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Kiteworld Magazine Issue 104

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Published in spring 2020, Issue #104 features 28 reviews of some of the most relevant equipment currently available for most of the market, from freeride, big air, wave and foil specific kites, to twin-tips tuned to make difficult conditions easy. Once again we spent six weeks getting fully under the bonnet of the products you’ve no doubt been puzzling over and really got to know them in great detail.


ISSUE #104 - CONTENTS:

Strap in, get your short list ready and join us for a wild ride to find your ultimate new riding allies

FREERIDE AND BIG AIR KITE TESTS
Featuring: Airush Lithium, CrazyFly Hyper, Duotone Dice, Duotone Rebel, F-One Bandit Twenty-Twenty, F-One Bandit S, Naish Dash, Naish Triad, Ocean Rodeo Craze, Ozone Edge, RRD Addiction, Slingshot Raptor and a wrap-up of the top current boosters that we tested towards the end of last year

WAVE KITE TESTS
Featuring: Duotone Neo, F-One Bandit S, North Carve and RRD Religion

SINGLE-STRUT KITE TESTS
Featuring: Core XLite, Naish Boxer and Ozone Alpha

PERFORMANCE FREERIDE TWIN-TIP TESTS
Featuring: Airush Apex, Airush Vector, CrazyFly Raptor Extreme, Elevight Process, Naish Motion and RRD Poison

MOTOR DRIVE
Steven Akkersdijk has tips for popping to blind, and popping back again

THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
Ben McCann reels you through the King of the Air livestream fall out

HOW TO PERFORM UNDER PRESSURE
An interview with Red Bull King of the Air 2020, Jesse Richman

 
PLUS:

REGULARS:
GALLERY

Subject: Locomotion

MOST WANTED
Products to pore over

SPY NETWORK
Life and times in the world of kiteboarding

MARK MY WORDS
RIP Danny Seales and Mark Shinn reckons KOTA style airs are within all our reaches

SESSIONS
Patri McLaughlin stacks it in style at Jaws

NORTH SHORE NOTES
John Bilderback lives on the North Shore of Hawaii. Backyards lies just beyond his backyard. Kiters keep trying to take on the wave. The latest was kite foiler Kevin Collins. Here’s how he got on…

PLUCKED FROM THE PACK
Turning up the torch light on two new destinations in this year’s KW Travel Guide supplement: Wadi Lahami in Egypt and Kilifi in Kenya

SENSI-BILIA
Lighties, hold on for longer – Sensi Graves helps you approaching riding in stronger wind

THESE THINGS I KNOW
Slingshot’s brand manager, Alex Fox

FINAL FLING
Eric Plancon cavorts with short line kite loops


For 2020/21 we are publishing two special edition print/digital issues in an annual subscription. Subscribe in print here, in digital here, or get a print/digital combo subscription here. 

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