Edition 26. It's out now in over 1000 retail outlets in Australia and New Zealand.
In our most controversial issue to date, guest Ewan Jaspan takes centre stage in this edition with a big feature story and starring on the cover. It's a great shot which has ruffled some feathers. His story The big problem with going big, is also very controversial. Watch this space to see what the fallout is.
Editor Declan McCarthy pulls out the big guns in this edition and travels to some of the best kitesurfing territory on the planet. His road trip through New Zealand is a must read for anyone who wants to explore and get off the beaten track.
Junior Editor Beau Blake does a stella job catching up with Australia's young guns, in this edition young Beau gets the opportunity of a lifetime to travel to South Africa and shoot with Dirty Habits and Liquid Force international teams.
There's so much more inside this magazine, it is ripping with amazing content from the best of the best in Australia and New Zealand.
MEET THE FIREBALL
Cabrinha's new kiteboarding bar system is probably the most controversial development in kiteboarding and is set to change the face of the sport and how it is represented forever.
Quite simply, the device embodies the mantra "strictly hooked in". With less than 95 percent of kiteboarder ever unhooking, the device feels more comfortable than a conventional chicken loop system and is more secure.
The most striking aspect of the device is that it seamlessly transfers the power of the kite to your body.
Say goodbye to harnesses riding up. See more here: https://vimeo.com/172984714.
The world has changed and with a click you can snavel yourself a bargain online.
But how cheap is it really? What effect do you have on your community by making that purchase? What happens when it breaks?
These are all important questions and the purpose of this story is to make you think before your click. Each online purchase you make has a SERIOUS consequence on your local kite shop.
By Ewan Jaspan
Two issues back we ran a piece on what the formation of the National Kiteboarding League meant for Australia and New Zealand. Now, after a long summer of touring, David De Witt and his team have completed their first series and the winners have been crowned for freestyle and waves, but has it been the same success it looked to be, and what can we take from it to work towards next year?
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