Kiteworld issue #104 released – with free annual Travel Guide!

Kiteworld Magazine issue 104 and Travel Guide 2020

Kiteworld Magazine issue 104 and Travel Guide 2020

Covers: 
Issue #104: Chris Bobryk, Key Biscayne, Miami
Photo: Maxx Evan
Travel Guide: Erick Anderson, Cumbuco, Brazil 
Photo: Andre Magarao 

Our biggest and most widely read issue launches at an incredibly surreal but serious time for the world. Our 14th annual Travel Guide free 164 page supplement features over 50 of the world’s best kitesurfing holiday and experiences – a vivid reminder of the world we’ve temporarily left behind, and the one we must look after. 

Issue #104 features 28 reviews of some of the most relevant equipment currently available for most of the market, from freeride, big air, wave and foil specific kites, to twin-tips tuned to make difficult conditions easy. Once again we spent six weeks getting fully under the bonnet of the products you’ve no doubt been puzzling over and really got to know them in great detail. 

Issue 104 and Travel Guide for free

At this difficult time, it’s important to try to keep your kiting stoke alive, so we are making the brand new issue #104 and the accompanying 164 page Travel Guide available to everyone as a digital issue completely free. Delivered on the Zinio platform, read the issue in custom sized plain text and picture mode or the attractive designed pdf format.

All you need to do is enter your email address via this link and we’ll deliver the issue and TG to you absolutely free, via Zinio.

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HERE’S HOW THE ISSUE AND TRAVEL GUIDE SHAPE-UP

Kiteworld Travel Guide 2020

Kiteworld Travel Guide 2020

Featuring: Cape Town, ZanzibaR, Diani Beach, Kilifi, Watamu, Mauritius, Dakhla, Essaouira, El Gouna, Wadi Lahami, Cape Hatteras, La Ventana, Los Barriles, Paracuru, Icaraizinho, Prea, Jericoacoara, Praia Do Maceio, Barra Grande, Atins, Roatan, Laguna Garzon, Uruguay, Turks And Caicos Islands, St. Lucia, Union Island, St Vincent & The Grenadines, Tobago Lisbon, Tarifa, Fuerteventura, Lake Garda, Hang Loose Beach, Porto Pollo, Sant’Antioco, Lo Stagnone, Keros, Gokova, Poole, Exmouth, Cornwall, South Wales, Kalpitiya and Mannar

PLUS: 
Freeride Kitesurf Downwinders, Uncharted Kite Sessions, Surfin Sem Fim Downwinders, Progression Live Coaching Camps, KiteCruise and The Action Cruise Boat Adventures 

ISSUE #104:

Strap in, get your short list ready and join us for a wild ride to find your ultimate new riding allies

Freeride and big air kite tests 2020

FREERIDE AND BIG AIR KITE TESTS

Featuring: Airush Lithium, CrazyFly Hyper, Duotone Dice, Duotone Rebel, F-One Bandit Twenty-Twenty, F-One Bandit S, Naish Dash, Naish Triad, Ocean Rodeo Craze, Ozone Edge, RRD Addiction, Slingshot Raptor and a wrap-up of the top current boosters that we tested towards the end of last year

Wave kite tests

WAVE KITE TESTS

Featuring: Duotone Neo, F-One Bandit S, North Carve and RRD Religion

Single Strut kite tests 2020

SINGLE-STRUT KITE TESTS

Featuring: Core XLite, Naish Boxer and Ozone Alpha

Twin tip 2020 gear tests Kiteworld issue 104

PERFORMANCE FREERIDE TWIN-TIP TESTS

Featuring: Airush Apex, Airush Vector, CrazyFly Raptor Extreme, Elevight Process, Naish Motion and RRD Poison

Learn the kiteboarding pop to blind

MOTOR DRIVE

Steven Akkersdijk has tips for popping to blind, and popping back again

Jesse Richman King of the Air

THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS

Ben McCann reels you through the King of the Air livestream fall out

HOW TO PERFORM UNDER PRESSURE

An interview with Red Bull King of the Air 2020, Jesse Richman

 

PLUS: 

REGULARS:
GALLERY
Subject: Locomotion

MOST WANTED
Products to pore over

SPY NETWORK
Life and times in the world of kiteboarding

MARK MY WORDS
RIP Danny Seales and Mark Shinn reckons KOTA style airs are within all our reaches

SESSIONS
Patri McLaughlin stacks it in style at Jaws

NORTH SHORE NOTES
John Bilderback lives on the North Shore of Hawaii. Backyards lies just beyond his backyard. Kiters keep trying to take on the wave. The latest was kite foiler Kevin Collins. Here’s how he got on…

PLUCKED FROM THE PACK
Turning up the torch light on two new destinations in this year’s KW Travel Guide supplement: Wadi Lahami in Egypt and Kilifi in Kenya

SENSI-BILIA
Lighties, hold on for longer – Sensi Graves helps you approaching riding in stronger wind

THESE THINGS I KNOW
Slingshot’s brand manager, Alex Fox

FINAL FLING
Eric Plancon cavorts with short line kite loops

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