Issue # 1
LAUNCH ISSUE 01 – Summer 2002
Where it all began for us in the summer of 2002. The first issue includes an interview with a nineteen year-old Martin Vari and Women’s PKRA Champion Anne-Laure Pegon. We report on the Mondial du Vent of 2002 and the French snowkite winter tour as well as buggy and kitesurf travel in Vietnam. Polishing things off is a portfolio of some of Stephen Whitesell’s best work.
MOTOR DRIVE – one handed back loop to blind
ASK A PRO – Staying upwind, self-launching and sending it!
ON TEST – Airea Raptor vs Ozone Razor
ISSUE 01 CONTENTS:
THE BEGINNING by Bjorn Verdujn.
ROAD BLOCK: Controversy reigns at Europe's seasonal opener, The Mondial du Vent.
SUPERSTYLIN': Clean, crisp shots from The Semnoz Winter Tour, by Cyril Ferrand.
BEING MARTIN VARI: Interview with the 2001 World Champion by Jay Rebbeck.
ANNE-LAURE PEGON: Wipika's hottest asset explains why she's turning her back on competitions.
MAD MAX! by Neil Godbold.
THANKIN' YOU, NAM: Vietnam is set to become Asia's new kiting Mecca. Matt Taggart explains.
PHOTOGRAPHER'S PORTFOLIO: Six pages of eye candy from Stephen Whitesell.