Kitesurfing Reviews - Ozone Alpha V2 10m 2021
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ozone Alpha V2 10m 2021
Ozone Alpha V2

With many people wanting to get more time on the water (even in light winds) and the travel restrictions making places with consistently strong winds harder to access, the popularity of single strut kites has increased exponentially. As most kiters’ local spots do not have as consistent a breeze as they would like, people are looking for a “do it…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Ozone Catalyst V3 2021
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ozone Catalyst V3 2021
Ozone Catalyst V3

Ozone's ever-popular Catalyst is back for its third incarnation with a new shape and less struts than before! Designed as the easy to use first kite we all need when we start out, the Catalyst is simple, lightweight and fun. New for this third version, the Catalyst has changed from the 3 strut more delta-shaped kite of the V2 to…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Ozone Enduro V3 7m 2021
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ozone Enduro V3 7m 2021
Ozone Enduro V3

The Enduro has been part of the Ozone line up for a while now, it’s a three strut do it all machine that is the go-to kite in their line up for riders who don’t let a particular style of riding define them. It’s designed to be able to perform at the highest levels for wave, freestyle and freeriding. Twin…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Ozone Torque V2 138 x 42cm 2021
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ozone Torque V2 138 x 42cm 2021
Ozone Torque V2

Ozone’s successful freestyle/freeride board the Torque is back for its 2nd version. Taking all the knowledge and feedback from the V1, Ozone have spent their time developing and perfecting the Torque V2 in their own purpose built factory in Vietnam. An A grade Paulownia wood core and biaxial and UD fiberglass layers make up the core of the board and,…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Ozone Edge V10 10m 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ozone Edge V10 10m 2020
Ozone Edge V10

Synonymous with speed and height, Ozone have hit the stratosphere with the 10th version of the ever-popular Edge. A high aspect ratio LEI kite, it has been the mainstay of the race scene until the recent switch to the more efficient foil style kite. What this has done instead is opened up the kite to the classic kitesurfing draw: big…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Ozone Hyperlink V2 11m 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ozone Hyperlink V2 11m 2020
Ozone Hyperlink V2

Ozone have been the brand to watch of late, this dedicated small group of passionate riders have been pumping out incredible products for a long time. In recent years their innovation seems to have taken things up a notch or two. The Hyperlink is a case in point. Launched a couple of years ago, the kite aimed to bridge the…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Ozone Zephyr V6 17m 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ozone Zephyr V6 17m 2020
Ozone Zephyr V6

In The Air Having used the previous Zephyr V5, it was noticeable on the first flight, just how refined the new V6 model is. The kite feels tighter, with improved turning response and lighter feel on the bar. The Zephyr V6 was stable to fly and hydrofoil within super light conditions around 8-10mph. Remaining responsive with easy relaunch off the…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Ozone Alpha V1 10m 2019
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ozone Alpha V1 10m 2019
Ozone Alpha V1

Another genre of kite we are seeing boom recently is the single strut. Single strut kites are a brilliant addition to your quiver, or even replacements for your quiver. They tend to be very lightweight, pack down much smaller for traveling, have huge amounts of depower and many are now performing incredibly well. Ozone have the Uno which is a…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Ozone Amp V1 9m 2019
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ozone Amp V1 9m 2019
Ozone Amp V1

An entirely new kite from Ozone, the Amp has been designed for those dedicated freestyle and park riders who need a tool to help them progress. Featuring 5 struts, a mid to high aspect ratio, both 4 and 5 line options and a C kite shaped design, the Amp has all the attributes to keep you at the top of…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Ozone Base V1 137 x 41cm 2019
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ozone Base V1 137 x 41cm 2019
Ozone Base V1

Ozone started their board factory last year, and since then have pumped out a five board line up which has caused quite a stir in the kitesurfing world. We got our hands on the Base V1 which is an entry to intermediate level freeride twin tip to suit those riders who are just out of lessons and their first few…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Ozone Catalyst V2 8m 2019
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ozone Catalyst V2 8m 2019
Ozone Catalyst V2

Ozone’s dedicated freeride kite, the Catalyst has come back for round 2 and promises to build on the successes of the first incarnation. A 3-strut hybrid kite, the Catalyst V2 has been designed with ease of use and simplicity in mind. The kite is made with industry-leading Teijin Technoforce D2 and Teijin Dacron for canopy quality and has been developed…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Ozone Code V2 138 X 41cm 2019
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ozone Code V2 138 X 41cm 2019
Ozone Code V2

Ozone jumped into board production a short two years ago with the creation of the Code V1. Alarmingly well received, it set the bar high for the rest of Ozone’s five board line up which did not disappoint. Roll round to now, and we see the boards start to get even more refined, and the second versions (V2) begin to…

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If you thought hydrofoils were just about low wind or racing, you'll want to watch this! Hydrofoiling has more than one face, this is the…

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Jamie Overbeek takes on gnarly conditions regularly and has the second-highest jump on WOO with 34.6m. Watch this compilation of his sessions on IKSURFMAG!

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Jamie Overbeek taking to the skies on his Ozone Chrono V4, showing its full potential at two beautiful spots in South Africa; Misty Cliffs and…

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While most of us are waiting for summer in the Northern Hemisphere - Felix Kersten, Ronny Michael & Marc Bischi are enjoying the snow while…

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Ozone's Hyperlink comes standard in 4-Line Closed Cell Mode, utilising their Front Line Flag Out Release System. This is recommended for water use it is…

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Does flying Dutchman Jamie Overbeek have what it takes to make it to the upcoming official Big Air World Championships in Tarifa? Let us know…

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Nobody likes getting sandblasted, but when you get a spot all to yourself, it might be worth it! After a long day of rain and…

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Alexander Lewis-Hughes just dropped his latest rant! In todays rant, we take a dive into the Frontmobe/NIS circle of confusion so I don't have to…

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The wind is ON and in this edit, Ruben Lenten takes us on a downwinder from Wassenaar to Noordwijk. Brrrr.... Still a bit cold but…

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PREMIERING FOR THE FIRST TIME - Jamie Overbeeks' 'South Africa on a Mission' with his brother, Sean, and the Ozone crew to get the footage…

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On The Loose, Season 4 is here! In this episode, Aaron Hadlow and Ruben Lenten visit Ruben's hometown of Noordwijk, the Netherlands and embark on…

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2 months ago

Unless you live in SA, many big air kiteboarders face a constant struggle getting the perfect wind conditions! But for Jaimie Overbeek... a way of…

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Issue 92

Your choices matter in kiteboarding. Whether it's who you voted for in our Readers Awards, what gear you spend your money on, or how you engage with rider and brand content online, your decisions fuel the industry. Read more, and hear from your Readers Awards winners in this IKSURFMAG feature by editor Crystal Veness!

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The Edge is THE free ride and big air kite from Ozone, and it just got an update. We chatted to designer Rob Whittall about how the Edge V11 achieves its impressive performance. Read more in this Tech Focus feature!

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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!

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Being a top-level athlete in any sport comes with significant risk; kiting is no different. The road to achieving kitesurfing glory can be bumpy, but is the risk worth the reward? We speak to international pros and average Joe's to get their perspectives. You won’t want to miss what they had to say!

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Issue 91

From race reports to snowkiting to the lagoons of Brazil, we check in with a few of your favourite riders and brands to see what’s going on. Don’t miss out on the latest industry news, rider stories, and product releases, all right here in On The Fly!

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The best photos with nowhere else to go, feast your eyes on our photo gallery in Lightroom Issue 91!

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What happens when you take one of the most desirable wave riding spots in the world and add one of the biggest swell forecasts in years?! Marc Ramseier and Martin Vari scored in Punta Luna, Northern Peru. Bea Wüthrich tells us all about it in this article!

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Issue 90

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!

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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!

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From the colourful Caribbean to the European coast down to the windswept beaches of South Africa, Lightroom Issue 89 features some epic kitesurfing photography!

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Issue 88

Is there anything that excites quite like innovative materials? For their 2022 lineup, CrazyFly has introduced TerTex, a brand new material that takes their European made kites up a notch! Find out what the hype is about in this Tech Focus!

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Stay up to date on what’s happening in the industry with On The Fly! We’ve got updates from the top riders, news on the latest products, video releases, and kitesurfing events. Stay in the know with On The Fly!

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