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Last Saturday February 29, we held the first official Ozone Open at Wainamu beach in Raglan, otherwise known as the Raglan kite beach, and what a day it was! It was epic to see such a good turn out despite the rain, and to see so many keen kiters and foilers getting out there, enjoying themselves and sending it together!  The day started with a huge seconds and demo sale in our garden bar out the back of the Ozone shop, with some killer deals on kiting gear that everyone got amongst! And after a fuel up on breakfast at Isobar, we headed...

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GForce Paragliding have been operating tandem flights over the stunning picturesque city of Queenstown for more than 25 years! Being New Zealand’s largest and most experienced paragliding company, they pride themselves on providing the most enjoyable flight experience for their customers, and with the best pilots in the business, can guarantee the utmost safety in the air! And so it makes perfect sense for Ozone to provide the best quality wings to help ensure the safest & best possible experience for those flying. GForce paragliding use the Ozone Magnum 3 wing which we custom design with their logo for them....

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National Paragliding Champion and Ozone team flyer Louis Tapper had an early Christmas present last year when he set an NZ triangle record flying his Enzo 3 with a 197km flight on the 23rd of December. He set a national distance record beating the previous 190km at 197km over an epic 8 hour flight from Treble Cone, NZ. Louis is a pro in the field of gliding, so much so that he didn't expect to be setting a record that day, he had low expectations when he took off in a light breeze about 11.30am on the 23rd of December. We got in...

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Meet Alina Karam, Mexico's top female Kite boarder and Ozone NZ's newest addition to the team! Alina was born into a sport loving family, and was introduced to kiting as a young teen by her father. She graduated from World Class Kiteboarding Academy in Sicily and has travelled all around the world chasing the wind and competing in various kiting comps. We are stoked to have Alina on the team recruiting fellow kiters and teaching at our kite school in Raglan! Look out for her in our flagship store in Raglan or down at the kite beach teaching! We thought...

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ALL CLICK-IN LOOP USERS ARE REQUIRED TO READ FULLY AND TAKE ACTION IF NECESSARY. Ozone made a routine Quality Control check on all Click-In Loop stock in our factory, and found a small number of Click-In Loop parts from a recent production batch had a minor manufacturing issue by a third party that may mean they do not work as expected. As safety is our main concern at Ozone we have decided it is prudent to replace the Stainless Steel Release Lever even though the chances of a problem is considered to be very low. Ozone will supply the new...

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