding shots from the past two months. Check it out!
The Olympics are coming, and the race is on! With riders battling it out on the racecourse and brands toiling away behind the scenes to create the fastest foils in the world, Paris 2024 is sure to be an epic event. Learn more about the world of racing in this exclusive article!
Brexit hasn’t stopped us yet! More gear is trickling in at the new IKSURFMAG Test Centre at Loop Watersports in Littlehampton. Down in the Southern Hemisphere, we’ve added a ‘satellite test team’ in South Africa for more tests in a wider variety of conditions. This issue, we’ve got gear from North, Lieuwe, and FLYSURFER on test! Check it out!
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