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11
Apr

Ewan Jaspan: Diary Episode 1

Ewan: "So living in Australia might not always mean sunny white beaches, meaning where I live, Melbourne, isn't always what you would stereotypically think of when Australia comes into mind. Melbourne has its days of blue sunny skies and a 20 knot sea breeze, but most of the time the water is full of sewerage …

11
Apr

Sam light charges Megaloop Comp

Ruben's Len10 Megaloop challenge was the first ever megaloop competition in the history of kiteboarding, and Cape Town's 'Big Bay' couldn't be a better location to hold an event like this. Sam: "It was a lot of fun riding in the event as it was a nice relaxed atmosphere – it was more like a …

9
Apr

Take kitesurfing to the next level with Jo Wilson's short burst sessions

Ready to take your kiteboarding to the next level? Jo Wilson announces her UK Short Burst Sessions. Each session is three hours long and there are two per day. A maximum of four spaces are available per session ensuring a strong element of individual attention without overwhelming amounts of information.  She runs the UK Short …

6
Apr

Shawn Richman Joins the Naish Kiteboarding Team

SHAWN RICHMAN JOINS THE NAISH KITEBOARDING TEAM One Richman was not enough! Naish Kiteboarding is stoked to announce that Shawn Richman, brother to team rider Jesse Richman, has joined our International team. Shawn's testimony on the new kit: "The Torch is the best kite ever for freestyle. So happy to be back on a real …

6
Apr

Naish Season 2 Episode 2- On Tour with Kevin

KEVIN LANGEREE'S PRE-COMP PLAN… Watch Kevin L in Brazil, and get the inside scoop on how the 2010 PKRA World Champion gets ready for competition. S02 E02: ON TOUR WITH KEVIN DIRECTOR: Anders Krüger RIDERS: Kevin Langeree KITES: Torch BOARDS: Money Shot SOUNDTRACK: Champion Sound by Crystal Fighters  

28
Mar

Naish Kite Race Series Takes Off

The first event of the Naish Summer Kite Race Series was a great success. Forty-eight kiters (six of them girls) signed up for the action and by 8am the sand was already flying and everyone knew we were in for some serious cranking Maui winds. The Aguera family shone in their home conditions, with father …

7
Mar

2011 NAISH COLUMBIA GORGE PADDLE CHALLENGE

The Waterfront Park in Hood River, O hosted the first annual Naish Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge on the weekend of August 20./21. Elite athletes from across the U.S. including Naish's own Dave Kalama, Kai Lenny, Chuck Patterson, Jerry Bess, Michi Schweiger, Jenny Kalmbach and Karen Wrenn plus members of the Hood River community came out …

24
Feb

Naish Episode 3 - Team Meet Up Down Under

NAISH KITEBOARDING TV EPISODE 3: TEAM MEET UP DOWN UNDER In this episode of Naish Kiteboarding TV, Sam Light meets up with fellow team riders Jalou Langeree, Florian Daubos and young Australian Ewan Jaspan for some down under kiteboarding paradise sessions. EPISODE THREE of Naish Kiteboarding TV is ON THE AIR! DIRECTED BY: James Boulding …

24
Feb

Naish Kitesurfing E-News Volume 2011, Issue 4

NAISH KITEBOARDING TV EPISODE 2: BETTY DOES AMERICA (Part 2) Last episode, Sam Light and Rick Jensen make a pact to kiteboard their way across America after riding for Naish in the Ro-Sham-Throw Down. They buy an old Dodge party van, name her “Betty” and hit the road. From the Gorge in Oregon, they head …

16
Feb

Flexifoil Live to Fly: Proton

The PROTON offers the easy re-launch, predictable flight, stability and quick turns that the rider needs to master the waves, or simply cruise across the flats with confidence… oh and did we mention it now looks better than ever? Flexifoil has refined an already successful kite to an even greater level. This year you’ll see overall weight reductions and …

3
Feb

Naish News - Betty Does America

  Last summer, Naish flew Sam Light and Rick Jensen to the Gorge for the Ro-Sham-Throw Down. Being both from Europe, they were blown away by the vastness of the American West so they decided to go on a road trip…American style. They bought an old Dodge party van, named her “Betty” and hit the …

1
Feb

Berndt Roediger riffs on his Dakhla Festival experience

  Dakhla, Morocco by Bernd Roediger    The 2011 Dakhla Festival in Morocco was a really cool experience for me. Being in Morocco opened my eyes to an entirely different culture, not to mention some unreal surf! I got the news that Dad and I had been selected to go to Dakhla after the Sunset …

26
Jan

Unique features of the Hadlow kite

Innovative Depowered Setting   The 2011 HADLOW features two depower settings: a standard option provides the same freestyle performance that Aaron uses every  day, with a depowered setting offering over 50% more depower. This innovative system gives the rider a host of advantages that only the HADLOW can offer, including a wider wind range per size, and a more forgiving and accessible attitude, perfect …

26
Jan

Flexifoil Blurr: Earth, wind, and tyre

The Blurr is a kite with one mission – speed! It’s designed speci

26
Jan

The Hadlow Freestyle Board

Innovative Rocker The innovative rocker on the freestyle board is built in three stages down the centre line, with a normal smooth rocker line on the  rails. This innovative base shape creates a concave in the center and allows you to add more rocker into the board whilst still keeping its speed, effectively creating a fast, smooth ride with good grip …

26
Jan

The Blade V

The Blade V is the unrivalled jumping fixed power kite. With the Blade V you will jump higher than ever, and experience the raw  power that only this kite can generate, giving pure exhilaration every time you fly the kite. The all new design pushes more raw power and lift, into a legendary powerful canopy, giving all air junkies …

25
Jan

Live to fly: Anarchist & Anarchist Pro

The Anarchist is designed for free riders and those who enjoy all aspects of kiting. The board has a very positive driving turn thanks to the fin position being set very in board. This makes it ideal for those looking for that Surfing feel. The Anarchist is also very smooth in even the choppiest of conditions thanks to …

18
Jan

Escaping the UK winter chill

The UK can be dark, bleak and freezing cold in January and 2011 began with no exception, so Naish UK windsurfing team rider Jan Sleigh took off to Cape Verde in search of warm winter wind and waves and discovered an SUP playground.   “Our trip was mainly to find some windsurfing spots, but the …

18
Jan

Karen Wrenn: The First SUP Crossing of the Channel Islands

Last week, stand up paddler Karen Wrenn became the first person to paddle between all 8 of the Channel Islands, consecutively, off the coast of Southern California. Rough seas, inclement weather, long distances and sealife with mighty big teeth were some of the challenges she had to overcome to make the crossing.   “After he …

7
Nov

Volume 2011, SPECIAL ISSUE

Kai Lenny Wins at Sunset Stand Up World Tour 2011 Sunset Beach, Oahu The crowd gathered yesterday on Oahu’s North Shore to watch the finals of the 2011 Stand Up World Tour’s first event. After days of trials in 20ft+ waves and strong riding from over 100 competitors from around the world, the final heat …

7
Nov

Naish News SPECIAL ISSUE

Naish Boys Dominate the Podium at Turtle Bay Na Kama Kai Youth Challenge 2011 Turtle Bay Resort, Oahu The Stand Up World Tour’s first event of the year wrapped up with the junior competition today as the competitors took to the water in two exciting heats. Naish was well represented with riders including Bernd Roediger …

7
Nov

Naish News Volume 2011, Issue 14

 

7
Nov

Cabrinha September Newsletter

JUST LANDED!!! We have just received our first summer shipment consisting of. ·A second batch of 2012 Kites-Switchblade, Crossbow, Nomad & the all new Drifter wave kite, in all sizes & colours. ·Brand new 2011 Twin Tips at close out prices – Caliber, prodigy, Rival & Custom. ·NPX wetsuits- The latest range in ladies & …

2
Nov

Naish News Issue 2011, Issue 1

 

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