Well, the 2010 AWSI wrapped up yesterday here in Hood River, and although the wind never showed up, we were able to catch a glimpse at almost all of the newly available and upcoming 2011 kiteboarding gear.
After winning the second place in the overall PKRA competition of 2009, Youri heads to South Africa. On a road trip he discovers that South Africa has more to offer than just the spots around the Cape Town.
This online video series shows Youri traveling to Tarifa, Brazil and Africa finding the best kitesurfing destinations to train. In the action-packed episodes he shows why he is the current vice world champion and holds the title for 'best trick'.
The Scud is a skim board, and it rides like one. Even with the center fin, the Scud is loose. If you try to ride this board like you would ride a twin tip or surfboard, be prepared to slide around all over the place.
The Arcane differs due to its shape, volume, concave characteristics and fin configurations. The combination of features such as its single to double concave, concave deck, and down-rail with wing swallow make it very different than our other boards.