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Magic Moments

When the European summer draws to a close, there’s one place where a fairly guaranteed epic season is just getting started: Brazil. Hannah Whiteley followed the sunshine…

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Enter Stage Right

Keahi de Aboitiz continues to blur the lines by charging a big day at one of the North Shore’s most acclaimed surf spots – Off The Wall – on a kite.

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WANDERLUST

Roderick Pijls left the well-trodden path of Cumbuco and headed further north to explore the endless coastline of Brazil, search for some waves, and hit up hidden lagoons with butter-flat water for some freestyle action. Photos: Arnaud Plas For many years the kitesurf industry has been chasing the wind to whichever continent works best for

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CAPE DOCTOR

The kitesurfing community in Carl Ferreira's adopted home of Cape Town comes alive when the good Doctor rolls into town. Carl explains exactly why that is...

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Polynesian Paradise

Tahiti features again as Victor Hays takes up an offer to visit friend Paul Serin and his girlfriend for an island-hopping jolly around the Polynesian archipelago.

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Chasing Waves

Be it with a kite, on a surfboard or holding a wing, Keahi de Aboitiz is a true man of the water. Here he reflects on a year well spent in the seas around both Hawaii and Tahiti.

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Dutch Impressionists

Giel Vlugt got some practice in at home before travelling to Red Bull King of the air.

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Counting the Days

The Lofoten Islands north of the Arctic Circle in Norway must be one of the most beautiful places on our planet. The conditions weren’t always cooperative, but former World Champion Youri Zoon managed to score some memorable sessions and was rightfully impressed by the jaw-dropping scenery. Photos: Orestis Zoumpos After riding flat-water spots and chasing

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COLIN COLIN CARROLL’S LOVE LETTERS TO KITEBOARDING ❤️

The 12 Types of Kiteboarder (according to me)

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The Layover

Due to Covid-influenced travel restrictions, Katie Potter and Ewan Jaspan had to take a bit of two-week detour to get back into the USA from Europe. The Turks and Caicos turned out to be just the ticket…

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El Bandido

Paul Serin and other big names from the F-ONE pro team head for Mexico to celebrate the Bandit’s 15th anniversary. They find perfection… albeit via a small run in with the aforementioned local.

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Flying Dutchman

Giel Vlugt is the talk of the fast-growing Big Air scene right now, as he turns up the heat at every BAKL stop on his way to the biggest prize of all: the Red Bull King of the Air.

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Smooth Waters

Alby Rondina reflects on his love for Sicily, a corner of the world which – perhaps more than anyone – he’s pinned firmly on the kiteboarding map as a must-visit destination.

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