regulars020>EDITORIAL 026 > GALLERY: CRAZY, HAZY,
SUMMER DAZE 034 > MOST WANTED
New toys, including a first time kite buyer's guide
040 > SPY NET
News flashes and street slashes on the streets of Rio
044 > MARK MY WORDS
Shinny salutes an old friend and new racing hero
128 > MIND OVER MATTER
Nobody likes you. Get your head around the art of self-confidence with Jo Wilson, you little weasel!
130 > TURN AND FACE
The path to perfect kite control in waves involves a long journey. Best set off now then...
134 > MOTOR DRIVE PROJECT:
RUNNING START Two ways to stay cool this summer
142 > SUBSCRIBE
If your football team sucked in the World Cup, support us instead!
046 > INTRODUCING NICKY RUDD
The UK has produced a string of talented, gritty blonde bombshells. Nicky Rudd is the latest to bare all under the KW spotlight
146 > THESE THINGS I KNOW
He's big and scary. Shannon Best has the last word
048 > READERS' GALLERY
The original and best! You just keep 'em coming...
052 > ALL AT SEA
More tales from the foredeck of Discovery
060 > SESSIONS
The awesome 09/10 Hawaiian winter, DR rail sessions, stories behind Ryland Blakeney's new wave vid and the gruelling Ragnarok snowkite endurance event all make the cut
102 > FEEDING TIME
The test team chalk up the hours and argue the toss over a stack of gear reviews, featuring twin-tips, kites, a surfboard for mush and specialist light wind gear
124 > RESORT REPORT
Just an hour from the plastic fantastic of Miami lies a land rich in kiting bling
FEATUREs070>SHOOTINGHADLOW (AND LENTEN)
He was our editorial assistant, then he filmed and edited for the Progression series of instructional DVDs and now he trails after the two most popular kiteboarders on the planet, filming a docu-soap for Red Bull. Whatever next for William Milne?
076 > THE PEOPLE WHO GIVE BACK EYES
For the last five years Natalie Bland has held a kiting event in Kenya to raise awareness for MEAK, a charity that provides medical aid to Kenya. Christian Black exposes the good work being done by a committed few behind the scenes of some of the best kitesurfing spots in Africa
086 > ARE YOU EXPERIENCED?
We've all got stories. Dave Turner, Calin Lisenbee and Marc Sieger tell Jimmy Bua how kiteboarding had a major impact on their lives
094 > MY TOP SPOTS
We couldn't think of any more travelled kitesurfers than Jeremie Tronet and Linn Svendsen with as big a photo album to kick off our new regular feature, in which pros spill the secrets on their favourite spots. This issue: spots easily accessed from Europe
CONENTS > Sean Reyngoudt proving anything is possible. For more on Anne's Beach, Islamorada, check out Resort
Report on page 124 PHOTO > Mike Olness COVER > How close do you like it? Bram Bast hard at Workum,
The Netherlands PHOTO > Ydwer.com
INSIDE: 15 PAGES OF GEAR TESTS FOR ALL CONDITIONS!
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