Foil

Foil

5 Seasons

Kiteboarding has evolved to 'flying' over the water - known as hydrofoiling, foilboarding, foil kiteboarding - all the same and much much faster than the traditional skimming on the water.

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  • World Sailing SWC - Hyeres 2017 - Formula Kite Highlights

    Episode 1

    World Sailing's World Cup Series Round Two 2017 - Hyeres, France. Get ready to hold on to your seat for the fast and furious kite foilers - stunning conditions for a complete French podium with Nicolas Parlier taking overall gold position.

    Video Producer: Sunset + Vine Editor: VR Sport Media

  • IKA KiteFoil Gold Cup & TT-R Open Korea - Race Day 1

    Episode 2

    Reigning International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) KiteFoil class champion Maxime Nocher began the defence of his title in Korea in perfect style—notching up two bullets from two races. In light breezes that struggled to reach 8kts, the Monegasque rider put in a solid shift on the first day o...

  • IKA KiteFoil Gold Cup & TT-R Open Korea - Race Day 2

    Episode 3

    As the wind refused to play ball on the third day of the IKA KiteFoil GoldCup in Korea, preventing any racing, talk among the riders inevitably turned to the hope of Olympics inclusion, a dream for most.

    Video Producer: KTA Media

  • IKA KiteFoil Gold Cup & TT-R Open Korea - Race Day 3

    Episode 4

    A windless day in Korea for Day 3 of racing, the day was not wasted as the riders took advantage of the beautiful weather and warm waters.

    Video Producer: KTA Media

  • IKA KiteFoil Gold Cup & TT-R Open Korea - Race Day 4

    Episode 5

    Top-level kitefoil racing is first and foremost a psychological game almost goes without saying. But in the hothouse atmosphere of the KiteFoil GoldCup series’ opening exchanges the teasing wind—or absence of it—only underscored how those at the pinnacle are masters at maintaining their poise.
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  • IKA KiteFoil Gold Cup & TT-R Open Korea - Race Day 5

    Episode 6

    Reigning KiteFoil GoldCup champion Maxime Nocher sealed victory in the year’s first event with a perfect final day, racking up four bullets from four races in light breezes that threatened to die at any moment.

    Video Producer: KTA Media

  • British Hydrofoil Kitesurf Nationals Championships - Edge Race Cup 2017

    Episode 7

    Highlights from the British Hydrofoil Kitesurf Nationals Championships in Exmouth featuring the best kitesurfers from around the world.

    Video Producer: Edge Watersports

  • 2017 Formula Kite Europeans - Day 1

    Episode 8

    Check out the footage from the International Kite Association 2017 Europeans - day one with racing down the Bosphorus and the epic opening party on boat in the heart of Istanbul.

    Video Producer: IKA Class

  • 2017 Formula Kite Europeans - Day 3

    Episode 9

    Check out the footage from the International Kite Association 2017 Europeans - day three with racing down the Bosphorus and the epic conditions in the heart of Istanbul.

    Video Producer: IKA Class

  • 2017 Formula Kite Europeans - Day 4

    Episode 10

    Check out the footage from the International Kite Association 2017 Europeans - day four with racing down the Bosphorus and the epic conditions in the heart of Istanbul.

    Video Producer: IKA Class

  • 2017 KiteFoil GoldCup Weifang - Day One

    Episode 11

    True to form, the Yellow Sea off Weifang Binhai has been serving up flat waters and light breezes characteristic of the time of year. But the foilers on their largest 21m kites have been notching up impressive speeds as they test their pace against rivals and team-mates. Thirty-eight riders from ...

  • 2017 KiteFoil GoldCup Weifang - Day Two

    Episode 12

    France’s Axel Mazella and Alexia Fancelli tightened their grip on the leaderboard’s top spots with wins in the men’s and women’s divisions at the International Kiteboard Association (IKA) KiteFoil GoldCup in China. Mazella scored his third consecutive bullet from three races while Fancelli made i...

  • 2017 KiteFoil GoldCup Weifang - Day Three

    Episode 13

    British teenager Guy Bridge notched up a remarkable four bullets to seize top of the leaderboard at the International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) KiteFoil GoldCup in eastern China. Bridge, younger brother of Olly, might even have made it five wins had he not misjudged a dramatic wind shift tha...

  • 2017 KiteFoil GoldCup Weifang - Day Four

    Episode 14

    It was all change yet again at the International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) KiteFoil GoldCup in eastern China as the lead in the men’s and women’s divisions switched hands on the penultimate day of competition. But the fickle breezes that have dogged the regatta on the Yellow Sea off Weifang’...

  • 2017 KiteFoil GoldCup Weifang - Final Day

    Episode 15

    In an anxious final day France’s Axel Mazella sealed victory at the International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) KiteFoil GoldCup in eastern China with a pair of assured bullets. But heading out on to the water with his 21m kite in the light airs that had taken most of the day to fill, overnight ...

  • 2017 Twin Tip Racing Open World Championship - Day One

    Episode 16

    The first competition day went down in Pingtan, China with the expected battles between defending European Champion Martin Dolenc, Theo Lhostis and Florian Gruber. Kirstyn O'Brien is leading the women's fleet and Tiger Tyson the boy's.

    Video Producer: Icarus Sports

  • 2017 Twin Tip Racing Open World Championship - Day Four

    Episode 17

    Day Four at the 2017 Twin Tip Racing Open World Championships with some more slalom action. Surely we will see some of these kids at the 2018 Youth Olympics!

    Video Producer: Icarus Sports

  • 2017 Twin Tip Racing Open World Championship - Final Day

    Episode 18

    Strong winds on the final day of the 2017 Open Slalom Worlds saw fierce battles around the course with the titles won only in the last of the five eliminations for Mens and Boys and ten eliminations for Women.

    Video Producer: Icarus Sports

  • 2017 KiteFoil Goldcup Pingtan - Day 1 & 2 Wrap Up

    Episode 19

    Axel Mazella shows his dominance on the first two days' nine races. Check out all the action from Pingtan, China.

    Video Producer: Icarus Sports

  • 2017 KiteFoil Goldcup Pingtan - Day 3 Wrap Up

    Episode 20

    Get a closer look at the location in Pingtan and the development of Kiteboarding in China. Axel Mazella is still leading the pack after one more race in light winds on Day Three.

    Video Producer: Icarus Sports

  • Hydrofoil Pro Tour 2017 - Mauritius - Day 1

    Episode 21

    That was an interesting Day One! Finally, we got some races done. Watch our new video from the Hydrofoil Pro Tour - Mauritius and check out what was going on!

    Video Producer: Lit Media

  • Hydrofoil Pro Tour 2017 - Mauritius - Day 2

    Episode 22

    Day Two of the Hydrofoil Pro Tour - Mauritius is done and dusted!!! Six races, a few high-speed crashes and countless stoked faces - see for yourself...

    Video Producer: Lit Media

  • Hydrofoil Pro Tour 2017 - Mauritius - Day 3

    Episode 23

    What a sunny day! This is Mauritius like we know and love it. Check out the highlights of Day Three - Hydrofoil Pro Tour - Mauritius!

    Video Producer: Lit Media

  • Hydrofoil Pro Tour 2017 - Mauritius - Final Day

    Episode 24

    Mauritius kept the best for the end!! 16-19knots of breeze under a big bright sun till the last race! The island delivers once again at the Hydrofoil Pro Tour. Congrats to all riders and see you next year!!

    Video Producer: Lit Media