Behind The Design – The Freeride Series

The Freeride Series

Introducing the Freeride Series. Fusing the collective experience of Airush kite designer Mark Pattison and design engineer Dave Kay, with extensive input from team rider and freeride tester Victor Hays, French all-rounder, Colin Oudot and his partner in crime, Foil guru, Alexia Fancelli, to deliver a comprehensive redesign of the Airush freeride series for the […]

Sign Up & Win

sign up & win

Sign Up & Win Sign up to our newsletter to stand a chance to win any product from the new range! Ts & Cs apply Competition T’s & C’s. The competition runs from 8/09/2021 to 12/11/2021. Winners will be announced on November 15, 2021, via email & at the Cape Town Airush Range Launch. The […]

BEHIND THE SCENES PREVIEW: SU KAY – AIRUSH SUPERWOMAN

Su Kay

 IKSURFMAG recently interviewed our Airush Superwoman, Su Kay. Check it out below! We are honored to have Su as the Airush Customer Service and Sales Operations Manager.    Su is an expert at ensuring that only the best products are presented to the market. With over 18 years of experience in the kiteboarding industry and […]

HOW TO TUNE YOUR BAR (CHECK THE TRIM)

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Video not displaying? Click here to view the video on Youtube   Airush Product Development Engineer, Dave Kay Presents: How To Tune Your Bar.   These steps are applicable to any bar in the Airush range.   The first part of this process is to run the lines out and attach them to a single […]

Gran Canaria Air Battle Female Big Air Winner

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  GRAN CANARIA AIR BATTLE FEMALE BIG AIR WINNER   We are proud of our kiteboarding girl Alexandra Torres who recently snatched the golden spot as the Gran Canaria Air Battle Female Big Air Winner! Alexandra used the 8m Razor and the Diamond 136×40 and had 7 minutes in which to prove herself as a […]

Ultra V4 Tech Video

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When it comes to finding the ultimate combination in lightweight performance design for foil, freeride, and surf, look no further than the Ultra. The unique blend of stability, low end power, and responsive drive allows the kite to fly further forward in the window. Pairing lightweight Single Strut Geometry with a higher tension canopy makes […]

NEW STORE: Airush available at Xpressions – Cape Town

Airush Store Cape Town Xpression

If you are in Cape Town, South Africa, or planning to visit soon then get yourself down to the new Airush Store – Cape Town in Muizenberg! We are pleased to announce that Airush products are now available at Xpression On The Beach and if you missed the opening on the 24th of July, don’t […]

Airush Surfboards Tech Overview

Airush Surfboards tech overview

The Airush Surfboards Range Overview – In this video, Clinton Filen takes us through the surfboard series and the features and benefits of the AMP, Cypher & Comp boards. CLICK BELOW to watch and enjoy!

Airush Session Kite Tech Video

Airush Session

The Session A versatile kite that perfectly fits in the wave, strapless, and freeride space because of its perfect drift, agile turning & effortless boosting capability. With a slightly higher aspect ratio than the Wave v9 for improved jumping, but without compromising its wave riding performance. This kite was developed with our surf & strapless […]

Surf Technology

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ECOBOARDS Our ongoing quest is to develop the highest performing Directional Surf and Foil Kiteboards on the market while reducing our environmental impact. As an industry first, we have teamed up with Sustainable Surf to develop a full line of Directional Surf and Foil Kiteboards that comply with and exceed the Ecoboard fundamentals of: A […]

Kiteboard Stance Set Up with Jack Reider

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Jack Reider shares his helpful tips on your boot set up from his backyard in Squamish, Canada! Jack uses the Airush Livewire V7 140cm and the AK Durable Supply Co. Velcro Boots.           

Kiteworld Review – Airush Union v6

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In the latest issue of Kiteworld Magazine, Jim, Kyle and Bully come together to test the Airush Union v6 on our home turf of Cape Town, South Africa! While we have a wide offering of kites for various disciplines, this kite is all about being powered and going big. Click here to read all about […]

Ydwer’s Recovery

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Fundraiser launches for prolific kiteboarding photographer, Ydwer van der Heide, as he faces recovery from a serious spinal injury 2nd March 2021: Our special friend and one of the most talented, hard-working, and creative photographers in the kiteboarding industry, Ydwer van der Heide, has suffered a terrible injury that truly could have happened to anyone who […]

Airush Lift – High Y Conversion

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 Airush Product Engineer, Dave Kay, runs you through the Airush Lift Low/High-Y conversion kit installation which allows your Airush bar to change the performance of your Lift kite. This High-Y configuration preference enhances depower & control of the kite. Ring Conversion Kit for Low / High-Y On Airush Control Bar Suitable for any Airush […]

Reviews – The New Lift

Lift Tech Film

Reviews of the New Lift The Lift is all about boosting, hangtime, and taking performance freeride to new heights. Designed for the rider looking for exceptional hangtime, explosive power and stability in the wildest conditions. Ease of use, paired with incredible top end performance, makes the Lift the ultimate big air machine.   Read the […]

Demo The New Lift

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Demo The New Lift Want to give the New Lift a go? Click here to find your nearest dealer | Learn More here  The Lift is all about boosting, hangtime, and taking performance freeride to new heights. Designed for the rider looking for exceptional hangtime, explosive power and stability in the wildest conditions. Ease of use, […]

BEHIND THE DESIGN – THE NEW LIFT

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Then and Now – Circa 2002 The Lift is said to be the kite that really put Airush on the map with its top end control, big air capabilities and smooth power delivery and was designed to turn the advanced rider into an expert, and a mere competitor into a winner. With the advancements in […]

BEHIND THE SCENES OF THE ULTRA SHOOT

Behind the scenes ultra shoot

21/04/2020 | BEHIND THE SCENES OF THE ULTRA SHOOT ULTRA BTS Light Years Ahead As a brand, we enjoy delivering a unique creative expression, with the concept shot in mind, the perfect lightwind setup ready to go we reached out to Craig Kolesky with the brief of “Light Years Ahead”, and an idea of what we were […]

YOUNG GUNS – MEET KIKO TORRES

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09/04/2020 | YOUNG GUNS – MEET KIKO TORRES Young Guns – Meet Kiko Torres The 19 year old Spanish strapless rider, Kiko Torres has exploded onto the strapless scene. With his infectious enthusiasm, in 2019 he was crowned Spanish Champion and then went on to win various best trick and super sessions around the world. We caught […]

AIRUSH TEAM SERIES

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10/12/2019 | AIRUSH TEAM SERIES TEAM SERIES A lot of what we do as a brand is to create products that our riders want to ride. They are the athletes that push their limits when they boost higher than what most of us could possibly only dream about. They place their trust in their equipment, […]

BEHIND THE DESIGN – AIRUSH ULTRA V3

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26/11/2019 | AIRUSH ULTRA V3 – BEHIND THE DESIGN ULTRA EVERYTHING The future of freeride foiling and lightweight equipment. With the launch of the foil and lightwind products, we spoke with Airush Brand Director, Clinton Filen about the Ultra v3, the all-new lightweight Monocoque Freeride Foil, and the future of chasing lightweight and durability within everything. What are you […]

BEHIND THE DESIGN – AIRUSH IQR

Tech Talk - Airush Kiteboarding IQR Assembly

23/10/2019 | BEHIND THE DESIGN – AIRUSH IQR Leading the way of development within the industry,  and raising the bar of standardised parts, we caught up with Airush Design Engineer Dave (DK) Kay and go behind the design on the Airush IQR and find out how revolutionary this safety mechanism is. “Innovation is a key part of […]

INTRODUCING THE IQR

IQR - Chicken Loop Overview & Fitment Guide

22/10/2019 | INTRODUCING THE IQR Innovation that clicks. Introducing the IQR, a completely redesigned quick release system that allows for a single-handed release, and reset. The all-new connection point sets the industry standard in safety, reliability, and usability. The durable injection-molded TPU harness loop and locking tube provide a comfortable attachment to your harness hook. […]

WELCOME TO THE TEAM – GIJS WASSENAAR

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30/08/2019 | WELCOME TO THE TEAM GIJS WASSENAAR! New to The Collective, we welcome Gijs Wassenaar! Joining the International Team, after achieving great heights, we are amped to see how high he can really fly. Fresh gear and a world of opportunities, we’re stoked to have him on board! We caught up with Gijs to find […]