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In this issue you will find high-quality information about kitesurfing and trends from the scene.
The following topics await you:
Test: Freeride kites and boards
Easy handling and full performance: Freeride kites have to master the balancing act of being beginner-friendly and at the same time being able to provide full performance for fat big airs on demand. A few all-round properties don't hurt either. Many of the five test kites make it, but not all.
In line with this, nine freeride boards from cheap to very expensive were tested for their riding and jumping characteristics.
Duotone Juice D-Lab: individual test
Duotone's light wind weapon is one of the most hotly debated kites at the moment. Even the price is an announcement. The individual test shows whether it is worth the money and what you can do with it.
Trip: Freeriding Iberia
Antoine Auriol is a kite professional and documentary filmmaker. That's why the native Frenchman with German roots was in the privileged situation of being able to take a road trip around the Iberian Peninsula in the middle of the lockdown. In the road trip story, he tells us which spots he discovered for himself and what it was like to cruise through Spain all by himself.
Poland: Kite spots from Świnoujście to Hel
Lonely, white sandy beaches, deserted kite spots in the wild Baltic Sea nature and relaxed camper life - that's pretty much how editor-in-chief Arne imagined the Polish coast. There may well be everything - if you are not out on a reconnaissance mission in the middle of the high season. Nevertheless, he discovered a few beautiful corners between the crowded beaches.
Interview: Max Petrat
The van life and kite professional tells how he came to his own company from a self-converted van and how he combines kiting with entrepreneurship and family.
The second generation of the top dog Flysurfer Soul has to prove itself against the newcomers Airwave Koala and Gin Spirit.
Kite and Camp: Spot reports Poel and Loissin
From the rolling bed to the board - here you camp directly at the kite spot. You can find out how it can be endured there in the short spot reports
Road trips: southern France and northern Spain
Max Grieger and Felix Schulke were on the road again, this time each for themselves. Max searched the French and Felix the northern Spanish Atlantic coast for kiteable spots.