As told by Reo Stevens
Some of the best plans are the ones never made. Spontaneity is one of the spices of life that keep things interesting and takes the monotony out of the predictable schedule of everyday routine.
Nathan Katterns is a surfer, kiter and teacher with a passion for water sports. Nathan is the newest member of the Kite Mag crew and our resident kitesurfing specialist.
By George Ierodiaconou
We like to give names to big bad storms, the ones that rip apart whatever is standing tall. When the storm passes, everyone is then left to pick up the pieces.
It’s a blistering cold Autumn day in Melbourne and Mallory de la Villemarqué is about to go for a morning kite 8,152km away in warm Oahu, Hawaii.
By Michelle England
Simon Witchermann is a familiar name on the Australian kiteboarding competition circuit.
I’m on Catalina Island in California sharing a rock on a beach with one of the world’s top climbers, alpinists and photographers Jimmy Chin.
Welcome to kiteboarding, the extreme sport that can be packed into the boot of a small car.
At only 19 Keahi de Aboitiz is a seasoned veteran and has recently been crowned KSP (Kite Surf Pro) World Champion.
Keahi didn’t stop there. A few days after winning the KSP, Keahi competed in the SUP Surf world title.
Kiteboarding found Alex Pastor in the middle of the ocean in 2003.
Alex and his family were holidaying in Tarifa.
Susi Mai is the world’s most famous female kiteboarder who has copped some serious punishment on snow. This is her advice on how to make the transition from water to snow. So sit back and relax with some talk back from Susi.
If there’s a north easterly blowing on the Sunshine Coast there’s a very good chance Daniel Bissaker is out in it.
Recently I was threatened with legal action for the second time by opposing kiteboarding media.
Kiteboarding is a sport many of us take up during a midlife crisis. We don’t want the sports car, supercharged bike, luxury liner....
If you like kiteboarding and have a spare $50,000 to splash for one night’s accommodation, then Sir Richard Branson’s private Necker Island in the Caribbean is the place for you.
Who are we
Publisher: George Ierodiaconou
Consulting editor: Andrew Jaspan
Editors: Mat Colefax, Hudson Godfrey-Smith,
Ian Grose, Alex Gillan, Adam Quinn, Mick Neville
Wake Columnist: Chris Wardell
Wave Columnist: Nathan Katterns
Racing Columnist: Dale Stanton, Marvin Barmeister, Mike Walker
Reporters: Sam Pearce, Ewan Jaspan, Jarrett Stock, Reo Stevens, Tuva Jansen, Alby Rondinia, Pedro Henrique.
Designer: Ryan Fehily
Photographers: Mark Bialek, James Boulding, Jason Wolcott, John Bilderback, Toby Bromwich, Paul Smyth, Rick Pryce, Amy Lobb, Ludovic Franco.