Flow: The Secret to Pure Performance in Wingfoiling

Flo Jung goes deep in this one, in an effort to unlock the secret to pure performance in wingfoiling. Filled with pointers on how you too can enjoy a more mindful, joyful, and ultimately more fulfilling session on the water, Flo just might hold the key…

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Beneath the Foil

Ever questioned what’s going on under the surface as you glide over pristine reefs? Well, with the help of Appletree Surfboards, you’ll be all the more enlightened after reading this article by Underwater Photographer and Marine Biologist, Lorenzo Mittiga.

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WEAPON OF CHOICE: Flysurfer TAO

Recent Flysurfer signing Viola Lippitsch is already proving herself as a force to be reckoned with on the GWA Tour. With 2024's competitive season now opening up, the podiums beckon for the young Austrian… RIDER | VIOLA LIPPITSCH WEAPON | FLYSURFER TAO DIMENSIONS | 2.5M to 6.2M RIDER HEIGHT | 166CM RIDER WEIGHT | 55KG I

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BACKSTORY: Core

CORE have a reputation for meticulously engineered products and an eye for detail, but they’re also a patient bunch, having kept their powder dry as the foil and wing world underwent explosive growth. Since their first wing and foil launch in 2022, they are now building out their line up further with the benefit of hindsight and learning from the strengths and pitfalls of others. Time to find out a bit more about their roots, and about where they are taking things now…

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RISING UP: Arthur Thébault

Getting eyes on these shots of young ripper Arthur Thébault, you’ll no doubt be as impressed as we were by the 14 year old’s commitment to going big. Already very familiar with the competitive scene, we’ve no doubt Arthur’s star is in the ascendant…

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STATE OF PLAY: Paul Cooper

“Assisted” foiling is unquestionably now a thing. Is it changing up foiling for good and for the better? It appears Paul Cooper is firmly in the yes camp. Words Paul Cooper Photographer Matt Leong Growing up on Kauai I was always into water activities. It led me to a professional bodyboard career for a few

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PRO-FILES: Maddalena & Nicolò Spanu

With Maddalena Spanu donning her first Wingfoil Racing World Champion crown in 2023, and her brother Nicolò also coming in close to the top of the podium, the Spanus are unquestionably the pair of siblings to be watching in 2024… RIDER FACTS   17 AGE 19 1.68m HEIGHT 1.85M 71kg WEIGHT 83kg GA Foils, Tabou

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The Innovators: North Shiftlock System

We spoke with North Foils’ Director of Design & Engineering, Hugh Pinfold, and Jeroen Hammer, Design Engineer at Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, to talk about the development of North’s new ShiftLock system, integrated into their new wing handle designs. We also couldn’t resist a little check in with North Foils’ Product Manager Uli Sommerlatt on

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Wing Commander: Craig Tompkins

We pitched Craig some questions to find out a little more about his background and day-to-day processes.

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The Devoted: Dr Rex F. Hawthorne

Following his accident in 2005, Dr Rex Hawthorne was back on the water within a year, scoping out any limitations to his passion for wakeboarding...

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State of Play: The Endless Glide

Downwinding has recently become the new darling of the foil niches, reflected in the increasing popularity of some key international events. Jonathan Mann reflects on the growth of the discipline, and the social benefits that come with it.

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X-15 Class

Brands Starboard and FreeWing have recently come together to form a new one-design wingfoil racing class, the X-15. With the intention of creating a completely level playing field, where it’s predominantly rider skill that determines who is the best in class, the X-15 already has a number of events lined up around the world, across

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Uploaded: FLITE PERFORMANCE TEAM TALKS

With a few members of their usually widely scattered Performance Team in town, Byron Bay based brand Fliteboard thought it could be a bit of fun to bring a few more into the mix, for a bit of a team gathering and a chat. Cue some of the most recognizable figures in foiling, all converging

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