Mandi Browning traveled to France to participate in the world famous and annual Defi Kite race and festivities, in the South of France. We were excited to hear about her experience and there are some great pictures to show! 400+ riders !
We tested the Bandit already on a twin-tip, and published that in issue 96, but the original all-round kite has long been equally designed with waves in mind for the smaller sizes, so here are tester Matt’s words on it after chasing swells on a surfboard for a few weeks and assembling the notes with the team. Kiteworld Magazine Review!
The Wind Festival sponsors the International Kiteboarding Championship in Mexico that takes place this year, this being the tenth consecutive Championship. It aims to raise the quality of water sports, supporting riders to grow professionally by improving competitiveness and promoting the Riviera de Nayarit as one of the best tourist destinations for the practice of Velerismo in Mexico.
Bruce Johnson is heading to Green Hat Kitefest this year to represent F-One & Manera brands. He’ll run a beach clinic on different types of foils and will raffle off a $500 F-One Kite or Foil Gift certificate to GH Kiteboarding.
Last night kicked off the first St Francis YC Thursday Night Kite for the season. We could not have asked for better conditions. Fog in the distance at the north end of the bridge but perfect sunshine and steady wind on the course and at the beach. 27 racers flying around the course on 11M kites, with perfect power was a great way to kick off the season.
The F-ONE HALO is a ram-air kite designed to enjoy the pure feeling of flying a kite in all conditions and on all terrain. Whether you are at the beach going for a freeride lightwind session, a ride on the slopes or on a mountain board, the HALO is a sporty kite which is rewarding to fly. Sizes: 8, 10, 12, 15, 19m
F-One is thrilled to announce that Matt Maxwell is now part F-One International Team! Matt Maxwell is 19, from Cape Town, South Africa and is a born shredder. Whether he is kiting, suping, or foiling, Matt rips. Welcome Matt!
Source: thekiteboarder.com March 28, 2019 F-ONE Trax HRD Lite Tech Sizes Available: 136 x 41.5cm, 138 x 42cm, 140 x 42.5cm and in Next Generation sizing label: 127 x 37cm, 130 x 39cm Sizes Tested: 140 x 42.5cm F-One Says: The WTF (Win The Freestyle) has been designed from the ground up to be the […]
“Really light kite, great for light wind and foiling; had great power and was stable when the wind picked up. Medium bar pressure, good turning speed, and great hangtime in the light wind with nice manageable power for foiling.” Breeze V2 available in 3, 4, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17m sizes.
Bandit V12 2019 kite has been fully tested by The Kiteboarder and they have nothing but great things to say labeled as “The kite that defies all labels and limits!” Find out what sets the Bandit apart from the rest. Tested 8, 10, 12m sizes.