This issue is packed full of the information you need to make the most educated buying decisions in 2009. Brand profiles, exclusive board & kite gear selector chart, and 20 of the best new kites are tested.|
This issue is packed full of the information you need to make the most educated buying decisions in 2009. Brand profiles, exclusive board & kite gear selector chart, and 20 of the best new kites are tested. The issue is designed to help you narrow down the right choices to improve your riding.
Also not to be missed in the issue, wave destroyer, slick gapper and slider assassin, Jason Slezak gives us a look at his life in the Outer Banks.
In Trade Secrets, SBC Kiteboard takes a look at the mysterious world of wind tunnel testing. Don’t know what computational fluid dynamics, thermography and photo grammetry have to do with kiteboarding? Neither did we until Aart de Wachter at the Delft University of Technology filled us in.
Ready for a trip? The Baja, Barbados and Los Roques Ride Guides have the information and behind the scenes vibe to help you plan your next kiteboarding vacation. Bruna Kajiya and Alvaro Onieva score an epic week at one of the world’s best marine parks in Los Roques. Kyle Touhey explores the barren Baja desert and is dealt some epic surf. SBC ad sales director Matt Aiken loves Barbados and shares his tips in the issue for a great winter kite vacation.