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By Martin Lark
Flysurfer crew are sure that the redesigned BOOST 2 is a highly versatile kite that will do perfectly on waves, as well as with kitefoil.
The BOOST2's redefined canopy delivers spot on high performance for any riding style. This powerhouse is best for hooked in boosting and stands for the ultimate freeriding feeling. Whether you are ripping waves or go for full-on freestyle, the BOOST2 is a true crossover kite for those magical moments on the water.
No un-sudden surprises with responsive and intuitive bar-feedback, easy relaunch and high stability even in the strongest gales and gusts. High performance with maximum control.
FREE FLOW 2.0 VALVE
The completely redesigned Free Flow 2.0 valve allows the greatest possible airflow rate with maximum user-friendliness. By simply pressing a button, the valve is opened or closed comfortably, enabling fast, effortless inflation or deflating.
1). Free Flow 2.0 Valve
D2 DOUBLE RIPSTOP
For the BOOST2, FLYSURFER relies on the proven D2 Techno Force Double RipStop cloth by Teijin for prolonged durability, tear-resistance, air tightness and UV protection.
Through refined computer calculations and extensive real-world testing we could generate an even stiffer overall frame for the BOOST2. Ensuring control and confidence when conditions ask for it.
ADAPTIVE AIRFOIL BRIDLE KIT
Profile adjustment – like sailing or on airplane wings – this is the idea behind the Adaptive Airfoil System. A minimalistic trailing edge bridle makes it possible to adjust the profile of the kite during flight. Especially noticeable on the excellent low end or when relaunching. The Adaptive Airfoil Bridle is integrated in the sizes 15LW and 18LW and is optionally available for sizes 11 & 13m2, making them ideal for hydrofoiling.
2). Flysurfer Boost 2
SELF LAUCHER 3.0
With the Self Launcher, we are offering you a tool to easily solo-launch the BOOST2. Position the kite at the edge of the wind window, connect the sandbag (which comes with the kite), or any other bag and place this on the ground. Once the kite lines are tensioned the Self Launcher automatically releases safely at just the right moment.
LIGHT-WIND EDITION 15.0 & 18.0m
Enjoy outstanding light wind performance with the BOOST2 LW. Optimized weight reduction, higher aspect ratio and the innovative adaptive airfoil technology known from the BOOST LW. These kites will increase you're kiting days and flying experience.
Thanks to this technology we have produced a highly efficient airfoil, which results in unrivaled hang-time and unmatched upwind performance.
FREE FLOW 2.0 HANDPUMP
With a massive air chamber and high volume double action valve the new Free Flow 2.0 pump will get you on the water in no time without effort. Featuring an extra tall body with high air flow piston, anti sand seals and intake filter, convertible single action valve for double the PSI, a reliable pressure gauge, re-enforced hook and ergonomic hand grips, the Free Flow 2.0 pump is ready to challenge any kite on the market.
The development team enhanced 3D profiles and re-worked the kite frame to optimize stability and top end controllability, because of this the BOOST2 also continues to shine in light winds, with the most efficient airfoil for exceptional upwind performance. The five strut flat arc design is ideal for big floaty jumps, this is exactly the feeling you would expect from a FLY
SURFER L.E.I. KITE
Fine-tuned bar feedback and super precise turning gives you maximum control for the smoothest landings in gusty strong winds. Since we love hydrofoiling as well, the BOOST2 can be used with our Adaptive Airfoil Bridle Kit, which comes standard on sizes 15 & 18m2 and optional on sizes 11 & 13m2, assuring unmatched light wind relaunch.
3). Flysurfer Boost 2
The BOOST2 embodies FLYSURFERS innovative high performing product spirit combined with everyday user-friendliness. Use the Self Launch system and be re-assured with our 12 months Free Repair Warranty. If you are a passionate high jumping freerider, hydrofoiler or airstyler, then you're gonna love the mix of performance and turning speed the BOOST2 offers!
The all-new BOOST2 is available in sizes: 5.0/7.0/9.0/11.0/13.0/15.0 LW & 18.0 LW. For more information, check out the BOOST2
Photos by: flysurfer.com
By Martin Lark
Flysurfer team is going to grow much stronger in the upcoming season thanks to the World Champion, Florian Grubber, joining the crew. The 22-year-old German contestant is going to represent Flysurfer in the disciplines we know him from. Flo is also planning to take part in the Kite Hydrofoil Racing.
A real blast at the start of the kiteboarding season: German’s Florian Gruber is now riding for Flysurfer Kiteboarding.
The 22 year old world champion in Race strengthens the Flysurfer team immediately and will be taking part in all relevant disciplines. Flo also wants to be increasingly at the forefront of Kite Hydrofoil Racing.
1). Florian Gruber
With 15 years of kite experience Florian, despite his young age, has shown he is a force to be reckoned with and his competition results speak for themselves: numerous German Championships, European Champion and the highlight of his career so far, World Champion 2013 in the Race class. He has not only won titles in various disciplines, but also on different surfaces. Even so more Flysurfer, The all-terrain brand fits to him perfectly.
Florian about his new sponsor:
Together with Benni Bölli, Peter Müller and Armin Harich, Florian will of course also be involved in the (re-)development of our Kite Racing machine SONIC.
2). Florian Gruber
On these first images (by Andreas Brandstätter) you can see that Flo is now also supported by Levitaz Kitefoils. A cooperation partner from Flysurfer Kiteboarding.
3). Florian Gruber
Follow Florian on Facebook and fingers crossed for him for the next competition, the first stop of the Hydrofoil Pro Tour 2016 in Mexico
4). Florian Gruber
The Flysurfer team is enormously pleased and stoked that Flo Gruber, an absolute top rider comes on board. We welcome him in the Flysurfer family and wish him many perfect seasons with great successes!
Fotocredit: Andreas Brandstätter / LEVITAZ Kitefoils
Location: La Ventana / Mexico
By Martin Lark
SAFE. INTUITIVE. COMFORTABLE.
A playful introduction to kitesports! Maximise your learning curve with this unique depower foil kite concept allowing you to quickly build trust whilst our B-Safe system keeps you safe.
The secret to the VIRON lies in its aerodynamic inefficiency. It produces moderate forces in the power zone and has low lift. The kite is very stable and easy to control which has a positive effect on the student, keeping them challenged but always secure. In emergency situations, our B-Safe system can be used which gathers the kite across the wing span and reduces its area. The VIRON3 can be flown, and restarted by children with little effort within the recommended wind range.
VIRON3 - LET'S GET STARTED
TECHNOLOGY: Closed Cell Foil Kite
SIZES: 4 / 6 / 8
TERRAIN: Water / Land / Snow
// B-SAFE SYSTEM // SIMPLE BRIDLE CONCEPT // AUTO RELAUNCH
How to make kiting with kids a safe sport – powered by FLYSURFER!
The FLYSURFER VIRON3 offers you a unique opportunity to teach your children how to kite in a fun but safe way, allowing you to share your enthusiasm for this beautiful sport.
Everything sounds great, but what is it all about?
Kiting is great for developing coordination, strengthens muscles and builds self-confidence. The satisfaction and joy derived from playing in the elements is addictive and most importantly fun.
The requirements for a fun and safe kite experience:
Your kid should not be afraid of the water and should have very good swimming skills. Additionally a correctly fitting helmet and buoyancy should always be used. FLYSURFER recommends the use of the VIRON for children who weigh at least 40kg and the completion of a theory and practical course at a certified kite school: VDWS.DE or IKOINTL.COM
We hope you and your family have fun, are active together and experience an exciting summer or winter holiday. Visit us on the FLYSURFER Kids Days during the Demo Tour!