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Designer’s Corner: F-One Bandit III

This is the third generation of the original, patent-pending delta design introduced by F.one in 2007 but it is really a new kite with a new profile, outline, aspect ratio, bridle, bar and graphics.

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Designer’s Corner: Slingshot Octane 2010

The 2010 Octane our is the next generation of one our most successful designs, the 2009 Rev, but also incorporates the DNA from our original Octane which people loved, making it the next evolution of that style kite.

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Designer’s Corner: Liquid Force Envy 2010

The idea with the Envy was to create an easy to fly, all around pure fun kite! The Envy is a delta-hybrid, or as we like to say, “beyond delta.” The delta Hybrid incorporates the popular benefits of a delta kite, such as ease of flying, wind range and instant relaunchability, with the proven LF SLE technologies, such as our Diamond Wingtip and USB 2.0 Bridle configuration.

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Best 2009 Kahoona Analyze This Kite Review

The stability of the kite is consistent and predictable with its lower aspect ratio. We didn’t notice if the lack of a center strut helping the stability of the kite but that feature did stand out on the Kahoona.

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Caution 2009 Mayhem X Analyze This Kite Review

Caution sent us an 11m Mayhem X to test for this issue. Right out of the bag we could see the R&D team spent a considerable amount of time evolving this kite.

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Wainman Smoke 2009 Analyze This Kite Review

We tested the 9m Smoke in somewhat windy 15-20 mph conditions. Weighing in between 165-180 pounds, we trimmed the Smoke in a bit and it instantly flew with more power.

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GoPro Wide Test Video

Assistant Editor Paul Lang has been playing with a GoPro Hero Wide camera, and it looks like he's having fun with the thing.

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Liquid Force 2009 Rawson Quad

Quads have made a comeback in the surf world for good reason. They’re fun and provide a skatier feel than a normal thruster set up.

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Liquid Force 2009 Rawson 6′ER

At first glance, you see all those fins and wonder how it’s going to ride, but don’t be fooled.

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Slingshot 2009 Celeritas

We were very curious about this board due to its unique shape and got a chance to test it strapless in 12 to 16 knot winds with a 14m kite in small, sloppy surf.

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AWSI Demo Video: TKB Interviews Underground Kiteboards on 2010 Gear Line-Up

The Kiteboarder Magazine had the chance to talk with Underground Kiteboards during the AWSI 2009 demo event in Hood River, OR. Check it out! www.undergroundkiteboards.com

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AWSI Demo Video: TKB Interviews Slingshot on 2010 Gear Line-Up

The Kiteboarder Magazine had the chance to talk with Slingshot during the AWSI 2009 demo event in Hood River, OR. Check it out! www.slingshotsports.com

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AWSI Demo Video: TKB Interviews F-One on 2010 Kites

The Kiteboarder Magazine was able to catch up with F-One at the 2009 AWSI Demo. Check it out… www.f-onekites.com

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AWSI Demo: TKB Video Interviews w/ Liquid Force on 2010 Gear

The Kiteboarder Magazine was on hand for the AWSI Demo in Hood River, OR to bring you a sneak peek at the latest gear from the leading companies in the kiteboarding industry. TKB talks with the leading manufactures on their ...

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Pete Cabrinha on the 2010 Board line-up

During the 2010 products media meeting in Tarifa, Pete Cabrinha explains the 2010 board range. SOURCE: KiteForum.com

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