For the ninth year in the row, Tkb conducted the largest and longest standing consumer review gear test in the kiteboarding industry. With an army of testers and the biggest arsenal of products, the Tkb Freeride Gear Review team put over 120 products through the gear review wringer with comprehensive analysis from an obsessive team that reflects rider experience from industry insiders to retail experts and most importantly, the end-user/consumer. With the help of our testers from all walks of kiteboarding, Tkb’s staff assembled detailed gear reviews with objective performance criteria of the latest 2020 kites, twin tips, surfboards, foil boards, foils, light wind-specific and wingsurf-specific gear all packed into one neat and tidy 300+ page digital package

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FREERIDE GEAR REVIEW

The Freeride chapter of this guide covers the spectrum of equipment that is used for general freeride. This covers all small and medium sized kites, twin tips, surfboards, foils and foilboards including:

AIRUSH
• 
Ultra
• Lithium
• Team Foil Board Carbon
• AK Surf Foil Complete 1300

CABRINHA
• Moto
• Switchblade
• Ace Wood
• Spectrum
• Cutlas
• Squad
• Auto Pilot
• Varial Small
• Varial Medium

CARVED
Imperator 6

CORE
• Section
• Xlite
• XR
Fusion 4
• 720
• Ripper

DUOTONE
• Dice
• Evo
• Mono
• Neo
• Rebel
• Jaime
• Select
• Select Textreme
Pro Fish
• Pro Whip
• Wam
•Free
•Spirit Surf 950
•Spirit Surf 1250

F-ONE
• Bandit 2020
• Bandit-S
• Trax
• WTF?!
• WTF?! Girl
• Mitu Bamboo
• Slice Bamboo
• Pocket
• Mitu Bamboo Convertible
• Mirage 650
• Gravity 1800
• Gravity 2200

FLYSURFER
• Soul
• Stoke
• Rush

LIQUID FORCE
• Solo
• Echo
• Absolute
• Overdrive
Orb
• Glider

NAISH
• Pivot
• Motion
• Switch
• Skater
• Hover
• Performance Freeride 600
Freemove Jet 1050

NORTH
• Atmos
• Prime
• Scoop
• Sense
• Sonar Freeride Edition
• Sonar Surf Edition

OZONE
• Edge
• Hyperlink
• Base
• Code

SLINGSHOT
• Ghost
• Rally GT
• Raptor
• Asylum
• Misfit
• Sci-Fly
• Microdwarf
• Alien Air
• Dwarfcraft
• Apollo
• Infinity 65
• Infinity 76

LIGHT WIND GEAR REVIEW

The Light Wind chapter of this guide discusses both inflatible and ram-air style kites in the larger sizes as well as large early planing twin tips designed to get you on the water in threshold conditions. Gear reviews include:

CABRINHA
• Contra
• Stylus

CARVED
• Imperator 6 LW 145
• Imperator 6 LW 151

CORE
• Nexus LW
• Section 3 LW
• XR6 LW
• Fusion 4

DUOTONE
• Juice

F-ONE
• Breeze
• Big One

FLYSURFER
• Soul
• Flydoor

LIQUID FORCE
• Soul
• Over Drive

NAISH
• Boxer

OZONE
• Zephyr
• Infinity

SLINGSHOT
• Ghost V1
• Glide

WINGSURF GEAR REVIEW

In the Wingsurf chapter you will find reviews on the wings that debuted during the first year of Wingsurfing, as well as a small selection of the boards and foils best suited for this emerging sport. Gear reviews include:

CABRINHA
• Crosswing

F-ONE
• Swing
• Rocket Air Surf
• Rocket Wing
• Rocket SUP Pro
• Gravity 1800
• Gravity 2200

OZONE
• Wasp V1

SLINGSHOT
• Slingwing Classic V1

We will release single product reviews intermittently on our site throughout the next three weeks, but to view them all compiled into one convenient digital guide, sign up for free access to our complete 2020 Freeride Review Guide HERE. If you’re already a subscriber, log into your account to view the 2020 Freeride Review Guide.

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