Foiling is the the latest in surf evolution, with iterations including paddle-in foils, stand-up foils, wind foiling, kite foiling and e-foiling; this is a trend that is certainly here to stay. All of the corresponding equipments look discrete when floating in the water at rest, but as soon as a foiler gets enough speed, the magic is revealed as the board, and its rider, rise up and above the surface of the water. Now riding above the water, friction is reduced and a smoother ride takes over. This is the latest reality in surfing and has become a new element of the Kauai lifestyle as our surf community discovers new lines in the ocean that we had never imagined possible.
Check out some of these incredible clips of the new sport: