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A Year of Surf

Another exceptional year-end compilation of a well-travelled 2014 full of wind and stellar surf from Cabrinha team rider Matt Elsasser.... Read More...
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2015 Buyers Guide: FIREWIRE

FireWire brings a range of new materials and cutting-edge technology to the forefront of surfboard design in 2015.
Photo: Toby Bromwich

2015 Buyers Guide: BEST

Major weight reductions, a never-seen-before Rocker Flex Adjuster technology, and a new surfboard manufacturing process for Best in 2015
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2015 Buyers Guide: LIFT

Want the skinny on foilboarding in 2015? Lift tells us where the sport is headed and what to look for when starting out.
Photo: Gustav Schmiege

2015 Buyers Guide: EPIC

Epic Kiteboarding has a full line of kite, boards and accessories to offer riders worldwide.
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2015 Buyers Guide: JN KITES

JN Kites 2015 Wild thing continues to deliver high performance and precision utilizing kite speed, power, lift and boost.
Photo: Alexis Leprevost

2015 Buyers Guide: STAR

Star Kiteboarding is now US based, for 2015 it has added upgraded features on is bar and kite.
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2015 Buyers Guide: TONA

For 2015 Tona is offering three twin tip models and in the New year, a directional in two sizes.
Photo: ZBIGNIEW SZARZNYNSKI

2015 Buyers Guide: NOBILE

Nobile has redesigned the T5 for 2015 and with is collection of 20 boards, two snowkite-specific boards has something for everyone.
Photo Toby Bromwich

2015 Buyers Guide: NORTH

For 2015, North’s product line received a number or refinements, mostly related to increased performance and versatility.
Photo:Gilles Calvet

2015 Buyers Guide: F-ONE

F-One refines their kites for 2015 while adding subtle changes to their twin tip boards and the surfboards received a big upgrade in construction.
Photo: Gilles Calvet

2015 Buyers Guide: MANERA

New for 2015 is Manera's wetsuit line and the next generation of harnesses based on the EXO launched last year.
Photo: Quincy Dein

2015 Buyers Guide: CABRINHA

Cabrinha is introducing several new products to their 2015 lineup including the Radar and Genesis kites as well as the new Ace twin tip.
Photo: Asaf Rahamim

2015 Buyers Guide: BLADE

For 2015, the big news for Blade is that the company has decided to focus 100% on kites and is no longer making boards.
Photo: Lukas Prudkey

2015 Buyers Guide: LIQUID FORCE

Liquid Force is excited for 2015. With a new, competitively priced foilboard, ground up redesign of the Envy, all new Response control bar with above the bar depower, new surfboard line and two twin tip decks.
Photo: Torrin Bright

2015 Buyers Guide: OZONE

Focusing on improving their designs, Ozone has refined the performance and construction of their entire line of kites for 2015.
Photo: Stephen Whitesell

2015 Buyers Guide: NAISH

Naish releases the all new Pivot kite and Fusion control bar system for 2015. In addition, the Skater surfboard receives a big change in it's construction and shape.
Photo: Mike Kara

2015 Buyers Guide: BLANK FORCE

Blankforce is focused on making boards only with the highest quality materials available, it also sources all its materials and produces their entire board collection working with European-based companies.
Photo: Dave White

2015 Buyers Guide: RRD

With bright and impactful graphics, it’s easy to recognize a RRD kite or board from Italian designer Roberto Ricci.
Photo: Scott Dickerson

2015 Buyers Guide: PATAGONIA

Patagonia’s Mission Statement “Build the best product, cause no unnecessary harm, and use business to inspire and implement solutions to the environmental crisis.”
Photo Andre Magarao

2015 Buyers Guide: CRAZYFLY

For 2015, the company has 52 different twin tip and surf models to choose from with a few new exciting additions and tweaks.
Photo: Justin Nan

2015 Buyers Guide: MYSTIC

Mystic continues to refine its line of harnesses and wetsuits and expanding upon its various collections including a new line of Diva wetsuits for women for 2015
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The Oregon Trail

Chilly (but spectacular) coastal sessions from California to Hood River