LATEST LENS MASTER: JOHN BILDERBACK
20 years as senior staff snapper for Surfer mag, and more recently full-time kite shooting, has seen JB travel the world with the best riders in tow. Find out how he started, at which break he's bricked it at the most and where gets his vote for having the best beer ( he hasn't been to the UK , so clearly you can't take him too seriously). Go to John Bilderback's Lens Master Gallery
Bilderback productions produced The Kite Movie Lines earlier this year. Check out the trailer on KWTV here.. And go to JB's website here.
GET YOUR ISSUE 36 FIX!
We've gone all Vogue and slapped Hadders on the front for being the legend that he is. Five times at the top...as he says of round nine in Brazil, 'When I get into that sort of mindset I'm sort of unstoppable.' Indeed...
...as are we, bustin' out some sweet moves of our own, with the first in a series guiding you through all you need to know to go snowkiting, we test four surfboards and RRD's Obsession kite, we reveal the latest in winter rubber and put on show some of the maddest, baddest wheels in the UK car parks.
Check out issue #36 in all its glory by clicking here...
Score some points and pass on a gift subscription here
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KITEWORLD 2009 Calendar
That's right folks, there'a never been a better time to join the merry KW throng with a subscription. For a limited period you can pick up six issues of the world's biggest kite mag and our bling bling new 2009 calendar for just Â£30! Deal here!
Not only that, we teamed up with Flexifoil to include a FREE 2009 Wall Planner. Score. Calendar RRP: Â£12.95.
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HANG UP THE SUIT!
Fancy jacking in the 9-5 and submerging yourself in the kiteboarding industry?
Travel specialists, Sportif, are putting technical kitesurfing and windsurfing knowledge ahead of sales experience for their new travel consultant role! If you know your chicken-loop from your kite loop, this could be for you... Read more here
BRAND NEW FOIL FORUM
Be warned. Everyone is going to be riding around four foot above the water next season. It's not magic, it's foil boarding. Get ahead of the game by fusing ideas with one another here.
A cheap flight to France and you could see Chasta and co flying off mountains! All good if don't mind the silly little beers. 10-16 Jan:
KW CLOTHES STORE LAUNCHED!
We opened the online doors of a our new clothes store recently and we've taken on extra helpers on the shop floor to cope with the Christmas madness.
Choose from a wide variety of kite-specific clothing brands, all of which can be seen worn by the sport's top riders.
Get some new clobber here
PLAYING DIRTY SEXY KITE
FILTH ALL DAY LONG...
JUST PRESS PLAY!
Welsh wonder Kirsty Jones claimed the women's KPWT Wave Master's crown in Morocco last weekend. According to her rider profile it's all down to thinking, understanding, committing, just doing it and remembering to smile! Simple.
Catch up on the action from the semi-finals and final in Moulay here where our Introducing revelation, Mitu Montiero, from issue #35 took the men's wave master title
See what Kirsty had to say afterwards here
UK COMPETITION MISSION:
Quick links to the latest action:
BKSA FREESTYLE FINAL ROUND: BRIGHTON - 23-26 OCT
The shoredump in KW's backyard was in fine fettle for the BKSA finals and came as a surprise for a few of the UK's finest. Click here for more
BKSA WAVE TOUR FINAL ROUND: GWITHIAN - 17-19 OCT
Pumping swell and cross-off winds saw the Brits ripping. Check the shredding here
DO IT WITH STYLE!
Now you can do it, tweak it...
BEGINNERS: Snowkiting is easier than kitesurfing to learn. Here are expert tips to finding more powder than you know what to do with...and none of them have anything to do with yellow snow...
INTERMEDIATES - Throw your head round and hope for the best with the back roll - you'll be surprised what happens
Over rotating can sometimes be good. Advanced riders - boost your ego with a pop-to-blind with surface-pass
Need a quick escape route on the surfboard? Save taking one on the head with this crafty toe-side start
NEW NEVER COME DOWN CLOTHES
Get wrapped up...