Oswald Smith

Oswald Smith

Pro Rider | 5,706

3 days ago

Fundraiser launches for prolific kiteboarding photographer, Ydwer van der Heide, as he faces recovery from a serious spinal injury. 2nd March 2021: Our special friend…

3 months ago

Airush delivers five minutes of glorious action from their riders around the world in their latest video, where we get to see the personality of…

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3 months ago

Ozzy Smith talks us through the Session bridal swap. The is supplied with two sets of bridles, which can be interchanged using the same bridle…

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4 months ago

Happy Halloween! Throwback to 2019 - The Annual Dirty Habits Halloween Jam! With a proper southeastern and 4m swell, there was lots of carnage on…

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5 months ago

Aren't we all looking for 'The One'? We've found her! Totally zip free and fully black or white. Besides the stylish design, you'll get our…

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5 months ago

Mystic aims to create a range of equipment that embraces modern technologies and techniques, which in combination with the riders’ natural physical skills would allow…

5 months ago

We all have a story, an origin, a beginning if you must. The North Sea Trails are the fundamentals to Mystics heart, the tools that crafted…

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6 months ago

As kiteboarding evolves, Airush have increasingly focused on longer development cycles to allow them to make bigger leaps forward, with an increased level of refinement…

6 months ago

As kiteboarding evolves, Airush have increasingly focused on longer development cycles to allow us to make bigger leaps forward, with an increased level of refinement…

6 months ago

Airush's 2021 line up is HERE! As kiteboarding evolves, we have increasingly focused on longer development cycles to allow us to make bigger leaps forward,…

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6 months ago

A short film by Lidewij Hartog shot in Mauritius featuring AIRton Cozzolino, Matchu Lopes, Sebastian Ribeiro, James Storm Carew & Pedro Matos, shot in Mauritius.…

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6 months ago

The Lift is said to be the kite that really put Airush on the map with its top-end control, big air capabilities, and smooth power…

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Issue 85

What happened in South Africa this year? Instead of analysing the King of the Air results, we’re taking a closer look at police interactions with kiters. Rather than a busy big air season in Blouberg, the locals are looking for outlets for civil disobedience. Get the inside scoop on the past year in Cape Town in this feature article!

4 weeks ago
Issue 85

The best photos with nowhere else to go!

4 weeks ago
Issue 82

Oswald Smith, Graham Howes, Kyle Cabano and friends travel north in their native South Africa for a staycation they won’t ever forget, dredging waves, fickle winds, magic sessions and campfires got them stoked for more. Click here to find out exactly how it went down...

7 months ago
Issue 82

More incredible images with no place to call home, check them out!

7 months ago
Issue 81

Kiteboarding was deemed too dangerous and extreme to be allowed during the lockdown, so just how dangerous is it? Rou Chater dissects a recent study from some Dutch scientists exploring the injury rate in the sport. Is kiteboarding dangerous? Find out right here!

9 months ago
Issue 80

Oswald Smith, the hell man from South Africa, drops in for a chat this issue, this talented rider is an all-round nice guy too. Find out what makes him tick right here!

11 months ago
Issue 58

Ian MacKinnon talks to Clinton Filen and Marc Schmid from Airush about the brand, their ethos and how they see kitesurfing developing in the future.

5 years ago

A professional kiteboarder competing on the world tour, pushing the limits of kiteboarding and stoked on life.

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