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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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June 19, 2018

I have found that the most useful tech based tools for foiling is Ikitesurf.com, it's incredible to be able to see the wind speed before you head to the water.  When I combine the windspeed with the GPS data in Strava I've learned a lot about the best conditions.  I wa...

March 22, 2018

Dave shares his preferred type of leash when SUP and surf foiling.  In short, he prefers a long straight leash.   To prevent leash drag he tucks a loop into his board shorts.  Please let us know if you have more questions you would like Dave to answer....

March 14, 2018

Dave Kalama shares some great tips on how to modify your paddle stroke when up on the foil.   We have been practicing his tips, and they make a big difference.  We hope you enjoy.  Let us know if there are other questions you would like us to ask Dave to answer on the...

March 8, 2018

Foil Buzz is on Maui and we were fortunate to hang with Dave Kalama, the Mr Miagi of SUP and surf foiling.   We had a great downwind run at Kihei and Demo'd an amazing Kalama Performance Foil Board.  We will have a review on these boards shortly, but suffice it to say...

March 1, 2018

We put the Starboard Hypernut to the test in tough downwind conditions. Read on and watch our video to find out what we thought.

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 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 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 11, 2017

FoilBuzz's own, Rod Parmenter, showing us how it is done.  Catching bumps on another great downwind Sup Foil Session in The Gorge.  Riding Sunova Surfboards atop the Go-Foil Maliko, and powered by KeNalu paddles and a lot of spinach. #somebodypleasemakeagoodwaterproofg...

August 10, 2017

We don’t know if this was the first downwind SUP hydrofoil session in the gorge, but it was one of the first times we caught wind of it. Check out this edit by Rod Parmenter of Foil Buzz, capturing the Maui boys as they introduce SUP foiling to the gorge.  Featuring Co...

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