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Andre Phillip leaves Cabrinha.

Postby andrephillip » Mon Apr 15, 2013 2:54 pm

Hey guys,

I'm proud to announce to you today that I have joined the TONA family!

You can see the official announcement here: www.tonalife.com
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Don't forget to like https://www.facebook.com/TonaBoards because there are going to be lots of exciting things coming down the pipes from here on out!!

It feels good to be a part of a brand that I truly believe in and create products that will make everyones experience on the water more fun! :)
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Re: Andre Phillip leaves Cabrinha.

Postby shawn13 » Mon Apr 15, 2013 3:30 pm

Which kites will you be riding now? Tona is just a board company no?

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Re: Andre Phillip leaves Cabrinha.

Postby andrephillip » Mon Apr 15, 2013 4:39 pm

Yes Shawn, At the moment Tona is focused on creating quality kiteboards which are durable and provide a great ride. The magic is in the shape and construction... we spend a lot of time prototyping boards to make sure they excel at what they were designed for.
I'll let you guys know which kites i'll be riding soon. ;)

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Re: Andre Phillip leaves Cabrinha.

Postby Dimitri M » Mon Apr 15, 2013 7:23 pm

I wish you all the best Dre and good luck with your new epic venture. :thumb:

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Re: Andre Phillip leaves Cabrinha.

Postby experienced1 » Mon Apr 15, 2013 7:57 pm

Dre:
U had a GREAT ride with CABRINHA....good luck with your new move
steve
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Re: Andre Phillip leaves Cabrinha.

Postby L0KI » Mon Apr 15, 2013 10:09 pm

That's great news for Tona.
I've heard lots of good things about the Tona Pop.
Your feedback, (and exposure) will certainly help them move into better and better things.
Good fortune to you..and Tona.

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Re: Andre Phillip leaves Cabrinha.

Postby Galeltic » Tue Apr 16, 2013 9:54 pm

Hi , TOna dept

i dig tona fin , so much but will your dept develop to produce medium stiff board , one day ? :jump:

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Re: Andre Phillip leaves Cabrinha.

Postby Toby » Wed Apr 17, 2013 11:54 am

Good luck for the future Dre!

But kitewise you will stick to Cabrinha?

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Re: Andre Phillip leaves Cabrinha.

Postby andrephillip » Wed Apr 17, 2013 1:26 pm

Galeltic, yes we will be designing all sorts of different boards in the future. Our board designer Dereck Camacho has been shaping boards for 20+ years now so with his and my experience there will be some more fun toys to be made. You'll definitely feel the difference when you get on a Tona board... there is a lot of design, prototyping and testing that goes into each product. :)

Toby, I stepped away from Cabrinha, I won't be flying their kites anymore. I actually tried to carry on our relationship because we've been together for so long and so I thought that the right thing for me to do was to carry on flying Cabrinha kites and team up with Tona for boards. Cabrinha wasn't happy with the idea of me branching out and growing something that I believe in, something for the future. So they said they want me 100% or not at all. So I chose to leave.
I'm actually even more happy with the kites I'm flying now tho :)

follow: ---> www.facebook.com/tonaboards

www.tonalife.com

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Re: Andre Phillip leaves Cabrinha.

Postby Galeltic » Wed Apr 17, 2013 1:31 pm

andrephillip wrote:Galeltic, yes we will be designing all sorts of different boards in the future. Our board designer Dereck Camacho has been shaping boards for 20+ years now so with his and my experience there will be some more fun toys to be made. You'll definitely feel the difference when you get on a Tona board... there is a lot of design, prototyping and testing that goes into each product. :)

Toby, I stepped away from Cabrinha, I won't be flying their kites anymore. I actually tried to carry on our relationship because we've been together for so long and so I thought that the right thing for me to do was to carry on flying Cabrinha kites and team up with Tona for boards. Cabrinha wasn't happy with the idea of me branching out and growing something that I believe in, something for the future. So they said they want me 100% or not at all. So I chose to leave.
I'm actually even more happy with the kites I'm flying now tho :)

follow: ---> www.facebook.com/tonaboards

www.tonalife.com



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