Steve Palier investigates the short but colourful history of this hobby we now call winging!
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…
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
ASK A PRO
Robby Naish’s guide to using footstraps
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!
USING BIG WINGS
Alvaro Onieva and Victor Hays discuss key tips when it comes to managing more material
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
The ice is nice!
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