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Tkb’s fall issue is now shipping! On the cover, photographer Matt Georges captures a bird’s eye view of F-One team rider Camille Delannoy navigating the passage to the water in Scotland’s Hebrides Islands.

In this issue we delve into the Duotone transition, follow Evan Netsch for a reexamination of Barbados and go back to the future of Neil Pryde and his legendary manufacturing company. We get the story on Slingshot Brand Manager and kiteboarding encyclopedia extraordinaire Alex Fox, go behind the brand of Baltic-stationed Core Kiteboarding and dive into the cold waters of Scotland’s Hebrides archipelago with Julien Salles and the Manera team. 

Hot off the press and filled with impactful imagery and engaging features, Tkb’s 2018 fall issue, Vol. 15, No. 3, is available now in coffee table print or through the convenience of your digital device.


If you are already a subscriber, make sure you are logged in to your Tkb account, then click here to read Tkb’s fall 2018 digital issue, Vol. 15, No.3.

One of the industry’s leading kite companies abandons the name and logo upon which they built their legacy in favor of a new moniker: Duotone. With the same innovative team and portfolio of award-winning products, company ringleader, Till Eberle, has little doubt about forging a new and stronger tone.

You can never go back, they say, but when Evan Netsch revisits his semester abroad stomping grounds, he discovers a kiteboarding paradise unchanged, only improved by new tools of his trade.

Known as the encyclopedic resource for all things kiteboarding, Alex Fox is the momentum behind Slingshot’s smooth marketing machine, kicking out witty ads, visually engaging board graphics and headturning product videos. The next generation of industry professional is here and he can do pretty much everything, both on and off the water.

Stationed on the Baltic island of Fehmarn and housed in the cabbage-packing factory of his youth, Core Kiteboarding’s founder Bernie Hiss builds a culture of precision and perfection in the well-known German way.

While few modern kitesurfers know the story of Neil Pryde or the legendary manufacturing company erected under his name, most windsports enthusiasts have used his gear.

Julien Salles takes a team of cold-water operators into the outer reaches of Scotland’s Hebrides archipelago to sample every nook, crag and cranny of the Isle of Lewis and Harris.

If you’re already a subscriber your mag is mailing this week, but to get a jump start, make sure you are logged in to your Tkb account, then click here to read Tkb’s fall 2018 digital issue, Vol. 15, No. 3 

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