Atelier Archive

One Kite To Rule Them All I think it is hightime to write about the HUGO! Frazer asked me several times and I always replied positive, but every time ending […] 0

“HUGO” Review by Krijn

Posted on October 11, 2016

One Kite To Rule Them All I think it is hightime to write about the HUGO! Frazer asked me several times and I always replied positive, but every time ending […]

The innovative XT.S it turns out is quite a surprising kite, competition (team even) oriented it may be, but its got plenty of freestyle fun to offer, a true <em>polyvalent </em>and most definitely worth a second look, read on ... 0

Atelier “Transfer XT.S” Review

Posted on June 17, 2015

The innovative XT.S it turns out is quite a surprising kite, competition (team even) oriented it may be, but its got plenty of freestyle fun to offer, a true polyvalent and most definitely worth a second look, read on …

This past year I’ve been spending an increasing amount of time flying very short lines, 30′ or less. I’ve always enjoyed watching videos of this style of flying; Gregory Reynes on […] 0

Short Lines / Street Style

Posted on March 29, 2015

This past year I’ve been spending an increasing amount of time flying very short lines, 30′ or less. I’ve always enjoyed watching videos of this style of flying; Gregory Reynes on […]

The Aventador is a great all round kite. Whether you fly fast-n-furious-freestyle or more rigorous competition style with lines clean in-and out tricks and landings this kite has you covered. 0

Diamond Kites “Aventador” Review by Grischa

Posted on July 26, 2014

The Aventador is a great all round kite. Whether you fly fast-n-furious-freestyle or more rigorous competition style with lines clean in-and out tricks and landings this kite has you covered.

I don’t think that you will find a better overall kite at this price point. Sky Sport has managed to make this kite available at a much lower cost while meeting performance and quality expectations.   The ATM SUL is so versatile, that you may find it becomes the one kite that you consistently take with you to the field. 0

Sky Sport Design “ATM” SUL Review by Tom Patterson

Posted on November 29, 2013

I don’t think that you will find a better overall kite at this price point. Sky Sport has managed to make this kite available at a much lower cost while meeting performance and quality expectations. The ATM SUL is so versatile, that you may find it becomes the one kite that you consistently take with you to the field.

The Shooter is a true R-Sky kite ! The shape and design are typical of the famous Roger Tessa Gambassi kite workshop. Richard Debray and the R -Sky team pilots are proving very successful with this kite and they demonstrate that France is still absolutely top notch in sport kite technology.
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R-Sky “Shooter” Review by Grischa (& Jürgen)

Posted on November 17, 2013

The Shooter is a true R-Sky kite ! The shape and design are typical of the famous Roger Tessa Gambassi kite workshop. Richard Debray and the R -Sky team pilots are proving very successful with this kite and they demonstrate that France is still absolutely top notch in sport kite technology.

The Superfly is the creation of multiple UK freestyle champion Chris Goff. It is a cutting edge freestyle kite aimed at casual and competition flyers alike, designed to exploit a deep sitting turtle without compromising other tricks and general feel. 0

Benson “SuperFly” Review by Al Tanner

Posted on June 28, 2013

The Superfly is the creation of multiple UK freestyle champion Chris Goff. It is a cutting edge freestyle kite aimed at casual and competition flyers alike, designed to exploit a deep sitting turtle without compromising other tricks and general feel.

If you are looking to have some fun working on tricks when the wind has abandoned you for the most part, this kite can certainly fit the bill.   It has a balance of light wind and tricks that is about right. 0

Alphakites “TNT Zero” Review by Tom Patterson

Posted on May 22, 2013

If you are looking to have some fun working on tricks when the wind has abandoned you for the most part, this kite can certainly fit the bill. It has a balance of light wind and tricks that is about right.

It's been a long time since there were any published numbers for kite spars. The charts that I could find, were either outdated, or confusing. I couldn't find out how these numbers were even arrived at. With so many new spars on the market, the time had come for some more recent numbers. 0

Spars…Choose your weapon by Shawn Tinkham

Posted on May 4, 2013

It’s been a long time since there were any published numbers for kite spars. The charts that I could find, were either outdated, or confusing. I couldn’t find out how these numbers were even arrived at. With so many new spars on the market, the time had come for some more recent numbers.

Why build a custom kite? Certainly not for the lack of available boutique kites in the world.  Probably not to save money; materials for top of the line kites are […] 0

Kite D.E.sign “Sixth Sense” Build by Stephen Sugarbaker

Posted on April 16, 2013

Why build a custom kite? Certainly not for the lack of available boutique kites in the world.  Probably not to save money; materials for top of the line kites are […]