Rita’s Travel Diary

After a tumultuous 2020, things had to get better in 2021, right?! For Rita Arnaus, this year has not gone as planned... With new challenges coming at every angle, Rita’s Travel Diary is an exciting read!

Articles | Issue 89

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Competition
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Editorial
It’s been a wild ride in the 2021 event season. It’s clear that a shakeup is coming in the pro tour as young riders claim podiums and older pros consider stepping aside. In this editorial, Crystal Veness weighs youth vs. experience. Read all about it in Issue 89!
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Going for Gold
The Olympics are coming, and the race is on! With riders battling it out on the racecourse and brands toiling away behind the scenes to create the fastest foils in the world, Paris 2024 is sure to be an epic event. Learn more about the world of racing in this exclusive article!
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Carratera Federal 1
Celebrating the 15th anniversary of the BANDIT, the F-ONE team packs their bags and heads south of the border to Mexico's Baja, California, for what promises to be a spicy product shoot! Find out what happened on Carretera Federal 1!
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The Interview: Marc Jacobs
Marc Jacobs knows a thing or two when it comes to Big Air! In this interview, we find out all about Marc: his childhood, KOTA, Big Air, mental health and even topics like marriage, handbags, and perfumes - we've got it all exclusively at IKSURFMAG!
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Technique
This issue, we’re taking an in-depth look at the Slide Turn transition and transforming the Unhooked Pop from Toeside with a dazzling blind landing, adding a surface pass as the cherry on top. Get the tips from Christian and Karine in this issue’s technique guide!
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Rita’s Travel Diary
After a tumultuous 2020, things had to get better in 2021, right?! For Rita Arnaus, this year has not gone as planned... With new challenges coming at every angle, Rita’s Travel Diary is an exciting read!
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Tech Focus: Duotone Juice D/LAB
Known as the apex predator of light wind kites, the Juice D/LAB is an exciting new addition to the Duotone lineup. We're going behind the design with Duotone's Ralf Grösel in this exclusive Tech Focus interview!
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Tech Focus: Mystic Warrior X Harness
After more than a decade of innovation, Mystic’s Warrior line has evolved, and the latest release opens the door to the hybrid era! We spoke to the designers to find out what’s inside (and outside) the new Mystic Warrior X. Read more in this Tech Focus!
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Tech Focus: Ride Engine Wetsuits
Ride Engine’s premium range of wetsuits has received an upgrade, and we’re checking in with Gary Siskar to find out all about the new APOC and ELARA lines!
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Tech Focus: Eleveight REVO Grab Handle
Is it possible to trim a twin tip?! Eleveight is taking a stab at it with the new REVO Grab Handle. Robert Bratz tells us all about it in this Tech Focus!
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Tech Focus: Prolimit Thermal Rebound
What goes into making a top-quality wetsuit? At Prolimit, it’s the hidden elements that make all the difference! In this Tech Focus feature, Prolimit CEO Alex Cretier is here to tell us what’s inside!
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Tried and Tested
This issue, we’ve got quite the mixed bag of gear with big ticket items like kites and boards on test alongside the accessories that are essential to getting you out on the water. We tested products from Airush, North, Nobile, and more… Find out what we thought of the latest gear from your favourite brands!
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On The Fly
Get a glimpse of what’s going on in the world of kite. This issue, we go beyond the cover with Ozzy, behind the design with Airwave, and check in on the event scene to keep you up to date and in the know! Read all about it in IKSURFMAG’s On The Fly!
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Lightroom
From the colourful Caribbean to the European coast down to the windswept beaches of South Africa, Lightroom Issue 89 features some epic kitesurfing photography!
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Team Naish Takes on Greece
With flat, crystal clear water and steady Meltemi winds, Greece is an irresistible spot for kiteboarders from all over the world! Naish’s Louka Pitot joins his friends and team riders for a freestyle adventure on the Greek mainland. Click here to read the article!
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Insight: Frances Osorio Rivera
In Insight, we highlight the inspiring women behind the scenes of kiteboarding. In this issue, we meet someone truly inspiring - Frances Osorio Rivera, an adaptive athlete working on the Cabrinha team. Learn all about Frances in this exclusive IKSURFMAG interview!
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Movie Night
Ready to find out which kite movies ranked as the most popular in the last two months? Put on some popcorn and turn up the volume, we’ve got the hits on IKSURFMAG’s Movie Night!
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