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Kitesurfing Reviews - Gin Kiteboarding Marabou 2 2022
Kitesurfing Reviews - Gin Kiteboarding Marabou 2 2022
Gin Kiteboarding Marabou 2

The Gin Marabou 2 introduces a groundbreaking concept as the world's first hybrid kite. By combining the construction of a closed-cell kite and a single surface, they have opened up exciting new possibilities. This compact and adaptable kite generates exceptional power, making it ideal for twintipping, foiling, and surfing. Its impressive stability and reliability make the Marabou 2 user-friendly and...

Kitesurfing Reviews - Gin Kiteboarding Shaman 3.1 2022
Kitesurfing Reviews - Gin Kiteboarding Shaman 3.1 2022
Gin Kiteboarding Shaman 3.1

The Shaman 3.1 boasts the same design as the Shaman 3, but with an upgraded fabric that offers significantly enhanced durability and water resistance. These two new features contribute to the already exceptional lightweight nature of a single-skin kite like the Shaman, making it a compact companion perfect for any exploration. The Shaman is renowned for its impermeability, lightness, stability,...

Kitesurfing Reviews - Gin Kiteboarding Spirit 10m 2021
Kitesurfing Reviews - Gin Kiteboarding Spirit 10m 2021
Gin Kiteboarding Spirit

At Gin Kiteboarding, the Spirit is their all-around freeride foil kite. Use this kite on the water, out in the snow or on the land… you choose! This versatile closed-cell foil kite is a fantastic choice offering easy handling with great low wind flying capabilities whilst also performing efficiently in high winds for the smaller sizes. Light and easy to...

Kitesurfing Reviews - Gin Kiteboarding Cannibal 2 9m 2017
Kitesurfing Reviews - Gin Kiteboarding Cannibal 2 9m 2017
Gin Kiteboarding Cannibal 2

We’ve recently tested the Egoist, which was a solid performer from Gin. We’ve now got our hands on the second version of the Cannibal; it has undergone some significant changes in design and style for this release. The Cannibal 2 is a high-performance open C 5-strut kite. We see some new construction and design features in the new Cannibal 2;...

Kitesurfing Reviews - Gin Kiteboarding Egoist 9m 2015
Kitesurfing Reviews - Gin Kiteboarding Egoist 9m 2015
Gin Kiteboarding Egoist

After Gin’s departure from the kite scene a few years ago, they came back last year with the new Cannibal, which was an excellent kite. For 2015 they have added the Egoist to the range, a freeride do-it-all kite with an emphasis for wave riding. The Egoist has 3 struts, with quite swept-back wingtips. There is a neat and compact...

Kitesurfing Reviews - Gin Kiteboarding Cannibal 9m 2014
Kitesurfing Reviews - Gin Kiteboarding Cannibal 9m 2014
Gin Kiteboarding Cannibal

After a brief hiatus Gin Kiteboarding have returned to the market place, and it’s good to see them again. The Swiss brand were popular in the past amongst the more discerning rider looking for something a little different that was built to exacting Swiss standards. For the relaunch of the brand they have a new kite, the Cannibal. It’s a...

2 months ago

Andrea Zust and Peer Schnyder are back with another helpful how-to guide on kite skills after their recent trip to Tenerife, where the wind just...

6 months ago

Gin Kiteboarding's Xavier De Le Rue is living out his dreams of exploring the stunning Norwegian countryside. He embarked on a kite trip to the...

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7 months ago

The America's Cup is regarded as the ultimate achievement in competitive sailing, where highly skilled sailors and cutting-edge technology come together. For Nils Frei, a...

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11 months ago

The First Track Lab is a research and development facility based in the middle of the mountains in Verbier, Switzerland. Here, they do everything related...

11 months ago

Go behind the scenes with the First Track Lab, a cutting-edge research and development facility nestled in the picturesque mountains of Verbier, Switzerland. Discover how...

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1 year ago

We’re stoked to announce we’re on for the third IKSURFMAG & Tonic Mag Demo Weekender on the 9th, 10th & 11th of June 2023 at...

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1 year ago

What a vibe - Tiana Laporte riding with the 18 s.q.m. Boom V2 in St Blaise, Switzerland. Kitefoiling in almost no wind is like dancing...

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1 year ago

THIS IS INSANE! Monica Ballus doesn't take no for an answer, she embodies strength and perseverance and definitely pushes herself way out of her comfort...

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1 year ago

In 2022, Gin Kiteboarding became an official supporter and kite supplier for the SP80 project, which consists in shattering the current world sailing speed record...

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1 year ago

With the winter season well underway, let's get some snowkiting in! However, choosing the right kite for snowkite can be challenging. The Gin Kiteboarding team...

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1 year ago

Watch the 2022 Lepanto Formula Kite Europeans full documentary right here!

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1 year ago

A week of kiteglamping in the Ksivarsi wilderness area sounds like the best adventure ever! Watch Mika, Ari & Jaakko take on an adventure that...

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Issue 103

What's going on inside the industry? This issue, we check in on some of the big moves in kiteboarding from Jesse Richman to Nathalie Lambrecht to Luca Ceruti. Follow Lorenzo Casati's KOTA adventure, learn how to stay busy in light wind, and get to know Katka Salandova. Check it out right here in On The Fly!

2 months ago
Issue 103

Treat your eyes to some tasty kiteboarding imagery! Lightroom is where we showcase some of the best images we receive each issue… check it out!

2 months ago
Issue 102

What's new in the world of wind? From Liam Whaley giving back in Brazil, supermodel sheep in Ireland, riding up mountains in France, and windy paradise in Turks & Caicos; there's that and a whole lot more right here in On The Fly!

4 months ago
Issue 101

In this edition of The Interview, we get to know professional sailor and America's Cup race winner Nils Frei! Find out all about his day job, why he loves kiting, and what happened when pro kiter Maxime Chabloz took to the race course with the Alinghi Red Bull Racing Team in Barcelona!

6 months ago
Issue 101

They say a picture is worth 1,000 words, which means these pictures are worth 10,000! Check out 10 epic images that will transport you to windy paradises around the world in Lightroom Issue #101!

6 months ago
Issue 100

With a history that goes back to the 1970s, kitesurfing has been around, in some form or other, for almost 50 years; can you believe it?! In this feature, we've put together a timeline of the key points in our kiting history, including the development of the sport, competitive achievements, pop culture, and unforgettable acts by some of our top riders. Enjoy IKSURFMAG's 100 Moments!

8 months ago
Issue 100

What's new in the kitesurfing world? On The Fly is your place to catch a quick update on the latest news. This issue, find out about Harlem's game-changing new kite, take a look at travel to the Bahamas, hear about Evan Klijn's latest moves, and go sailing in Sardinia with Tanguy Nef. It's all right here in On The Fly!

8 months ago
Issue 99

On The Fly is the place to go to catch up on the latest industry news! Find out what's happening at the upcoming C Kite Festival in Mauritius, get to know breakout wave rider Sophia Abreu, and catch this season's most inspiring video release, The Art of Adapting. Don't miss out on the latest news from Gin, Ride Engine, and Airush Kiteboarding. It's all right here in On The Fly!

11 months ago
Issue 98

We've been following the SP80 project since the start, excitedly awaiting the team's attempt to break the world sailing speed record using a giant kite attached to a trimaran. We caught up with the development team to see how the project is going in this Q&A!

1 year ago
Issue 97

Big waves, big air, Brazil sessions, and kiting in blizzards; it's all right here in On The Fly. We've wrapped up the latest news from your favourite brands and riders. Stay in the know with On The Fly!

1 year ago
Issue 96

The Arctic Circle is a destination that, for most, is a distant thought. After all, who would want to go kiting in -30°C?! Well, we found someone who did: Monica (Nika) Ballús. In this interview, we find out all about Nika's incredible experience in Lapland...

1 year ago
Issue 95

The kite industry is experiencing change at a rapid pace. From new materials to new shapes to new faces, it can be hard to keep up with the trends! In September, we took a trip inside the industry at the AWSI Expo in Hood River, Oregon. Find out what insights Editor Crystal Veness took home in this exclusive article!

2 years ago
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Andrea Zust and Peer Schnyder are back with another helpful how-to guide on kite skills after their recent trip to Tenerife, where the wind just wasn’t strong enough to actually kite!nnCheck out the latest issue of @iksurfmag to read the…

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