AIRUSH KITEBOARDING DUBAI

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Airush’s story is tightly woven with the history of kiteboarding. Keith and Karen Baxter founded the company in Maui circa 1998. Airush has since been at the forefront of kitesurfing innovation. It has been the driving force behind improved bar, chickenloop, quickrelease and depower designs.

The Baxter’s have made a huge impact on growing kiteboarding by promoting Wipika kites to the sport’s early legends, who have now gone on to create their own brands. They later started their own Airush kite production, teaming up with Svein Rasmussen and Starboard. This partnership made it possible to develop acclaimed designs such as the Switch Twintip, the longest running kiteboard model in the industry.

The 2016 Airush range is presented in 6 visually pleasing collections: Core, Progression, Team Black, Team Reefer, Diamond and 6Knots.

  • Core Series – High performance equipment marrying ease of use and versatility
  • Progression Series – Entry level kites, boards and accessories designed with durability in mind
  • Team Black Series – A subtle blend of visually inspiring premium Freestyle and Wave gear
  • Team Reefer Series – Freestyle and Wave kites, boards, harnesses, and boots designed to push your riding
  • Team Diamond Series – Bruna Kajiya’s female specific freestyle line
  • 6 Knots – Race and Lightwind kites and boards designed for going fast and boosting high

www.dukite.com  is the leading Airush distributor and dealer based in Dubai and shipping worldwide.

Shop online for 2016 Airush Kites, Boards, Harnesses and accessoreis. The 2016 range includes the Lithium, Union, and Razor Kites, as well as the Apex and Switch Kiteboards. Also look out for the new 2016 Diamond line, designed specially for female riders. Free shipping on all Airush Kites, Boards and Bars in the UAE. Free worldwide shipping on Airush Kites and Bars. Reduced shipping rates for Airush Kiteboards to Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Lebanon, Egypt.

the most affordable highest quality full beginners kitesurfing package in dubai , starting at 6000 AED only
the most affordable highest quality full beginners kitesurfing package in dubai , starting at 6000 AED only
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the best girls kite on the market today now in dubai
airush razor and airush wave reefer edition dubai
airush razor and airush wave reefer edition dubai
for the serious freestylers , the airush razor offers everything the freestyler dreams of
for the serious freestylers , the airush razor offers everything the freestyler dreams of

the kites that made airush what it is today , high quality high performance free ride and freestyle kites for everyone . we all can be heroes

the kites that made airush what it is today , high quality high performance free ride and freestyle kites for everyone . we all can be heroes

want to kite in 6knots of wind , check out the airush light wind collection of kite and kite boards in dubai
want to kite in 6knots of wind , check out the airush light wind collection of kite and kite boards in dubai

6 KNOTS

Slayer V3

SLAYER V3

52X155 CM 18L | 56X165 CM 21L
SLAYER V3
52X155 CM 18L | 56X165 CM 21L
THE SLAYER V3 BLENDS LIGHTWIND AND STRAPLESS RIDING. SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED FOR EARLY PLANNING AND MANOEUVRABILITY FOR THOSE LIGHTWIND, NO WAVE DAYS.

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Sector V6

SECTOR V6

54X168 CM 24.4L | 60X185 CM 32L
SECTOR V6
54X168 CM 24.4L | 60X185 CM 32L
THE AIRUSH SECTOR IS PERFECT FOR LIGHTWIND FREERIDE. ALL ABOUT CRUISING AND CARVING IN COMFORT.

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Monaro Slalom V2

MONARO SLALOM V2

190 X 65CM 47L
MONARO SLALOM V2
190 X 65CM 47L
IT IS ALL ABOUT SPEED AND QUICK JIBES. THE MONARO SLALOM IS THE ONLY BOARD IN THE INDUSTRY DESIGNED SPECIALLY FOR THE SLALOM CLASS IN A FULL CARBON CONSTRUCTION.

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VANTAGE

VANTAGE

7 I 9 I 11 I 13 I 15 I 17
VANTAGE
7 I 9 I 11 I 13 I 15 I 17
THE VANTAGE IS THE PERFECT KITE FOR SPEED DEMONS. COURSE, SLALOM OR FOIL – THE VANTAGE IS A HIGH ASPECT DESIGN WITH THE FOCUS OF UPWIND ANGLE AND SPEED WHILE BALANC…

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PRODUCTS

UNION

UNION

6M I 7M I 8M I 9M I 10M I 12M I 14M I 16M
UNION
6M I 7M I 8M I 9M I 10M I 12M I 14M I 16M
BY STARTING FROM SCRATCH WITH THE ALL-NEW KITE MODEL FOR 2016, THE UNION SETS OUT TO UNITE THE KEY FREESTYLE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE RAZOR, WITH THE KEY CHARACTERISTI…

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LITHIUM

LITHIUM

5M I 6M I 7M I 8M I I 9M I 10M I 12M I 14M I 17M
LITHIUM
5M I 6M I 7M I 8M I I 9M I 10M I 12M I 14M I 17M
AS THE DO-ALL KITE IN THE AIRUSH RANGE, THE LITHIUM HAS BEEN PROVEN TO MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF RIDERS LOOKING TO DO A BIT OF EVERYTHING FROM FREERIDE, JUMPING, LOOP…

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CORE BAR

CORE BAR

ONE SIZE: 45-52-55-62CM
CORE BAR
ONE SIZE: 45-52-55-62CM
IT IS THE MOST VERSATILE BAR ON THE MARKET, ENABLING RIDERS TO HAVE THE PERFECT SETUP STRAIGHT OUT OF THE BAG, OR TWEAK AND MODIFY THE BAR WHERE REQUIRED.

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Core Waist Harness

CORE WAIST HARNESS

S I M I L I XL
CORE WAIST HARNESS
S I M I L I XL
THE AIRUSH WAIST HARNESS FEATURES AN ERGONOMICALLY OPTIMISZED LOAD PLATE WITH 3D THERMOFORMED INSIDE SKIN. THIS ENSURES THE HARNESSES FITS AS SNUGGLY AS POSSIBLE.

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APEX

APEX

132X40 I 135X41 | 138X42 I 140X43CM
APEX
132X40 I 135X41 | 138X42 I 140X43CM
SUITED FROM INTERMEDIATE TO ADVANCED AGGRESSIVE RIDERS, THE 2016 APEX DELIVERS A UNIQUE COMBINATION OF HIGH ROCKER, INCREASED WIDTH, AND OUR NEW VENTURI CONCAVE.

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SWITCH

SWITCH

132X38 | 135X39 | 138X41 | 140X42 | 145X44.5 I 155X46CM
SWITCH
132X38 | 135X39 | 138X41 | 140X42 | 145X44.5 I 155X46CM
MORE VERSATILE AND COMFORT-ORIENTED THAN ANY OTHER TWINTIP WE MAKE, THE SWITCH CAN BE ENJOYED BY ALL RIDERS — FROM BEGINNER TO ADVANCED.

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CORE BOOT

CORE BOOT

US 6-7 I 8 I 9 I 10 I 11 I 12
CORE BOOT
US 6-7 I 8 I 9 I 10 I 11 I 12
WITH FOCUS SPECIFICALLY ON MAKING A PERFORMANCE BINDING WITH ABSOLUTE EASE OF ENTRY.

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AFT

AFT

S/M I L/XL
AFT
S/M I L/XL
THE ULTIMATE OFFERING IN COMFORT AND DESIGN. THE 2016 AFT STRAP SYSTEMS ARE AVAILABLE WITH ALL AIRUSH TWINTIPS.

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Compact

COMPACT

5’7″ | 5’9″ | 5’11”
COMPACT
5’7″ | 5’9″ | 5’11”
OUR FOCUS WITH THE COMPACT IS TO DEVELOP THE ULTIMATE ALL-ROUND WAVE BOARD TO PERFORM IN REAL WORLD CONDITIONS.

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Cypher

CYPHER

5’4″ | 5’6″ | 5’8″
CYPHER
5’4″ | 5’6″ | 5’8″
THE CYPHER REMAINS THE ONSHORE RIDERS BOARD OF CHOICE AND HAS BEEN COMPLETELY REDESIGNED FOR 2016.

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Converse

CONVERSE

5’9″ I 5’11” I 6’1″
CONVERSE
5’9″ I 5’11” I 6’1″
THE CONVERSE IS AIRUSH’S DEDICATED DOWN THE LINE SHAPE, DEVELOPED WITHOUT COMPROMISE TO DESTROY ANY WAVE YOU PUT IN FRONT OF IT.

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2016 AIRUSH KITE BOARDING DUBAI

The 2016 Airush Range introduces a completely fresh look along with extensive technical upgrades and innovations.
For the first time, we present the range in collections, where each has their own visual identity while being aligned with key technologies. This presents a long-term idea of developing the different directions the sport can evolve towards, as kiteboarding embraces such a diverse range of people and riding experiences.

The Team Series Black showcases our premium Freestyle and Wave product, with a completely fresh visual direction inspired by subtlety, details and texture. This Series also focuses on premium materials for a lightweight competition-oriented product.

The Team Series Reefer showcases our desire to connect more strongly with our environment and reflect the values of pushing your riding boundaries for your own gratification. This is reflected in the use of natural materials and an optimization in the board range towards maximum durability.

For the Diamond Series we worked closely with PKRA contender Bruna Kajiya, to create a collection that offers an extremely versatile range of products with female-specific technical and visual attributes.

The Core Series is developed to combine the highest performance possible, sharing technology with our team series, without compromising on ease of use. Featuring groundbreaking products such as the new Union Kite, this series is developed specifically for the rider looking for versatility and the latest innovations, in a very technical collection.

The Progression Series highlights our commitment to growing the sport of kiteboarding. We introduce a complete range of products that marries perfect ease of use, with the highest level or durability and ride refinement. Taking you from your first day on the water to your highest level of recreational riding.

The Race and Light Wind Series encompass a range of products designed with flat water and lighter wind conditions in mind. Taking you from 6 knots, whether you are blasting around the racecourse or boosting massive airs, along with everything in between.

We believe you can find the perfect product in these collections to take your riding to the next level and carve your own path. We are as amped as ever to share in our passion for design and kiteboarding with you into 2016.

The Airush Collective

Clinton Filen, Mark Pattison, Marc Schmid, Dean Freedberg, Alex Pastor, Reza De Nicker, Paminus Ndadzingira, Bas Koole, Bear Karry, Lucia Bosman, Wade Lambert, Bruna Kajiya, Julien Kerneur, Katja Roose, Oswald Smith and Reider Decker, Tao Farren..

IN THE BEGINNING…

…and we’re talking right at the very beginning, around 1997, when a French windsurfing speed sailor called Manu Bertin brought a few samples of an early Wipika inflatable kite to Maui. Manu was sure that there was a sport about to explode, but he had issues with the kite’s lack of basic accessories.

Manu was sponsored for his windsurfing booms by a brand called Hawaiian Pro Line, a Maui based outfit that specialised in the development of custom and production built windsurfing booms, run by Keith and Karen Baxter. Manu approached Keith explaining his basic accessory needs; and it’s with them that this Airush journey really begins.

Keith and Karen met in 1984 at a trade show. Karen was a professional windsurfer based in the Florida Keys and was there representing her windsurfing board sponsor, Wayler, while Keith was there demoing his boom brand, Fleetwood. They were introduced by Karen’s sponsor who proposed that Keith also sponsor her with booms. Cutting to the chase: a couple of years later they both decided to move together as a couple to Maui – Keith had grown up as Kailua boy on Oahu anyway, and Karen had always dreamt of windsurfing on Maui.

Keith sold his share in Fleetwood but remained as the distributor for the brand in Hawaii and the pair set up Hawaiian Pro Line, a service company for Fleetwood and other boom brands in Hawaii, such as Neil Pryde and Windsurfing Hawaii. As well as having a huge talent with his hands for developing parts for windsurfing, Keith had also built up 12 years of invaluable experience in dealing with production factories and setting up the tooling processes in Taiwan and China. He also had one of the best, if not the only, fully tooled-up specialist work shop with huge lathes and all the equipment necessary to make a range of prototype items on Maui.

Keith was fascinated by watching Manu with his kites, and he and Karen quickly came to share Manu’s belief in the potential of kitesurfing very early on. Keith and Karen set about getting hold of more kites.

“In about 1998 we started looking into how to get hold of them, but only the Wipika ones. We didn’t want any others; only those with the inflatable bladders that we’d seen through Manu Bertin. They were the special ones.” remembers Karen.

The Flow: 2003-2009
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THE FLOW: 2003-2009
THE LONGEST RUNNING KITE IN AIRUSH HISTORY TO DATE, THE DESIGN BRIEF FOR THE ORIGINAL FLOW WAS FOR BEN SEVERNE TO CREATE A KITE THAT WAS EXTREMELY EASY-TO-USE WITH PERFORMANCE THAT MOST WOULD NEVER OUTGROW…
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