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Duotone Kiteboarding Mikaili Sol Pippa van Iersel Hannah Whitley
Ladies podium at GKA Kite Pro Tarifa
The first GKA contest of 2022 was hosted in the kiteboarding mecca Tarifa in the South of Spain and the Duotone ladies put on a dominant performance sweeping all 3 spots on the podium!
Duotone Kiteboarding Clean Beach Day Manuela Jungo
Clean beach day
Kiteboarders, windsurfers, paddle boarders and wingers from all across the world came together with our team riders to support our #saveourplaygrounds mission! Collecting and logging over 7000 pieces [...]
Academy Interview with Chris Zarfl
Spearheading the production of clips for the Duotone Academy App, Chris Zarfl has studied sports psychology, competed on the PWA windsurf world tour and competed in kite racing events at the PKRA in [...]
Clean Beach Day 2021 Duotone Kiteboarding
Clean Beach Day 2021
The ocean is our playground, our racetrack and relaxation zone, our source of inspiration and thrill. We love it. Not only for the endless opportunities it offers in regard to watersports but also for [...]
The DeHavilland Beaver Duotone Kiteboarding Evo episode Canada
The De Havilland Beaver
With the release of the De Havilland Beaver, part one now live on the Duotone YouTube channel, we took the opportunity to catch up with the team riders Tom Hebert and Reno Romeu to recount their [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Academy App Paula Novotna
ACADEMY - Paula's Secrets
Paula Novotna talks us through her favourite trick of the moment, the new disciplines she has enjoyed learning with the Academy App and how you can further your progression!
Neo SLS Jaws Duotone Kiteboarding Patri McLaughlin
Patri Jaws Interview
Patri Mclaughlin grew up on the North Shore of Maui in the Hawaiian Islands. He first tow surfed jaws at 17 years of age. Riding on the Duotone international wave team, Patri is known to really come [...]
ACADEMY – Olivia's Secrets
We catch up with Olivia Jenkins, the newest member of the Duotone international team. Living on the north shore of Maui in Hawaii. Olivia has world-class breaks right on her doorstep and even charges [...]
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Rider impressions of the Mono with Jeremie Tronet
Over the years the Mono has become a favourite kite for Jeremie, so we caught up with him to find out what caught his attention from the new Mono.
Neo SLS Duotone Kiteboarding James Carew
James Carew interview Neo SLS
Today we’re talking to James Carew to see how he’s been getting on with his new gear. Known for his powerful style, James is always on the hunt for waves or some good conditions to send it with his [...]
Juice Duotone Kiteboarding Ralf Grösel
Ralf Grösel - behind the design of the Juice
We catch up with Ralf Grösel to go behind the design of the new Juice. The Juice sets the benchmark in light wind kites. Ralf takes us through the refinements to the new 2021 model.
ACADEMY – Mika's secrets
Last winter, five of the Duotone ladies embarked on a ReUnion trip to the beautiful French island of Martinique, located in the Eastern Caribbean Sea.
"BLOWMINDER" - Edgar Ulrich and the new Evo SLS
BLOWMINDER: A short clip featuring Edgar Ulrich and EVO SLS
Duotone Kiteboarding Reno Romeu Evo impressions
Reno´s Vlog and Evo SLS impressions
Today we catch up with Reno Romeu to talk about the his impressions on the new Evo SLS kite and the launch of his Youtube channel.
Duotone Kiteboarding Rider Review Aaron Hadlow
Rider review Aaron Hadlow
Aaron Hadlow was an integral part of the development team in the development of the Evo SLS.
Ralf Grösel - behind the design of the Evo SLS
Welcome to behind the design, today we are speaking with Ralf Grösel about the new Evo SLS.
Duotone Kiteboarding Max Tullet Academy interview
Max Tullett Academy interview
Max Tullett is the young British kitesurfer that is turning heads. Already sending huge kite loops, big airs and with an impressive array of freestyle moves in his repertoire.
Jerome Bonieux - Behind The Design of the Daytona DOS D/LAB
Welcome to behind the design of Duotone Kiteboarding! Today we are catching up with Jerome Bonieux to talk about the new Daytona DOS D/LAB foil.
As the wave season is picking up there is no better time to brush up on your wave skills!
Duotone Kiteboarding GKA freestyle 2020
Mika taking victory at her home event
The first and only GKA freestyle event of the 2020 season just wrapped up in Ilha Do Guajiru, Brazil.
Duotone Kiteboarding #TeamTalk Lewis Crathern
Lewis Crathern - Execution & Strong Winds
Lewis Crathern likes to define extreme big air as what is possible in wind-speeds above 35knots. Without this energy it is impossible to gain the height that relates to extremity.
Duotone Kiteboarding French Champions
French Champions!
After a windless french nationals the previous two years, Valentin Garat returned strong to retain the French National Champion title and the young French sensation Edgar Ulrich took the Junior [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Redefine your limits
Redefine Your Limits - The Santi Font 360 Story
We caught up with Noe and Santi about the making of and how it was to work together as a father and son team
Duotone Kiteboarding Sustainability Till interview
Sustainability talk with Till Eberle
It has already been several years that sustainability initiatives have been implemented within Boards & More. However, it is only recently that we have started to speak more openly about what the [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Mika interview
GKA Distance Battle - 1st and 2nd place for Mika
Mikaili Sol with an incredible performance taking away the first place at the first GKA Freestyle Distance Battle and also the second place at the first GKA Strapless Freestyle Distance Battle.
Duotone Kiteboarding Pedro Matos interview
Pedro Matos taking the win at GKA´s Distance battle Strapless Freestyle
Coming into the GKA Distance battle as somewhat of an underdog, Pedro Matos gave a wake up call to the world of Strapless Freestyle by taking out the win at GKA’s Inaugural event. We caught up with [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding designer-interview Rebel 2021 v2
Rebel 2021 - Behind the design with Ken Winner
Ken Winner believes that kiteboarding is arguably the most amazing equipment sport ever. “It’s amazing how a 10 lb piece of equipment can take a 200lb person 50 ft in the air.” We agree, there’s [...]
duotone kiteboarding sls surfboards by sky solbach
SLS Surfboards by Sky Solbach
Sky Solbach sees his role of designing our line of Surfboards as a lifestyle. He lives and breathes wave-riding and is inspired daily by his home, Maui, and our world class team of riders. Constantly [...]
duotone kiteboarding Neo SLS behind the design
NEO SLS - Behind the Design with Ken Winner
The NEO, NEO SLS and Ken Winner are the perfect example of our brand’s history, phi-losophy and commitment to kiteboarding. Every past achievement we have made in kite design have all come together in [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Lasse walker cold hawaii big air
Lasse Walker with a podium performance at the Cold Hawaii Big Air
We catch up with Lasse Walker after a stellar podium performance at the Cold Hawaii Big Air in Denmark.
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Duotone Dice 2021 - Rider review with Lasse Walker
Here we catch up with Lasse Walker, a key part of the acceleration through the R&D process with Ralf Grösel that put the 2021 Dice in a league of its own.
Duotone Kiteboarding designer interview Dice 2021
Designer Interview DICE - Ralf Grösel
The 2021 Dice competes on the elite stage in both the freestyle world tour and the King of the Air. Our redesign in 2020 reimagined the DICE as the legitimate example of extreme versatility. Such [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Tom´s Kitchen
Keep it Stylish!
It’s been about four years since we last saw anything from the fan favorite series, Tom’s Kitchen. A mini-series of 5 episodes where charismatic chef, Tom Hebert, cooks up his best kite sessions and [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Tom´s Kitchen DJ Interview
New Cal musical sensation, Laurent Mourinet
Tom’s Kitchen is back in action and better than ever! And this time Tom brought another star into the spotlight, his good friend and New Cal musical sensation, Laurent Mourinet.
Duotone Kiteboarding - Try it now !
Get in touch with our dealers to try now the latest Duotone material!
Duotone Juice 2020 - Behind the Design
Behind the Design of the Duotone Juice
Duotone Juice > The ultimate weapon against those no wind days, the Juice is now even lighter and more powerful than ever before.
Duotone Kiteboarding Wave of Life Gabi Steindl
Wave of Life - Gabi Steindl
After several years in the Kite World Cup (2003-2007), Gabi stopped competitive riding and embarked on her journey as a Globetrotting Freerider, Adventurer & Travel Writer. Dedicating her life to the [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Diversity Magazine
Diversity Magazine
For nearly two decades, we’ve designed, developed, traveled, researched, collaborated, made friends and gone kiteboarding as much as possible. We draw inspiration from the arts, from other cultures, [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding_Staying fit with the Team
Staying Fit with the Team
Keeping fit is the best way to prevent injury, boost your immune system and ensure that you are ready to send it, when the time comes to get back out on the water.
Duotone Kiteboarding_Super Coaches_Duotone Academy
Boost your kiteboarding skills in no time coached personally by our top team riders!
Duotone Kiteboarding PACE 2020 Tom Hebert
Behind the Design of the Duotone PACE with Sky Solbach
The all-new Pace has been completely redesigned for 2020. Four shapes with purpose driven volume are individually designed for optimum performance.
Duotone Kiteboarding Behind the Design Mono Ralf Grösel
Behind the Design of the Duotone MONO with Ken Winner
The 2020 Mono, is probably the best one-strut all-round kite on the market.
Duotone Kiteboarding Out of the Box
Out of the Box
A new web series that will shed a little insight into the life of the Duotone family and friends. A true peak behind the scenes on some of the most exciting GKA World Tour stops.
Duotone Kiteboarding King of the Air 2020
King of the Air review
For decades, Duotone’s designers, riders and engineers make the final round of R&D in the Mother City of Cape Town. Not only is it one of the world’s finest cosmopolitan cities, its natural [...]
IKA Surf reader awards 2019
IKSURFMAG reader awards 2019
The IKSURFMAG Readers Awards have been a regular feature of the kite industry since 2011; their nine-year history has seen them grow to become the most respected awards in the kitesurfing calendar.
Red Bull King of the Air 2020
The Duotone Dynasty with a Flair for the Extreme
In the lead up to the 2020 Red Bull King of the Air, the complete Duotone design team have been in Cape Town, testing with Lasse Walker, Aaron Hadlow, Airton Cozzolino and Lewis Crathern, as they [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding #TrueCommitment Tom Court
Capturing #truecommitment with Tom Court
#truecommitment, ’The Hard Road’ was filmed by Tom and featured his Father, Andrew Court. There’s always a story behind the people he features in his movies, so we wanted to know why a day spent [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Grom Search #2
The return of the Grom Search
The Grom Search initiative was back for round #2 in the world famous Cauipe lagoon in Cumbuco, Brazil. Guillermo Costa joins the likes of Aaron Hadlow.
Duotone kiteboarding Academy App New wave tricks Airton
REDEFINE YOUR LIMITS with the Duotone Academy App
The Duotone Academy APP is proud to announce ten new kite-surf tutorials that will set you up for good. Backed by the best in the game: 4x World Champion Airton Cozzolino and 1x World Champion Matchu [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Daytona Designer Jerome Bonieux
Behind the design with Jerome Bonieux - Duotone Daytona 2020
We go behind the design of the Duotone Daytona with Jerome Bonieux. A key member of the design team, Jerome has a talent for bringing innovations, such as the Click Bar, to life. Working closely with [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Daytona rider
The Duotone Daytona 2020 - Rider Review with Jean Guillaume Rivaud and Ariane Imbert
We talk with two of the world’s top foil riders, Jean Guillaume Rivaud and Ariane Imbert, about the new Duotone Kiteboarding Daytona. A cutting edge two piece design in a full carbon construction [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Diamond Duo
Duotone’s Diamond Duo
It’s been a season long showdown on the GKA Freestyle World Tour. Seven stops hosted momentous events with the final battle taking place in the freestyle Mecca of Cumbuco, Brazil, where Mikaili Sol [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Valentin Rodriguez World Champion
Victory for Valentin
Read how Val’s huge entry onto the international stage and victory in Cumbuco, Brazil, secured him the 2019 GKA Freestyle World Champion title and captured the attention of many, including freestyle [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Airton Cozzolino 4th World Championship title
4th World Championship title for Airton!
Airton Cozzolino takes his 4th GKA Kite-Surf World Championship title, James Carew 3rd, Jan Marcos Riveiras 4th overall and Mikaili Sol her first win at the Ceara Kite Pro event.
Duotone Kiteboarding Mikaili Sol Strapless winner Prea
Mika paves the way to new potential
Mikaili Sol tries her hand at strapless riding and gets catapulted into the limelight again. Winning the GKA Kite-Surf ‘Ceara Kite Pro’ event just two weeks after entering the world of strapless for [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Capa 2020 Designer Kari Eisenhut
Behind the Design of the CAPA - Kari Eisenhut
For 2020, the CAPA joins our award-winning range of kites. A specific and highly advanced foil kite design that blends aerodynamic performance features from both kite and paragliding innovations, it’s [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Aaron Hadlow Big Air
The name of the Big Air game
Big Air kiteboarding takes more than guts. Duotone Kiteboarding’s Aaron Hadlow, Lasse Walker, Reno Romeo, Lewis Crathern and Hannah Whitely all display extraordinary feats of athleticism and have [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Aaron Toeside
Toeside takeoffs and Tootsie Rolls
Tune into toeside takeoffs with the Duotone Academy. This week we’re excited to release eight new, unhooked freestyle moves that will drive your motivation to ride.
Duotone Kiteboarding Signature Board Airton
Here’s your incredible chance to win one of the most all-around surf boards, developed for and with Airton Cozzolino and even signed by Airton!
Duotone Kiteboarding Ralf interview evo launch
2020 EVO - Designer Interview with Ralf Grösel
For 2020, Ralf had the infrastructure to go for an overall performance update, exploring different methods that would ultimately open up the arena of performance potential, whilst keeping the Evo’s [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Evo 2020 Canada
Tom Hebert reviews the 2020 EVO, New Cal style!
Tom Hebert’s still flying sky high with the EVO. From the lighter winds of New Caledonia to the extreme stage of the Red Bull King of the Air, Cape Town, it’s the only kite for him.
Duotone Kiteboarding Neo 2020 Relaunch King Lasse Walker
Lasse Walker wins Relaunch 2019 with the Neo
Lasse Walker won the first Relaunch 2019 competition with the 2020 Duotone Neo in St Peter Ording. After 5 minutes Lasse had completed almost double the amount of relaunches with his kite of choice, [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Noe Font Kite park league
Noé Font finds his flow to 1st place at the Kite Mansion Park Open
Noé Font finds his flow to 1st place at the Kite Mansion Park Open in Icapuí, Ceará, Brazil. Wrapping up the end of the Kite Park League World Tour along with park-riding heavyweights, Team Rider Noé [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Craig Cunningham Mercedes Benz
BALANCE by Craig Cunningham X Mercedes Benz
Life’s all about the work : play balance, which Duotone Kiteboarding Team Rider Craig Cunningham, in collaboration with Mercedes Benz showcases in his latest video
Duotone Kiteboarding GKA Freestyle Mauritius 2019 Claudia Mikaili
Mikaili Sol takes the win and Valentin Rodriguez 2nd place at penultimate GKA freestyle stop in Mauritius
The Freestyle discipline of the GKA Kite World Tour in Bel Ombre, Mauritius was a showstopper. The world’s best riders took to the lagoon to throw down next level tricks with even more style and power [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Surfboard Range 2020
Behind the Design of the 2020 Surfboard line with Sky Solbach
Sky Solbach takes us through what’s new for the 2020 Duotone Surfboard line. From new sizes, lighter materials, durable constructions, refined deck and fresh shapes, the range spans from our strapless [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Surfboards Review
Which surfboard fuels passion to ride? Our wave team share their thoughts.
Airton Cozzolino pioneers the Pro Voke, Matchu Lopes rides fins out with the Pro Wam, Patri McLaughlin charges the big sets on the Pro Session, James Carew rides hard on the Pro Whip, Olivia Jenkins [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding GKA waves team
History made as Duotone Wave Team complete the podium at the GKA Kite-Surf World Championship
For the first time ever, Duotone’s wave giants stand together, completing the podium at the men’s Kite-Surf World Championship in Bel Ombre. Powered by the Neo, Airton Cozzolino takes 1st, James Carew [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Aaron Hadlow raffle Duotone Academy
Here’s your incredible chance to win one of the most advanced high performance Wakestyle/Freestyle boards, developed for and with Aaron Hadlow and even signed by Aaron – The TS Hadlow Textreme!
Duotone Kiteboarding Follow the Rio
Follow the Rio
Zea, Mitch and Rio are currently discovering the Northern Peruvian coast with their Mitsubishi Fuso camper truck and a range of Duotone Kiteboarding gear. Stopping off in Santa Marianita, Ecuador, [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding_Grom Search UK
Duotone Grom Search UK with Aaron Hadlow, Tom Court & Lewis Crathern
The 2nd Grom Search from Duotone Kiteboarding UK with Aaron Hadlow, Tom Court & Lewis Crathern in Hunstanton, UK. The revival of the original Young Blood initiative, educating the next generation of [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Sky Solbach and Ken Winner
2020 NEO Behind the Design - Ken Winner
The 2020 NEO remains true to its roots and its purpose in life. Fantastic drifting abilities, responsive steering - powered or depowered, 4 and 5-line setup. It’s the go-to surf kite for all good and [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Neo 2020 mint Matchu Lopes
The Wave and Strapless Freestyle Team reviews the 2020 NEO
Read what the Duotone Wave and Strapless Freestyle Team have to say about the 2020 NEO. Sebastian Ribiero is one of those guys who’s always trying to push limits in light winds and Matchu Lopes [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Team Mikaili Sol
Mika’s Mindset of a Competitor
When the focus is predominantly on winning, the ability to become fully immersed in the moment is almost impossible. It seems that riding out the challenges becomes the greatest teacher. You're forced [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Casa cook partnership Duotone Pro Center Lagoon
Casa Cook Forms strategic partnership with wind & water sports giant Duotone
This October, Thomas Cook opens its latest Casa Cook hotel on the shores of Egypt’s Red Sea and has partnered with Duotone – one of the world’s leading wind and water sport suppliers – to offer a [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding_Hood Jam
Jamming in the Hood
The Hood Jam, presented by Wind Voyager Authentic Apparel, hit the high notes. Duotone has been behind the growth of the the Hood Jam and the discipline it represents since it started 4 years ago. [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Paula Novotna GKA Fuerteventura 2019
A perfect performance from Paula
Paula shares her journey to the top spot at the GKA Freestyle stop in Fuerteventura. One of the world’s best female freestyle riders, Paula is part of a core collective of women on a mission to raise [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Rebel 2020 grey rider review
Lewis Crathern sums up the 2020 REBEL
The 2020 REBEL is a hang-time hero and big air booster. Flowing through every freeride session with its huge wind range and epic depower, it’s hard to imagine how much performance can come from a kite [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Dice 2020 yellow
Duotone’s Daredevils sum up the 2020 Dice
Hannah Whiteley, Lasse Walker, and Reno Romeu, top spectators in their tracks with their fearless mega loop and big air talents, even Stefan Spiessberger a pure freestyle rider is singing the praises [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding_hadlow review_Vegas 2020
In the hands of Hadlow
2020 Vegas is Aaron’s go-to kite due to its versatility and high performance wakestyle abil-ity. “It keeps me motivated and gives you the pop and slack you need for powered wakestyle handle passes and [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Rebel Range 2020
2020 REBEL - Designer Interview with Ken Winner
2018 saw the Rebel become a totally new, four-line capable design. 2019, designer Ken Winner, addressed the small weaknesses brought to his attention by our well seasoned team riders and gained [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Dice Overview 2020
2020 DICE - Designer Interview with Ralf Grösel
Last year Dice creator, Ralf Grösel, redefined the design in order to improve looping and boosting abilities, especially within the smaller sizes. The outcome was an incredible performer and exciting [...]
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2020 VEGAS - Designer Interview with Ralf Grösel
The VEGAS remains the most sold C shaped performance kite on the market ever. A design inspired to take our team of world class rider to the top, 5x World Champion and 2x King of the Air Aaron Hadlow, [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Academy App Strapless Matchu Lopes
Smooth, Stylish and Strapless with the Duotone Academy APP
To all the Duotone Kiteboarding community who’s downloaded the APP so far, we hope it’s living up to all expectations and you’re cruising through the motions, ticking your goals off your list.
Duotone Kiteboarding Teamrider Colleen Carroll
Find your tribe with Colleen Carroll & Sensi Graves
International Team Rider and one of the world’s best will be joined by best friend and equally impressive, Sensi Graves, to host a female-only kiteboarding retreat in Dakhla, Morocco, this October.
Duotone Kiteboarding Academy Philipp
Building the Duotone Kiteboarding Academy APP with IOS developer Philipp Rembold.
Our vision and demands for the Duotone Kiteboarding APP weren’t for the faint hearted. Philipp Rembold boldly took on the task of programming and delivering the APP, but have you ever wondered how it [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding TWENTY Aaron Hadlow
Behind the scenes of TWENTY with Aaron Hadlow
Aaron Hadlow shares the process of filming for TWENTY, bringing his vision to life, trusting videographer Laci Kobulsky, why the UK is his favourite section and how he felt before the first premier.
Duotone Kiteboarding GKA round up
GKA Round Up So Far
2019 is a big year for the GKA. The season kicked off in Gran Canaria with Freestyle, then onto Sylt for the Kite-Surf discipline, followed by a kiteboarding bonanza in the wind-sports mecca of [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Kite Armada 2019 Teamrider Lewis Crathern
Duotone Kiteboarding’s Lewis Crathern Round’s Up The Kitesurfing Armada 2019
With reports of over 8000 people attending this years festival, over £200,000.00 pounds raised for charity via our trust 'The Armada Trust,' huge turn out from the UK and International Duotone [...]
Duotone Kitesurfing Kite Brothers Seb and Val Garat
‘Kite Brothers’ by Val and Seb Garat
Sharing your passion with friends is one thing, but to live it with your brother is another. Introducing ‘Kite Brothers’ the story and journey to success for Val and Seb Garat. French kiteboarding [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Triple S
2019 Wind Voyager Triple S Round Up with Tom Court
Triple S original, Tom Court, rounds up the 2019 Wind Voyager 2019 as Noe Font, Craig Cunningham, Colleen Carrol, Aaron Hadlow, Artem Garschenko and Zander Raith took to the kite park of REAL [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Acadamy Launch Aaron Hadlow Slider
Unhooked with Hadlow for the Academy App
Technically flawless, Hadlow fronts the unhooked freestyle of the Academy APP bringing years of skill and expertise to the tutorials. Hear what he has to say about the filming and performance process [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Academy Launch Behind the lens Chris Zarfl
Behind the lens of the Duotone Academy APP
Multimedia supported training methods specialist, Chris Zarfl, tells us how capturing over 150 video clips for the Duotone Academy APP took thousands of hours but was definitely worth it! Working with [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Launch Academy App Project Manager Patrick Dudek
Spearheading the year long process of the Duotone Academy APP
Patrick Dudek tells us what made this project exciting, the challenges they overcame, how they exceeded all expectations and what makes the Duotone Kiteboarding APP, made by kiteboarders for [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Academy App Teamrider Jeremie Tronet
Jeremie Tronet hosts the shooting of Duotone Academy APP
Union Island sets the scene for the APP with amazing winds, beautiful scenery and perfect lighting. Jeremie Tronet features in many of the tutorials and was key in the organisation. Hear why he thinks [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding New Rail
The New Duotone Rail
Sessions in the slick are taken to great heights as the new Duotone rail is dropped into the butter flat waters at REAL Watersports, home of the legendary Triple S invitational. Read what Aaron [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding TRUE Magazine Aotearoa
Aotearoa - The trip of a lifetime
A chance encounter with two passionate kiteboarders from New Zealand, led the natives to invite us to visit their home, follow their lead and discover some of the most remote spots in the country only [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Teamrider Lasse Walker Megaloop Challenge 2019
3rd Place for Lasse - 2019 Red Bull Megaloop Challenge
We catch up with Duotone team rider Lasse Walker to hear about what makes this event so unique, how there’s a certain element of winging it, why the Duotone DICE is his favourite kite and how the [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Click Bar Project Teta True Magazine
Project TETA
Imagine if you could compare kite models against each other based on figures, similar to a car-magazine test. Parameters such as steering pressure, lift, drag, depower-ability, turning speed and more [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Dice Range 2019 St Brandon
Behind the scenes of ‘Utopia in St Brandon’
The crew and riders behind the latest DUOTONE episode, ’Utopia in St Brandon’ share their experiences, lessons learned and what went on behind the scenes.
Duotone Kiteboarding TRUE Magazine Art Concept
What does Duotone mean to you?
For us, Duotone is associated with performance, passion, stoke, nature and authenticity. But Duotone as our brand name also gives a lot of room to interpret its meaning for yourself.
Duotone Kiteboarding Spirit Foil 2019
Ever wondered how it all works? Ken Winner tells us about aerodynamics and hydrodynamics, and how they’re applied when bringing our foil range to life.
Duotone Kiteboarding KNOTFUTURE En La Playa
En La Playa
Introducing the first episode of En La Playa, a series of the clips that never made it into La Buena Vida from the 2019 VEGAS shoot. Up first is Noe Font.
DUOTONE #cleanbeachday
On May 1st 2019, there was a unity of the global Duotone community in aid of #cleanbeachday. It was the first ever official event of this nature for us and it kickstarted an initiative that we hope [...]
Created by Sky Solbach, Ken Winner and Max Panjak, the new Duotone SPIRIT foil range represents a unique and modular line of components that can all be used together in order to create the ultimate [...]
Duotone Kiteboarding Spirit Foil Mono Jeremie Tronet
Team rider Jeremie, is a kite foiling addict and his home spot the ultimate foiling location. Read what he has to say about the new Duotone SPIRIT range, what makes it so versatile and why the MONO [...]
Total takeover in Leucate.
Francesa Bagnoli crowned queen and the Duotone Freestyle Team proved unstoppable, with 6 riders making up the 8 finalists. A full Duotone women's podium! Here we catch up with Francesca Bagnoli, [...]
“Kiters really have an inside line on true happiness”
That smiles on your face after every session, the joy of spending a day with friends on the water, the stoke of every jump or wave - everyone knows that feeling. But why does kiteboarding evoke such [...]
James Carew and Seb Ribeiro revisit the magic in Cape Verde.
We catch up with James Carew and Seb Ribeiro to revisit the magic moments from the GKA Kite-Surf World Tour kick off in Cape Verde.
Artem Garashchenko reviews the 2019 JUICE
Team Rider, Artem Garashchenko, is all about shredding the powder in the mountains and styling it out on the water. His ticket to ride? The JUICE. Read why. "The JUICE has been developed for riders [...]
JUICE 2019 - A detailed design by Ralf Grösel
“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 time sourcing the best materials possible and a full season [...]
The 2019 JUICE represents state of the art design, specifically sourced material, and optimised light wind performance. It’s balanced, user friendly and made for twintip and foil boarders looking to [...]
MONO 2019 review - Jeremie Tronet keeps it short and sweet
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 thoughts. "I have primarily used the MONO for my foiling sessions. [...]
MONO 2019 - Designer Interview with Ken Winner.
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 [...]
Completely redesigned and reinvented from scratch, the Duotone Mono is light, simple and devastatingly good. It´s a fantastic all-rounder that features just one strut an incredible handling for entry [...]
'The Sum of 5' The Movie
“We are not here to sell you on a dream. A video filled with smoke and mirrors. The perfect day doesn’t exist. The perfect session, the perfect trip…moments of perfection are relative, intangible, [...]
#truecommitment with Tom Court
Tom Court shows in his last video clip, Windy Planet, his state of mind after having back to back knee surgeries and the pure motivation that kiteboarding has given him to overcome one of life biggest [...]
Hannah Whiteley is Changing Attitudes
Duotone Kiteboarding's Hannah Whiteley smashes the glass ceiling of female extreme big air kiteboarding in the Red Bull King of the Air 2019 Expression Session, Cape Town, South Africa.
Pippa Van Iersel sets the tone at the Queen is Born
Team rider, Pippa, took to the skies of Cape Town for the first ever Queen is Born event, proving that female Big Air riding is being represented in a phenomenal way and these women are only just [...]
Red Bull King of the Air 2019
The Red Bull King of the Air 2019 is the world's most extreme and exclusive event that runs fast. It’s technical, tactical and requires radical decisions whilst weighing up the risk, but ultimately it [...]
Tuning For Extreme Performance
With the holding period for the 2019 Red Bull King of the Air underway we await the wind and green light from Red Bull Za. Preparation for every scenario is key in such extreme and wild events. Watch [...]
Pre-game chat for the 2019 Red Bull King of the Air
Big winds, waves and the world's most extreme riding here in Cape Town! Get in touch with the first impression of the Red Bull King of the Air 2019 with Aaron Hadlow, Lasse Walker, Lewis Crathern – [...]
Swell Season in Maui by Sky Solbach
As one of our first ever team riders, Sky Solbach moved to Maui and never looked back. Read what he has to say about the legendary swell season, how the conditions inspire his shaping and prototyping [...]
Behind 'La Buena Vida' scenes in Puerto Rico.
Kiteboarding has taken them on wild adventures to remote places as well as guided them on their quests to find new destinations, Puerto Rico was one of them. With ‘La Buena Vida,’ now available for [...]
Power in Unity
Exciting times for the world of kiteboarding! With the interest of the sport and its future always at the forefront of everyone’s minds, professional Freestyle has now united with professional [...]
Save the date and get ready for some of the most epic airs!
With the Red Bull King of the Air 2019 line-up complete, Duotone riders will have to master the elements in an attempt to rule the skies – leaving a wake in the atmosphere with the ultimate goal of [...]
Airton Crowned World Champion of 2018 KSWT in Torquay, Australia.
Airton claims his World Champion crown and Matchu Lopes 3rd following the last GKA Kite-Surf World Tour event. Point Danger in Torquay, Australia is wrapped in surfing history and made it's debut on [...]
Glory for Mikaili Sol and teammates
We reflect on the glory of the Duotone women's team who finish in 1st, 2nd and 3rd place on both the WKC Freestyle World Tour and the GKA Air Games, with a huge congratulations to our girl, Mikaili [...]
The First Duotone Grom Search
Craig Cunningham takes #TRUEKITEBOARDING to heart and leads the first Duotone Grom Search with the support of world leading riders and international team mates. Caiupe, Brazil has delivered some of [...]
Welcome to the Team Pippa van Iersel
Meet the newest member of the Duotone International team, Pippa van Iersel. Born with the urge to compete, she's got big plans for 2019 and the World Tour. Riding the Vegas and Team Series, we're [...]
"Jambo Mambo Africa" - Paula Novotná
This summer, Paula had the chance to visit Africa and explore its beauty. This kiteboarding spot offered everything; freestyle, waves and foiling. Watch as she enjoys every moment on the crystal blue [...]
Kite Mansion Open - Kite Park League
The Kite Mansion Open, hosted the world's best park riders in Icapui, Brazil, for what quickly became one of the most popular events of the season. Duotone had a strong representation, boasting 7 [...]
Evo - Interview with Ralf Groesel
The 2019 Duotone Evo is the greatest freeride formula in history. The R&D process was focused on how much further we could go between lightness and structure, handling performance and balance, depower [...]
Rider Review - Evo 2019
"Every year I get my hands on the new EVO I love it, who wouldn’t? We work hard to make improvements and for sure it’s developed into the best version to date. It is a true all-round kite, a benchmark [...]
Duotone women: The world's best.
Duotone women: The world's best. Many of you might have seen on social media that a handful of Duotone’s most radical female riders are currently hanging out in the Red Sea. Colleen Carrol, Hannah [...]
Rider Review - Vegas 2019
Hadlow’s track record has consistently proven that he’s not only the world’s best at hardcore freestyle and wakestyle, but also a king of the air! Aaron pushes our designers and innovations to the [...]
Vegas - Interview with Ralf Groesel
There was no need to make any drastic changes to the 2019 Duotone VEGAS. This offered a unique opportunity look at each component of the kite individually and see how it could be fine tuned to [...]
How a kite is made. By Tom Court
Tom Court takes us inside the Duotone manufacturing facility in Sri Lanka. A longstanding partner of ours, they have been bringing our legendary designs to life for over 20 years. A rare glimpse of [...]
Girl Power
Give the Duotone girls a stage and they’ll give you a show stopping performance. Congratulations Mikaili, Paula, Francesca and Claudia on your 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th place at the WKC Elite [...]
Rider Review - Neo 2019
Airton Cozzolino is a rider that inspires kiteboarders worldwide. A true waterman, his talent and potential is a motivator for our designers. With the Neo being his kite of choice, our goal is to [...]
Neo - Interview with Ken Winner
Above all we want to ensure that the Neo never loses it’s central purpose, which is to be the go-to surf kite for top level, hardcore wave riders like Airton, Sky and Patri. We’re always tweaking and [...]
Rider Review - The Duotone Click Bar
The 2019 Duotone Click Bar, is the future of control. It represents the innovations of the past and sets the stage for our future developments. Once you've tried it, you won’t want to use anything [...]
The Click Bar - Behind the Design
The Click Bar took the industry by storm as the world’s first one-touch depower system. The proto-type process encouraged wild ideas and visualizing solutions, bringing the future of control to life [...]
Welcome to Duotone Val Garat
We love an injection of fresh talent and Val Garat is the latest to join our major lineup of team riders. Hailing from Montpelier, France, he’s passionate and fully committed to the Duotone family and [...]
The secret shoot
As you are all aware by now, Boards and More have just launched our new brand, Duotone. Continuing with the legendary line of products, designers, team riders and people that make the brand go round, [...]
Duotone domination in Fuerteventura
There’s nothing better than a competition being blessed with epic conditions, and that’s exactly what happened in Fuerteventura for the 5th stop of the 2018 GKA Kite-Surf World Tour.
WIN A Rebel
Want to get your hands on the new 2019 Duotone Rebel? To celebrate its launch, we’re giving one away to a lucky winner. All you have to do is head on over to our Instagram @duotone.kiteboarding and [...]
The Transition
La seule constante dans la vie est le changement. Le temps, les conditions, tout est en perpétuel mouvement. Seule la destination reste identique. Tout comme notre amibition de concevoir l'équipement [...]
Interview de Till Eberle, Directeur général de Boards & More GmbH
C'est bien vrai : Boards & More fait ses adieux à North Kiteboarding pour lancer cet été sa propre marque, baptisée Duotone.
Rebel: Interview with designer Ken Winner
The all-time classic high performance freeride kite, benchmark in Big Air superiority and stunning hangtime.
Dice: Interview with designer Ralf Groesel
Equally at home busting out freestyle moves like Reno Romeu and surfing waves like the World Champion Matchu Lopes, the Dice is a versatile kite that is perfect for the riders who like to mix their [...]