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REAL Pro Series - Youri Zoon

REAL Pro Series - Youri Zoon

We sat down with Best Kiteboarding team rider Youri Zoon to talk c-kites, hybrids and the elusive middle ground. With 2 world titles under his belt – Youri knows a thing or two about what makes a great freestyle kite....

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Lib Tech Waterboards - Review for Kitesurfing

Lib Tech Waterboards - Review for Kitesurfing

We’ve been busy riding and testing Lib Tech Waterboards to see how they perform as kitesurf boards and the results are impressive. Overall we were particularly interested in the how the board feels when you are riding it and how...

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The Kiteboarding Harness

The Kiteboarding Harness

Every day, when helping people find the right kiteboarding gear, we get asked the same question. “Why is the kite harness so expensive?” The next question as you would expect therefore is, “What am I going to get out of...

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C3 Surfboard Construction

C3 Surfboard Construction

Download the Article What is C3? C3: Cork Carbon Composite Construction takes the rare performance characteristics of light weight, flex and durability, and puts them together to create a unique surfboard that is truly worth the additional coin compared to...

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How to Choose the Best Kiteboard for Beginners

How to Choose the Best Kiteboard for Beginners

What is the best size kiteboard to ride as a beginner? Generally speaking, your first kiteboard should be easy to ride and a little over your ability level. During your lessons you will be using very big beginner boards or...

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Which Kitesurf board is right for YOU?

Which Kitesurf board is right for YOU?

With literally hundreds of options, the kitesurf craze might leave you, …well, …crazy! REAL Co-Founder Matt Nuzzo helps you pick your stick and dial in your ride with this informative kitesurf video.

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To wash or not to wash...

To wash or not to wash...

O’Neill wetsuit cleaner I often wondered who would spend $15 on wetsuit cleaner and conditioner? Who needs to take their wetsuit to the spa anyway? This thought stuck in my head for as long as I can remember seeing this...

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