Editorial

While kiting is technically a solo sport, Crystal Veness believes that community is the keystone to kitesurfing, and that sessions only get better when shared! Read more in our Issue 90 Editorial!

Articles | Issue 90

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Editorial
While kiting is technically a solo sport, Crystal Veness believes that community is the keystone to kitesurfing, and that sessions only get better when shared! Read more in our Issue 90 Editorial!
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There’s Something in the Air
After a King of the Air with more upsets than our travel plans this year, it's clear we're in the midst of a big shift in the world of Big Air. We take a look at what the new generation of Big Air kiting looks like, with words from retiring kings, first-time competitors, and more, right here in this exclusive IKSURFMAG feature!
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The Interview: Pablo Amores
Spanish rider Pablo Amores oozes style on his strapless board! In this issue, he gives us the inside story on his kitesurfing origins, how he juggles studies and sessions, and a look at what inspires him as a professional athlete. Read all about it in this IKSURFMAG interview!
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On the Road with Alina
Living in Bavaria means a lot of lake riding in light wind, which is why, when the opportunity to explore somewhere new comes up, it's impossible to resist! Join Alina Kornelli and photographer Lukas Stiller as they hit the road in their vans to explore the Danish seaside. Find out what happened On the Road with Alina!
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Tech Focus: Shinn Jackson Chromatic
The latest version of the Shinn Jackson pops off the water with the Chromatic colour treatment, but it's the tech behind the board that makes it extra special. Find out more about the Jackson foil board in this Q&A with Mark Shinn!
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Tech Focus: Q&A with Gin’s Kiteboarding’s New Team
There are some new faces on the Gin Kiteboarding development team, and we're sure to see their influence on upcoming products for 2022. Read on to find out more about Gin's newest team members, Paco Isoardi and Tim Bollinger!
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Tech Focus: Manera HALO
The latest exciting product to hit the market is the Manera HALO, a harness that is as eye-catching as it is technology-driven. Julien Salles tells us more about it in this Tech Focus feature!
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Tech Focus: Q&A with Hugh Pinfold, North Kiteboarding
North Kiteboarding's Hugh Pinfold fills us in on what's new at North, how he got his start in product design, and what it takes to work at a leading brand! Read the interview exclusively at IKSURFMAG!
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Cornisa Cantábrica
Manera is known for creating some of the most iconic kite content ever seen. Each year, they carefully select a few of their top team riders to explore a unique location and document it on film and photo. Join the Manera crew as they journey through Cornisa Cantábrica!
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Technique
The Issue 90 Technique section will keep you on your toes - literally! Christian and Karine talk about what it takes to perfect your Toeside technique. Once you’ve got that nailed, why not go for a crowd-pleasing Hooked Toeside Pop to Wrapped? Find out how to be the most titillating toeside rider at your home spot with IKSURFMAG!
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Punta Luna Perfection
What happens when you take one of the most desirable wave riding spots in the world and add one of the biggest swell forecasts in years?! Marc Ramseier and Martin Vari scored in Punta Luna, Northern Peru. Bea Wüthrich tells us all about it in this article!
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Tried and Tested
In the last issue of 2021, we chased wind all over the UK and South Africa to put the latest kite gear to the test! Find out what the IKSURFMAG Test Team thought about the kite of Kings, the new North Orbit, along with some fancy new kit from Eleveight, Airush, Manera, and Ion!
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On The Fly
From the warm waters of Brazil and the Dominican Republic all the way to the cool European conditions in France and the Netherlands, we check in on what your favourite riders and brands are up to. Read all about it in IKSURFMAG’s On The Fly!
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Insight: Miriam Joanna
Adventure-seeking Miriam Joanna may have grown up near the snow-capped mountains of Austria, but it wasn't long before she chased her dream across the ocean! Jen Tyler tracked her down for this INSIGHT feature. Get to know this incredibly talented and creative photographer, filmmaker, graphic designer, and artist exclusively on IKSURFMAG!
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Lightroom
So many photos, so little space! Lightroom Issue 90 features a few of our favourite kiteboarding shots from the past two months. Check it out!
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Movie Night
Which kitesurfing movies were the most popular over the past two months? Don’t miss out on the greatest hits, right here in IKSURFMAG’s Movie Night!
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