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ALUULA STORIES: Jakob Alkil “I am madly obsessed with kitesurfing... ” What's your role within Ocean Rodeo? I am a passionately obsessed kitesurfer and lucky enough to be responsible for Ocean Rodeo in Europe where my key objective is to nurture and develop our quality dealer network and grow the brand awareness of Ocean Rodeo and ALUULA in Europe. My personal objective is to beat my 15m high jump by at least two additional meters this year… and on the business front, I want to see a minimum of 5% of the kites on the water having the same ALUULA advantages...

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WELCOME - RYAN PARSONS “When I get the chance to showcase my style and aggression in these next coming competitions in Big Air, I sure won’t be holding back!
” We are incredibly excited to announce that Ryan Parsons will be joining the Ocean Rodeo Pro Rider Team! We recently sat down and interviewed Ryan so that everyone could get to know this eager, young, talented rider. See more about Ryan by visiting his Rider Profile How did you first get into kiteboarding? Originally my father was a windsurfer. We both used to watch the kitesurfers after he would come in and...

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WELCOME - Keh-Lung SU “Kiting has probably kept me out of a lot of trouble!
” You'll catch this South African rider heading for the water's edge in some of Cape Town's most challenging wind conditions... His appetite for getting amongst it is formidable. We sat down with Keh-Lung to interview him so that everyone could get to know him a little better. See more about Keh-Lung by visiting his Rider Profile Welcome to the team Keh-Lung! So first tell us what made you gravitate toward the strapless surfboards when it came to kiting? Thank you, it's great to be part of...

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ALUULA STORIES: Camilo Uribe “I had the easiest water relaunches of my life, it was one of the few kites that did not need to be rescued that day ” Name: Camilo Uribe Hometown: Bahia Paracas, Perú Current Kite Spot: Bat Yam, Israel Favourite kiting style: Freeride/Wave Dream destination: The Colombian coast, from Guajira to Cartagena Which A-Series kite do you own and how does it suit your riding style? I have a 10 m Roam A-Series, it is the most versatile kite I have ever owned, it’s my favourite kite because it gets me on the water regardless of the conditions. It’s a session saver and great for students...

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ALUULA STORIES: why ALUULA always wins! Today we’re happy to kick off the first in a series of ‘ALUULA Stories’: interviews taken from both riders and those behind the scenes who have first-hand experience of this ultra-light material, and how it’s changed their outlook and way of thinking when it comes to both riding and how the material can improve kitesurfing forever. First up is rider Chase Leibfritz with his experience of riding on the A-Series ALUULA kites..  Name: Chase Leibfritz Hometown: Salt Lake City Favourite kiting style: Strapless Freestyle / Big Air Dream destination: Brazil What was your motivation for purchasing one of the ALUULA-powered A-Series kites? I will admit...

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