We could not be more proud of Grant ” Twiggy” Baker, who earlier today claims the Nazare challenge in Praia do Norte in Portugal in epic conditions. Twig is a member of the F-One foil team, an accomplished watermen and now considered a veteran in big wave competition. He has done it for so many years, his last win was in Puerto Escondido last year. He won Mavericks twice already, last time in 2013. There are so many young chargers who are gunning for the top prizes nowadays. big congrats Twig !
This winter escape to warm weather and good times. Enjoy the La Ventana Classic, a raucous, adventurous and unique windsport/paddle sport event. Set for January 16-20, 2019 in Baja Sur, Mexico, at a stunning event site situated between the azure Sea of Cortez and rustic foothills of the Sierra de la Laguna mountain range.
Looks like kite foiling is on at the 2024 Paris Olympics ! and without a one design, which we support. Yesterday, Sunday 4 November 2018, the Annual General Meeting of World Sailing confirmed the final line-up of events for the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition. The Annual General Meeting (AGM) is made up of delegates from member national authorities (MNA), with each MNA entitled to one vote. Although a decision was made in May 2018, World Sailing’s Regulations allow both the Events and Equipment to be amended at the 2018 Annual Conference by World Sailing’s Council before ratification at the AGM.
The TRAX has been the F-One best seller for years. Still is. It has always come in two constructions, Lite Tech and Carbon. This year, F-One is introducing a price point TRAX, call the ESL Series, following in the footsteps of the MITU ESL Series. ESL stands for Essential with a focus on optimizing construction process to minimize cost, and keep the shape and program as close as possible to the Lite Tech or Carbon series. Equipped with the Platinum 3 Pads/Strap, Unibox Fins and Handle. Width is quite wide so a 135 x 42cm would be the equivalent of a 137 x 42 Trax Lite Tech. When you choose a twin-tip the length is an important factor, but the width as well !
Created exclusively for foil surfing, the F-One Rocket gathers all the shape features that will help getting the most out of the foil. Rocket Surf Series sizes available – 4’2 (26.5L) – 5’0 (35.5L) – 5’8 (41L) – 6’4 (52L)
After the final stop of the Kite Foil World Tour in Sardinia, F-One racers come out on top! In the Men’s we have Connor Bainbridge from Great Britain who was hungry for the win this year catching the fleet by surprise! Connor finished 4th in Sardinia this past week moving him up to 2nd over all in the world! For the Women Kirstyn O’Brien from the USA has shown that hard work and dedication pays off taking the women’s title for 2018!
The F-One Van will be heading East from San Francisco and stopping at tons of locations along the way to Florida, check out our list and schedule to see where you can catch up and chat gear with our reps and riders. #foneculture
Speaking of starts, Sunday started with an amazing sunrise which meant no chance of rain. Then, it was time to get to the site and get your preparation started. Finally, it would be off to the ‘big start.’ Before the start, though, there was socializing and pretending nerves were everybody else’s problem.
Awesome first session with the new GRAVITY V2 1200 & 1400 Surf / SUP Foil wings! Targeted at people who want a wing to foil in a variety of waves from small and mellow to taller and faster. Very fluid through the turns, allowing to draw tight or long curves with good speed control and good pumping to go after the next wave.
The Matira 7’11 truly represents our Swiss army knife with the ability to WindFoil, SUPFoil, Wind Surf,SUP Surf and even a fantastic kids board. Learn more about our Matira wind foil convertible board.
This past week end as the New York stop of the APP Tour. We want to congratulate F-One Poenaiaki Raioha, who came all the way from Tahiti on his 3rd place in the SURF category. It was a packed lineup with all the top riders present. More here: https://www.facebook.com/appworldtour/