In the below video Jeremie Tronet's testing probably the greatest innovation of the ending season of 2016 - The Click Bar by North Kiteboarding.
Since I ever started Kitesurfing over 16 years ago I have always been interested in all the innovation people or brand would bring to the sport to make it more accessible and user friendly.
We have now come a long way with great product coming out every year but the basics of using a kite, a bar or a board haven't changed much for the last 10 years until now.
I was extremely excited when North kiteboarding introduced their new game changer "Click Bar" which rethink totally how the rider de-power his kite by making it super easy and intuitive.
This video goes through what to expect to find when you receive your new Click Bar and a few of its main features as I take it out for a first test on the water.
This new bar design also allows for a lot of improvements beyond simply de-powering and powering the kite in a more efficient way, it allows allows for a cleaner design and safe flag our release system together with great features like auto front line untwist, etc ...