Back from another 'work trip' / industry holiday, Mark Shinn laments on the healthy state of gear development
This is Mark Shinn's 25th column on the trot in this magazine, but he keeps coming up with something to chew over
INTRO - Since he claimed the number one ranking in the world almost five years ago, Aaron Hadlow has never been anywhere else at any stage of a season. Going into the event in Fuerteventura this year he found himself as number two...
(This is PART 3 of a three part interview feature taken from issue 40) Jaime Herraiz is one of the good guys in kiteboarding. When you meet him, that big, warm smile hits you like a slap across your soul. He grew up in Valencia an...
(This is PART 2 of a three part interview feature taken from issue 40) TARIFA PHOTOS - Jim GauntCOMPETITION PHOTOS - Ian Edmondson / Expix.co. At just 15 years-of-age, Gisela Pulido is probably the most highly sponsored rider in k...
(This is PART 1 of a three part interview feature taken from issue 40) I remember watching Alvaro Onieva ride for the first time at a PKRA contest in Sardinia in 2005. His unique 'skate style' was unlike anything I'd seen before a...
Tarifa is still one of the most important venues in world kiteboarding. Many brands continue to base their R&D centres there for all or part of the year and is, without doubt, the nerve-centre of European riding culture, providing...
Try telling that to these two heavyweight boxing kiteboarding tough guys, Wladimir Klitschko and Andrew Golota.
Already a two-time wakeboarding champion, AWWA hall of fame member and inventor of the S-bend, Shannon Best was introduced to kiting in 1995, but didn't actually pick up kitesurfing seriously until 1998.
Jim Gaunt headed to the Airush dealer meeting at Sotavento, Fuerteventura, where he took part in a testing session. To him it was a unique experience, but to the Airush design team it was just another day pushing the boundaires.
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