Strutless Kites: Strut Your Stuff. Or Not.

This year, for the first time ever, we are seeing production kites with zero struts. Their designers claim they are lighter, more compact when packed, and feature better low end performance than kites with struts.

TKB Review: 2013 Airush Lithium

The Lithium has been a popular kite for the past few years and remains a fairly low-aspect 3-strut kite targeted as an all-around performer for 2013. Overall the kite is very similar to the 2012 model with some small refinements including flexible trailing edge battens to address trailing edge flutter and bridle adjustments to change the kite's turning speed and bar pressure.

2013 Buyer’s Guide: Airush

For 2013 Airush has simplified their range of kites and boards, making it easier for riders to find the products best suited to them. The popular Lithium kite is back for 2013 as is the Sector directional board, which is now available in three sizes as well as a one-design version for club-level racing.

VIDEO: Alex Pastor in Warm Water

We had a break from competitions and I spent a good amount of time training in Brazil. Very different weather from my last video that was shot last winter in Tarifa.

VIDEO: 100 Seconds with Bear Karry

100 Seconds with Bear Karry playing around in California and abroad during his trip to Cape Verde. Purely talented, simply stoked, and only riding strapless, Bear mixes wave riding with arials.

Maui Mike Joins Airush Kiteboarding

Mike Lujan has been a fixture in the kiteboarding community at Sherman Island, CA since 2000. Over the years he has earned the nickname “Maui Mike” due to his overwhelming aloha spirit and his frequent trips to the island.

VIDEO: Alex Pastor in Suit Days – The Alt. Edit

I usually travel somewhere warm during the off season but after so many years traveling non stop I decided I would give my homespot a try so I could spend some time at home and enjoy it. I was really surprised with how good the conditions were. This was definitely a really good choice.

Airush Announces the Sector V3

The Airush design team set out to make a board that was both faster and easier to turn than the Sector 60 V2. As the original widebody concept, the Sector V3 60 is ideal for lightwind freerace and freeride, all round slalom and carving and cruising

Airush Releases the Varial X

An absolute fusion of two of their best selling models, the Varial X combines the direct C-kite feel of the Vapor X with the predictability, depower, and 4-line ease of the Varial.

VIDEO: Alex Pastor: Suit Days

I usually travel somewhere warm during the off season but after so many years traveling non stop I decided I would give my home spot a try so I could spend some time at home.

2012 Airush Lithium Kiteboarding Kite Review

The Kiteboarder's video review of the 2012 Airush Lithium kite. For the complete review on this and 52 more 2012 kiteboarding kites and boards, download the TKB 2012 Freeride Gear Review.
Photo Ralf Bauchschuster

2012 BUYER’S GUIDE: Airush

With an extensive line of seven kites, eight twin tips, four surfboards, and four specialty boards, Airush has a huge offering of products for 2012. New for this year is the Varial X, a combination of the 2011 Varial and Vapor X kites. Airush’s Marc Schmid answered our questions about what we can expect from the latest Airush products.
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VIDEO: Alex Pastor in Good Vybz

This August Steez Productions hooked up with kiting's king of spain Alex Pastor for some riding and a look into the man himself.

VIDEO: Gisela Pulido Kiteboarding a Natural Wonder

Gisela Pulido kiteboards one of the world's natural wonders, the 12 apostles. Located in the Port Campbell National Park, the 12 Apostles are a group of eight limestone stacks that jut out of the water up to 150 feet.
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