Flysurfer Soul vs Ozone Hyperlink vs Ozone Subzero TEST

Snowkiting in mountainous terrain generally means dealing with gusty conditions. While LEIs have the advantage of a rigid structure, they are often heavy and impractical for alpine terrain. Foil kites have a clear advantage. Recent developments in single skin kite designs (single skin kite comparison) are pushing the limit. They have a clear advantage over weight and simplicity, yet a disadvantage can be that they sometimes front-stall with a collapsing leading edge in very gusty conditions when flown close to the edge of the wind window. Ram pressure closed or open cell foil kites can have an advantage in gusty conditions in mountainous terrain.

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Flysurfer and Ozone Foil Kite Comparisons

Comparing different kites from various manufacturers can be challenging. If you are interested in foil kites you should definitely have a look at the two market leaders: Ozone and Flysurfer . Riding a range of our own kites over the years gave us the opportunity to test comparable kites from both manufacturers under different conditions (water and snow). A comparison between two great backcountry open cell kites (Ozone Explore and the Flysurfer Peak) was already posted here.

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Foilkite für den Wasserstart packen

Flysurfer Soul in 8 Schritten für den Wasserstart vorbereiten – How to pack a Closed cell foilkite for waterstart. How to start see this blog entry: