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Ocean Rodeo Flite A-Series

An easy-going and playful kite that delivers both in the top and low wind range.

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Cabrinha Switchblade 2022

A predictable and lofty platform for boosting and hooked riding, now even more responsive and precise than ever in the turns.

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Airush Lithium V13

A confidence inspiring sheet-and-go marvel, with sportive handling and a playful nature, that can be used across twintip, wave and foil disciplines.

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Ocean Rodeo Rise A-Series

This is lean, mean and commands respect, requiring a switched on and high-level rider who isn’t afraid to chuck a kite (as well as themself) around.

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Eleveight RS V5

We were very impressed with the RS, a light kite with a quality feel, clear pluses and no compromises in performance.

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Gin Spirit

An all-round, closed-cell foil kite that's easy to fly and comparable to an inflatable kite – a very impressive showcase of this segment of the market.

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Airwave Koala 5m

Replace your LEI quiver with a couple of Koalas and enjoy wider wind range, smaller pack size, no pump and equitable performance.

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Airwave Koala 8m

This predominant paragliding brand step into the world of kite design and bring some fresh ideas to kite engineering.

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Ocean Rodeo A-Series Roam

The solid performing Roam wave kite is now even better thanks to a new ALUULA airframe material.

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F-ONE Bandit 2021

A formidable performance freeride kite with improved Big Air credentials.

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Naish Pivot S25

This Big Air winner continues to be a performance crossover masterpiece in the Season 25 model.

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CORE Nexus 2

As ever, CORE's thorough attention to detail has pushed the Nexus forward...

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Reedin Supermodel

Our test team find the Supermodel an outstanding start from the new brand...

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RRD Vision Y25 (and Global bar)

Our test team discover an insanely well-built and luxurious kite in the new Vision

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North Orbit

An inspiring and solid kite from North with the high performance and high boosting Orbit.

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F-ONE Bandit S

Our test team try out F-ONE's new 'surf edition' Bandit S...

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Duotone Rebel

With the new Rebel, our test team enjoyed one of the smoothest kite flying experiences on the market.

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Cabrinha Switchblade

Our test team find the 2020 Switchblade to be more reactive, more comfortable...

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CORE XR6

The XR6 continues the XR lineage as a straight-up boosting machine...

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Naish Pivot

Pure design genius is the feedback from our test team on the new Pivot...

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Slingshot Raptor

The all-new Raptor gets its dose of 2020 tech for increased performance levels...

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FLYSURFER STOKE 

The Flysurfer team have put a lot of thought into the new edition of the STOKE.

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Odo K1

It's a solid start from Odo with their first all-round freeride kite

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Naish Triad

"A very accessible riding experience..." say our test team on the new Triad.

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CrazyFly Hyper 17m

Our test team find the new Hyper one of the most responsive kites they have ever flown...

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Odo YO

Uncomplicated and plenty of power... the YO proves a good first entry for Odo

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Naish Dash 2019

Our test team find the new Dash puts the 'performance' into the performance freeride category...

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Slingshot Rally 2019

Our test team continue to rate the Rally as the delta kite of choice

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RRD Emotion Mk4

For lightwind foiling, the 4th incarnation of the Emotion is as good as it gets...

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Duotone Rebel

A familiar feel under test for the 'new' Rebel... but with some slick refinements

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Cabrinha Moto

The all-new kite from Cabrinha gets a big tick in the freeride department...

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Liquid Force P1

This solid new kite in the Liquid Force range proves super-fun and reliable with our team...

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CORE Nexus

It's official: The new CORE Nexus is one of the best kites we've ever tested...

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Slingshot RPM 2018

We find Slingshot's 2018 version of their American warhorse remains an extremely effective kite

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CrazyFly Sculp

Looking for the next level? The new Sculp will get you there...

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Naish Pivot

A fun kite and a KOTA winner. No wonder our test team dig the new Pivot...

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Cabrinha Contra 2018

The new Contra remains as impressive as ever to our test team

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Slingshot SST 2018

For the ambitious freeride/wave riders amongst you, our test team can recommend the new SST

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CORE Section 2

It was already impressive. But with a few tweaks the new Section got even better...

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