Welcome to the team: Gregorio Pugliese

Welcome to the team: Gregorio Pugliese

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Jesse blog 1 header - short line mega loop on Enduro V4

Jesse Richman’s Guidance Blog #01

Lead with your eyes. In his first guidance blog, the Hawaiian strips everything back to uncover the basic element of any move, whatever your level

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Jesse Richman joins Ozone

Jesse Richman Joins the Ozone Team!

Bringing an unsurpassed wealth of experience, Jesse comes onboard in a full-time position, that sees him go beyond being just our new team rider

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Fusion wing - double surface design with ram air technology by Ozone

Ozone Fusion Wing has launched!

Combining our manufacturing expertise with our knowledge of foil kite, inflatable kite, paraglider and wingsuit design, Fusion has been achieved

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Fusion Freeride wing lower skin and air inlets

FUSION WING IS IN PRODUCTION!

Combining our manufacturing expertise in foil kite, inflatable kite, paraglider and wingsuit design, Fusion is the new realm of wingfoiling!

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Ozone Rise All-Carbon Wingboard Released!

The Ozone Rise is a carbon wingboard for intermediate to expert freeriders looking for quality, innovation and accessible performance that won’t hold them back

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MIKE WALKER TAKES OVER AUSTRALIAN DISTRIBUTION

After representing Ozone in Australia since the beginning, Steve McCormack of Kitepower in Sydney is handing over the reins

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Wren Dougherty - Ozone female wingfoiler from the USA

HEART WRENCH – A REFLECTION OF COURAGE ON THE WATER

Meet Wren Dougherty, a tech genius turned wing ripper who only last year entered her first races. She’s already among the leading chargers in women’s racing in the US and courageously dedicated her recent wins to the memory of her father at KB4C 2023

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Ozone's World of Wind

Ozone’s World of Wind – June 23

The first in a new monthly series of newsletters from the heart of the action here at Ozone!

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Made For This - Inside Ozone's Factory video

MADE FOR THIS: INSIDE OZONE’S FACTORY – VIDEO

Join Ruben Lenten on an exclusive behind the scenes tour of Ozone’s own factory in Vietnam

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PERFECT TEN: MAZELLA FIRES BULLETS IN ALL RACES AT DEFI-KITE & WING

In ten starts, no one crossed the line ahead of the Frenchman in either discipline. Arthur Mathieu joined him on the podium to seal a sensational event for Ozone in mental conditions

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Johnny Heineken Ozone Flux V1 wing

FLUX V1 FIRES OZONE TO THE TOP IN ITS FIRST REAL TEST ON THE RACE COURSE!

Johnny Heineken and Ken Adgate reap the benefits of Ozone’s soon-to-be released, all-new high performance wing as they finish first and fourth at the St Francis Yacht Club’s 2023 Spring Wingding Regatta in San Francisco

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Ozone teams with Patagonia to build ‘earth-friendly’ kite and wing materials to benefit whole industry

Ozone Kites has begun a pioneering collaboration with the outdoor clothing brand Patagonia to produce more sustainable canopy and dacron materials for kites and wings in a bid to raise the green credentials of the industry as a whole. The tie-up between Ozone and the brand renowned for its concern for the environment started a […]

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„People“ by Ozone: Iain Hannay, General Manager

Iain Hannay has been Ozone’s General Manager for a decade. His relationship with the brand first began after a chance meeting with a pair on a Mediterranean beach and grew from there. He has always been enthralled by kites since ripping around his native Scotland’s muddy fields as a teenager. On moving to Spain in […]

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„People“ by Ozone: Torrin Bright, Product Manager and test rider

Torrin Bright, Ozone’s product manager and test rider, joined the brand as a 19-year-old in 2009. A competitive kitesurfer in course-board racing and freestyle, the New Zealander began as a kite tester working with Ozone founders, Matt Taggart and Rob Whittall. Through several roles, he worked his way up to product manager about five years ago. Based in Tauranga, New Zealand, he is responsible for all Ozone’s expanding line, ranging from kites and twin-tip boards to a new range of hydrofoils.

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„PEOPLE“ BY OZONE: TIBO DOS SANTOS, FOIL AND BOARD DESIGNER

Tibo Dos Santos, Ozone’s foil and twin-tip designer, joined the company in early 2017. He lives and works in New Zealand, where he designed Ozone’s first twin-tip boards in his garage in Tauranga. When Ozone asked him to build a kitefoil and board, he upgraded the workshop.

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„PEOPLE“ BY OZONE: Dom Zimmermann, head of design

Dom Zimmermann has just been elevated to Ozone’s head of design. After years working side-by-side with Ozone co-founder and legendary design chief, Rob Whittall, Zimmermann has assumed the mantle and now has the onerous responsibility for all the kites and wings in the ever-expanding range. The 41-year-old German splits his time between Switzerland and Mauritius, where consistent breezes, the big waves of Manawa and One Eye, and turquoise butter-flat lagoons provide ideal conditions to develop and fine-tune Ozone’s new offerings. The Indian Ocean island also affords Zimmermann the opportunity to switch-off by indulging his passion for nature. Its roads and hills make a perfect training ground for the endurance cycling races in which he loves to compete in Europe.

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„People“ by Ozone: Axel Mazella, 3x Kite Foil World Series Champion, 3X European Champion and Ozone product tester

French kitefoil racer and Ozone team rider Axel Mazella just had a stellar 2021 season, winning the KiteFoil World Series and the Formula Kite European title, both for the third time. The 24-year-old was also just pipped into second place for the coveted Formula Kite World Championship crown by French team-mate Théo de Ramecourt. On […]

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„People“ by Ozone: Simon Burner, tester and assistant designer

Simon Burner, 19, is Ozone’s newest team member. The Austrian-Swedish teenager joined Ozone in early 2021 as a tester and assistant designer in the kite and wing division. A kiter since his earliest days, he has family ties to the brand and the industry. Barcelona-based Burner is an accomplished kitefoil racer and wingfoiler of note, which make him ideally-placed to learn the ropes and forge new boundaries in the business.

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Outer banks: The Bay

Powerful currents, thousand-mile swells, sharky waters, notoriously thick sea fog, and one of the busiest shipping inlets in the world… Wing foiling in San Francisco Bay is not for the faint-hearted. But for a brave few, it’s a goldmine of endless opportunity, as champion kitesurfer Johnny Heineken can testify… Until recently, foiling for me was […]

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