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TKB Review: 2014 LIQUID FORCE Focus

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Testers praised the Liquid Force Focus for its ability to track upwind well and its solid pop for boosting big airs.

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TKB Review: 2014 NORTH Jaime

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Testers praised the 2014 Jaime for its solid pop in big airs and its ability to blaze upwind and handle chop extremely well.

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TKB Review: 2014 RRD Bliss

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Testers found the RRD Bliss user friendly with good pop and recommended this board as a fun freeride twintip for riders of all levels.

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TKB Review: 2014 RRD Style Biax

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We tested the Biax version of the RRD Style which uses prepregnated biaxial glass to achieve a lighter yet stronger freestyle oriented board.

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TKB Review: 2014 SLINGSHOT Glide

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The 2014 Glide exceeded all our tester's expectations for freeriding in moderate and light wind conditions.

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TKB Review: 2014 SLINGSHOT Misfit

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Testers praised the Misfit for its ability to load up the wood core for impressive pop on huge boosting airs as well as the board’s fast feel and ability to rocket upwind.

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TKB Review: 2014 SLINGSHOT Vision

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The 2014 Vision is built in the USA and features innovative bottom channels laser cut directly into the all wood core.

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PKRA Singles Wrap-up with a Few Surprises

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More upsets in Panama and a record-setting move by Karolina Winkowska

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TKB Review: 2014 XENON LaLuz

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Xenon's performance freestyle Twintip, LaLuz gets a new innovative construction for 2014 which makes it 15% lighter over last year's model!

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TKB Review: 2014 STAR Taina

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STAR Taina Sizes Available: 5.5, 7, 9, 10, 12, 14, 17m Sizes Tested: 9, 12m Star Says: The Taina is for riders who demand performance over the broadest range of conditions; however, due to its incredible turning speed, grunt, and ...

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TKB Review: 2014 SLINGSHOT RPM

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The 2014 RPM is a medium to high aspect 3-strut that got our testers contact high over the kite’s precise steering response, solid power throughout the window and it’s ease of use for freestyle.

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TKB Review: 2014 SLINGSHOT Rally

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The 2014 Rally is a medium aspect 5-strut kite that our testers praised for its medium bar pressure, impressive range with quick pivot style turns and above average hangtime.

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TKB Review: 2014 RRD Vision MKIII

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The Vision is a 3-strut medium to lower aspect kite with simple sewn in graphics and overall freeride performance our testers recommended for beginner and intermediate kiters.

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TKB Review: 2014 RRD Obsession MK VI

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The Obsession is a 5-strut medium aspect kite with swept back wingtips that earned high praise from our testers.

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TKB Review: 2014 OZONE Catalyst

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The 2014 Catalyst is a 3-strut medium aspect kite that Ozone markets as a versatile performer for freeride, freestyle and surfing in the waves.

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