Ultra-stable foil machine.
Forty-four technical interviews with industry designers, riders and reps
College, Pipeline, Arctic Circumnavigation and much more
Prolimit puts another year of exceptional quality and design into their harnesses.
Exclusive interview with Best team rider Sam Medysky at Surf Expo in Orlando
Competition is off the hook for Day Two of the BOTG Kitefest in Stevenson
Good wind and hungry pros makes for intense action
Brandon Scheid and Carol Bolstad take top honors but everyone wins at this event
Volume 11, Number 2 is loaded with stories and photos to inspire your riding
We put this bad-boy through the ringer and this is what we found
Alexis asks about Aaron’s recovery and future sponsorship plans
Our editor at large gets the lowdown on this week’s event, straight from the top
Johnny builds a picket fence out of first place finishes in San Francisco
Check out the LIVE FEED for the latest foil action at the Live2Kite Shop US Nationals at St Francis Yacht Club.
Kiteboarding Alaska, the scoop on foilboarding, an adventure in Russia, and more
The 2014 Glide with its hallmark boxy outline is built in the USA and exceeded all our tester’s expectations for freeriding in moderate and extreme light wind conditions.
The 2014 XTR is a performance oriendted lightwind twin tip that testers found fun and lively with really good load and pop.
The 2014 Flying Carpet is a fairly wide board with straight rails that earned high praise as a dedicated light wind board.
The 2014 Next LW features a fairly wide and rounded template which testers found lively and fun for a great balance between freestyle, freeride and light wind ability.
The 2014 Nugget received high marks as light wind fun board that screamed up wind with tons of potential for strapless airs in flat water and ripping the surf.
The 2014 Orbit is a dedicated light wind machine with impressive upwind tracking ability.
The 2014 Wing came in the full carbon fiber layup and features pronounce parabolic side-cut which is unique for its narrower center and wider width at the tips.
The 2014 CrazyFly Cruiser LW features a lightweight all-wood core and testers gave high praise for its excellent early planing and easy upwind ability.
The 2014 Alias is a race/freeride hybrid that earned high praise for its light wind performance and cruising fun factor.
The 2014 Breeze features lightweight construction and a lively ride that’s great for riders who prioritize jumping and freestyle capabilities in lighter winds.
The Ultra is the all carbon version of the Patrol and scored points for its fun load and pop for jumps and overall freestyle performance.
The 2014 Axis Patrol has been redesigned with a new mold specifically designed to excel in light winds.
The Draft is a 5-strut high aspect kite with swept-back wingtips that builds an impressive amount of power with small movements of the bar and delivers explosive boosting power for huge jumps.
The Ride is a medium aspect 2-strut kite with slightly swept back wingtips with a lightweight feel, great steering response and super fun freestyle handling that packed up tight into a rather small box.
The Taina is a 3-strut medium to low-aspect kite with swept-back wingtips that uniquely saves weight with individual inflation of each strut.