Best Kitesurfing Brand of 2018

It’s been another fantastic year for kiteboarding with all the brands working hard to innovate and come up with some incredible new products for us to enjoy. Ozone take the top spot this year as voted for by you. The brand have been on a charge recently with, high profile signing Ruben Lenten joining the team, and incredible kites like the Reo, Enduro, Hyperlink, Edge and Amp all doing well in the market. A new board range launched last year completes the line up and it’s great to see a brand that has been around for so long get a recognition like this. Congratulations to all the team behind the brand!

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Brand | 31,617

Best Male Kitesurfer of 2018

Kevin Langeree needs no introduction, the only man on the planet to win the Red Bull King Of The Air three times he totally dominated the skies at this years event. These days it’s the only competition Kevin pushes himself for and his training certainly pays off. He went high and further than everyone else in the event, however it’s not just the KOTA that defines Kevin. His weekly Vlogs have been a huge hit with our readers and arguably that’s why a lot of you gave him your vote. Congratulations on winning this one Kevin, we hope there is room in the trophy cabinet for it!

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Kevin Langeree

Pro Rider | 58,627

Best Female Kitesurfer of 2018

Mikaili Sol has stamped her authority on this sport in a manner we haven’t seen for years. The young rider from Brazil dominated every tour stop this year and deservedly took the World Championship. Her freestyle riding is quite simply a cut above the rest, and with a style that’s hard to beat it’s easy to see why she was your choice for this years Best Female Rider. Well done Mikaili and good luck for the 2019 season!

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Mikaili Sol

Pro Rider | 6,999

Best Kite Manufacturer of 2018

Some of the advances in kite development and materials recently have truly redefined our sport. Our gear is now lasting longer and performing better than ever before and it’s thanks to the hard work of the teams behind the equipment that we get to reap the benefits. The F-ONE Bandit has long been regarded as one of the best all round kites on the market, with a line up including the light wind Breeze and the all conquering WTF and Diablo that have taken the competition scene by storm, it’s a deserved win from the team from Montpellier.

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F-ONE Kiteboarding

Brand | 41,428

Best Board Manufacturer of 2018

Boards these days seemingly undergo small refinements rather than radical, all out changes, however, small changes can make a big difference to your session on the water. This year F-ONE again take the award for Best Board Manufacturer and with arguably the most comprehensive line up in the industry with foils, twin tips and surfboards it’s easy to see why they commanded your vote. Lastly lets not forget the fantastic Mitu Pro Model surfboard which is adored by so many riders around the world. Well done to all the team at F-ONE for scooping this one!

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F-ONE Kiteboarding

Brand | 41,428

Best Kitesurfing Accessories Brand of 2018

Mystic have had this award sewn up for so long now it’s hard to see anyone else taking the win. Their dominance is reflected by the products they offer though, with arguably the most comprehensive range on the market. There is a huge range of styles for both men and women and a roster of some of the best riders on the planet, it is easy to see why Mystic gets your vote. Well done to all the team in the Netherlands keep on pushing boundaries!

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Brand | 65,651

Best Kitesurfing Video of 2018

If ever there is a formula that goes down well for this award it’s the iconic travel video with plenty of drone action. Charlotte Consorti and Bruno Dubosq discover an untouched paradise in the Bahamas with flat water lagoons, white sand beaches and water the colour that dreams are made of. Throw in some friendly sharks, stylish riding and some chilled music and you’ve got a recipe for perfection! Well done and we’re looking forward to more of your edits this year!

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Mon 11th Feb, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

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