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Mauritius GKA with Susanne Schwarztrauber

Ozone Germany team rider Susanne Schwarztrauber started off as an amateur in the 2019 Mauritius GKA World Cup. Before the competition on the island state, she was in the overall standings in fourth place. Raphael Späth from Süeddeutsche Zeitung (SZ) got chatting to Suzanne after some fantastic training sessions:   SZ: Mauritius is also regarded by […]

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Van Oord Custom Kites

Ready for their next challenge

The Dutch Kite Team Van Oord was ecstatic to receive their new set of custom kites, just in time for their next team adventure the Ride Strong Downwinder 2019, Fortaleza to Sao Luis in Brazil setting off on the 25/08/19. Van Oord is a major dredging company, known for building the Palm Islands in Dubai. The ever-growing […]

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Through The Eyes Of The Rider

With Issy Von Zastrow

The world of kite competitions is intense when it comes to the Kite Park League where the standard of riding and judging is the highest. The smallest mistake will come at a high price as the riders have stepped up their game to bring the world’s elite to the next level. I am extremely grateful […]

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New Amp V1 Len10 Setup

Perfect for Megaloops!

NEW AMP V1 LEN10 SETUP Together with Ruben Lenten, we have created an easy to install LEN10 rear line kit for powered boosting and looping on the AMP V1 9m and 11m sizes. The LEN10 set up has more power and pressure on the bar with a faster turning speed. Hear from the megaloop master himself on […]

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Kiteworld Torque Review

"My Personal Favourite"

"It's not often a V1 board comes along as the first in a new range and wows us so much. Right from the start it was obvious the Torque was a season winner for its performance freeriding and freestyle combination. " – Kiteworld KW chief tester Chris Bull runs us through his expert review of […]

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Connect Water V2


Stay out for longer with the new Connect Water V2 Harness, providing you with the maximum freedom of movement, increased comfort and added support.?   ERGONOMIC  The ergonomic fit has been optimised with a slightly higher midsection to increase back support without restricting movement.   FLEXIBLE  The Connect Water V2 is flexible in all directions […]

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Reo V5 – The Understated King


The Kitebaorder Magazine's review for the REO v5 is live!   "The Reo is one of the understated kings of the surf test with its sparing use of high-quality materials and lightweight yet stable airframe that yields the perfect blend of performance and reliability…. The first thing we noticed when we jumped on the Reo was its […]

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Gka Kitesurf World Cup – Sylt

The GKA Kite World Tour is back in action this week in Sylt, in Germany’s North Frisian Islands for what could be a potentially pivotal event on this year’s tour. The tour’s strapless contingent is about to get back in the mix for the second time this season with overall rankings up for grabs and a very […]

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New Women’s Speed World Record

Marine Tlattla

World Record Nautical Mile – Woman kite Congratulations to French team rider Marine Tlattla for achieving a new nautical mile (1,852 km) speed world record and becoming the fastest woman on a kite! With the wind happily howling at the Prince of Speed event in Plage du Rouet, La Palme (France) on the 10th June, Marine successfully averaged a speed […]

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2019 Maui Kite Fest


Ozone Edge Goes Back to Back for the Win at Maui Kite Fest The second annual Maui Kite Fest was successfully completed over the first weekend of June with high winds and lots of stoked kiters going fast in the races and jumping big in the freestyle competition.  Kite HI, aka the Maui Hawaii Ozone […]

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Congratultions Issy

2019 Wind Voyager Triple-S

The 2019 Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational was huge! The worlds top professional wakestyle kiteboarders battled it out for their share of the $70,000 prize money with equal split for men and women. The competition ran over several days with the riders throwing down on the kickers, boxes and sliders with nonstop entertainment and musical guests throughout […]

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2019 Defi Kite Champion

Axel Mazella

Congratulations to Axel Mazella for claiming the 2019 Défi Kite Race championship on the Alpha 4m. Up against gusts of over 50 knots and successfully fighting off more than 400 competitors across the 140km course in Gruissan, France, Axel managed to win every race and secure his second Défi Kite event title!  "Nicolas Parlier, the kite foiling legend, […]

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Kiteworld Gear Review

REO V5 - "It’s an absolute weapon!"

Since its introduction six years ago the Reo has been the reference for pure wave riding, setting the benchmark in performance and feeling. The Reo’s unique flying characteristics allow you to maximize the potential of every wave, giving you the freedom to smash the lip, clear a section, carve turns or snap in the pocket. Matt […]

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Issy Gets Amp’d

International team rider and travel expert Isabel Von Zastrow is on a never-ending search for kiting paradise, testing out lesser-known spots around the world she is fortunate to have uncovered incredible gems such as this one in Kenya. With beautiful white sand and glassy flat water, it makes the perfect setup for Issy to test out her new […]

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Hyperlink V2 Out Now!

Join the Foil Revolution

THE MOST VERSATILE FOIL KITE ON THE MARKET The Hyperlink V2 bridges the gap between inflatable and foil kites. It's as dynamic and engaging to ride as an inflatable and combines the high performance characteristics of a foil.   TAKE THE LEAP // The Hyperlink V2 is the perfect option for anyone taking the leap from […]

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The Kiteboarder Review – Amp V1

"An excellent weapon of choice"

The Kiteboarder Magazine testers were in for a surprise getting their hands on our newly released AMP V1, their test criteria was for mainly freeride material, we slipped in our C-Kite freestyle design to see how it would compare against the more regarded 'user-friendly' designs and it didn't disappoint! The guys had great fun boosting and […]

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The Kiteboarder Review – Alpha V1

"Predictable, Steady, Easy & Forgiving"

Having given us their fantastic low-down on the Code V1, next in line for the Kiterboarder test crew was our unique, super lightweight single strut kite, the Alpha V1   TKB Says: Ozone’s new single strut freeride kite brings a new standard to the lightweight minimalist genre of travel and foilboarding kites. The first thing we noticed about […]

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The Kiteboarder Review – Code V1

"A Pillow Through Chop"

With the help of 14 testers from all walks of kiteboarding, The Kiteboarder Magazine’s staff assembled themselves in La Ventana, Mexico for the largest and longest standing consumer review gear test in the kiteboarding industry. One of the products first up and much anticipated for the testers was our Code V1 twintip board. After a successful […]

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Issy’s Travel Blog 1

Baja California - Mexico

Welcome to the dead of winter where the glorious sunshine and epic kiteboarding move to the Southern hemisphere. This was the first year I transferred my set up to Baja, Mexico for a trip to explore the land of cheap tacos, ancient cacti and delicious tequila. Beware of the hot, humid weather as you might […]

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Paulino Barrelled In Cape Verde


Ozone International team ride Paulino Pereira was on fire, scoring the biggest barrel of the day in yesterday's heat at the GKA Kitesurf World Cup in Cape Verde, a whopping 9.7 points! Epic indeed, winning his first two heats with ease he then came face to face with close friend and Cape Verde local, Matchu Lopes, Paulino scored a couple of […]

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