The Interview - Craig Cunningham

Ten Questions is no more, and we've replaced it with a more in-depth look at people in the industry who have transcended beyond the pro rider role. This issue Craig Cunningham drops in, he's been looking after the Duotone team and working with the movie creators to ensure their content is as good as it can be. Find out how he got there and what it takes to work in the industry right here.

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Issue 79

Tue 11th Feb, 2020

It's another fantastic issue this time around, absolutely packed with the best stories, photos and videos from around the world. In this issue, Jesse Richman rides massive Jaws and tells us how it's done. Craig Cunningham drops by for a chat about life managing the Duotone Team, and Paul Serin is hunting for gold in Mozambique. In a new feature, Insight, we focus on women working in the industry who are kicking ass and taking names, LynDee Talmage from Slingshot is first up! On top of all that there is absolutely loads more inside, including Christian and Karine's technique, be sure to check it out!

Issue 78

Wed 11th Dec, 2019

It's another fantastic issue this time around, absolutely packed with the best stories, photos and videos from around the world. Rou Chater sits down with one of the best kitesurfers on the planet, Keahi de Aboitiz, and talks to him about his upcoming swell hunting movie. We also take a look at the cost of kitesurfing, is it too expensive, or perhaps too cheap, find out inside. In a new feature we ask the same questions to different brands, this issue it's Eleveight under the microscope. Christian and Karine are on board with some more trickery, learn the simple to to heelside downloop transition, get fancy with the surfboard 360 and to really impress people try out the one-footed darkslide! We've also got a huge test section too with kites, twin tips, surfboards and hydrofoils all getting tested!

Issue 77

Mon 14th Oct, 2019

It's an absolutely massive issue with all the best stories, photos and videos from around the world. Rou Chater has put together a huge feature on the subject of sustainability within the kite industry, interviewing the major brands and asking them about their plans for our future. Colleen Carroll is hunting down stunning locations in Namibia and the Manera team head to the wilds of Russia to kite amongst the frozen wastelands. We have a big test section with lots of new twin tips and kites on test, including the latest wave kites from Cabrinha, Duotone and North. Christian and Karine are on hand with some stylish new moves, including the backroll handwash, a stylish addition to a trick many of us can already do. You'll find even more inside as this is by far and away our biggest issue yet with 260 pages of kitesurfing goodness curated just for you!

Issue 76

Thu 8th Aug, 2019

It's an absolutely huge issue for you with all the best stories, photos and videos from around the world. Rou Chater heads to uncharted waters in Northern Madagascar with the F-ONE Team. Sensi Graves looks at how you can improve your confidence on the water and the Duotone Team head to Western Australia in search of slabs and barrels. We also have the full story on the recalibration of North Kiteboarding, plus the low down on the Hood Jam event. There is a massive test this issue with foils, twin tips, kites and surfboards getting put through their paces. As ever Christian and Karine have some three cool moves for you to learn, and there is lots more inside too!

Issue 75

Thu 13th Jun, 2019

We've got another incredible issue for you with all the best stories, photos and videos from around the world. Rou Chater takes an in-depth look at foiling and how it has changed so much thanks to the influence of the growing surf scene. Paulino Pereira heads off to Cape Verde on a swell strike mission and scores it big time! Aaron Hadlow and Lewis Crathern come to the rescue for Ruben Lenten, and we have Karolina Winkowska in the hot seat for female focus. Christian and Karine have some three cool moves for you to learn, and we have plenty of new gear on test too!

Issue 74

Tue 9th Apr, 2019

We've got another bumper issue for you this spring with all the best stories, photos and videos from around the world. Inside we take a look at the state of professional kiteboarding and how far it has come since the debacle of 2016. Charlotte Consorti heads to Moorea in Tahiti to see if it will live up to her expectations and the dreams she’s been having! Rou Chater heads back to Cape Town to see if it’s all it’s cracked up to be. Christian and Karine have some excellent tips for strapless riders, and we have plenty of new gear on test too!

Issue 73

Tue 5th Feb, 2019

It’s the start of another year and we’ve got an incredible issue lined up for you! We travel to the far northern islands of Scotland with the Manera crew and discover some of the best conditions on the planet! Lewis Crathern uncovers the real Egypt in Dahab and Steven Akkersdijk heads off on a road trip around Ireland! On the other side of the world Rou Chater witnesses Guy Bridge smash the course record for the Red Bull Lighthouse to Leighton race and the is plenty more inside too with the best photos, stories and videos!

Issue 72

Mon 10th Dec, 2018

Colleen Carroll drops in this month with some of the best female freestyle riders on the planet as they go exploring in Egypt for the upcoming film, The Sum Of 5. Reo Stevens heads off into the Pacific to discover the kitesurfing on offer in Tuamotu and Lukas Pitsch gives us the lowdown on snowkiting. Christian and Karine are on hand with some slick moves to add to your bag of tricks and we’ve also got lots of 2019 gear on test. As ever there is plenty more inside, the magazine is packed with the best photos, stories and videos!

Issue 71

Mon 8th Oct, 2018

This issue we follow the F-One team as they head back to Madagascar and find it is still firing ten years one! We look at what it takes to be a Pro on the Cabrinha Riders Academy, plus Aaron Hadlow and Laci Kobulsky are here with the final instalment of their TWENTY feature length movie piece. Reed Brady gets the ten questions and Jalou Langeree is our Female Focus! Plus there is lots of technique, loads of tests and you’ll find plenty more inside too! The magazine is packed, as always, with the best photos, stories and videos!

Issue 70

Thu 9th Aug, 2018

Duowhat? New Cabrinha? North gone? North back? With so much going on at kitesurfing's top table we put the definitive word down on what’s happening with the biggest brands in the industry. Brandon Scheid travels to La Ventana to discover the easy life and Julie Leleu is the subject of our Ten Questions feature. Annelous Lammerts investigates the rise of the Hood Jam, one of the biggest events in kiteboarding right now and there’s more — the magazine is packed, as always, with the best photos, stories and videos!

Issue 69

Wed 13th Jun, 2018

We have a new series, Life Changes, that looks at personalities whose lives have been changed by kiteboarding—starting with Ryan Osmond. We also check in with Aaron Hadlow to find out about the filming of his new feature-length movie, and we have an essential behind-the-scenes look at control bars. Plus, we travel to the Bahamas with Charlotte Consorti and sit down with Dan Charlish to find out about the upcoming Kitesurfing Armada. And there’s more — the magazine is packed, as always, with the best photos, stories and videos!

Issue 68

Wed 11th Apr, 2018

We have an in-depth twin tip guide, just in time for spring! You’ll also find a crazy story from a team that just returned from a 70-day kite-powered mission through the wilds of Antarctica. The always-impressive Liam Whaley invites us in for an interview and we hear from Kari Schibevaag, who has been bouncing between the waves of Cape Town and the snowfields of the Arctic. Plus, get to know up-and-coming ripper Jeremy Burlando. And there’s more; the magazine is packed, as always, with the best photos, stories and videos!

Issue 67

Fri 9th Feb, 2018

The Red Bull King Of The Air just went down in Cape Town and saw straps vs boots in the ultimate showdown. We’ve got a huge feature on the event; its impact on the sport and how it has unified riders from all spectrums kiteboarding. Brazilian wave shredder Sebastian Ribeiro stars in our interview, and Rou Chater gives you a definitive guide on how to ride, and survive One Eye. That’s just the icing on the cake; the magazine is packed as usual with the best photos, stories and videos!

Issue 66

Tue 12th Dec, 2017

It might be getting cold outside, but we’ve got a bumper issue packed with amazing content to keep you warm. And if you’re from the Southern Hemisphere than your season should be getting into full swing and this magazine is packed with inspirational kitesurfing goodness! We’ve got the best stories from around the world complemented by some of the most impressive photography in the business, plus there are more videos than you can shake a stick at!

Issue 65

Fri 20th Oct, 2017

We've gone all out this issue to bring you some of the best content from around the globe! The Manera crew report back from the wilderness of Canada in Rugged Point. Ewan Jaspan the wakestyle wonder-kid is the star of our interview, and Rou Chater talks to perhaps the most influential person in kiteboarding today Till Eberle. Tonia Farman shares her inspirational tale of Kite Boarding 4 Cancer, and we chat to Anke and Francisco who just completed a huge kite crossing!

Issue 64

Wed 9th Aug, 2017

It’s another packed edition filled with the best images, stories and videos from around the world. Inside we’ve got four amazing travel guides to whet your appetite for the next kite trip, Maui, Sardinia, Mauritius and the Bahamas are serving up the good! Lindsay McClure checks in with the Kite Park League mid season and Christian and Karine have some incredible moves for you to learn!

Issue 63

Fri 9th Jun, 2017

It’s another packed edition filled with the best images, stories and videos from around the world. Inside Nick Jacobsen jumps off two hotels, we have an in-depth chat with Roberto Ricci, and Sensi Graves talks about the benefits of women’s kiteboarding. Of course, we have Christian and Karine on hand with the technique and an absolutely huge kite and board test too!

Issue 62

Tue 11th Apr, 2017

This issue Brandon Scheid goes on a voyage of discovery in the Philippines and we take an in depth look at the dangers of kiting in storms and how to stay safe. Karolina Winkowska, Ewan Jaspan and Alexander Lewis-Hughes extol the virtues of heading into the unknown to discover new spots and we go kitesurfing underwater, yes, you read that right!

Issue 61

Mon 6th Feb, 2017

Inside you'll find us going behind the scenes on a Cabrinha photo shoot. We've also got snow kiting from Svalbard in Norway where there are more polar bears than people. One of our favourite riders drops by for a chat in our Ten Questions piece, find out who it is inside and we have perhaps the biggest kite, board and hydrofoil test we have ever done!

Issue 60

Wed 7th Dec, 2016

Sixty issues is a bit of a landmark, so we’ve gone out of our way to pack every page with some of the best content we have ever produced. With articles looking at the rise of the female side of our sport, travelling through Kenya, equipment overloads and lots more there is plenty inside to keep you entertained, be sure to check it out!

Issue 59

Sun 16th Oct, 2016

We ask the question, “Who’s the real game changer?”As we speak to the brands behind the biggest marketing hype in history, is it all just hot air, or real progress? You decide! On top of that huge feature we have the Kite Park League, Manera go to Iceland and there is so much more inside too, be sure to check it out!

Issue 58

Tue 9th Aug, 2016

We've got arguably one of the greatest stories ever told in our sport this issue as Lewis Crathern gives us an in-depth insight into his crash, his stay in the hospital and his recovery to getting back on a kiteboard! On top of that, the magazine is packed with the usual great articles, tests and technique! Enjoy!

Issue 57

Mon 13th Jun, 2016

This issue Rou Chater asks the question, is kitesurfing broken? He investigates the warring factions trying to control our sport. Matt Elsasser features in our interview and we head to Poland to visit the Nobile Factory for our Behind the Brand piece. David Romeu and friends go on a motorbike road trip to Morocco and there is a lot more inside too!

Issue 56

Sun 10th Apr, 2016

Inside we have a huge interview with one of the best female kiters on the planet, Bruna Kajiya, plus Jack Galloway heads to the Red Bull Ragnarok in Norway. Liquid Force feature in our Behind the Brand piece and Dom Moore heads to Vancouver Island in Canada, as usual there is loads more inside too!

Issue 55

Tue 9th Feb, 2016

Issue 54

Fri 11th Dec, 2015

Issue 53

Sat 10th Oct, 2015

Issue 52

Thu 13th Aug, 2015

Issue 51

Thu 11th Jun, 2015

Issue 50

Sat 11th Apr, 2015

Issue 49

Thu 5th Feb, 2015

Issue 48

Tue 9th Dec, 2014

Issue 47

Sat 11th Oct, 2014

Issue 46

Fri 8th Aug, 2014

Issue 45

Wed 11th Jun, 2014

Issue 44

Wed 9th Apr, 2014

Issue 43

Sat 1st Feb, 2014

Issue 42

Wed 4th Dec, 2013

Issue 41

Thu 10th Oct, 2013

Issue 40

Tue 6th Aug, 2013

Issue 39

Sat 8th Jun, 2013

Issue 38

Fri 5th Apr, 2013

Issue 37

Mon 4th Feb, 2013

Issue 36

Fri 7th Dec, 2012

Issue 35

Fri 5th Oct, 2012

Issue 34

Tue 7th Aug, 2012

Issue 33

Mon 2nd Jul, 2012

Issue 32

Tue 10th Apr, 2012

Issue 31

Wed 8th Feb, 2012

Issue 30

Fri 9th Dec, 2011

Issue 29

Fri 7th Oct, 2011

Issue 28

Wed 10th Aug, 2011

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Fri 10th Jun, 2011

Issue 26

Mon 11th Apr, 2011

Issue 25

Tue 8th Feb, 2011

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Fri 3rd Dec, 2010

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Tue 5th Oct, 2010

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Thu 5th Aug, 2010

Issue 21

Thu 3rd Jun, 2010

Issue 20

Thu 1st Apr, 2010

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Wed 3rd Feb, 2010

Issue 18

Wed 2nd Dec, 2009

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Fri 2nd Oct, 2009

Issue 16

Mon 10th Aug, 2009

Issue 15

Wed 10th Jun, 2009

Issue 14

Thu 9th Apr, 2009

Issue 13

Tue 10th Feb, 2009

Issue 12

Tue 16th Dec, 2008

Issue 11

Thu 16th Oct, 2008

Issue 10

Sun 10th Aug, 2008

Issue 9

Sat 14th Jun, 2008

Issue 8

Thu 10th Apr, 2008

Issue 7

Mon 4th Feb, 2008

Issue 6

Wed 7th Nov, 2007

Issue 5

Fri 24th Aug, 2007

Issue 4

Sun 24th Jun, 2007

Issue 3

Mon 16th Apr, 2007

Issue 2

Tue 30th Jan, 2007

Issue 1

Tue 14th Nov, 2006