Masters of Snow

The Serre Chevalier Vallée saw some epic snowkite action during the latest World Snowkite Masters a few months ago. What is snowkiting freestyle, and what does an event in this category look like? Find out what went down - and up - in the French Alps in this exclusive IKSURFMAG article!

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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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Issue 88
Wed 11th Aug, 2021

With 18 months of pandemic fatigue settling in, we're cautiously inching closer to some semblance of normalcy, or at least getting used to our current situation! While the responsible choice would be to spend some of our hard-earned bucks on therapy, a dream kite trip might just save our sanity! This issue, we explore Turks & Caicos, South Africa, and Zanzibar. Home or away, it's a good time to Invest in Your Progression! F-ONE's Raphael Salles talks the new Bandit XV, Jo Ciastula checks in after GKA Tarifa, and Su Kay shares her some industry insights. Still hungry? Tuck into tests, technique, and much more; Issue 88 is hot and ready!

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Issue 87
Fri 11th Jun, 2021

Halfway through 2021 and the roller coaster ride continues! With travel looking more possible by the moment, our dreams of a faraway kite holiday may soon be a reality! In this issue, we check in with the Duotone team to find out who’s staying local and who’s shredding global. Graham Howes introduces us to the Next Gen of kiters on Team North, Ben Beholz takes us along for a ride in his RV, and Matt Maxwell showcases his silly season in South Africa. We catch up with kitesurfing cameraman, Laci Kobulsky, and Hawaiian wave riding extraordinaire, Moona Whyte. If that’s not enough already, we’ve got more of the latest news, tech, techniques, and tests. Issue 87 is ready. Are you?!

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