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Regulars 026 > EDITORIAL 032 > GALLERY Subject: TOOLS 042 > MOST WANTED

2011 heaven, 2012... nothing rhymes with it! Gonna be a long editorial year, but with nice, new kit!

146 > turn and face

A good ol' power turn

148 > MOTOR DRIVE

Project: Blind Judge

152 > SUBSCRIBE

Because we're worth it

160 > THESE THINGS I KNOW

John Amundson opens his mind

046 > SPY NETWORK

The USA dominated the recent Racing World Championships in Germany, but how come they were so fast? We uncover a few reasons

058 > HARD WORK

Dan and Chris ran what was widely considered to be the event of the year in Los Barriles, Baja, in January. Would you believe it's the first event they've ever put on?

060 > READERS' GALLERY

Top of the class gets a Cabrinha goody bag

062 > MARK MY WORDS

Shinny believes there are three riding camps. One of which you don't have a hope of getting in. Which of the other two do you find yourself in?

162 > SKETCHY CLOSE-OUT

The ultimate kite mobile

Features 072 > CAPE CRUSADING

Cape Town features over 30 riding spots around its majestic coastline, but epic kitesurfing is just one of its myriad appeals why people find themselves heading back there time and time again. We reveal why Cape Town is always top of our European winter travel hit list

086 > SCORING ON THE BREAK

Reo Stevens and John Amundson score against the run of wind play in Tahiti

064 > ALL AT SEA

Gavin McClurg posts his latest Captain's Log

066 > SESSIONS

The illusive FBM and Rosham Throwdown

126 > TWENTY TWELVES ON THE SHELVES

Ha, turns out there was one in there! Our rhymes don't get any better, fortunately kitesurfing gear does. We test the first release of 2012 kites. The next 12 months will be your best kiting year yet, we promise

138 > SPOT DETECTIVE

Saunton Sands in the UK and the Outer Banks, North Carolina, USA are revealed as prime kiting riding estates

098 > ESCAPE INTO LIFE

Go back to the basics of life in Timor with Jeremie Eloy

108 > UNDER THE BRIDGE DOWNTOWN

Jim Gaunt's visits Airush's new HQ in the Muizenberg suburb of Cape Town

116 > THE FINE ART OF STRENGTH

BraidTech take us through the process of making your kite lines

120 > LIQUID EQUATIONS

On the eve of the launch of the SuperShinn, Jim Gaunt headed to Tenerife to see what all the fuss about

142 > RUN FAT BOY, RUN

More moves to help your riding

THRASHED: S I X 2 0 1 2 K I TES ALREADY R I DDEN AND RATED

y cover > Reo Stevens hell bent on the hole, North Shore, Oahu photo > John Bilderback contents > The greatest drive to a kite spot? Chapman's Peak,

Cape Town photos > Jim Gaunt

GETTING DOWN IN KITE TOWN

THE BIG CITY BUZZ OF KITING THE CAPE

PLUS: SUPERSHINN, THE AIRUSH LABORATORY AND AMERICA’S MOST POTENT TRAINING GROUND

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