Insight: Zara Hoogenraad

Among the most influential female kiteboarders on the Big Air scene at the moment, Zara Hoogenraad embodies power, strength and determination. A new name on the scene, but this one is definitely here to stay! Jen Tyler got to know all about Zara Hoogenraad in this exclusive interview!

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Issue 94
Wed 10th Aug, 2022

Summer sessions are on the menu in this issue! Our Brand Manager Anastasia Pankina finds blue skies in Mauritius while the FLYSURFER crew finds cloudy days in the UK. We catch up with breakthrough Big Air rider, Zara Hoogenraad, and take a look at the Future of Foiling with Jamie Overbeek. Sail Sardinia with Jan Burgdörfer and dive into the Dominican Republic with Liloo Fourré. Keep on reading as Lewis Crathern talks big air and big change, Christian and Karine bring you two new techniques, and we check out some of the latest equipment in our Tech Focus and Tests! Take a look inside IKSURFMAG Issue 94!

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Issue 93
Mon 13th Jun, 2022

It’s been an action packed few months, with wind blowing in what seems like every corner of the earth! In this issue, follow Publisher Rou Chater as he heads east to find gold in Qatar, join Joshua Emanuel on board a Red Sea cruise, and see what brought James Boulding to the beaches of Miami. We check in with the up-and-coming riders of Naish Time Europe and students of the World Class Kite Academy. Read interviews with Liam Whaley, Camilla Ringvold, and Marley Franco, and that’s not all! Hear all about the latest gear, learn new tricks and techniques, and more inside IKSURFMAG Issue 93!

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Issue 92
Thu 7th Apr, 2022

Just a few months into 2022, and the wheels have already fallen off! It’s a good thing we still have kitesurfing to bring us together and keep the stoke alive! In this issue, we take a look at your impact on the industry, travel the globe with Riding to Explore, session in Sri Lanka with Therese Taabbel, and discover South Africa with Johanna-Catharina Edin. Hear what Tom Bridge and Karlie Thoma have been up to and see what’s new in the snowkite scene. Find out about the latest tech from Duotone, Ozone, Eleveight, and Airush, learn new techniques with Christian & Karine, and more! IKSURFMAG Issue 92 is here!

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Issue 91
Tue 8th Feb, 2022

It's a strong start to 2022, and kite spots worldwide are busier than they've been in years! With so much action on the water, injuries are climbing. Is the risk worth the reward? Get the perspective from top pros and average Joe's. The kite industry appears to be stronger than ever, with new gear dropping left, right, and centre! Explore the Cabrinha 02 collection, go to Kaapstad with Prolimit, and find out what's new from Core, Slingshot, and more. Find out what Colleen Carroll's been up to and how F-ONE's Charles Brodel found his foil style. With reviews, trick tips, and more inside, it's time to dive into IKSURFMAG Issue 91!

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Issue 90
Fri 10th Dec, 2021

In the final issue of 2021, we take a closer look at the tides of change sweeping big air kiting. Ready to hit the road? Join Alina Kornelli as she drives through Denmark and the Manera team searching for sessions in northern Spain. Across the pond, Punta Luna sings its siren song, blessing Martin Vari and Marc Ramseier with epic swell. There’s still plenty more in store, with interviews from strapless rider Pablo Amores, photographer Miriam Joanna, and North Kiteboarding’s Hugh Pinfold! With new techniques, tests, and tech, there is plenty of excitement between the pages of IKSURFMAG Issue 90!

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Issue 89
Thu 7th Oct, 2021

The competition season is heating up, and when we’re not scoring our own sessions, we’re spoiled for choice when it comes to entertaining events to tune into! From big surprises on the big air scene to fast-paced action in the foiling world, we’ve got it all! The F-ONE team heads south of the border in Baja while the Naish team chases freestyle perfection in Greece. We get up close and personal with Marc Jacobs, Rita Arnaus, and Frances Osorio Rivera. All this, plus behind the scenes insights on the latest products, new techniques to try, and gear tests to peruse. Issue 89 is ready for takeoff! Are you?

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