HYDROFOIL SPORTS MEDIA

Bringing you the most up to date hydrofoil news, interviews, and product reviews.  We cover all disciplines of foil board sports including kite, wind, surf, and SUP foiling.   Based in Hood River, OR, our team scours the planet in search of the perfect gear and the perfect glide in a never ending quest to fly over water.

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February 16, 2018

While others Oregonians were busy skiing, we at Foil Buzz zipped up our drysuits and took Slingshot's new SUPfoil, The Airstrike, out on the Columbia River for some downwind foil action. The board's excellent stability and quick acceleration in the waves handled Februa...

February 8, 2018

At Foil Buzz we never let little things like winter or ice cold water get between us and a foil session.  As you might guess, we have come to rely heavily on high quality wetsuits.  After spending a few long days in Ride Engine’s flagship cold water suit, we're hooked....

December 24, 2017

When it is snowy and cold on Christmas Eve in Oregon the obvious thing to do is to dress up as Santa and go hydrofoiling in 38 degree water.  Merry Christmas!!! Special thanks to Colson Zack for the great drone footage and blueshedshaping.com for the use of the cu...

December 18, 2017

We hope you enjoy this sneak peak of our initial test session with the KeNalu IWA 775.  KeNalu jumped into the surf/SUP hydrofoil world in a big way with these new hydrofoils.  We were lucky enough to get our hands on one for testing....

October 26, 2017

It is easy to take for granted the great places in which we all live and play.  Watching this video reminds me that we live someplace truly unique.   For anyone with the downwind SUP foil bug, The Columbia River Gorge should be on your bucket list.  Enjoy this video of...

October 22, 2017

Second attempt at the Bungee Foil Set up.   Made a bit of progress and got some rides with a little running assistance.  Special thanks to blueshedshaping.com for the use of the 5' foil board! 

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October 17, 2017

We feel strongly that towing is the best way to introduce people to the foil.   It provides a predictable force and something to lean against when starting out.  As a rider advances, slacking the rope introduces a whole new sensation requiring a more advanced skillset....

October 15, 2017

The few guys that post videos of Bungee Foil Successes on the web make it look pretty easy.   We discover, it's not as easy as it looks.  But we are always game to try and willing to fail.  Let us know how you rig your bungee foil set up.  Special thanks to...

October 11, 2017

Clip of a downwind session at the hatchery.   Rod Parmenter making it work, with small bumps and some help from Sunova Surfboards and Go-Foil.

August 27, 2017

Hydrofoils have completely changed our perspectives on what constitutes a long ride surfing.  Previously unrideable waves can now be surfed from the moment they manifest to their last foamy breaths as they dissipate near shore.   Never ending foil rides are all over th...

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