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?!
Wed 14th Apr, 2021
The spring season has started with a stumble, not a bang. Getting out on the water without getting stuck in quarantine has become a sport in itself! Luckily, we've got inspiring stories and off the beaten path adventures to keep you entertained. We look at the trials and tribulations of buying new gear, Karolina Winkowska gives back in the Maldives, Artem Garashchenko kites with a monster, Roderick Pijls goes carbon-free, and Jack Rieder heads back to Baja. From sea level to the snowy peaks, we interview Prolimit's Linda Van Lakwijk and the men of 'RideUp'. Our Tech Focus takes you behind the designs, and we've got techniques to try out and gear tests dip into. Turn the page, it's time to dive in!
Mon 8th Feb, 2021
It’s been a bumpy start to the year, but the ongoing pandemic drama has been the source of some extremely interesting content! In this issue, Crystal Veness takes a closer look at the disruption and chaos in Cape Town over the past year. James Boulding takes a break in Kenya to get up close and personal with the foil, and we check in with Mitu Monteiro to find out what it takes to achieve legend status in the kite industry. Go behind the scenes with the ladies at FLYSURFER and live vicariously through pro riders Jerome Cloetens, Tom Seager, Annabel van Westerop, Colleen Carroll, Sensi Graves, and Josh Emanuel as they take us through some of their post-lockdown travel adventures. Get your popcorn ready and check it out, this issue will offer hours of entertainment!
Tue 8th Dec, 2020
With what might be the strangest year of our lives coming to a close, we’re looking forward to a better and brighter 2021, with less COVID, less politics, and even more kiting! This issue is packed with features, including the story behind the latest MANERA film where Paul Serin and Maxime Chabloz made the most of what was close to home. Joshua Emanual blows our minds yet again with the sheer insanity of his quest for the infinity loop, Camille Delannoy ventures solo into the dunes of Brazil, and Aaron Hadlow talks us through his career - past, present, and future. As always, there’s loads to learn in our technique, tests, and tech focus sections. Put your phone on silent, it’s time to dive into IKSURFMAG!
Thu 15th Oct, 2020
After the brief pause it feels like the sport has gone absolutely bonkers, from scrapping around for fresh images last issue, too literally being flooded the next. We’ve got absolutely loads of great features in this issue, including the incredibly inspirational Willem Hooft story, the adaptive kiter is arguably better than most of us, not bad when he’s wheelchair bound. Peter Stiewe is the focus of our interview, the F-One team head to Corsica and North get their big air team logging the air miles on the new gear. Of course we have loads more inside with plenty of tests, technique and all the usual’s to keep you entertained too, be sure to check it out!
Wed 12th Aug, 2020
It seems like the summer has been an absolute ripper for the watersports industry. In an extended piece Rou Chater looks at the Bust Boom effect of Covid 19 and asks What Next… We also sit down with legend Robby Naish for a catch up, while Oswald Smith, Graham Howes and friends are off searching for new spots in South Africa. Alex Fox from Slingshot drops by for our interview and Sam Light gives us the full low down on his Kite Boat Project. We also talk to the industries only female CEO in our insight piece, Malwina Shinn and our new Tech Focus section looks at some of the new developments in within the sport. Of course we have tests, technique and all the usual’s to keep you entertained too, be sure to check it out!