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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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TKB Review: 2014 NORTH Evo

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The Evo is a 5-strut medium aspect kite that North markets as their all around kite which excels in freeride, freestyle and waves.

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PKRA Starts a New Year in Panama

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2014 brings new destinations and competition rules to the PKRA Tour

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TKB Review: 2014 NORTH Dice

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The Dice is a 3-strut medium aspect kite that North markets as an all around performance kite that works well for wakestyle, freestyle and the waves.

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TKB Review: 2014 LIQUID FORCE NRG

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The NRG is a unique 4-strut high aspect freeride kite which impressed our testers with its wide range, low end power and light to medium bar pressure with good bar feedback and overall hangtime in the jumps.

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TKB Review: 2014 LIQUID FORCE Envy

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The Envy is a 3-strut medium aspect kite featuring a really solid build quality with good attention to detail that our testers found stable with good downwind drift and impressive hangtime.

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TKB Review: 2014 JN Wild Thing

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The Wild Thing is a 5-strut medium-aspect kite that our testers praised for smooth steady pull through turns and commented on its fast turning speed and impressive boost in powered conditions.

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TKB Review: 2014 GAASTRA Toxic

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Gaastra started from the ground up with the all new Toxic to create a 5-strut medium to high aspect canopy designed for wave riding and freeride kiting.

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TKB Review: 2014 GAASTRA Spark

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This year Gaastra started from the ground up with the all new Spark line of kites which our testers praised for its medium bar pressure, low-end power and solid upwind ability.

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TKB Review: 2014 F-ONE Bandit

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The Bandit 7 continues as a 3-strut medium aspect delta kite that our testers praised for its quick turning speed, range, and ability to drift.

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TKB Review: 2014 EPIC Screamer

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The Screamer is a 5-strut medium aspect kite ideal for big jumps and lofty hangtime that our testers found to be quick turning with medium bar pressure, solid feedback and direct steering response.

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TKB Review: 2014 CRAZYFLY Sculp

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The 2014 Sculp is a medium aspect 3-strut kite that is billed as CrazyFly’s freeride / freestyle kite we found to have excellent low end power while still going upwind relatively well with middle of the road jumping performance.

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TKB Review: 2014 CORE Riot XR3

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The XR3 remains a 5-strut delta like shape with swept back wingtips that testers praised the direct steering response and reported impressive upwind ability, big boosting and solid hangtime.

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TKB Review: 2014 CABRINHA Switchblade (Siren)

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The Switchblade is a medium aspect 5-strut kite marketed as an all-around freestyle kite which testers praised for its solid steering response, power building in its sweeping turns, easy relaunch and ability to go upwind.

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TKB Review: 2014 CABRINHA Vector

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The Vector is a moderately low aspect 3-strut free-ride kite that shines with its precise steering response, and dependable power delivery.

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