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2 weeks ago

Duotone's just released their 2022 Surfboards D/LAB incl. The Fish D/LAB, Wam D/LAB and Whip D/LAB - Watch this! Duotone's new RMF (Reflex Memory Foam)…

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2 weeks ago

Your favourite Duotone kites and boards just got the SLS and D/Lab upgrade, and we've got the full scoop right here for you! Kites Neo…

3 weeks ago

IT'S HERE! Duotone's 2022 Neo SLS - a wave and strapless freestyle kite, even better with the Strong Light Superior construction featuring Penta TX; get…

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1 month ago

IT'S HERE! The 2022 DUOTONE team wear collection has arrived! Check out Duotone's t-shirts, hoodies, boardshorts and caps for both men and women right here!…

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1 month ago

Jo Ciastula and Gemma Hamaini give us the lowdown on what went on during the GKA Kite-Surf World Cup Denmark on Day TWO!

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1 month ago

Yep, it's here - Duotone's 2022 DICE SLS has arrived! The Dice is known for Freestyle, smashing loops and even performs in waves when steered…

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2 months ago

We've been waiting for this one! #WriteYourOwnChapter showcases ION’s brand values and puts them onto the screens, and today, we get to see the FULL…

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2 months ago

At last, welcome to the first day of the GKA Kite-Surf World Cup Sylt in Germany! The GKA riders set the stage to perform their…

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2 months ago

Movie time! Take a trip down memory lane as Airton Cozzolino, Matchu Lopes, James Storm Carew, and Sebastian Ribeiro catch up with kiteboarding pioneers Jaime…

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4 months ago

Join Jo Ciastula in the first episode of the GKA News Show! In this episode, Jo recaps the 2020s and upcoming competition season, talks about…

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5 months ago

Pablo Amores just released his first vlog from one of the best waves spots in the northern hemisphere; Sal, Cape Verde, where he escaped Europe's…

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9 months ago

The Duotone team head to Namibia on a voyage of discovery, scoring perfect waves, incredible kite spots and getting plenty of sand between their toes…

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Issue 85

The release of the new Quicklock Hook from ION marks an exciting step forward in harness hook technology. Find out more about what the Quicklock Hook is and how it works in this Tech Focus!

8 months ago
Issue 83

This was the mantra on the Duotone shoot in Fuerteventura this summer, with only 12 days to get all the shots for the new boards and kites, it was a non-stop mission to ensure success! Luckily they scored some great waves and wind too!

1 year ago
Issue 81

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?

1 year ago
Issue 78

Is kitesurfing expensive? Or is it too cheap? Rou Chater puts his best maths hat on to work out what the real cost of kiteboarding is and comes to some interesting conclusions. If you've ever wondered about the costs of kites, this one is for you...

2 years ago
Issue 77

Join Colleen Carroll as she takes a ridiculously long flight to go and explore the wilds of Namibia joining the Duotone team and getting well and truly off the beaten track!

2 years ago
Issue 70

Rou Chater looks at the incredible turn of events that have led to some major changes at kitesurfing’s top table. The launch of Duotone, what’s happening with Cabrinha and the rebirth of the new North is explained right here.

3 years 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!

4 years ago
Issue 66

Sleep, who needs it? Colleen Carroll and fellow North teammates Reno Romeu and Matchu Lopez tear through wild New Zealand. They find beauty in spades and sessions for all, sacrificing sleep for an unforgettable journey!

4 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.

4 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?

5 years ago

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