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KITESURF MAGAZINE #94 – ON SALE NOW

July 16, 2015
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KITESURF MAGAZINE ISSUE 94 2015 – ON SALE NOW

ULTIMATE SESSIONS – INDO – MAUI – TAHITI – CAPE VERDE

The definitive guide to the sport of kitesurfing, we’re constantly showcasing new products, discovering new angles, unveiling the most critical action and aim to make you a better and more motivated kiteboarder.

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FEATURES

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ROBBY NAISH AND THE SEARCH FOR FREEDOM
The imminent release of the electrifying ‘freesports’ documentary, THE SEARCH FOR FREEDOM, felt like an opportune time for us to interview one of the stars, the great Robby Naish. We asked him a few questions about freedom, since he seems closer than most to an understanding of what that means.

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ULTIMATE SESSIONS – ONCE IN A DECADE
Patri McClaughlin and friends go on a hunt for a wave that is so fickle it requires just the right conditions and a huge swell to work. If they pull it off they’ll have a wave to themselves that breaks just once in a decade.

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ULTIMATE SESSIONS – NATURAL BALANCE
Stephan Figuerido is searching for what every surfer kiter wants, the perfect wave to surf and kite in the same day. He may just have found it but he’s not sharing the location, just the story!

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ULTIMATE SESSIONS – IN GOD’S HANDS
Sometimes it requires something more than Mother Nature can deliver on Her own; time slows down and all the elements align for one perfect moment. Reo Stevens shares the moment when he was touched by the supernatural at Teahupo’o.

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ULTIMATE SESSIONS – CAPE FEARLESS
Inés Correia is fearless. Mother Nature is a fickle mistress and, along with Mitu, Airton, Djo, Titik and Matchu, Inés had waited all season for good conditions at Ponta Preta, Cape Verde. When Mother Nature finally delivered, it was worth the wait: a season of sessions arrived in one epic day.

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TOTAL RECALL… Memories of Martinique

Karolina Winkowska travels to Martinique with little hope of a successful kitesurfing trip. What she finds is an exquisite kitesurfing destination and returns with a heart full of memories that will last a lifetime.


REGULARS


Lew’s Views
Lew talks us through the common experience of getting stuck in a kitesurfing rut, where motivation wanes and an ever encroaching lack of enthusiasm begins to overwhelm us. Getting your stoke back is easier than you might think. Lew shows us how.

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Moore’s Law
Dom Moore looks at the physiological aspect of kitesurfing stoke. What’s going on in our brains when we are learning? What happens when the learning process starts to slow down and how do we get our synapses fired up once more?

Court’s Council
In Gearing Up For The Megaloop, Tom Court uses the megaloop as a metaphor for progression. Whether the megaloop is your ultimate goal or your aspirations are more modest, knowledge of conditions and your equipment are fundamental in safely advancing your riding.

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Technique – The 180 Pop Shove-it

Reo Stevens explains this great baseline trick that’ll allow you to expand it into a variety of other moves.

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Technique – The 180 Pop Shove-it with ‘Olé’

Once you’ve learned the 180 Pop Shove-it you can add some style to the move by ‘oléing’ out of the manoeuvre.

TESTED
This month on test: kites, in the lineup are the Cabrinha Radar, North Vegas, RRD Obsession MKVII and Zeeko Notus Rev; boards, in the lineup are the Cabrinha Ace, CrazyFly Bulldozer, Encore 5th Element, Encore Paradise, North Team Series and Xenon EHO.

And you can now of course find us on the Apple Newsstand, Googleplay and on Magzter…. Enjoy!

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