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VIDEO: Niccolo Porcella’s Jaws Session

Check out this video of Niccolo Porcella's Jaws session. A photo from this session was printed as a full spread in the current issue of The Kiteboarder Magazine.

2012 Wainman Hawaii Rabbit Gang 2.0 Kiteboarding Kite Review

The Kiteboarder's video review of the 2012 Wainman Hawaii Rabbit Gang 2.0 kite. For the complete review (including comments directly from our testers) on this and 52 more 2012 kiteboarding kites and boards, download the TKB 2012 Freeride Gear Review in the TKB Store.

VIDEO: Wainman Hawaii in the DR

It has been a windy and amazing summer in Cabarete, Dominican Republic. The Wainman Hawaii DR team (Kelvin Corniel, Luciano Gonzales and Aryen Gonzales), along with Canadian team rider (Simon Gill) put together some action! Enjoy the video!

Wainman Gambler Analyze This Board Review

The Gambler features a very wide outline, double to single concave bottom with molded channels, and a single bump swallow tail. For a wide 5’10”, it’s a lightweight board.

VIDEO: Brit Chicks Ripping in Australia

Video from the Top 3 British Kitesurfing Girls Hannah Whiteley, Holly Kennedy, Nicky Rudd when out training in Perth Western Australia, escaping the cold UK winter.

Wainman Blunt 2 Analyze This Board Review

We continue to be impressed with the attention to detail on products from Wainman HI. Boards come with all hardware, a board bag, and even a screwdriver to put everything together.
All of the Wainman Hawaii surfboards now feature five fin boxes, which allow the rider to choose to ride the board as either a thruster or a quad. Photo courtesy Wainman Hawaii

DESIGNER’S CORNER: Wainman Hawaii Surf Series

Through team rider Bertrand Fleury, they heard that their good Maui friend Sean Ordonez was enthusiastic about cooperating with the brand. As Sean had already shaped many sick boards for Lou in the past, the ideals and philosophies of surfing and kiting they shared resulted in the birth of the partnership.
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Hannah Whiteley Joins Wainman Hawaii

"It's awesome to start the new year being part of the Wainman Hawaii team! I have always looked up to Lou Wainman so now I feel very privileged to be riding his kit. The kites are great for freestyle! They feel so stable and smooth in the sky and the power is always there for unhooked tricks. I ride the Joke and Blunt boards which have really great pop and are very forgiving when landing hard. I'm stoked with it."
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Wainman Hawaii 2011 Kiteboarding Gear Preview

In answering our questions, R&D Manager Mike Husky hinted at the possibility of some new Rabbits and even a single size of the long anticipated Wainman C-kite, but is keeping the details vague.
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Niccolo Porcella: All Grown Up

I was on vacation in Maui back in 2000 when I crossed paths with Niccolo Porcella for the first time. I remember it like it was yesterday because he immediately lipped off to me.
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