Air Nazaré

It takes some serious grit to put yourself amongst the formidable walls of concentrated Atlantic seawater that emerge from the depths at Nazaré, something big wave rider Glyn Ovens knows only too well. With Tom Court on board, the two hatched a plan to face down the giants under battery power.

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SQRL X FOIL

Having taught themselves to foil last summer, a flock of the world’s best wingsuiters recently joined the Foil X Global crew down in Central America for a week of wavehunting. Squirrel Wingsuit’s Matt Gerdes relates how the trip played out, and how foiling really is just a form of flying…

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The Best of AWSI 2022: End of an Era, Start of A New One

Our man on the ground at the recent AWSI event in Hood River gives his own unique take on who and what was best in show...

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L A I R D

He certainly didn’t do it alone, but if the majority of the foiling populace were asked who most effectively brought the sport into the modern day consciousness, we reckon the odds are pretty high that one name would be on most people’s lips…

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Perspectives from the parallel

Former Surfing Magazine editor Jesse Faen recently played host to several of the Ride Engine crew at his home in Chile. We talked with Jesse about the trip, Manuel, foiling, and about how he used to hate the wind… and now doesn’t.

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Red Letter Day: SOUL GLOW

Nathan van Vuuren and friends manage to score some fortuitous end-of-season gold in South Africa before the winter storms started roaring in.

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Red Letter Day: SOLO YOLO

Sometimes, you just have to keep on pushing… On a session in Peru, Marc Ramseier had to dig deep to make it out back, and the rewards to be found were even worth a board to the chops…

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Red Letter Day: Lake Placid

Unlike other water sports, foiling is blessed with the benefit of versatility when it comes to places and conditions to ride in.

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TREASURE ISLANDS

Graham Harney packed his foil and a wing for his annual family Christmas trip to the tropics turned out to be a savvy move…

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The Patagonia Maui Kite and Wing Fest

Check out this epic event that runs in Maui!

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Teahupoo Barrel Mission

It was all about commitment, preparation and timing for Ariihoe Tefaafana as he set about completing his mission to get barreled at one of the world’s most infamous reef breaks…

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Outer Banks: ON A WING AND A PRAYER

From black lava to black underwater shadows, Fabian Muhmenthaler likes to venture places where many wouldn’t.

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Outer Banks: North Winds

Kari Schibevaag is used to the artic cold, so is best placed to tell us about one particular glacial mission, and how best to conduct yours, should you wish to…

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