Pump Foiling 101

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First published in Foiling Magazine Issue 3 Subscribe Here. Words: Zane Schweitzer Photos: Samuel Cardenas Rider: Alvaro Onieva Pumping, whether in flat water off a jetty or after a wave ride, is specific to prone foiling without a paddle. It is easiest to practice pumping as you kick out of a wave whilst you have […]

AK Surf Foil Q&A

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With the release of the updated 1300 and new 1600 surf foil completes, we caught up with AK Brand Director, Clinton Filen to learn more about the range, the team, and the surf foil potential around our HQ in Cape Town, South Africa… Starting with the updated 1300 setup, what are the key changes between […]

Surf Foil Safari

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Following in the footsteps of thousands of surfers before them, AK ambassadors Zane, Dale and friends set off on a surf foil road trip up the East Coast. With a diverse range of boards and their minds open to waves of all shapes and sizes, they explore the countless breaks from Cape Town’s West Coast […]

Welcome Zane Schweitzer

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AK is proud to announce that skilled and respected waterman, Zane Kekoa Schweitzer, has joined our world-class team of athletes, representing our Surf Foil program: A 15 x World Champion, 2 x Ultimate Waterman, published author, and public speaker, Zane is one of the most versatile individuals you’ll find out on the water. With his […]

William Ferreira Hunger Society

William Ferreira Hunger Society 15

William’s one of those guys; a friend of a friend on the radar doing rad things, and hey, you might have even seen him sat deep in a barrel smiling ear-to-ear at your local. Like many of us, he enjoys spending his free time on the coast, floating out in the deep, fishing, or purely […]

AK Traction Collection

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Developed to enhance your wave riding experience, AK has produced a lean range of durable and performance oriented traction:       Taking personal preference to a new level, the range has been designed to be completely modular, and offer you exactly what you’re looking for:       The Glue On Insert Pad (GOIP) […]

AK Velcro Bindings

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The Velcro Crossover Binding is the softest binding in the AK line up. The ultimate freeride binding, with its easy entry and exit, full Velcro configuration. This binding is ideal for park and obstacle riding where extra flex is required for stylish grabs, rail tricks and overall comfort when spending a lot of time on […]

AK Element Footstraps

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In an effort to enhance the feel and performance of any twintip kiteboard, we’ve designed a component in such a way to maximize support, impact resistance, and comfort. Having spent some time researching the physiological effects of impact through one’s feet and looking closely at running shoe technology, we designed the Element Footstraps. Learn more about […]

Glue On Insert Pad

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If you ride a kite board with straps, and find yourself considering a board without foot strap inserts, the Glue On Insert Pad (GOIP) is the perfect solution. With the addition of the GOIP inserts, any of your AK surf traction can be converted into a foot strap set. These unique insert sets feature an […]

AK Surf Traction Pads

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Drawing on our passion for enhancing your wave riding experience, we’ve designed a collection of front and rear deck traction suitable for the surf purist or kiteboarder. Made for comfort and performance, our traction is offered in a range of thicknesses from 2.5 – 8mm, allowing you to select the type of traction best suited […]