For the Love of Winter

During any normal year, these three women would be thousands of miles apart on their own kite adventures. This year, they were looking for winter wind a little closer to home. What happens when you combine three ladies with a shared passion for kiting, snow, and sharing the stoke with other women? The answers lies in this article!

Articles | Issue 85

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Editorial
While South Africa has gotten a lot of attention over its lockdown measures, there’s an even more confusing lockdown closer to home. Rou Chater talks about his one hundred and eighty-five days of isolation from the ocean. Read about the plight of the Welsh kiter here!
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The Year The Cape Stood Still
What happened in South Africa this year? Instead of analysing the King of the Air results, we’re taking a closer look at police interactions with kiters. Rather than a busy big air season in Blouberg, the locals are looking for outlets for civil disobedience. Get the inside scoop on the past year in Cape Town in this feature article!
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Kenya: Feeding the Foil Obsession
Obsession is a feeling that we can all relate to as kiters. This year, for James Boulding, foiling in every form has become the object of his obsession. In this article, James shares the story of his escape to the winter sun of Kenya to spend some time on the foil!
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The Interview - Mitu Monteiro
Mitu. Need we say more?! Leading the way in wave riding and strapless freestyle, Mitu has become an absolute legend in the kite industry. Find out what's been happening in the life of Mitu and the Montiero's in The Interview!
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Finding the Fire
Tired of taking a beating training for the freestyle tour, Jerome Cloetens found his love for kiteboarding slowly fading. Ready to become a beginner again, he set off on a trip to Dakhla with a board bag full of toys to reignite the fire! Read all about it in this article!
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Technique
Time to spice up your sessions with these three techniques from Christian, Karine, and Heliarde! Starting off with a grabbed back roll to toeside, tacking an indy grab onto your classic BLT, and finishing off with a board off varial, adding these three tricks to your collection will be sure to turn heads at the beach!
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Staying Afloat in Karpathos
Off the water and on the mend doesn’t have to mean taking a complete break from kiting! While recovering from knee surgery, Tom Seager joined the Naish team in Karpathos to capture the experience. Find out how Tom made the most of his trip!
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Tech Focus - ION Quicklock Hook
The release of the new Quicklock Hook from ION marks an exciting step forward in harness hook technology. Find out more about what the Quicklock Hook is and how it works in this Tech Focus!
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Tech Focus - Manera Wetsuits
Often overlooked, your wetsuit is one of the most important pieces in your kiteboarding quiver! The MANERA's pro team and Brand Manager Julien Salles take us for a deep dive into neoprene technology in this interview!
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Tech Focus - Naish Motion Twin Tip
For S25, Naish has released the latest version of the Motion twintip, a progression-friendly freeride board. Get the scoop in this Tech Focus!
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Where No One Goes
In a time of continuing uncertainty, finding solitude out on the water seems like the ideal escape. In this article, Annabel van Westerop joins The Action Cruise for an exploratory sailing mission in Sardinia. Did she make the most of the south coast? Find out in this article!
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For the Love of Winter
During any normal year, these three women would be thousands of miles apart on their own kite adventures. This year, they were looking for winter wind a little closer to home. What happens when you combine three ladies with a shared passion for kiting, snow, and sharing the stoke with other women? The answers lies in this article!
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Lightroom
The best photos with nowhere else to go!
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Insight - The Flysurfer Girls
In the kitesurfing industry, we often get caught up in the glitz and glam of top-level pro riders and our favourite brand’s latest product designs. Who makes the magic happen behind the scenes? We caught up with two of the girls at FLYSURFER to find out what they bring to the brand in this interview!
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East to West with Josh Emanuel
Cape Town seems to get the most attention in South Africa, but there’s a whole lot of coastline to explore. At the end of 2020, Blair van Breda and Josh Emanuel travelled from east to west, Durban to Cape Town. Read about their road trip adventure in this article!
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Movie Night
The most popular videos on our website these past two months. Get your popcorn and press play!
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