On The Fly

Find out what’s happening in the world of wind in On The Fly! Check out features on the Bahamas and Scotland, talk big air with Jamie Overbeek, hear from Denis Makolkin on kiting injuries, and find out about the Fabric of Kitesurfing History with Louise Hadlow. There’s world records, new gear, and more, in On The Fly!

Articles | Issue 95

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Competition
This is your chance to win one of the most coveted twin tips on the market! This issue, we’ve partnered up with LIEUWE to offer one of our lucky readers a limited edition Shotgun Paradise Series board with the size and graphic of your choice! Intrigued? Keep reading to find out how to win…
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Editorial
The Waves of Change don’t stop in the world of kiteboarding! From literal waves to the figurative ones, Editor Crystal Veness takes a look at the constant change within the sport, particularly in the media and event scenes. Check it out in this Editorial!
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Inside the Industry at AWSI
The kite industry is experiencing change at a rapid pace. From new materials to new shapes to new faces, it can be hard to keep up with the trends! In September, we took a trip inside the industry at the AWSI Expo in Hood River, Oregon. Find out what insights Editor Crystal Veness took home in this exclusive article!
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79°N
Imagine spending 12 days with 11 crew and 20 board bags on a 25-metre vessel. Even more, imagine sailing that vessel to an environment so icy and harsh that only polar bears and reindeer want to live there - and then going kiting! Paul Serin documents the MANERA team’s incredible expedition to Svalbard, and tells extraordinary tales of kiting between icebergs and in front of glaciers in this IKSURFMAG exclusive!
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Skywalker
Being a top kiteboarder isn’t only about being better than your opponents. One of the most challenging opponents can be yourself. In SKYWALKER, a Red Bull documentary, Lasse Walker gives us a look inside his mind. In this article, Lasse shares some insights behind the film, his fears, and his motivations. Dive into this IKSURFMAG article!
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Tech Focus: North Kiteboarding
The team at North has had some serious growth over the past few years, with an all-star team of athletes and some recent changes to the design team. With two major releases including the 2023 North Orbit and the all-new Code Zero, we got in touch with Lead Kite Designer Pepijn Smit to find out all about what’s new behind the scenes at North!
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Tech Focus: CrazyFly Savvy Bar
It's that time of year when new products are dropping left, right and centre! One product that has caught our eye is the all-new Savvy Bar, new to the CrazyFly lineup with some features that make it unique in the industry. We asked Juraj Bukovcak what makes this product stand out!
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Tech Focus: Eleveight DyneaTex
The recent release of the new Eleveight RS+ marked the announcement of a new material, Dynea Tex. We spoke to Robert Bratz to learn more about Eleveight's approach to materials innovation!
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Tech Focus: Slingshot CODE V1
The new Slingshot CODE V1 just launched, and it already seems to be making a strong impression! We got in touch with designer Adi Conrad to find out more about this versatile new kite!
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Insight: Hannah Whiteley
Hannah Whiteley has been a kiteboarding icon for as long as we can remember and is one of the most talented female riders in the world with an innovative style and a mile-long list of titles and awards! In this feature, Jen Tyler takes Hannah on a journey down memory lane, finds out about her recent move to Cabrinha, talks about kiting in high heels, and gets the inside scoop on her Scotland adventure. Find out more in this exclusive interview with Hannah Whiteley!
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Prolimit Missions: Winter Edition
Groundbreaking winter wetsuit technology begs to be paired with extreme conditions, and that’s what the Prolimit team was in search of on their latest Prolimit Mission. Join Kim Douma as she meets up with Ben Beholz and the crew in snowy Switzerland!
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Technique
Ready to add some style to your session? Christian and Karine are back with new techniques to add to your trick truck. The Popped Back Roll is guaranteed to liven up any session, and the One Footed Leg Over will bamboozle your peers, if your legs are up for a little ballet work! Read on to get the handy How To!
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Lightroom
Feast your eyes on some of our favourite photos from this issue in our Lightroom gallery!
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Tried and Tested
This issue, our Test Team have all chipped in, getting their hands on whatever new bits and bobs we could find. We’ve put some of the newest gear from your favourite brands through the paces, and we’re sharing our feedback with you! Hear what we thought about the latest kit from Cabrinha, Armstrong, CrazyFly, Ride Engine, Prolimit, and Ion in Tried & Tested!
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The Interview: Roderick Pijls
Since dedicating his life to kiteboarding, Roderick Pijls has kited inside a volcano, between icebergs, and on toxic lakes, all with the mission of raising environmental awareness. International athlete, adventurer, model, and public speaker, Roderick Pijls is a man with many facets! Find out more about his life, passions, and purpose in this exclusive interview!
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Young Blood
This summer, Mad Max Tullet joined the Duotone crew for the Young Blood camp in the warm turquoise waters of El Gouna, Egypt. Learn more about how the Duotone team is supporting the future pro riders of kiteboarding with this exciting program. In this exclusive feature, Max tells us all about a trip he won't be forgetting anytime soon!
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A Trip to Oman
Mostafa Abbas spent a month scouting kiteboarding spots and exploring his bucket list travel location: Oman. If you love the desert, nature, adventure and kiteboarding, then this destination might just be the place for you! Read all about his trip to Oman in this write-up!
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On The Fly
Find out what’s happening in the world of wind in On The Fly! Check out features on the Bahamas and Scotland, talk big air with Jamie Overbeek, hear from Denis Makolkin on kiting injuries, and find out about the Fabric of Kitesurfing History with Louise Hadlow. There’s world records, new gear, and more, in On The Fly!
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Movie Night
Any guesses which kiteboarding videos from the past two months were the most popular? We’ve put together a watch list of the top voted flicks on our website. Kick back and relax… it’s Movie Night!
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