They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks, but that certainly doesn't apply to Ozone's veteran designer of paragliders and foil kites, Robbie Whittall. This particular mutt took his years of varied experience from being a World Champion (PG and HG) to a test pilot, and finally designer, to a new level with his latest creation of the '09 Instinct inflatables and the new generation of IMPs. Sinking his fangs to the task, the resulting '09 Instinct range encompass everything you'll need in terms of power and control on the water while the latest IMPS are the quintessential trainer kite to get you there.
KITEWORLD TV - watch the video of Ozone owner Matt Taggart and designer Robbie Whittall discuss the Ozone kite development .
The Instincts come in three categories of 4-line perfection. The LIGHT XC is a low aspect, 3 strut kite ? Ideal as an entry level kite and for Wave Riding.
The SPORT + is the mid aspect 5 strut ? The Freestylers kite of choice/ Unhooked dream.
And the EDGE RX - High aspect, 7 struts ? Fast with ballistic jumps and floaty descents, they are dreams on the water and total fantasy in the air!
You can boost higher than you ever imagined and make those landings with precision and control unheard of before. These newly improved 4-line kites have more direct, smoother handling with a sweet range you have to try to believe while not losing anything in terms of depower and safety! The modified planforms and increased performance profile make relaunching a dream and add more grunt where needed! Simpler, safer and more intuitive, the Instinct '09 line is already a winner! And did I mention the new colour scheme? Why not look as good as you feel!
Light XC Sizes: 4m, 6m, 8m, 10m, 12m, 14m
Sport + Sizes: 5m, 7m, 9m, 11m, 13m, 15m
Edge RX Sizes: 7m, 9m, 11m, 13m
How long can you continue selfishly kiting, day in and day out, without regards for the family? Well no worries mate, Ozone has the answer for you with the latest IMP range that will keep the family, just chilling on the beach, from getting restless. Just pull out an IMP classic for little Jack(ed up on sugar), an IMP trainer for his big sister Sofia(king bored), and an IMP Quattro for the love of your life, Ivana(kite too) and you will be left in peace for hours on end. The IMPs come set up and ready to fly so you won't waste any time sorting out lines and wasting good wind conditions. They are easy to use and have safety built into them so that you can relax knowing your family is having fun back on shore, safely. They will probably fight over just one kite so its good to have an IMP for every member as they will grab it right away to play, and almost unconsciously, learn on. I think it is only fair to warn you that the before too long, your missus or jr might be out-kiting you!
The IMPs are simple and can be used in a wide range of wind conditions. There is no previous kite experience required and is suitable for all ages, genders, and styles. They are perfect for just playing around on the beach or perhaps learning the basics for future kiteboarding and the right tool for beginning buggy and landboarding. Light weight, easy to toss in the back of your car or beach bag and with the Ozone service warranty and satisfaction guarantee that will keep the family budget secure. Get the perfect IMP for the hyper, bored or envious imps in your family!
IMP Classic sizes: 1.0; 1.5m
IMP Trainer sizes: 1.5; 2.5; 3.5m
IMP Quattro sizes: 1.5; 2.0; 2.5; 3.5
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