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Wing Surf World issue #03

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Welcome to issue #03, packed from entry to exit with motivational features and technical insights to ensure you get the most out of your winging season

FEATURING:

ROOTS

WING MANIA

Steve Palier investigates the short but colourful history of this hobby we now call winging!

Wing Mania

EQUIPMENT

STRIKING A BALANCE

Is the Strike just for pros? WSW editor Jim Gaunt catches up with F-One owner Raphael Salles, French pioneer of kitesurfing and wingsurfing, to find out…

F-ONE Strike interview with Raphael Salles

VIDEO TECHNIQUE

HEELSIDE TACK

Mark Shinn runs you through the vital tips you’ll need to push the wing through the wind, relying purely on your board speed to carve through the turn, before using your toeside skills to power up and ride away having gained water upwind

Helleside Tack with Mark Shinn

ASK A PRO

BUCKLE UP!

Robby Naish’s guide to using footstraps

Robby Naish's guide to using footstraps

ADVENTURE

HOW TO DOWNWIND

Floating high above the water, making effortlessly long glides propelled by the power of a small wind swell with complete freedom of movement are just a few of the reasons you’ll love downwinding with a wing! Slingshot gear tester, pro kiter and wingsurfer, Brandon Scheid, is here to develop your desire to downwind!

How to downwind, Brandon Scheid

TECHNIQUE

USING BIG WINGS

Alvaro Onieva and Victor Hays discuss key tips when it comes to managing more material

Using Big Wings

SEA SAFETY

ARE OFFSHORE WINDS OFF-LIMITS?

The BKSA is the UK’s lead body for wingsports. Head of training, Andy Gratwick, returns once again to answer a question we received from a reader that seems to be becoming a more and more popular topic

Are offshore winds off limit

TERRAIN

WINTER WINGING

The ice is nice!

Winter winging

INTRODUCING

ONE TO WATCH: RIO BLUE IMPERATO

Just 16-years-of-age, Rio Imperato from the island of Maui is a grom who’s spreading her wings

Maui grom Rio Blue Imperato

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