As always, the Tahoe Nalu event was a great success, with a lot of SUP enthusiasts showing up for all the fun races, from the 10 miles (for the Elite), 5 and 2 miles, or the fun races for groms. There was something for everybody. Big thanks to event organizer Ernie, Bob and Chris for […]
Alexandre Caizergues claimed the 2017 Kite Speed World Championship, held on Masirah Island, in the Sultanate of Oman. Caizergues won 10 of the 12 races and set a new championship record of 48.45 knots (89.72 km/h).
The Bandit has nice medium bar pressure that gives the rider solid feedback on kite placement and in underpowered conditions, you will detect oversheeting fairly quickly. For lift and hangtime, the smaller sizes will deliver solidly in the explosive boost category and will give you some hangtime but the latter is not really what you expect from small kites. Overall, the Bandit is a very fast, responsive all arounder that our team found to work extremely well in high wind surf.
We are all so proud of F-One Team Rider Josh Riccio for his amazing result at the Molokai to Oahu SUP race, arguably the most prestigious race or the year. Josh won the title in the 14′ class, with something like 45mn ahead of the second, and 8th overall, surrounded by a sea of unlimited […]
Stoked! The Papeeno is the winner of the SUP Connect SUP Surf Gear of the Year! Source: SUP Connect Most people and companies in life play to formulaic approaches, for they see the risks of failure as being too steep and unacceptable. However, it is the daring few, those who are willing to risk it […]
No matter what kite you were on, you were on the wrong size. Patchy, holey or puffy, whatever you want to call it, a challenging night. For many even getting off the beach proved impossible. The wind at the beach was 0 – 8 knots, of course with the occasional 25 knot stinger gust. The […]
Awesome weekend at the 2017 Bridge of the Gods Kitefest in Stevenson WA. Riders David Tonijuan from Barcelona, Spain and Set Texeira from Brazil representing F-One in the Pro Freestyle Division.
Mitu is back in winning form! What a joy to see him where he belongs, on the first place of the podium where he won his world champion title back in 2008! This event was the second stop of the GKA Kitesurf Pro Tour in Dakhla Morocco. And the F-One team was quite loaded with Mitu […]