Best careered into the kitesurfing market in 2004 with their brash, aggressive online tactics that saw them drastically undercut their competitors and rapidly acquire customers. in 2010 they are striving to shed the cheap 'beginne...
WORDS ? Jim Gaunt INTRO ? A lot of people think he's from another planet, some think he just visited one for a while. Whatever your view on Lou Wainman, he's the first name on most top riders' lips when it comes to inspiration. Sy...
With a coastline rich in some of the cleanest, greenest waves on the planet and plenty of wind knocking about, it's a wonder there have never been any wave tour events in Ireland. Big wave slayer Ryan Coote decided to end all that...
Although he's been enjoying a little casual coastal cruising on a raceboard, we won't be seeing Mark Shinn converting his freeride enthusiasm onto the race course
Dimitri Maramenides lives in the Outer Banks in Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, USA. He set up the Epic kite brand in December 2009.
We give him his own column and he starts writing about bikes. Shinny has been mainly getting saddle sore in Cape Town since he last sat down to press enough buttons to fill this page
In his regular column, Mark Shinn wonders whether it's time to open up to the truth
A regular travel column on the ups and downs of life at sea from Gavin McClurg, Captain of the Best Odyssey boat, Discovery.
Gavin McClurg is captain of Discovery, a 57-foot catamaran that becomes home to riders on the Best Odyssey, transporting them on remote expeditions, chasing wind and waves. This issue, they head back to a group of islands that tim...
Gavin McClurg is captain of Discovery, a 57-foot catamaran that becomes home to riders on the Best Odyssey. This time they navigate the Panama Canal, a place that surely no one in their right mind would think about kiting...
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