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Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine Brisa V1 2023
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine Brisa V1 2023
Ride Engine Brisa V1

Introducing the Brisa - Ride Engine's groundbreaking women's-specific fit harness for kiteboarding and windsurfing. Through meticulous testing, they have discovered the perfect wrap profile and height to accommodate the unique characteristics of the female physique. The Brisa offers a secure fit around the hips, allowing for unrestricted movement, while maintaining the Lumbar Lock shape backed by scientific data. Constructed with...

Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine Roam V1 2023
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine Roam V1 2023
Ride Engine Roam V1

Introducing the Roam harness by Ride Engine, perfect for core minimalists or adventurers who need to save space during their travels. Traveling with all your gear can be a challenge nowadays, with the need to fit in boards, kites, sails, foils, and more, while also avoiding overweight bags. Thankfully, Ride Engine has created the Roam harness, designed to be flexible...

Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine Apoc 3/2mm 2022
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine Apoc 3/2mm 2022
Ride Engine Apoc

Ride Engine has had a reputation for innovation and quality from the very start. In the company's early days in 2010, it all started in Santa Cruz in Coleman Buckley's garage, with experimental custom moulded hardshell harnesses. It was an idea that lit a fire in the industry, as you can see by the number of hardshell harnesses that exist...

Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine Elite V7 M 2022
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine Elite V7 M 2022
Ride Engine Elite V7

As the original innovator of the carbon hard shell harness, Ride Engine has secured its spot in the industry as the hard shell king. The Elite is their flagship model and the most premium harness in the range and has received some exciting upgrades in its V7 / 2022 release. What seems to be the ultimate kite industry innovation goal...

Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine Lyte XS 2022
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine Lyte XS 2022
Ride Engine Lyte

Ride Engine has made some big leaps and bounds in harness designs in the past few years. From the early days of customised one-of-a-kind oven-baked hard shell harnesses to the popular carbon Elite production model hard shell, Ride Engine has been a trusted provider of harness comfort from the beginning. With the more recent s of the composite Sabre harness...

Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine Navigator Trolley V2 2022
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine Navigator Trolley V2 2022
Ride Engine Navigator Trolley V2

Going on a kite trip is always something to look forward to, but with that comes the inevitable dread of your gear arriving damaged - or not arriving at all! While there's not much we can do to solve the disaster that is a disappearing board bag, we do have some control over the state that our equipment arrives in....

Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine APOC 4/3 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine APOC 4/3 2020
Ride Engine APOC 4/3

The APOC 4/3 from Ride Engine is a top of the line Spring/Autumn suit that packs enough heat you can wear it on the colder days too and still get away with it. High-quality construction is used throughout with glued, taped, blindstitched and liquid rubber seams and high-quality Neospan S-Foam limestone neoprene. Clever drainage in the chest, back and legs...

Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine APOC 5/4 Hooded 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine APOC 5/4 Hooded 2020
Ride Engine APOC 5/4 Hooded

Ride Engine exploded onto the accessories scene a while ago with a range of harnesses that changed the market forever. A year or so later they hit the ground running with a neoprene range, and it has been going from strength to strength ever since. The APOC 5/4/3 Hooded is their warmest suit in the lineup. With a built-in hood,...

Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine Elite Carbon 2018
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine Elite Carbon 2018
Ride Engine Elite Carbon

Ride Engine changed the game years ago with their Carbon Moulded custom harness designs. Order one and they would send you a mould kit, which you would then return to get a perfect fit. Needless to say, it was a long winded process, and limited man hours meant only a handful of people got to feel the benefits. Fast forward...

Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine Silver Elite Harness 2017
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine Silver Elite Harness 2017
Ride Engine Silver Elite Harness

Ride Engine burst onto the commercial scene last year with their entirely different take on what a kitesurfing harness should be. After years of making custom harnesses for hundreds and, hundreds of riders Coleman Buckley and Slingshot joined forces to bring these new rigid harnesses to the market and the masses. Last year was a big year fro Ride Engine,...

Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine Carbon Katana Elite 2016
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine Carbon Katana Elite 2016
Ride Engine Carbon Katana Elite

If you’ve not heard of Ride Engine yet then there is a good chance you are living on some remote island and won’t even be reading this. The brainchild of constant tinkerer Coleman Buckley, the origins of the Ride Engine concept can be traced back to 2010. Originally Coleman started making harnesses for his buddies, then a few custom ones...

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The Qatar Airways GKA Kite World Tour season opener in the Big Air discipline in France began with a bang when the Tramontana winds reached...

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Sit back and enjoy this collection of Laurent Guyot's snowkite freestyle highlights from the winter of 2023-2024 in the beauty of the French Alps at...

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Do you ever want to swap kites with your friend? Maybe you want to ride a different size or try out their kite - Mike...

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Join Laurent Guyot session on a snowy corner of the Alps!

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Zara Hoogenraad going MASSIVE!

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Have you ever tried to launch someone's kite, and then the kite starts to push you? It's not fun. Considering how easily it can be...

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In his latest vlog, 'Get High with Mike' walks us through how to launch your friend's kite while flying your own—stay safe out there!

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A minimalist harness with no shortage of technology, the Ride Engine Roam is a new travel-friendly harness which adventurous kiters should take a closer look at! Find out what makes this harness so unique in this Q&A!

2 months ago
Issue 103

The Blue Lagoon in Dahab is where Sarah Sadek, the first female Egyptian professional kiteboarder, launched onto the scene. Join Sensi Graves and Kylie Zarmati as they visit Sarah on a mission to capture her remarkable story, aiming to challenge societal norms and spotlight the struggles of women in wind sports, particularly within traditional cultures. Their journey is one you won't want to miss! Read it here, exclusively in IKSURFMAG!

2 months ago
Issue 102

Ready to elevate your gifting game and surprise the kitesurfer who has it all? Forget the conventional wishlist because, let's face it, the latest high-tech kite equipment might break the bank! Don't worry... we've got you covered! Check out this comprehensive list of ultimate gifts for kitesurfers; from cutting-edge gadgets to beach essentials and ocean-friendly items, each product on this list is handpicked to level up your kiteboarding experience.

4 months ago
Issue 102

The Onsen is the newest wetsuit model in the Ride Engine lineup, featuring #40 Yamamoto neoprene and available in both men's and women's suits. Brand Manager Gary Siskar tells us all about this special material and all of the other elements that make the Onsen a top-quality wetsuit!

4 months ago
Issue 102

Foil fanatics and light-wind enthusiasts, check this out! Slingshot has launched a minimalist control bar that is the perfect pair for kite foiling. Fred Hope gives us the inside scoop on what went into creating the Joystick bar in this Q&A!

4 months ago
Issue 101

In this issue, we take a peek at what's new in the industry at AWSI. Head to the Red Sea to catch the action from Windseekers KiteFest, read our Olympic update, and find out about some of the newest gear to hit the market from Ozone and Duotone! It's all here in On The Fly!

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 99

Earning one of the biggest names in park riding while running a successful bikini brand, Sensi Graves has had a noteworthy career. But being a pro rider isn't always about competing, and Sensi remains in the game even after retiring from competitive riding. So, what does her life look like Then VS Now? Find out in this article!

11 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

Park riding, a niche segment of kite sports, is one of the closest-knit communities in competitive kiteboarding. After a quiet few years due to the pandemic, park riding is experiencing a revival, starting with the first Kite Park League event of the year in Patagonia! In this feature article, Editor Crystal Veness interviews some of the key members of the park community to find out what went down in Patagonia, and what's coming up for the future of this discipline!

1 year ago
Issue 98

In On The Fly, we go all around the world in just a few short pages! Find out what Cohan Van Dijk and Johanna Catharina-Edin have been up to in South Africa. Then, head over to Brazil with the World Class Kite Academy and Ramiro Gallart. And, last but not least, watch some of the latest video releases from Slingshot and Prolimit!

1 year ago
Issue 97

There's something for everyone in this issue, from the foil frother to the wave addict. We've got some of the latest kit on test from North Kiteboarding, Cabrinha, Duotone, Ride Engine, and more...

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The Qatar Airways GKA Kite World Tour season opener in the Big Air discipline in France began with a bang when the Tramontana winds reached more than 50 knots, giving the athletes the conditions they wanted to put on a…

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Remember this one?!nn @Lolo BSD @Flysurfer @Ride Engine

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Weekend vibes with Laurent Guyot!nn @Lolo BSD @Flysurfer @Ride Engine

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Sit back and enjoy this collection of Laurent Guyot's snowkite freestyle highlights from the winter of 2023-2024 in the beauty of the French Alps at Lautaret Pass!nn @Lolo BSD @Flysurfer @Ride Engine

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Do you ever want to swap kites with your friend? Maybe you want to ride a different size or try out their kite - Mike MacDonalds latest vlog shows you how pro riders swap their kites safely!nn @Michael Mac Donald…

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Join Laurent Guyot session on a snowy corner of the Alps!nn @Lolo BSD @Flysurfer @Ride Engine

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What a vibe!nn @Lolo BSD @Flysurfer @Ride Engine

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Have you ever tried to launch someone's kite, and then the kite starts to push you? It's not fun. Considering how easily it can be avoided, it really shouldn't happen! Check out the latest video from 'Get High with Mike'…

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VAMOS!nn @Michael Mac Donald @CORE Kiteboarding @Ride Engine

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In his latest vlog, 'Get High with Mike' walks us through how to launch your friend's kite while flying your own—stay safe out there!nn @Michael Mac Donald @CORE Kiteboarding @Ride Engine

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Laurent Guyot doing what he does best!nn @Lolo BSD @Flysurfer @Ride Engine

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Lolo BSD ejoying his favourite playground - What a spot to call home!nn @Lolo BSD @Flysurfer @Ride Engine

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Take flight with Lolo BSD!nn @Lolo BSD @Flysurfer @Ride Engine

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Weekend vibes are in full swing!nn @Lolo BSD @Flysurfer @Ride Engine

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Julien Fillion walking you through the Ride Engine Foot Straps offering in this tech talk! Head over to Ride Engine to find out more.nn @Julien Fillion @Ride Engine

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This is 'street kiteboarding' with Ben Beholz!nn @Ben Beholz @CORE Kiteboarding @Ride Engine

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Lolo BCD in his favourite playground!nn @Lolo BSD @Flysurfer @Ride Engine

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Watch Michaela Pilkenton's King of the Cove 2024 entry video right here!nn @Michaela Pilkenton @Naish Kiteboarding @Ride Engine

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How to fly your kite without a harness with 'Get High with Mike'nn @Michael Mac Donald @CORE Kiteboarding @Ride Engine

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Snowkite board offs with Lolo BSD!nn @Lolo BSD @Flysurfer @Ride Engine

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Posts we shared on our Instagram Page over the last 2 months

The Blue Lagoon in Dahab is where @sarahsadek1996 , the first female Egyptian professional kiteboarder, launched onto the scene. Join @sensigraves and @kyzarmati as they visit Sarah on a mission to capture her remarkable story, aiming to challenge societal norms…

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