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Ben Sasi Going Big What a start to the season! Ben Sasi has kicked the year off strong, taking first place in Israel’s annual Big Air competition with the unparalleled weapon of choice... the Rise A-Series.  We’re stoked to see riders representing our brand from across the globe and pushing Big Air boundaries. Our continued innovation reaches new heights and brings only more opportunities for anyone powered by Ocean Rodeo. Here’s a few words from "What a dream come true! Being crowned Champion of the Porsche Winter Challenge has been a long journey for me. I have been waiting and dreaming...

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Three Days Well Sent. A Big Air Film. After solely focusing on the Big Air contests in Cape Town for weeks, Ocean Rodeo teammates Giel Vlugt and Keh-Lung Su decompress by packing the essentials into the back of a truck and hitting the road in search of a new backdrop to that of the cloud-covered Table Mountain.  We follow their journey, from a small, isolated cove surrounded by towering mountains and ringed by an old train track, to the contrasting hive of activity of the local bathing pools, that offer perfect, butter-flat conditions, where the local children even step up...

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IT'S HAPPENED. GIEL VLUGT LANDS THE WORLD'S FIRST DOUBLE KITELOOP In case you missed it, Ocean Rodeo team rider Giel Vlugt just achieved a world first by landing the mythical Double Kiteloop. Long debated as to whether it was even achievable, Giel made it so on his ALUULA-powered Rise A-Series kite. This marked the culmination of a truly awesome weekend for Giel, having also pulled off this mighty S-Loop in the same session. Big Air kiteboarding just hit yet another milestone, one some had thought impossible... and we're stoked both Giel and the Rise were the ones to make it...

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Welcome to our new dealer partner the Big Air Kite League! We’re very excited to welcome the BAKL crew as our latest partner to be stocking Ocean Rodeo gear, and – most notably – the Rise A-Series kite, our cutting edge Big Air beast that’s turning heads from Cape Town to Cabarete. With Ocean Rodeo team member Giel Vlugt sitting comfortably as one of the highest profile riders on the BAKL tour, we’re stoked that his weapon of choice is now available to buy through the Big Air Kite League’s online store, which you can find here.  And the team...

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Giel Vlugt dared to kill a king on his way to claim fourth-place at his Redbull King of the Air (KOTA) debut.  The rookie’s presence was quickly felt by some of the biggest names at the 9th edition of the world’s renowned big air competition in Cape Town, South Africa, last weekend. The event saw 18 of the sport’s top heavy weights go head-to-head. Having missed out on a position to advance to Round 3 on Day One, the 26-year-old Dutchman came back with a vengeance on Day Two. In his first heat, Vlugt claimed a solid victory over KOTA...

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