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  1. The 2019 JUICE represents state of the art design, very light specifically sourced material, and optimized light wind performance. It’s very balanced, user friendly and especially made for lightwind kiteboarding on Twintips, Directionals and Foil boards, to maximize the time on the water. This season the Duotone JUICE is a completely new light wind concept. From now on, any Foiler or Freerider will only need one size of the JUICE in their quiver. With each size working in almost the same wind range, the only deciding factor comes down to which kind of rider and on what kind of board. Introducing the ultimate low-wind, inflatable kite for riders who value performance and handling in the lightest of breezes. No wind, no worries. A lighter, stiffer Dacron Frame and inflatable sections, combined with a thinner, lighter PU bladder foil creates a clean and stiff canopy for a responsive ride. By reducing the overall weight of the Leading Edge, the general load is shifted back to the Framing Edge resulting in better balance. The Fusion Strut construction allows for a controlled distribution of forces between the Strut and Leading edge. Struts are 100% connected to the Leading Edge with a flexible Dyneema line, which promotes higher canopy tension and a clean profile. “In order to create the ultimate light wind construction for light wind conditions you have to look at the materials you’re using. I spent quite a lot of time sourcing the best materials possible and a full season testing them. We needed to ensure the combination of lightness, durability, premium quality and long lifespan. Having achieved a lighter weight, the handling and response became better automatically. Then we fine tuned.” Ralf Grösel. Read More RIDER REVIEW Artem Garashchenko is all about shredding the powder in the mountains and styling it out on the water. His winning formula? The JUICE. “ To be honest, I ride the JUICE 50% of my sessions in Russia both in the snow and on the water. When I give my JUICE to others, they are always surprised at how fast it is and quick to react as the sizes are quite big. It’s so versatile for all light wind activities such as Foiling, Twintip Freestyle, Wakestyle and my favorite, Park Riding.” Read More IN A NUTSHELL The JUICE’s brand new, super light weight construction means the whole range of Juices is 15% lighter than previous seasons. The JUICE is specifically designed for those magic light wind sessions. Equipped with excellent upwind performance and old school jumping abilities, the range of sizes opens up a new playground for Twintip and Foil riders alike. No quiver should be without a JUICE.
  2. Duotone Mono 2019 Product Clip

  3. Duotone Juice 2019 Product Clip

  4. Introducing the 2019 Duotone MONO; light, simple and devastatingly good. Reinvented from scratch by kite designer Ken Winner, it's a fantastic one-strut all-rounder with incredible handling for entry level, foiling and twintip riding. The increasing popularity of foiling caused us to fundamentally reevaluate the MONO for 2019, with all sizes undergoing a redesign and the outcome is genius. Now the benchmark in one-strut design, the MONO’s dynamic handling is sure to excite. In light winds the performance is incredible and it comes with auto relaunch. If you want a pure, lightweight do-it-all kite, the MONO is it. For 2019, the MONO has a radically lower aspect ratio and wider tips than in the past. Therefore the arc of the Leading Edge is flatter giving a higher projected area for every size. The expected benefits are super easy water relaunch, quick, easy turning and great ability to drift and hang in the air. In addition, the MONO; Sits far back in the wind window Backstall is nearly impossible Super easy, fast auto relaunch Light bar pressure and progressive power development Light and robust one-strut design Slip profile with low aspect ratio and less flutter 4 and 5-Line setup DESIGNER INTERVIEW Ken Winner took the MONO back to the drawing board and his 2019 design is a benchmark model. “The biggest challenge these days lies in making a kite both durable and light. Low weight, easy turn initiation, easy turn completion, easy relaunch in light wind, the ability to hang underpowered in the air and a forgiving bar feel are the qualities that we find most important for foilers. Most of those qualities are also important for surf riders and entry level riders, so the MONO still works for them.” Read More RIDER REVIEW As one of Duotone's most well-rounded riders, Jeremie Tronet takes the 2019 MONO for a whirl in his tropical home spot and shares his, short but sweet, thoughts. "I have primarily used the MONO for my foiling sessions. The recent improvements on the kite are making the MONO the perfect light wind kite for foiling with good hangtime and lift in the jumps, also performing nicely in the waves." Read More IN A NUTSHELL The MONO suits foilers perfectly. It’s also a good entry level kite as well as a fun and responsive surf kite, particularly for lighter weight riders. The lower aspect ratio, quicker relaunch, lower weight, quicker turning, less flutter, softer and more forgiving bar feel make it perfect travel mate and champion companion for those doing it all.
  5. We are the embodiment of action water sports. Breaking boundaries along our way, backing our elite athletes that set off a storm, day to day we push ourselves to find technical perfection in all that is Mystic. Every year is a new start and a new approach to how we can better develop our products, and help our athletes push their personal limits. We are on a never-ending search for perfection and on our route we have caught excellence, but that’s only the beginning… Welcome to the Spring/Summer 2019 collection! A season filled with new products and innovations. Let us take you through some highlights. LEN10 collection The best of the best, the new LEN10 collection is made for those who want nothing but the best. Designed and tested together with big air legend Ruben Lenten, slick design meets superior quality. The LEN10 collection begins with a brand new LEN10 zip free wetsuit. The outer lining uses Knitflex, our brand new high-end stretch outer lining which is more durable, fast-drying and looks and feels amazing. Introduced in the LEN10 collection, our design team created Flaremesh, a revolutionary new inner lining with extraordinary stretch, warmth, and comfort. for increased warmth, flaremesh lining has a heat reflective carbon backing and a high pile for extra insulation and a soft, quick dry feel. Ruben Lenten: "The new Mystic LEN10 Majestic X harness is the most comfortable and perfect harness I have ever seen and felt. I couldn’t believe how snug and nice this harness feels, even without a wetsuit. The harness provides unmatched support and it doesn’t move." It’s no surprise that the Majestic X LEN10 is Mystic’s top harness. You won’t find a more comfortable harness, the Flaremesh on the inside gives extra insulation and a soft touch for riding without a wetsuit. The stiff Bionic Core Frame is extremely stiff while maintaining its diagonal flex, featuring an unequalled carbon construction. To top it off, we’ve added a LEN10 impact vest, impact boxer, LEN10 HP leash, Ocean Jacket and balaclava. Check them all out on our website. Majestic Zipfree Our new high performance zipfree wetsuit sets a new standard for comfort. It’s 100% M-Flex 2.0, has waterproof stretch taping on the inside, polar lining on the chest and back (fullsuit only) and it’s super easy to get in and out of it. Due to the zip free construction it’s a super flexible suit. Nothing holds you back from doing the sickest tricks! The Majestic zipfree is available in a 4/3 fullsuit and 3/2 longarm shorty. Gem Bruna and Gem Jalou pro harness Developed together with Triple Freestyle World Champion Bruna Kajiya and Triple Kitesurf World Champion Jalou Langeree, the Gem Bruna and Gem Jalou return with awesome new graphics, and improved fit and performance. The hardshell harnesses are designed with a specific bodymapping to create a stiff horizontal support and the orientation of the roving glass fibers allows the wings to flex diagonally. The Gem gives you optimal support and is still able to twist and follow your body. Jalou’s harness is a colorful joy, match it up with a wetsuit out of the Diva Summer Series. The Gem Bruna also has a great new colorway that matches THE styles within the Diva Summer Series collection, and of course Bruna’s signature bikini. Diva Summer Series It’s almost time to put away the full suits and get ready for summer. The Diva summer series allows the ladies to shine like a diamond and will be all they need during their summer travels. The line consists of a longarm shorty, longarm super shorty, neoprene pant, neoprene jacket, crop top, short John and long John. From colorful patterns to stylish black, we’ve got you covered! Apparel Loaded with styles to wear before or after your sessions, or for those down days on the beach or during a hike, our new apparel collection is next level! From jackets, sweats and tees to boardshorts and bikinis, we’ve got you covered. Easy to mix with each other and also with your waterwear products, Mystic will make sure you look as good on the water as on the land! be sure to check out the new boardshort range, they have all been updated with the M-Fly, a unique shaped closure that keeps the waistband flat and secure. combined with the motion 3d waistband its guaranteed to stay comfortably in place. the legend boardshort is the leader of the boardshort pack, with 4-way stretch, sealed zip pocket, welded seams, and is our most high performance board short. Check out our full collection on mysticboarding.com Stay Tuned Stay tuned for more exiting news during the season. We will launch our revolutionary new spreader bar end of April! Download our new collection content here.
  6. Kevin Langeree rotated brilliantly through the air in high winds on Wednesday in South Africa to become the first person to win kiteboarding spectacular Red Bull King of the Air three times. 1). Trophy detail at Red Bull King Of The Air at Kitebeach, Cape Town on January 26, 2018. Photographer Credit: Craig Kolesky/Red Bull Content Pool This year's action started on January 31 with two-time winner Aaron Hadlow (UK) crashing out in round two with a rib injury, while South Africans Joshua Emanuel and Ross-Dillon Player also exited in round four. 2). Kevin Langeree performs during Red Bull King Of The Air, Kite Beach, Cape Town on February 6, 2019. Photographer Credit: Craig Kolesky/Red Bull Content Pool The famous 'Cape Doctor' wind then rolled into Cape Town's Kite Beach on February 6 to hand the world's best kiteboarders the chance to unleash big air tricks. 3). Liam Whaley perform during the Red Bull King of the Air in Cape Town, South Africa on Wednesday 6 February, 2019 Photographer Credit: Ydwer van der Heide / Red Bull Content Pool Only six remained out of 18 for the last two rounds with Dutchman Langeree drawing on his two titles in 2014 and 2018 to triumph - thanks to breathtaking rotations in ferocious high winds - with American Jesse Richman second and Spain's Liam Whaley third. 4). Kevin Langere perform during the Red Bull King of the Air in Cape Town, South Africa on Wednesday 6 February, 2019 Photographer Credit: Ydwer van der Heide / Red Bull Content Pool Langeree, 30, said: "This feels amazing! I put so much time into training and coming out on top is just magical as there was a lot of pressure on me as defending champ. Jesse and Liam were on fire and went big. I had to pull everything out of the bag. I couldn't be happier!" 5). Keving Langeree perform during the Red Bull King of the Air in Cape Town, South Africa on Wednesday 6 February, 2019 Photographer Credit: Ydwer van der Heide / Red Bull Content Pool Head judge Alex Vliege added: "The action was mind blowing. You can see this is the best big air event of the year – it shows in the combinations. They're innovating tricks and combos year-on-year, evolving the sport." 6). Aurélien Pétreau perform during the Red Bull King of the Air in Cape Town, South Africa on Wednesday 6 February, 2019 Photographer Credit: Ydwer van der Heide / Red Bull Content Pool The Mystic ‘Most Extreme Move’ award went to 2013 champion Richman for his powered ‘kung fu 1080 handlepass’ on the first day and he took home $1000. 7). Nick Jacobsen perform during the Red Bull King of the Air in Cape Town, South Africa on Wednesday 6 February, 2019 Photographer Credit: Ydwer van der Heide / Red Bull Content Pool 8). Lasse Walker perform during the Red Bull King of the Air in Cape Town, South Africa on Wednesday 6 February, 2019 Photographer Credit: Ydwer van der Heide / Red Bull Content Pool 9). Jesse Richman perform during the Red Bull King of the Air in Cape Town, South Africa on Wednesday 6 February, 2019 Photographer Credit: Ydwer van der Heide / Red Bull Content Pool 10). Marc Jacobsen perform during the Red Bull King of the Air Super Session in Cape Town, South Africa on Wednesday 6 February, 2019 Photographer Credit: Ydwer van der Heide / Red Bull Content Pool 11). Keving langeree seen during the Red Bull King of the Air in Cape Town, South Africa on Wednesday 6 February, 2019 Photographer Credit: Ydwer van der Heide / Red Bull Content Pool 12). Price giving during the Red Bull King of the Air in Cape Town, South Africa on Wednesday 6 February, 2019 Photographer Credit: Ydwer van der Heide / Red Bull Content Pool Red Bull King of the Air fact file. The very first Red Bull King of the Air ran at the hallowed windsurfing spot, Ho’okipa, on the Hawaiian islands of Maui in 2000 with the event evolving into how high and far competitors could go in storm force winds. Riders like Ruben Lenten began throwing ‘mega loops’ up to 40 feet high, which saw the event move to Cape Town in 2013 where it has stayed ever since. Crowds up to 13,000 pack the shoreline to see riders hit speeds of around 30 knots, often aided by a south-easterly wind known as the ‘Cape Doctor’. Judges look at Extreme Big Air and Overall Impression with height (70%) favoured over extremity (30%) and the three best tricks of a run counted. A fourth unique score for overall impression is determined by considering technical difficulty, style, variety, execution, risk, show and innovation. by: redbullcontentpool.com
  7. Kevin Langeree is presenting a coverage from the first day of 2019 Red Bull King of the Air in Cape Town. Kevin won a mask last year and, as we can assume from the video, he has already prepared space for the next one on his shelf.
  8. GKA Kite World Tour 2019 Calendar

    COMPLETE 2019 GKA KITE WORLD TOUR CALENDAR Hamburg, Germany, 30th January 2019 1). Complete 2019 gka kite world tour calendar. 2019 presents a huge year of international world class competition for both the established Kite-Surf (wave & strapless freestyle) and the newly aligned Freestyle World Tours. Click here for the full list of confirmed events as well as details of the last few locations to be finalised for this year for both disciplines – which will each crown male and female World Champions at the end of the season. 2). Rider: James Carew / Photo: Ydwer van der Heide Of course we're kicking everything off next month with round one of the Kite-Surf World Tour at the awesome wave of Punta Preta, Cape Verde, from 25th February - 3rd March. AFRICAN KITEBOARDING CHAMPIONSHIPS: 8 - 10TH MARCH, DAKHLA, MOROCCO 3). Complete 2019 gka kite world tour calendar. The first pan-African professional kiteboarding competition: Marking the very first professional pan-African competition ever staged in kiteboarding, the championships are also the first freestyle kiteboarding competition under the new leadership of the GKA. This will also be the first event run under the new GKA freestyle rulebook. Riders who compete in the African Kiteboarding Championships are not only battling it out to be the 2019 African Champion, but as this is a qualifier event for the GKA African Kite Freestyle World Cup event in Dakhla, which takes place in June 2019, the top four male and the top four female riders will automatically qualify to compete in the GKA Freestyle World Cup event in Dakhla. CALLING ALL RIDERS: the African Kiteboarding Championships event is open to freestyle riders from all African nations: female and male, fourteen years of age and older. Participants must be citizens of an African nation. For more information on how to inscribe for this event, please contact jo@global-kitesports.org CAN CARLOS BECOME KING OF ALL? 4). Carlo Mario - GKA Air Games & WKC Champion / Photo: Ydwer van der Heide / GKA World Tour Carlos Mario is now a 4 x World Champion - and claimed two of those championships in 2018, by winning the GKA Kiteboarding 'Air Games' and the World Kiteboarding Championship. Those two tours have now amalgamated as one under the GKA of course for 2019. As GKA Air Games World Champion, Red Bull naturally invited the Brazilian phenomenon to take a wildcard slot at this year's King of the Air. We're excited to see how this incredible freestyler can further adapt his skills to the challenges of Big Air. Could he complete an incredible year by claiming KOTA too? We wish Carlos and all riders well for the event that has just been given the green light for a start on Thursday - and to stay safe. There is after all a huge stack of world tour events for these guys to go to battle on throughout 2019! Tune in to the livestream at: www.redbullkingoftheair.com 5). Kite Beach, Cape Town - stage for KOTA / Photo: Ydwer van der Heide - Red Bull Content Pool GKA MEMBER BRANDS BI-ANNUAL MEETING: CAPE TOWN IN FEBRUARY Many of the GKA's member brands are already in Cape Town this week, ahead of the GKA's bi-annual meeting in February. We look forward to sharing wind and waves as well as helping to find new ways of furthering our industry together. Airush Cabrinha Core Kiteboarding Duotone F-One Flysurfer Mystic Naish Nobile North Kiteboarding Ocean Rodeo RRD Shinn Act Agency We hope everyone enjoys the event!
  9. Slngshot Kiteboarding: 2019 Vision

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