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2017 Ocean Rodeo Dry-Suits at S2AS!

Here at S2AS, we can’t get enough of the Ocean Rodeo Drysuits. We have a huge range on display all year round, so you can find which one is best for you. The new 2017 Range from Ocean Rodeo Drysuits have some slight changes this season, and we’d like to run you through them. 2017 […]...

2017 Ronix Wakeboards at S2AS!

So here at S2AS, we’ve been busy testing all the new 2017 Ronix Cable Wakeboards for...

2017 Liquid Force Kiteboarding at S2AS

This year, Liquid Force have introduced 2 new kites, and some new features to the existing...

2017 Hyperlite Wake at S2AS!

Here at S2AS, we strive for the best gear to offer to our customers. Hyperlite have been a...

2016 S2AS Shop Layout

So here at S2AS, as you probably know, we’ve gone into full Snow Mode. We’re s...

2017 Capita Snowboard at S2AS!

CAPiTA snowboards are now in their 16th year after being born with Blue Montgomery in his ...

Snowboard Buying Guide

“Rider Owned, Rider Run” – That right there… that is our ethos. It...

2017 Slingshot Wakeboards

2016 was a year to remember for Slingshot, especially with Aaron Gunn winning Plastic Play...

2017 Slingshot Boots

This year, Slingshot have gone for 3 new features to their boots. The addition of a new Mo...

Airush - What’s new for 2017?

What’s Airush’s Direction for 2017? Tech. Stealth. Airush’s kites this y...

DC’s Top Snowboard Products for 2017

Here at S2AS, we only stock the best. That’s why we’ve decided to stock our To...

2017 Cabrinha Kites- What’s the difference?

The 2017 Kitesurf season is now upon us. Cabrinha have released their anticipated 2017 Kit...

Oakley Prizm Snow - What do we think?

During this blog we’re going to explain to everyone why Prizm is one of the leading ...

Liquid Force Solo Package at S2AS

Liquid Force Solo Package at Surface 2 Air Sports Liquid Force was the 2015 AWSI ‘Br...

Virgin Kitesurf Armada 2016

On the 17th to the 19th June, kitesurfers from all over the UK descend on Hayling Island f...

Cabrinha Fireball - Reinventing Kitesurfing

Fireball is a sleek new approach to one of the most important points in kitesurfing, where...

Sandbox Helmets - We’re excited, are you?

Sandbox Helmets This company was founded by the man, the legend, Kevin Sansalone and rider...

2017 Bataleon - Making Magic at S2AS

THE BRAND Bataleon Snowboarding – For over a decade, Bataleon Snowboarding has been ...

Flysurfer at Surface 2 Air Sports

THE BRAND Flysurfer Kiteboarding, a brand of Skywalk GmbH & Co. KG, is based in Marqua...

Airush at Surface 2 Air Sports

THE BRAND Airush Kiteboarding was born on the shores of Maui in 1999 as one of the first b...

Slingshot at Surface 2 Air Sports

THE BRAND Slingshot Sports has been a leader and innovator in the kiteboarding industry fr...

Core Kiteboarding at Surface 2 Air Sports

THE BRAND Search “Fehmarn” and you will find the home of CORE Kiteboarding. A global, full...

Kit Review | Instructor’s Perspective

Our very own BKSA kitesurfing instructor Bryan Matiba has been good enough to give his own...

RRD at Surface 2 Air Sports

THE BRAND RRD – Roberto Ricci Designs – was born in 1989 between Maui Island (Hawaii) and ...

O’Neill at Surface 2 Air Sports

THE BRAND O’Neill is the original Californian surf, snow and youth lifestyle brand. It was...

Liquid Force at Surface 2 Air Sports

THE BRAND Founded in 1995, Liquid Force quickly became the leader in wakeboard products an...

Ocean Rodeo 2016 at Surface 2 Air Sports

THE BRAND Originally started as a drysuit company in 2001, Ocean Rodeo quickly jumped into...

Cabrinha 2016 at Surface 2 Air Sports

CABRINHA AND SURFACE 2 AIR SPORTS What can we say, we love Cabrinha here and as a result w...

Mystic 2016 at Surface 2 Air Sports

THE BRAND The Mystic journey started in 2002. A group of kiteboarders and windsurfers who ...

Ride Engine Harnesses at S2AS

THE BRAND Ride Engine is a grassroots brand founded three years ago by waterman Coleman Bu...

Snowboarding Destinations Season 2016

Conditions, Resorts and DestinationsYou lovely people may have heard that resort condition...

Snowboard Servicing Guide

Board ServicingEverything you need to know, from cleaning, to edging, to waxing. Get your ...

The Capita Snowboard Factory

CAPiTA ‘The Mothership’ Tech Video.Please take 5 minutes of your busy daily li...

15 years of Capita Snowboards in 14 minutes

The CAPiTA story is a bad ass one. We hope you have all been associated with it at one poi...

La Clusaz 2017 Snowboard Test - Snow Avant Premier

The La Clusaz Snowboard Test 2017 - Snow Avant Premier Day 1Once a year nestled deep in th...

The Worlds largest Extreme Sports Giveaway

WINNER TAKES ALL. That’s what we are calling it Here at S2AS. We like to think we...

The Worlds largest Extreme Sports Giveaway

WINNER TAKES ALL.That's what we are calling it Here at S2AS. We like to think we're always...

S2AS Mega Give-Away

HUGE GIVE AWAY 2015 One person takes it all. Get involved.We are giving away an awesome pr...

The new Dakine Heli Series 2016

MEET THE NEW HELI SERIES FROM DAKINEDakine's desire to charge untracked powder has only gr...

How to store your Snowboard in Summer

It's a sad day, But every season ends. It’s an annual cycle: the buildup, the party,...

Cabrinha Switchblade 2016 Review

CABRINHA 2016 SWITCHBLADE KITE REVIEWSo after getting these questions so many times in the...

O'Neill Gooru Tech Wakeboard Vest Review

O’neill Gooru Tech Comp Vest 2015What you might not notice at first glance is the at...

Mystic Legend Wetsuit Review By S2AS

Mystic Legend Wetsuit 2015 ReviewThe Mystic Legend wetsuit is just Epic! As the name sugge...

Ronix One 2015 Boots Review

2015 Ronix One Review and Brain frame informationBy S2ASDon’t be fooled by the sick ...

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Alex Caizergues Sets New Kiteboarding World Record

Alex Caizergues has set a new world speed kiteboarding record (56.62 knots) in Salin-de-Gi...

New Airush Wave Kites for 2014

A massive hit when it was introduced as part of the 2013, the Airush Wave 2014 is better t...

Who said you can’t get barrelled in kitesurfing?

Robert Kidnie shows how you can barrel with kite lines deep in the wave! It is rare, but y...

WeOutThere - 3 Unemployed Snowboarders!

3 unemployed snowboarders (Ethan Morgan, Mario Kaeppeli and Flo Corzelius) risking themsel...

Because of Snowboarding - Marco Feichtner - Episode 4

Episode 4 stars Marco Feichtner makes snowboarding look easy. However this has not been th...

Team Rider Conor Floyd

Team rider Conor Floyd wakeboarding this autumn! Check out his video here: //player.vimeo....

Because of Snowboarding – Episode 3 – Alex Cantin

This episode’s star, Alex Cantin gives his account of snowboarding. Alex explains “W...

Pingtan Big Air Competition 2013

The PKRA Pingtan Big Air Competition was held in China this year and these kiteboarding ev...

Profile of Wakeboarder Brandon, aged 13

We have just come across a sick little rider, Brandon. At the age of 13 he quickly learnt ...

Shinn Supershinn 2013 Review

Main Info This board delivers all in just one board – speed, control, pop, grip and drive!...

Top Ski Fails of October 2013

Take a look at the best epic ski fails from October 2013. Remember to always wear protecti...

9 of the Most INSANE Wingsuit Flying Video’s Ever!

One of the most dangerous sport in the world is ‘Wingsuit Flying’. This sport involves fly...

Strapless Kitesurfing - Patri McLaughlin

Patri McLaughlin takes a trip to Indonesia and takes on the wind and waves. He kiteurfs st...

Blanchard Brothers - One Day

Check out this cool video from the Blanchard Brothers. There having a great time shredding...

The Reels 2013

The Reels is the only snowboarding film festival that honours the best productions and rid...

Kiteboarder Jumps 70ft!

Alex Arseneault jumps 70ft whilst kiteboarding in Iles-de-la-Madeleine, Canada. This huge ...

New from Airush: the Slayer Race Board

Making the most of every day is the theme of Airush‘s new Slayer kiteboard. Designed...

Greetings from Argentina

Customers Adam and Sonia recently bought some gear from us from their Snowkiting trip to A...

NOBILE 2014 New Website

Nobile celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2014 and what better way to celebrate than with ...

Shinn Monk Forever

The Shinn Monk Forever is classed as the board of the year by independent testers as it gi...

Farmers Jam TEAM RIDER 1ST PLACE

Congratulations to Harry Waite, who came 1st at the Farmers Jam last week for the Big Air ...

This Year’s Top Ski Technology – 2014 Dakine ABS Signal 25L

We have just received the new 2014 Dakine ABS Signal in the 25L – get yourselves ready for...

Sebastein Toutants New Deck for 2014 – Buck Up Snowboard

Sebastein is a Canadian snowboarder and has been on the scene since 2006. After winning se...

Richard Branson plus 300+ riders break the World Record

On Sunday, Sir Richard Branson and 318 kitesurfers, who made up The Virgin Kitesurf Armada...

Surf Expo 2013 - New Kites from Slingshot 2014

Slingshot are releasing 3 different types of kites including 2014 Rally (pictured in peach...

Surf Expo 2013 - Slingshot 2014

Surf Expo is the largest and longest running boardsports and beach/resort lifestyle trades...

NEW RELEASE - O’Neill Nytrolite Foam

O’Neill have over 60 years of experience creating wetsuits, so they know a thing or ...

Industry News - Nike

The summer is coming to an end, the greyer skies are looming and everyone’s starting to ge...

Great Customer Comments!

As one of the leading watersports companies in the UK, we proud ourselves on providing the...

Setting up your Snowboard

We get a lot of people coming into the shop who have just bought a board bringing it in fo...

FORD KITE CUP 2013 JASTARNIA

Sneak peek of the official movie from Ford Kite Cup 2013 Jastarnia, Poland. The video was ...

Cabrinha 2014 Season Air Collection: Hydra Series Footstraps Review

Surface 2 Air Sports, is run and staffed by kiteboarders, so we’re always interested...

Cabrinha 2014 Season Air Collection – introducing Contra, Overdrive 1XL, Stylus and Alias

At Surface 2 Air Sports, we’re always keen to see the new gear from Cabrinha as they...

S2AS Test the Airush AFT Team Bindings

The new Airush AFT Team Bindings are comfortable and give the right amount of support whil...

RRD Religion MKIV 2014 Kite

RRD have 20 years in the kiting industry, so they know their stuff and produce the highest...

Not for the Light Hearted

Jesse Richman is a two time Kiteboard world champion and has recently set a world record i...

Kitesurfing and Sports Massage

Kitesurfing is a highly physical sport, but as most of the power of the kite is taken thou...

Cabrinha 2014 Season - Air Collection

Cabrinha has always been a brand associated with innovation in the kiting world, and this ...

2014 Airush Team Series

The 2014 Airush Team Series product range has been unveiled alongside this video release. ...

Longboard Buyers Guide 2014

A lot of people are nervous and worried when they first go to buy a longboard; they wonder...

Ellingham Wakeboard Competition 2013

Ellingham hosted its first ever wakeboarding competition this year on Saturday 13th July 2...

Xenon LaLuz Kiteboard 2013 Review

S2AS is a rider-owned and rider-run sports shop, and one of the perks of working here is t...

Our Top 3 Kitesurfing Bags

As summer is finally here, many of you will be heading out on holidays abroad and in the U...

A Beginners Guide To Longboarding

For those of you who are new to longboarding, this will be an invaluable read! Firstly let...

Ronix Frank Wakeboard Bindings 2013

Get ready to go bananas (literally) for Ronix Frank wakeboard bindings, derived from deep ...

Ronix Phoenix Project S Wakeboard 2013

Let us introduce you to the new Ronix Phoenix Project S Wakeboard 2013, this is the board ...

Introducing The Perfect Wet Suit: The O’Neill Gooru

NEW in for 2013 is the O’Neill Gooru wet suit available now at S2AS. Ideal for wearing thr...

Oakley Jacket Sale – Now With Up To 60% Off

This season we have some very exciting and exclusive offers available across a wide range ...

Ride Snowboards - Sale Now On!

Ride are leading brand specialist within the snowboarding industry, creating award winning...

Youri Zoon disqualified PKRA!

So each day we get more news and now we have some info that World Champion Youri Zoon has ...

Ride Ninja Snowboarding Helmets - The Ultimate Helmet Choice

Snowboard in style whilst protecting your head at all times with Ride Ninja Helmets, soon ...

K2 Bindings Sale With Up To 50% At S2AS

Online and in store right now we have some crazy deals across a wide range of products and...

Whats the difference between lacing systems on Snowboard Boots

Snowboard Boots Snowboard boots are one of if not the single most important bit of kit you...

Is Best Kiteboarding the Worlds leading brand?

Kitesurfing News Ok so the new 2013 season is fast approaching and one brand in particular...

Nixon Watch Sale At S2AS

Forget the January sales, at S2AS we have a huge treat for everyone this February with pri...

Brave The Snow: Exclusive Oakley Jacket Offer At S2AS!

As the snow has hit the UK hard it’s enough temptation to leave work behind for a week and...

The Slingshot RPM 2013 Story

  We changed everything with the introduction of the RPM five short years ago. It’s proven...

GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition Available Now

Finally the wait is over for the just released GoPro Hero 3 black edition, take things to ...

Christmas Special Offers At S2AS

‘Tis the season to be jolly so we want to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New ...

First Time Snowboarding Tips – Readers Response

Every year around this time, tens of thousands of people are taking their initiation (and ...

2013 Additions to Mystic Harness Line

   Mystic has updated their new line for 2013 and a couple of new styles are out this seas...

Patrick Rebstock Talks about the new Slingshot Rally 2013

Patrick Rebstock in Portugal Talks About the New Slingshot Rally 2013‘s: With the Ne...

Strutless Kitesurfing Kites?

Those boys in Maui are always pushing the sport in both equipment and technique. This time...

2012/13 Winter Wet Suits at S2AS

Summer is not the only season to hit the waves, don’t miss out this winter by avoiding the...

Slingshot RPM 2013 Preview

The RPM is back for another fantastic year, this is amongst the best selling kites of 2011...

2013 Flexifoil Kitesurfing Gear Buyers Guide

Flexifoil has many changes in store for 2013 including the introduction of the new Force a...

Rabbit Gang 2.0 WHITE EDITION - Release!

So now it’s official – we are proud to announce the release of the Rabbit Gang...

Nobile 50Fifty 2013 : The Game Changer

Nobile 50Fifty is the ultimate freestyle ripper that can dominate the discipline with or w...

Flexifoil Force 2013 Kitesurfing Kite Review

2013 Flexifoil Force Kite Review (11/9m) Three Word SummaryVersatile High Performance Test...

Flexifoil Hadlow Kitesurf Board 2013 Review

2013 Flexifoil Hadlow Board Review (138×40) Three Word SummaryAll-round Performance F...

Slingshot Fuel 2013 Hands-On Review

Three Word SummaryUncompromising High Performance Test Conditions10-25mph over several day...

Flysurfer Speed 4 - The Only True ALL TERRAIN Kite

Flysurfer Speed 4 8m Standard £1269 (red)Flysurfer Speed 4 8m Deluxe £1450 (yellow)Flysurf...

What Time Is It? Nixon Watches at S2AS

Every adrenaline junkie needs their gadget fix, at S2AS we understand this, which is why w...

Xenon 2013 Boards Collection

So as not to keep you in the dark any longer Xenon unwraps the 2013 boards collection. Onc...

Cabrinha Kiteboard Factory: Behind the Scenes Video

Specializing in the newest techniques and latest innovations Cabrinha‘s new state of...

GoPro Releases the Hero 3! Black, White and Silver Editions!

GoPro, the action camera maker, has refreshed its entire range, including the addition of ...

Want to learn how to kitesurf? Come to S2AS Kitesurf School

S2AS has been recognised as the largest and finest kitesurfing companies in Europe right n...

GoPro Launches ProTune Software Update

We like to be helpful here at S2AS so to all our customers and those out there with a Go-P...

Kitesurfing…On Salt?! With Bruna Kajiya and Airush 2013

Check out Bruna Kajiya and Red Bull Teaming up for this epic adventure in Brazil! Always p...

2013 Never Summer Proto CT Snowboard Review

2013 Never Summer Proto CT reviewed at the Snowboard Test earlier this year in Kaunertal, ...

S2AS Are Proudly Attending Freeze Festival 2012

   Relentless Energy Drink Freeze in Association with Metro 2012 Announces New Additions t...

Wainman Maui Cruzin 2.0 Video

 The Wainman crew is back with another sick video showing off their Rabbit Kite Range and ...

Crazyfly 2013 Kitesurfing Gear Teaser Video

CrazyFly Kitesurfing is back for another year with its 2013 awesomeness! Their classic kit...

Capita Horrorscope FK 2013 Snowboard Review

The Capita Horrorscope FK is and all round awesome freestyle jib and urban snowboard. Peop...

Part Exchange Your Old Kite at S2AS

At S2AS we want to make sure that we have a service to satisfy every possible need our cus...

S2AS Snow Session Meribel Snowboard Trip 09th March – 16th March 2013

 BOOK NOW! ONLY LIMITED AVAILABILITY This year we are organising a wicked holiday trip to ...

Nobile 2013 Kiteboard Preview VIDEO

  Nobile is back with a bang for the new season! We are very proud to introduce our new li...

Mystic Gear 2013 One Season Teaser

When you’ve got the right gear, there’s only one season, the right season. Watch this 1 mi...

2013 Snowboard Gear Guide Out now!

The 2013 TransWorld SNOWboarding Gear Guide Is OUT NOW! This is the most comprehensive, de...

Slingshot Asylum 2013 Kiteboard Video with Alex Fox!

Reborn to launch a new era in kiteboarding, the Asylum was crafted to become the perfect t...

Cabrinha 2013 Kite Durability Testing VIDEO

Cabrinha Kitesurfing kites are put through their paces in the kite durability testing vide...

Shield Your Eyes with Oakley Sunglasses

This year it feels like we have been cheated out of having a summer, but as autumn is appr...

North Evo Kitesurfing Kite 2013 Preview

The ultimate all rounder, the Evo from North Kiteboarding is the kite to own if you change...

Kite surfing in Poole a South Coast Watersports Mecca

Poole Harbour and its surrounding beaches, has over the years become somewhat of a water s...

Special Guest Yoori Zoon Arrives for the Surface 2 Air Sports Summer Party

Special Guest Yoori Zoon Arrives for the Surface 2 Air Sports Summer Party and Demo Day fo...

Ants Guide To Winter Seasons Abroad

So you want to know where is good to go for an awesome winter holiday? How to choose your ...

Luggage at S2AS

So you’ve brought all your kit for your snowboarding or kitesurfing weekend or whatever ad...

New Shinn Boards: The Monk Forever and The New Supershinn

Shinn has released this little teaser showing their two new kitesurf boards:  “The M...