KITE Magazine Issue 2/21Regular price 4,90 €
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On 132 pages you will find high-quality information about kitesurfing and trends from the scene.
The following topics await you in this issue:
Test: Allround kites and compact shape directionals
Freeride, waves, freestyle, big air, foiling - all-round kites have to have everything. Who will get the title "Eierlegende Wollmilchsau"? For this purpose, compact surfboards for local North Baltic Sea conditions were tested in waves, in choppy water and on flat water.
Travelogue: Road up North
Denmark and Norway are becoming increasingly popular with kiters - and not just since last Corona summer. Two young authors report on their special road trips. Friderike Schwanecke discovers the solitude of the Norwegian south coast and Merle Mönster kites in the midnight sun on the Lofoten.
Spot guides: Sylt and Bielenberg
Sylt without the jet set – in the middle of winter. Editor-in-Chief Arne takes you to the island of the rich and famous while he has to revise his chic-mice prejudices and discovers the beauty of Sylt and its kite spots despite the freezing cold. And Axel Reese presents Bielenberg together with Sabrina Lutz and Ben Hoffmann. A good half hour from the gates of Hamburg, you can kite in the middle of the Elbe in front of huge container ships.
Ben Beholz is a kite pro and youtuber. The action cam is one of his daily work tools. Ben gives you a few simple tricks everyone can use to make better videos.
In the middle of the "Roaring Forties" - Lennart Bach has emigrated to one of the most remote places in the world. In Tasmania, kiters and surfers discover new spots and what it's like to be on your own in almost every session.
Purchase advice: hook plates (trapezes)
The annoying tugging at the old-fashioned strings on the trapeze has had its day with most manufacturers. New locking systems are being pre-ordered, with which you can get into the trapeze faster and easier and where the hook plates twist less.