Magazine Tests

Every issue we test the latest and greatest gear from across the kitesurfing sphere. We have test teams in Europe and the US with years of riding and industry experience to provide the very best gear reviews.

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RRD Salerosa V4

There's performance on tap within RRD's new Salerosa board...

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SU-2 Prorider TM, EcoLine Construction

With extreme eco-credentials, the new SU-2 Prorider isn't just a fun board to ride...

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Lieuwe Shotgun

Our test team take on the high speed, big air member of the Lieuwe family

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North Speedster Combo

The Speedster hits a perfect balance of accessibility and performance

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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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TEN Pinna

New Dutch brand TEN jump fly of the blocks with a strong and enjoyable offering...

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Eleveight FS

Aspiring freestylers take note... there's a new kid on the block!

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RRD Emotion MK3

Well balanced, well engineered and a joy to ride. So say our test team...

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Airush Union III

We put the new Union on test and find a kite that's up there with the best of the best...

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CORE XR5

Our test team find plenty of big air under the bonnet of the new XR5...

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F-ONE Furtive

Ready to be scared and excited in equal measure? We check out the Furtive...

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Naish Boxer

We give the Naish Boxer a test flight and find it perfectly tuned and full of all-round performance

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Flysurfer STOKE

Our test team find plenty of powerful performance in Flysurfer's latest offering

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North Mono

The Mono returns with less struts but more enjoyable than ever...

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RRD Juice V4

Our test team find the 4th incarnation of the Juice fully delivers...

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CORE Fusion 3

As ever, CORE know their stuff when it comes to building solid pieces of kit...

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RRD POISON V4

The bold changes to the new Poison get the thumbs up from our test team

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Lieuwe Rogue 2017

Our team find Lieuwe's hand-built all-rounder is not just a great looking board...

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Slingshot Vision 2017

One of the most dynamic freestyle boards on the market. So say our test team...

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Liquid Force Legacy 2017

The Slezak/Redmon collaboration continues to bear fruit...

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Cabrinha Ace 2017

Cabrinha's high profile board is also a hit with the test team

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North WAM 2017

North's classic all-rounder surfboard reveals its 2017 incarnation

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Nobile T5 2017

Our test team find a lot of wave and freeriding goodness in the new T5

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Flysurfer PEAK3

We dig the PEAK3, and can't wait to get her in the snow...

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CrazyFly Tango 2017

Our test team are taken by the clear evolution of the Tango

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RRD H-Flight and Dolphin1

It's clear to our test team that a lot of thought has gone into the new RRD foil system...

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Ocean Rodeo Stick Shift

We find the new bar from Ocean Rodeo is a well thought out piece of kit...

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Carved Imperator 6

Smooth, satisfying and impressive. Our test team like the new Imperator from Carved...

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Naish Dash

We take the new Naish Dash for a spin... and find a definite 'kiter's kite'

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F-ONE Breeze

Our test team tap the Breeze as one of the best lightwind kites on the market

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Liquid Force Wow 2017

We find the new Wow is light, impressive and nicely refined...

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Cabrinha Radar

Our test team review the new Radar and find a solid, predictable and fun kite to fly

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North Neo 2017

With some ideal test days, our team enjoyed their time with the new Neo

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Blade Trigger 9th Gen

Still delivering plenty of oomph and hangtime, the new Trigger remains a strong kite

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Cabrinha Spade

Our team put the Spade on test and find it's a 'one-board-quiver'...

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CrazyFly ATV 2017

We find the performance has stepped up another notch in the new All Terrain Vehicle...

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North Whip CSC

The verdict is in: The new Whip is a wave specialist.

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F-ONE Trax HRD Lite Tech

Our test team find the Trax leading the pack in terms of construction and performance...

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Liquid Force NV

The NV takes over from the Envy... and we find an exceptional kite

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