Technique

What beats racing down to the beach enthusiastically anticipating landing that new trick you’ve been dreaming of? Surely, arriving at the spot with all of the handy help you need to actually land it! With the help of Karine, Christian, and Heliarde, you’re sure to stick the Surfboard Dismount, Toeside Front Roll to Toeside, and the Beach Start Back Roll Grab. Everything you need to know is right here in Technique!

Articles | Issue 86

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Competition
Mystic brings the heat with a competition prize that you definitely don’t want to miss out on! The new Mystic Majestic hardshell harness is up for grabs. All you have to do to enter is subscribe!
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Editorial
Is it true that he/she who dies with the most toys wins? Rou Chater tackles the topic of the “multi-sport enthusiast”, and considers the best path… one sport, or ALL the sports? Keep reading in the Issue 86 Editorial!
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Try Before You Buy
What's the best source of information when shopping around for kitesurfing equipment? Buying new gear is a big decision, and learning the hard way is neither fun nor cost-effective. Crystal Veness and Rou Chater look at some of the most commonly made mistakes and offer up a (literally) groundbreaking solution. Find out the big news right here!
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Bright Future In The Maldives
Finding fulfilment as a professional kiteboarder doesn't always come from standing atop the podium. While World Champion is a title that Karolina Winkowska is immensely familiar with, sharing the stoke with other young kiters is a different version of success. Read about her mission in the Maldives in this article!
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The Caspian Monster
Russia's 37,653 km of coastline hide a wealth of secrets, and Artem Garashchenko takes us behind the Iron Curtain to explore a relic from the Soviet Era. Yes, this is a kiteboarding article!! Read the whole story, exclusively in IKSURFMAG!
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Technique
What beats racing down to the beach enthusiastically anticipating landing that new trick you’ve been dreaming of? Surely, arriving at the spot with all of the handy help you need to actually land it! With the help of Karine, Christian, and Heliarde, you’re sure to stick the Surfboard Dismount, Toeside Front Roll to Toeside, and the Beach Start Back Roll Grab. Everything you need to know is right here in Technique!
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The Arctic Circle: A Carbon-Free Journey
Kitesurfing can take us to truly magnificent places, but how far could you get without leaving a carbon footprint? In this article, Roderick Pijls takes us on a kiting journey to the Arctic Circle in search of the Northern Lights, and all of it carbon-free!
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La Ventana Through A Different Lens
Most park riding pros jet from one lagoon paradise to the next in search of the flattest water out there. With limited travel options, Jack Rieder found himself revisiting his old stomping grounds in Mexico, where flat water is in short supply. Read about his Baja adventure now!
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Tried and Tested
Everything you need to know about the latest and greatest gear to hit the market. Our experienced test team takes new gear from F-ONE, Cabrinha, Fluid, Ozone, Slingshot, and CrazyFly for a spin. Find out what we thought in Tried & Tested.
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Lightroom
A picture is worth a thousand words, and here’s a selection of the best shots that tell their own story!
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The Interview: RideUp Mountains
This group of guys has risen to the top, conquering unimaginable peaks with the help of their kites. Is there any mountain top out of reach for the RideUp crew?! In this edition of The Interview, we chat to Wareck, Hugues, and Johann to find out what it means to make the most of winter!
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Tech Focus - North Sonar Foils
Hydrofoil designer George Hadril joined the North team to develop their latest foil equipment. Read about how he works, and get the low down on the best foil he has ever designed in this North Tech Focus!
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Tech Focus - AK Ether Harness
In the never-ending debate between soft shell and hard shell, AK Durable Supply Co. has come out of the left-field with something completely different. Find out about the AK Ether in this interview with Clinton Filen!
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Tech Focus - Naish Torque 2 Control System
With the new Torque 2 Control System, Naish has reimagined how riders connect to their kite. We caught up with kite engineer Brian Dennis and team rider Ewan Jaspan to get the skinny on the big redesign in this Tech Focus feature.
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Tech Focus - Shinn Suprahydro 950
What does the journey of a hydrofoil look like? From the sparkle in the eye of Mark Shinn to a prototype and then eventually to the market, Mark tells us how the Shinn Suprahydro 950 came to be. Read all about it right here!
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Tech Focus - Cabrinha
With a few major product releases kicking off the 2021 season, the Cabrinha team is already hard at work preparing the next batch of products. We check in with the men behind the scenes to find out what else they have in store for us in Tech Focus!
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Insight: Linda Van Lakwijk
Behind the scenes of every kite brand are the hidden figures dreaming up ideas, ploughing through paperwork, and making decisions that drive the brand forward. In Insight, we get to know the women at work in the industry. In this issue, we meet Linda van Lakwijk from Kubus Sports BV and Prolimit. Read more to hear her story!
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Movie Night
The most popular videos on our website over the past two months. This one’s sure to stir up some excitement!
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