Behind the Brand - Mystic

Max Blom from Mystic drops by for a chat, they've just won our reader's awards for the fifth year in a row, and they seem to be unstoppable at the moment. We find out what makes them tick and how they keep on top of their game.

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Issue 61
Mon 6th Feb, 2017

Inside you'll find us going behind the scenes on a Cabrinha photo shoot. We've also got snow kiting from Svalbard in Norway where there are more polar bears than people. One of our favourite riders drops by for a chat in our Ten Questions piece, find out who it is inside and we have perhaps the biggest kite, board and hydrofoil test we have ever done!

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Issue 60
Wed 7th Dec, 2016

Sixty issues is a bit of a landmark, so we’ve gone out of our way to pack every page with some of the best content we have ever produced. With articles looking at the rise of the female side of our sport, travelling through Kenya, equipment overloads and lots more there is plenty inside to keep you entertained, be sure to check it out!

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Issue 59
Sun 16th Oct, 2016

We ask the question, “Who’s the real game changer?”As we speak to the brands behind the biggest marketing hype in history, is it all just hot air, or real progress? You decide! On top of that huge feature we have the Kite Park League, Manera go to Iceland and there is so much more inside too, be sure to check it out!

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Issue 58
Tue 9th Aug, 2016

We've got arguably one of the greatest stories ever told in our sport this issue as Lewis Crathern gives us an in-depth insight into his crash, his stay in the hospital and his recovery to getting back on a kiteboard! On top of that, the magazine is packed with the usual great articles, tests and technique! Enjoy!

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Issue 57
Mon 13th Jun, 2016

This issue Rou Chater asks the question, is kitesurfing broken? He investigates the warring factions trying to control our sport. Matt Elsasser features in our interview and we head to Poland to visit the Nobile Factory for our Behind the Brand piece. David Romeu and friends go on a motorbike road trip to Morocco and there is a lot more inside too!

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Issue 56
Sun 10th Apr, 2016

Inside we have a huge interview with one of the best female kiters on the planet, Bruna Kajiya, plus Jack Galloway heads to the Red Bull Ragnarok in Norway. Liquid Force feature in our Behind the Brand piece and Dom Moore heads to Vancouver Island in Canada, as usual there is loads more inside too!

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GoPro Hero 5 Black Action Camera


Issue 59 Mon 5th Dec, 2016

GoPro Hero 5 Black Action Camera


Issue 58 Thu 13th Oct, 2016

Fireball Set Up with an Apollo Kite from Cabrinha


Issue 57 Tue 11th Oct, 2016

Blade Trigger 10m Kite


Issue 56 Sun 12th Jun, 2016

Board and Boot Set Up from Liquid Force


Issue 55 Sat 9th Apr, 2016

Nobile NHP Split Kiteboard


Issue 54 Sat 6th Feb, 2016

Wetsuit and Harness from Manera


Issue 53 Tue 10th Feb, 2015

Ride Engine Harness!


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Issue 51 Thu 13th Aug, 2015

Wainman Hawaii ManiaC Kite


Issue 50 Thu 4th Jun, 2015

Liquid Force Legacy Board


Issue 49 Fri 10th Apr, 2015

Slingshot Vision Board


Issue 48 Fri 30th Jan, 2015

Blade Mist Kite and Bar


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2015 Core GTS3 8m Kite and Bar


Issue 46 Wed 8th Oct, 2014

Ozone Reo Wave Kite


Issue 45 Mon 4th Aug, 2014

Brunotti Board and a Pair of Sunglasses


Issue 44 Mon 9th Jun, 2014

Dakine Harness and Travel Bag


Issue 43 Tue 1st Apr, 2014

Manera EXO Harness and Goodies!


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North Gonzales Kite Board!


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Best Spark Plug Kite Board


Issue 40 Wed 9th Oct, 2013

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Issue 39 Thu 1st Aug, 2013

GoPro HD Hero 3 Silver Edition


Issue 38 Sat 1st Jun, 2013

CrazyFly Sculp 9m Kite and Sick Bar System


Issue 37 Sun 31st Mar, 2013

Kitesurf Holiday Experience with Kirsty Jones


Issue 36 Sat 2nd Feb, 2013

2013 F-One Bandit 6 9m Kite


Issue 35 Mon 3rd Dec, 2012

Soul Drysuit by Ocean Rodeo


Issue 34 Mon 1st Oct, 2012

2013 Mystic Wetsuit and Harness


Issue 33 Sun 5th Aug, 2012

Wainman Joke Kitesurfing Board


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