Original Source Santa Barbara Magazine by JIM BUCKLEY JR. photographs by MICHAEL HABER Zooming across a choppy ocean strapped to a small board and yanked along by a soaring skin of nylon, a kiteboarder needs balance and guts to pull off amazing tricks—or even just make it back to the shore in one piece. Maika […]
Katie Bowcutt had quite and adventure getting to and from the Macao Surf Invitational. She and 27 fellow North Coast surfers had a 10 hour bus ride there and a 14 hour ride with 2 flat tires back. But it was worth it all for Katie who took the Junior Women’s Division. Thanks to her […]
Know someone wanting to get into kitesurfing? Here’s a demo video on the very first step – the trainer kite. F-One Team Rider Ella Johnson helped out The Kiteboarder Magazine with a demo video for their YouTube channel where you can find informational videos covering topics from beginner to advanced riding.
The basic frontside off the lip is every rider’s introduction to riding a wave with a kite. A good top turn involves a lot of timing between your kite, your board position, and the wave and it can take some time to pull it all together.
Written By Alec Dektor Kiteboarding at Waddell was a great experience. Last weekend was my first day out there and the conditions were definitely less than inviting. Brian Friedmann and I both pulled up and contemplated going out for a while. The wind looked like it was turning off shore and numerous dust devils […]
Story told from Olivier Guincetre alias -OGee-, F-One SUP rider, pro mountain biker based in Santa Cruz The F-One team participated in the 2012 SUP Paddle Shootout sponsored by Surftech. The Annual Santa Cruz Paddle Festival event held at Steamer Lane and Cowell’s Beach allowed remote and local kayak paddlers and SUP racers/riders a chance […]
I caught up with Chris Nester as the 2012 NAST Tour comes to a close. He was excited to report that the NAST Tour’s and Black Owl Media’s mission to capture the story and essence of snow kiting on film was a success. Chris is committed to the growth of snow kiting. Chris and his […]
Katie Wins Both Freestyle and Speed at the 2012 Punta Cana Kite Jam! Katie Bowcutt, 14, won the women’s division of both freestlye and speed 2012 Punta Cana Kite Jam. She was excited to be invited and looks forward the next contest. She will be competing in the Cabarete Cup in march of 2012. She […]
We are proud to announce our continued partnership and support for the 2012 North American Snowkite Tour. For updates on the tour visit the NAST website. F-One is proudly sponsoring Chris Nester and 2011 World Champion Bjorn Kaupang We wish to all participants good winds and lots of fresh pow! Tour Schedule […]
Originally Published: Dominican Central Three top-ranked surfers from the Dominican Republic National Team, Rene Gough, Zion Balbuena andKatie Bowcutt, will compete in two different surf competitions in the United States in September. Katie Bowcutt will compete in the 13th Annual ‘Sisters of the Sea Surf Classic’ in Jacksonville, Florida, September 10, 2011. The event benefits […]