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Andy Yates

On the Road with Andy Yates
Andy Yates’ Road Trippin series gives us an inside scoop into the athlete’s life, a life packed with adventures and filled with competitions. We all know that Andy is an awesome kitesurfer, and the series confirms it. In the third episod...
Andy Yates – Winter Rider
Elite pro rider Andy Yates together with his friend Glen Bowden traveled the world this season, searching for the perfect riding spot and shooting tons of awesome footage that you probably seen. One of the most challenging locations where their adven...
A Change of Pace Starring Andy Yates
A Change of Pace is the fourth episode in Andy Yate’s Ozone Summer Series, series that follows the rider’s adventures on Australian realms during the hot Australian summer. Andy Yates needs no introduction. We all know that he is a true c...
Andy Yates Talks Wide Stance vs. Narrow Stance
Andy Yates has always loved the ocean. When he turned 15, Andy got his hands on his first kite and soon kiteboarding became his second nature. He started practicing freestyle and felt totally in love with this great sport. He soon turned pro and star...
Catching Up with Andy Yates
Born on the beautiful Australian Sunshine Coast, Andy Yates became a surfer at the age of 7. Talking about his early surfing days, he says: “My favorite place to surf was out the front of my house on an open beach break where there were groups...
Fin Tips by Andy Yates
Choosing the perfect fin setup for a perfect kiteboarding session can be a tough choice. Especially if you don’t have a very good idea what fins should do for you. Choosing small fins or big fins for your board can make a real difference when y...
Andy Yates
Riding with boots or straps can be a true debate. Each rider has his own style and no one can really tell which style is best. Riding with boots has advantages, as you are always connected to the board and you’ll never lose it. Of course that r...
Andy Yates
After signing with Ozone earlier this year, Andy Yates, former PKRA champ and a legend of kiteboarding, seems to want to push the limits of the Ozone kites and of his skills to new dimensions. Currently in New Caledonia for a shootout with the Ozone...
Andy Yates Facing the Storm
One of the most devastating storms of the decade ravaged the North East coast of Australia during the 10th and 20th of January. It was named Cyclone Oswald. After hitting hard the South East Queensland, it made its way down the coast, inflicting dama...
Andy Yates
Back in July we were reporting that PKRA Freestyle World Champion of 2010, Andy Yates, injured his shoulder while training at home and consequently he had to sit out the following three PKRA  events. Today we are glad to report that after...