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Jessy for North...what happened to solbach?

Postby NYKiter » Wed Jul 08, 2020 2:11 am

I saw Jessy Richman pimping North foils....why did Solbach get the boot?

Foil looking great.

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Re: Jessy for North...what happened to solbach?

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Re: Jessy for North...what happened to solbach?

Postby cglazier » Wed Jul 08, 2020 4:34 am

I guess there are some out there who still haven't heard.. :o

Sky Solbach and virtually all the riders and employees of the old North company are still there. And all their products like the Rebel and their other kites continue. Even the warranties are honored. Only the company name has changed to Duotone.

A brand new company has started and is paying to use the name North and has contracted people like Jessee Richman who was formerly with Naish. The new North company has absolutely nothing to do with the old North company except using the name.

:wink: CG

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Re: Jessy for North...what happened to solbach?

Postby Toby » Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:41 am

Amazing that people still don’t know.

It’s such old news now, specially on the web...and being a very frequent poster (and assumingely reader) 😃

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Re: Jessy for North...what happened to solbach?

Postby gmb13 » Wed Jul 08, 2020 11:14 am

cglazier wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 4:34 am

A brand new company has started and is paying to use the name North..
:wink: CG
Not 100% correct. North Kiteboarding is not paying to use the name, that is what Boards & More (Duotone) used to do. The new North is owned by North Sails now. They also own Mystic now.

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Re: Jessy for North...what happened to solbach?

Postby Leon van Bergen » Wed Jul 08, 2020 11:22 am

Yes some people speak before reading first...

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Re: Jessy for North...what happened to solbach?

Postby NYKiter » Wed Jul 08, 2020 12:50 pm

I knew north did the split ages ago - but now I see Solbach with Fanatic.....
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Re: Jessy for North...what happened to solbach?

Postby Toby » Wed Jul 08, 2020 12:53 pm

NYKiter wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 12:50 pm
I knew north did the split - but now I see Solbach with Fanatic.....
Because Fanatic belongs to Boards & More, so does Duotone and ION

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Re: Jessy for North...what happened to solbach?

Postby NYKiter » Wed Jul 08, 2020 12:54 pm

Wow...thanks


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