Airton Cozzolino

Airton Cozzolino

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2 weeks ago

ONE DAY TO GO! From the 4th to the 13th of October 2019 the GKA Kite World Tour heads to Dakhla, Morocco, for the 3rd…

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4 weeks ago

That’s it! Nine epic days later, two huge double eliminations complete in the men’s and women’s kite-surf division after a ragingly tight Freestyle competition earlier…

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1 month ago

Just in case you missed it, make sure you watch the highlight video from the men's single elimination finals in Mauritius, right here!

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1 month ago

It is what it is... and today it was spectacular! The reef builds steeply from the ocean floor here at Bel Ombre and as such…

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1 month ago

10 minutes of PURE STOKE - you have got to watch this! After an enthralling day of Freestyle final action on Monday, the focus switched…

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1 month ago

Forces conspire against the conclusion of men's Kite-Surf round one singles! No further action to report on day two (Saturday) at the GKA Kite World…

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1 month ago

A classic do-it-all surfboard should, traditional shape with a modern twist, this high-performance board excels in every kind of wave. Duotone's 2020 WAM is here!…

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1 month ago

ION releases the new 2020 water collection including technical upgrades on harnesses and wetsuits. Known for progressive sports gear the multisport brand further developed their…

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2 months ago

Next stop - Mauritius! The GKA Kite World Cup Mauritius will take place at Heritage Resorts at Bel Ombre from 6th to 15th of September.…

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2 months ago

Have you been struggling to land that strapless backroll transition?! Watch this! Airton Cozzolino shows us step by step how to master it in this…

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2 months ago

He’s the pioneer in strapless freestyle but started on Twintips back in 2006. Airton learned by watching; movies by Aaron Hadlow, inspiring athletes and the…

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3 months ago

In this video, Tom Court goes over the full range of adjustments that are offered on the Duotone Click bar. One of the most versatile…

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Issue 76

Getting good content as a brand these days is hard, all the usual spots have been done and dusted. The Duotone Team head to Western Australia and put the miles in to get the shots, but it doesn't always come easy!

2 months ago
Issue 74

In 2016 Rou Chater wrote an article called, Professional Kiteboarding Is Broken, he’s back to revisit it after three years to see what’s changed and how the competitive kite scene has got better in the last couple of years.

6 months ago
Issue 74

Cape Town has become a mecca for kiters over the last few years, events like the King Of The Air have put it on the map like no other place on earth. Is it all it is cracked up to be though? Rou Chater makes the trip to find out what the fuss is all about!

6 months ago
Issue 71

The most popular movies from our website over the last two months!

1 year ago
Issue 67

Rou Chater has been travelling to One Eye in Mauritius since before it was even a thing, in the old days it was quiet and menacing, these days it’s a zoo out there. If you’ve ever wanted to know the best way to tackle it, and how to survive then read this!

2 years ago
Issue 65

Rou Chater chats to perhaps the most influential man in kiteboarding right now, Till Eberle the CEO of Boards and More. Find out what his vision is for the future of our sport and what to expect from one of the biggest kite brands in the world over the next few years.

2 years ago
Issue 59

Rear line depower is the future, we’ve tasted it, and North have made it a reality, no more flapping depower lines, no more hunting for it or trying to grab it in a gust, just pure control at the tips of your fingers! What do you think of the concept?

3 years ago
Issue 55

Jon McCabe is a passionate snowkiter who shares his tales of adventure at some of the most spectacular snow kiting spots on the planet...

4 years ago
Issue 54

We chat to Till Eberle the man behind North Kiteboarding about how the brand has changed over the years and the people he has in place to keep it on top! You won't want to miss this one, some fantastic insights are in this interview!

4 years ago
Issue 52

Rou Chater looks at the rise of Strapless Freestyle as it takes over the beach in Tarifa and leaves a legacy that is sure to continue deep into our future.

4 years ago
Issue 36

We spend some time in Mauritius with the crew from North Kiteboarding and chat to Till Eberle the man behind the brand.

7 years ago

Airton Cozzolino official Fan Page 07/11/1994 Airton nasce 18 anni fa a Sal, una piccola isola battuta dall’Aliseo, situata nel mezzo dell’Oceano Atlantico, avvicinandosi giovanissimo al mondo delle onde. Aveva solo 4 anni quando ha cominciato a fare skimboard con pezzi di tavole rotte. A 6 anni riesce a provare per la prima volta un bodyboard e l’anno seguente inizia la sua avventura con il surf, anche perché cominciavano ad arrivare i primi surfisti da fuori, che lasciavano di tanto in tanto i loro vecchi materiali, forse senza neanche rendersi conto che con quel piccolo gesto aprivano un nuovo mondo agli abitanti di Sal. L’evento che ha cambiato la sua vita è stato l’incontro, avvenuto nel 2004, con Libero (il padre adottivo), con il quale nasce da subito una grande amicizia. Oggi padre e figlio gestiscono insieme due scuole di kite e surf: l’inverno sono a Capo Verde, mentre l’estate si trasferiscono in Sardegna a Chia, che per Airton è diventata una seconda patria. Al futuro in questo momento Airton non si sente di chiedere nulla, perché dice di aver ricevuto tanto, soprattutto nel 2011, anno ricco di soddisfazioni sia in ambito sportivo (aggiudicandosi il titolo di Campione del Mondo di Wave Riding) che lavorativo.Tuttavia gli obiettivi nella sua mente sono chiari: in ambito sportivo vuole continuare a migliorare, perché ha soli 18 anni sa di poter dare ancora tanto nel kite e non solo. Sogna infatti di diventare un waterman completo e nel sup, nel surf e nel windsurf la strada da affrontare per diventare un campione è ancora lunga. Tribalsurf: la scuola di Airton e Free (il papà) Sportsperson

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