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The School of Hard Knocks

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These groms are learning just what it takes to become a pro-level kiter, and sometimes it's not so glamorous.

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F-One Announces new Push System Safety Release

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Adapt your current F-One kite bar with a quick release that fits a variety of F-one kites

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Mitu Wave Camp on Baja

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Join Mitu Monteiro in Punta San Carlos, Baja, Mexico from May 10-17, 2014

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2013 F-One Trust Kite Review

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The 2013 F-One Trust is a new freeride-oriented kite from F-One. At first glace it is very similar to the 2012 F-One Volt 2, but it has been updated and also uses a new control bar.

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F-One Announces the New Trust Kite

Photo Gilles Calvet

For 2013 F-ONE presents the Bandit’s little brother. The F-One TRUST is built and designed 100% for FREERIDE. The goal was to offer riders of all levels a kite with an intuitive feel, optimum relaunch, great stability and complete power control.

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TKB Review: 2013 F-One Bandit 6

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For 2013 the F-One Bandit 6 remains a 3-strut Delta kite targeted for all riders and all styles of riding.

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2013 Buyer’s Guide: F-One

Photo Giles Calvet

F-One is releasing the sixth edition of the Bandit, the original Delta kite, and is sticking with the concept of one model of kite to fit most riders. The Bandit now comes with a unique bar that has been machined from solid aluminum.

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2013 F-One Kite Surfboards at the 2012 Surf Expo

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Nico Ostermann talks about the 2013 line of kite surfboards from F-One Kiteboarding.

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2012 F-One Volt 2 Kiteboarding Kite Review

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The Volt is F-One's all-around freeride kite and is available for a lower retail price than the F-One Bandit 5.

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F-One USA Teams Up with Boardsports Kite School

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The North American distributor of F-One Kiteboarding & SUP, Manera, and Underwave (Bay Area Kitesurf Inc.) is thrilled to announce that we have expended our partnership with Boardsports School & Shop , our leading dealer in the Bay Area, by offering school instructions using the latest F-One gear with F-One trained instructors.

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2012 F-One Bandit 5 Kiteboarding Kite Review

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The Kiteboarder's video review of the 2012 F-One Bandit 5 kite. For the complete review (including comments directly from our testers) on this and 52 more 2012 kiteboarding kites and boards, download the TKB 2012 Freeride Gear Review in the TKB Store.

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F-One 2011 Bandit 4 (B4) Analyze This Kite Review

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The F-One Bandit, the original Delta kite, is now in its fourth generation and it has undergone a major redesign for 2011. It is now a three-strut one pump kite with square wingtips.

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Banana Hammocks and Caipirinhas: The Bay Area Kitesurf Crew Heads to Brazil

If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. Photo Jason Brooks

On kite trips, sometimes you get lucky with wind and sometimes you don’t. From June to December, 98% of the days in northeastern Brazil have 15+ knot winds, so we knew from the start that no luck was necessary for “kite-‘till-it-hurt” riding every day of the trip.

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F-One 2011 Trax Analyze This Board Review

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Once up and riding, the F-One Trax is a fast board that feels light and responsive underfoot. As you edge harder, the Trax feels like it locks in and never gave us any signs that the edge was about to slip or chatter.

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DESIGNER’S CORNER: F-One Bandit 4 and Bamboo Surfboards

Several new sizes were added to F-One's 2011 surf program. Photo Gilles Calvet

For 2011, the Bandit 4 (B4) has changed considerably with a new shape and bar. For F-One’s 2011 surf program, several new sizes were added and the boards now all feature a double concave bottom. Founder Raphael Salles helps explain what we can expect from the new B4 and F-one’s 2011 surf line.

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