Following the Wind | An Epic Reedin Kiteboarding Adventure
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"UP THE COAST: A Must-See Kitesurf Movie!" Kiteboarding is not just a sport; it's a lifestyle, a passion, and a journey that takes enthusiasts to the most stunning and remote locations in the world. One such journey was recently embarked upon by Kevin Langeree and his team of Reedin riders. This blog takes you through their unforgettable road trip up the coast, filled with adventure, camaraderie, and, of course, epic kiteboarding sessions.The Dream Begins Kevin Langeree, a legend i … Video: Reedin Kiteboarding | Blog: Aaron Johnson ..read more
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Axis Foil Drive Board vs. Omen Flux
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The Axis Foil Drive board has just arrived at the shop, and the guys managed to get a quick morning session in small conditions on it. It's quite similar to the Omen Flux, but there are a few differences. What are they, and how did the Axis Foil Drive board stack up to the shop favorite Flux? Ryan's got it broken down for us. Shape Both the Axis Foil Drove and the Omen Flux are a bit longer and narrower than your typical prone surfboard. This makes them more efficient and easier t ..read more
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How to Remove a Deck Pad from Your Surfboard | A Step-by-Step Guide by Appletree Surfboards
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The Deck Pad Dilemma Deck pads are a great addition to your surfboard, providing extra grip and comfort. However, over time, you might find the need to remove or replace them. Whether it's because they're worn out, you're upgrading to a new design, or you simply don't like the fit, taking off a deck pad can be challenging. This guide will show you a few easy tricks to remove your deck pad in one piece without damaging your board.Tools You’ll Need A broomstick Thinners (be cautiou … Video: AppleTree Surfboards | Blog: Aaron Johnson ..read more
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Big Air Kiteboarding Basics, Episode 3: Full Scorpion to Front Roll Waterstart
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Crashing is an inevitable part of big air, but the good news is that there's a way to get back up in style after you find yourself floating on your belly in that scorpion position. Sure, you can simply send the kite up, sheet in, and pop up and out of the water, but why do that when you can add some flair and turn it into a trick? David has a tip on how to do exactly that. Add a Front Roll Rotation to Your Waterstart 1. You're in the water, on your belly, with your board attached ..read more
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Foil Drive Prop Comparison | 2-Blade vs. 3-Blade | Which is Better?
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Foil Drive systems come standard with a 2-blade propeller, and it works great. However, they also offer a 3-blade prop as an upgrade. How is its performance different from the stock propeller, and which one is right for you? Ryan got a chance to get out in the water to test both back-to-back and was able to make some interesting observations.What Are Some Differences?Ryan was out in small, challenging conditions where the assist from the Foil Drive was pretty much a must. He was surprise ..read more
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Big Air Kiteboarding Basics, Episode 2: How To Get More Inverted Front Rolls
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Are you looking to add more style and more inversion to your front rolls? David is back with another guide on how to progress your kiteboarding skills, and here he presents two different ways for you to have a more stylish front roll to show off. Plus, it's just more fun this way! First, you'll need to already be able to do a front roll smoothly and consistently. Once you're ready to take it to the next step, try these methods:The Cartwheel Method 1. Come in with speed and then ..read more
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Foil Drive | Backstage Pass to the Making of "Blue Highway"
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This blog recounts the incredible journey that Paul Cooper and Josh Ku, two Foil Drive sponsored athletes, recently embarked on. They spent a week in Paul’s hometown of Hawaii, capturing footage for an extraordinary Foil Drive project. Their adventure culminated in an unprecedented crossing from Molokai to Oahu on their prone foil boards, setting a new benchmark in the world of Foil Drive adventures.Arrival and Unpredictable ConditionsA Challenging Start Upon Josh's arrival in Hawai … Video: Foil Drive | Blog: Aaron Johnson ..read more
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Event Highlights | GKA Big Air Kite World Championships Gran Canaria 2024
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The 2024 Qatar Airways GKA Big Air Kite World Championships, Gran Canaria, was met with 35-plus knots of wind, ready to help boost the women and men who were competing to impressive heights. Jamie Overbeek and Pippa van Iersel had just won the title in France... would they be able to find their way to the top again? They'd been training hard, but so had the other competitors.Jeremy Burlando, a local, set the tone with an impressive altitude of 15.3 meters. But it wasn't just about the bi ..read more
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KT Ginxu Pro 2 Surf/Freestyle Wing Foil Board Review | The Perfect One-Board Quiver?
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The KT Ginxu 2 Pro Carbon foilboard is up this week on Wing Wednesday, and Tucker's been riding and loving the 62L 5'3" x 22.25" for a while now. He thinks it's a huge improvement over the launch model last year, which he felt was a little hit or miss. It's an entirely new animal for 2024, so be sure to take another look if you passed on the 2023. Tucker is a big fan of legendary shaper Keith Teboul's boards. His designs are innovative and use top quality materials. So what's specia ..read more
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2025 Duotone Skybrid SLS Wing Foil Board | The Perfect Balance of Performance and Efficiency?
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The world of wing foiling continues to evolve, and with each new innovation, enthusiasts are treated to better performance, increased efficiency, and more exhilarating experiences on the water. Duotone’s latest offering, the Skybrid SLS, is a testament to this progress. Designed to bridge the gap between dedicated downwinders and traditional compact wing foil boards, the Skybrid SLS stands out as a high-performance wing foil board that caters to a wide range of riders. Falling ..read more
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