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Do you remember our fall 2017 cover? North’s wakestyle team headed to Russia where they joined Artem Garaschenko in his home spot of Baikal. One of Russia’s best kept kiteboarding secrets, this vast lake serves up textbook conditions for creative riding to unfold. Learn the backstory of riding and shooting at this spot.

On the Cover: Craig Cunningham and photographer Toby Bromwich endured 50 hours by car, 48 hours by air, one broken transmission, two near impossible visa applications and six painful days of no wind to get a crack at this custom built rail in Russia’s Lake Baikal. Want it in print? Grab a back copy of our Fall 2017 issue.