KITE & BOARD TESTS NOW ONLINE
It was tough but we did it. You might think it's just a cut and paste job, but it turned out to be more than that. After one staff resignation, numerous delegations and lots of pulled out hair, we now have all the tests from the magazine for 2008, 2007and 2006 available to view on our website. A total of more than 170 items.
Click here to see the kite tests or click here to see the board tests
BOYS WILL BE BOYS
Take one small car, one large kicker and 4 ridiculously intelligent kitesurfers. But, give credit where it's due, only a short time after the shot on the left the 4 members of Mensa were laying down their coolest moves. See the rest of the gallery by clicking here.
Ever wondered what the pros are thinking? Top riders, from Angela Peral to Dimitri Maramenides, give us their top riding tips. Did you know, for instance, that Sky Solbach considers his riding style to be 'Phat, dope, rad, gangsta, sweet'?
All this and much more at www.kiteworldmag.com/riders/. Click here to get there.
ISSUE #35 is still dripping with sweat. The keyboards are getting hammered, photoshop is in overdrive and the Macs are smoking.
As usual, it is rammed with the best photography in the world. The rest is a secret (maybe because it hasn't been written yet).
I believe there may be the first tests of 2009 kites, a Classic Downwinder from Cape Town and Mark Shinn spouting some Bo**ox.
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STOP PRESS â€“ The Blade Kite Competition has been extended to Friday 22nd August. You just need a valid subscription to be in with a chance of winning this kite so subscribe here now
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PLAYING DIRTY SEXY KITE
FILTH ALL DAY LONG...
JUST PRESS PLAY!
GET ME OUT OF THIS OFFICE!
Fancy jacking in the 9-5 and submerging yourself in the kiteboarding industry?
Flysurfer, Wanikou, Flexifoil are all recruiting. Can't promise that you'll me spending all day on the water, but it could be worth a try.
Click here for the latest top recruitment positions
ARE YOU AS LAME AS ME?
Get out of that rut and take yourself to the next level, it may not even hurt... then again, no pain...
Starting with BEGINNERS: Make sure your stance is up to scratch. Nobody wants to see your rear end causing an enormous wind shadow.
Now thats done, you can stop sliding round corners, it just not where it's at. Click here to check out the POP TRANSITION expert, Ruben Lenten:
This is all too easy! Let's move on It's called a chicken loop for a reason. Get unhooked and try a back loop
Now we're talking. Only 3 simple steps and you're on to a Flat 3, demonstrated by Felix Pevic. He can't do freestyle really, but check out the hair on frame 9. Johnny Rotten eat your heart out
MAKE SOME CASH!