The F-One America is very proud and would like to congratulate Poenaiki Raioha taking the big WIN in Gran Canaria! This was the final stop of the 2018 APP World Surf Tour and one awesome way to finish- looking forward to more from Poe for 2019.
David Tonijuan has been competing in the world tour but he needed something else, to feel free in the water again, happy and enjoying every moment like when he started. He has started his own tour, starting in Greece where the place is gorgeous and the conditions for freestyle are probably amongst the best in the world!
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 !
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!
Four days of clinics to take your riding to the next level with two of the Kite Industries top athletes. Ask questions, get tips and start learning new tricks within your favorite kiting discipline.
Also known as “Handel”, David Tonijuan “Handel” has always been riding, whether it is a skate, snowboard, surf or wakeboard… His incomparable style is inspired by the other sports he has practiced, which makes him a rider worth watching when he hits the water!
The best way to describe the ensuing ten miles is side-chop. The first half of the race was 90% right side paddling and the second half 90% left side. The wind was southwest. There was chop from that combining with a south swell combining with a northwest wind swell combining with backwash. Pretty sweet. So sweet, in fact, that during the race the safety team decided to shorten the race.
Mitu ‘The Maestro’ Monteiro is a pioneering veteran of strapless wave riding and freestyle. In this video, he talks us through how he chooses his boards and what’s in his quiver bag at Kite-Surf World Tour events.