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  Slingshot Foil 2018 | VWC Cablepark Mayhem with Louis Floyd and CrewIt's FOIL FRIDAY and to celebrate we've got a rad edit from @mantispromedia and our boy Louis Floyd to get your stokemeter pinned for this weekend! What's cooler than Quinn Silvernale, Wes Jacobsen and Louis...

Smart people learn from their SUP foil mistakes; even smarter people learn from the SUP foil mistakes of others.  We’re strong believers of that concept when it comes to learning how to SUP foil. Some things you just have to learn for yourself, like muscle memory, balance...

Give your old pump new life (or keep your new pump feeling good) Best Kite Pump Advice  Kite pumps are like sunglasses.It seems like every time I invest in an expensive pair of shades something happens to them. I’ll forget them somewhere, leave them in someone’s car,...

Choosing the Best Wakeboard Boots | 2018   Open toe, closed toe, stiff or soft?  These questions and more are answered here.Don’t underestimate the importance of a good pair of boots. Just like in skiing or snowboarding … or walking down the street for that matter, if...

What makes a good Wakestyle kiteboard?  People like Sam and Karolina who dominate every park setting in the world. Our Mens Version is inspired by Sam Light - The Refraction.  Our Women Version is inspired by Karolina Winkowska - The Karolina ProAdditional Info: While a dedicated wakestyle board will perform quite...

What makes a good freestyle kiteboard:  Power!Think of a freestyle board as a more aggressive freeride board, designed for versatility but built to be ridden powered up- with or without boots- jumped big, landed hard and put through the wringer. A good freestyle board should...

What makes the best freeride kiteboard:Versatility is the most important characteristic of a good freeride kiteboard. It should have plenty of grip and pop for freestyle and boosting while remaining forgiving in the chop, slashy in swell and efficient when carving upwind. If you’re the...

How to Choose the Best Kiteboard for Beginners First and foremost, just because a board is classified as a good “beginner” board, that does not mean it’s only good for beginners. It simply means it has a shape and performance that are favorable to user-friendly progression-...

How to choose the right kite control bar | 2018  Learning What’s better, above-the-bar or below-the-bar depower? You can scour the internet and forums about the right kite control bar and you’ll find plenty of threads about which is better and why. While some forum topics...