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FLYSPLIT2 out NOW!
... for travel addicts
Right on time for the start of the travel season – when kiters in the northern hemisphere fly to sunny places, we have the perfect gadget for you! The FLYSPLIT2 is an all-round board, which can be divided into two parts making it perfect for travel. It fits into any regular sized suitcase and thereby saves you money on sports luggage.
The Zig-Zag-Interlocking is the key to our FLYSPLIT series. It is a tongue and groove principle, which is locked in place by a metal pin on each side. The fins can be taken off without the need for a screwdriver thanks to the Click’n’Ride System. No concessions need to be made on convenience or riding pleasure. The FLYSPLIT2 is the lightest, easiest to carry and assemble board in our line up.
FLYSPLIT2 PRODUCT INFO
The FLYSPLIT2 will soon be available at your trusted dealer in sizes 134x41cm and 139x43cm. Enjoy the ride and benefit from our split kiteboard technology. Put the FLYSPLIT2 into your suitcase and take it with you on every adventure!
Have a look at this short video introduction with The Kite Mag!
#flysurferwind - because we love to kite in light winds
VIDEO: Sundowner in Mirrowland
Amazing lightwind sundown session on butter smooth glass water by Clemens with his SONIC-FR 18.0m kite and RADICAL5 134cm kiteboard, here at FLYSURFER Kiteboarding we love these light Flysurfer winds
VIDEO: SPEED5 18.0 & 21.0 test from Gleiten.tv
Lightwind kites are not just large kites with a tractor like pull and high counter forces. Nowadays these kites and their sizes are specialized in different areas, for example Freestyle, Freeride, Race, and Hydrofoil. As Uwe Schörder from Gleiten.tv-Team says.
Have a closer look at the SPEED5 18.0 and 21.0 in this video test report!
Everyday is a kiteday … especially in light winds – FLYSURFER winds.
TEAM UPDATE: Jesse Richman NAMED AWSI Kiteboarder of the Year
Naish’s Jesse Richman is once again the AWSI Kiteboarder of the Year, previously winning the award back in 2013. Kiteboarder of the Year is awarded based on criteria of media exposure, professionalism, industry involvement, contest results and content generation. Richman had an epic year, which included legendary sessions at Jaws, a podium finish at Red Bull King of the Air, starring in multiple films including Eyeforce’s Chapter One and countless adventures across the globe.
Follow Jesse Richman HERE »
AS SEEN IN: The Kite Mag - get to know naish 2017
We’ve been working diligently to prep an exciting line-up for the 2017 season and were proud to share at Surf Expo in Orlando, Florida. The Kite Mag recently caught up with Naish’s Mike Duhaime to get see the latest and greatest and get a feel for the latest and greatest new products and see what adjustments were made to old favorites. Watch on as Mikes gives his run-through of everything form the new Quad-Tex kite material to the Hover foil, Torque control systems, new Slash wave kite and much more.
AS SEEN IN: Eyeforce Chapter One
Filmed across the globe and shot in stunning 4k, Eyeforce’s “‘Chapter One” – The Kiteboard Legacy Begins” is nothing short of a masterpiece. The film features Naish team riders Robby Naish, Jesse Richman, Kevin Langeree and Jalou Langeree. The world premier was hosted at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, California September 15th and will be available to purchase online October 10, 2016.
View the premier tour dates HERE »
CHECK THIS OUT: Kevin and Jalou Langeree Star in ‘7 Days’
Recently Kevin and Jalou Langeree partnered up with Insight.TV to star in ‘7 Days’, a new reality show that puts two people racing against each other in seven unique challenges, across seven countries in seven days. The catch? Kevin and Jalou are competing thousands of kilometers apart for each race. Who will win in the ultimate sibling rivalry? Watch ‘7 Days’ now at insight.tv.
Watch the video HERE »
FEATURED VIDEO: Join the Movement | Naish Kiteboarding 2017
Naturally driven to shake things up, innovation is in our DNA and the 2017 season does not disappoint. We’re always asking “how high, how fast, how far . . .” and we feed that insatiable curiosity by pushing the boundaries. 2017 marks the next era in kiting. Are you ready to get on board?
Watch the video HERE »
Sunday 25 September 2016
The final day saw a split of racers from their three coloured fleets into just two fleets (gold and silver), this placement was based on their combined results from racing the days previous.
Today was the real test of all the competitors skills and determination, as previously it was possible that their direct competition had in fact been racing in a different fleet parallel to them. This had certainly been the case with Mens racers Yo and Kerneur, who would now be competing head to head, whilst in the Womens fleet it would be yet another battle royal between Chen and Magaji for the 1 st place overall.
Magaji managed to beat Chen to the line in the very first race of the day, Magaji was determined and it looked very possible that she could go all the way through the four heats and take Chen out for the overall first place. Chen however came back strong herself in the second race, showing Magaji that she wasn’t going to give up. After Chen took out the third race as well it was clear that Chen would be our overall Womens TT Race champion this event. Magaji having the consolation of beating Chen to the line in the very last race of the day. Thai rider Jantawan was also heavily in the mix for all four races, taking out a solid 3 rd place just behind the top two Women and securing herself a deserving 3 rd place overall.
Mens Swedish racer Kappel managed to hold onto a very consistent lot of 2nd place finishes narrowly edging out Frenchman Lhotis who had some very good results early on. Lhotis possibly could have taken Kappel out had he kept his speed up, but it wasn’t to be as he faded in the final races of the day, the pair finishing up in 3 rd and 4 th place overall (respectively).
Mens Thai racer Yo had a hard time this event, injuring his ribs whilst competing in the big air, he was rushed off to hospital and it was uncertain if he would participate in the TT races at all. Amazingly Yo came back to the beach the next days, taping up his ribs with clear packing tape and competing in every single race. Surely this must have hindered Yos racing speed a little but the Thai terminator somehow managed to continue pushing the eventual winner Kerneur hard until the very last race.
Kerneur managed to take the first race of the day, with Yo coming back strong in the second at which point it still looked like it could be anyone’s game. In the third Yo had what looked like a bit of bad luck with a boat blocking his fastest route to the finish line making him change course slightly and possibly costing him the race. In the fourth it looked like the pain may have got too much for Yo as he narrowly managed to hold on for a respectable third place finish securing Thai racer Yo the 2 nd place overall for the TT race class. The Frenchman Kerneur once again used his excellent experience and gear choice to propel him to the front of the fleet, securing him the coveted 1 st place finish overall.
At 7pm the awards ceremony took place on the fifth floor of the riders hotel where management had organized a massive banquet for the competitors and our special guests. The Chinese riders were awarded their National rankings first with the international IKA champions awarded their respective places in each discipline soon after. Good vibes filled the air as the competition commentator Willy played his eclectic selection of world music, everyone having a great time late into the night.
It was amazing to see yet another hugely successful event here in Pingtan, surely this is mostly testament to the consistently contestable conditions they get in this region and the great staff the event has had on board each year helping to make sure things run so smoothly.
Click here for full results and elimination ladders with heat scores BIG AIR
Click here fore full results and elimination ladders with heat scores WAVE
photo credits: Alexandru Baranescu
I think we haven't posted any video from Israel yet. It's time to fix it. Kevin Langeree and Leeshai Miller decided to put some of the 2017 Naish collection equipment to a test and guess where? That's right! In Israel! If the new equipment by Naish is at least half as good as Kevin and Leeshai's moods in this video - here's my money. Take it!