In this issue, we've partnered with Prolimit to offer one lucky subscriber the chance to win a Prolimit Wingfoil Session Boardbag packed with incredible features! Enter now for a chance to win this fantastic Prolimit Wing Session Foil Bag and enhance your watersports experience! View on
It’s no secret that Jack Galloway is passionate about downwind SUP foiling, and he finds the journey and challenges of downwind foiling incredibly rewarding. Being part of a brand-new sport and continuously enhancing equipment adds to the allure. In this issue's editorial, Jack highlights the advantages of uncrowded waves, the exhilarating speed generated by ocean swells or bumps, and the opportunity to participate in races and connect with like-minded people. If you haven’t experienced downwind foiling yet, this will definitely tempt you! View on
Hit the road with Alina Kornelli and Lukas Stiller as they share the challenges and triumphs of their week-long adventure as they navigate the Fuerteventura’s fickle winter winds, seeking the perfect conditions for wingfoiling and capturing unforgettable moments amidst the island's unpredictable climate - Read ‘Riding the Waves: A Wingfoiling Odyssey in Fuerteventura’ exclusively in Tonic Mag!
Join us on a journey down memory lane as Paul Wakelin uncovers the origins of AFS, a brand deeply rooted in expertise, excellence, and a relentless pursuit of pushing boundaries. Read ‘The Origins of AFS’ exclusively in Tonic Mag!
Bowien van der Linden embarks on a challenging adventure to Patagonia with the North team and shares exciting tales of snowfall, cosy BBQs, wingfoiling, kiteboarding, comforting cups of tea and picturesque views, pushing the boundaries of their comfort zone. The beauty of Patagonia and the bonding the crew experience are showcased in their incredible photos. Read ‘Where North Meets South’ exclusively in Tonic Mag!
Dive into the dynamic wing and kite design world with our exciting interview with Maximilian Kühnhauser. Explore Maxi's journey as he shares his innovation-driven approach to product development. Get a glimpse of the upcoming releases from FLYSURFER and join us in anticipating the exciting future of wingfoiling!
In the exciting world of wingfoiling, changes and new ventures often send ripples throughout the industry. One such recent development has been the joining of Xavi Corr with the Armstrong Foils team! As Xavi gears up for this new phase, we got to sit down with him to discuss his favourite Armstrong Foils gear, his approach towards wingfoiling competitions and how this exciting new venture will pave the way for achieving his 2024 goals.
Get ready to meet the talented and fearless Benjamin Castenskiold! This up-and-coming sensation has pushed boundaries from a young age, carving out a name for himself in the world of wingfoiling. With a deep-rooted love for water and a desire to ride alongside his father, Benji's passion and determination have propelled him to become a trailblazer, pointing the way to the future of winging. In an exclusive interview with Benjamin Castenskiold and Cabrinha Marketing Manager James Boulding, we dive into the story of their meeting, uncovering the exciting journey of this rising star.
Join Jen Tyler in welcoming Jesse Richman as he takes the helm of his newest journey with Ozone, marking the dawn of an exciting chapter of innovation and adventure. We’ve got it all, exclusively in Tonic Mag!
Sensi Graves and Sarah Sadek tell us about Dahab – Egypt's ultimate wingfoiling destination! Tucked away on the eastern Sinai coast, this vibrant coastal village was once a hidden gem known only to some. Today, Dahab stands as a mecca for kiteboarders and wingfoilers from around the globe. Offering affordable accommodation, delicious food, breathtaking coral reefs, endless recreational activities and consistent wind conditions, Dahab calls for more than just a one-week getaway! Find out more in this mini-guide!
Austin Kalama just returned from a memorable Naish crew trip to Hood River, and in this feature, he gives us the lowdown! Bigger waves, longer hang time - he pushed his limits and had a blast! When the water was calm, he enjoyed fishing and joined the awesome community for downwind runs. He even showed off with a new wing and nailed a killer shoot the next day! Undoubtedly, Austin can't wait to return to Hood River and relive the excitement all over again! Read all about his trip right here.
Meet waterwoman Jessica Gent! Jessica is an accomplished wingfoiler and water sports enthusiast based on the South Coast of the UK. With a background in kiting and a passion for wave riding, Jessica has transitioned into wingfoiling, sharing her love for the sport. Alongside her husband Neal, a supportive local community and fantastic brands, Jessica continues to push her limits and inspire others in the world of wingfoiling. Dive into her exclusive interview with Jen Tyler right here.
Dylan Wichmann shares last summer’s fierce rollercoaster weather, from the relentless wild winds to the scorching heat that turned the outdoors into an unforgiving furnace. Dylan reflects on the lessons learned and the imperative to protect our planet. Read all about it exclusively in this mini Tonic Mag feature!
Armie Armstrong delves deep into the latest HA range's evolutionary leaps. He talks us through the essence of foiling, the versatility of these foils, and the engineering precision that shapes their performance. From the thrill of seamless glides to the intricate details of carbon construction, Armie unravels the secrets behind these foils. Get ready to unveil the essence of HA foiling straight from the source!
In this Tech Focus feature, Linda van Lakwijk and Alex Cretier talk us through Prolimit’s Shield Free-X FTM wetsuit! Designed to conquer the world of foiling, wingsurfing, and other water sports, this wetsuit takes protection to the next level. Brace yourself for the strategically reinforced shield zones that work tirelessly to combat the impact forces from boards, foils, and masts. If you're looking for a foiling-specific wetsuit, this feature is your golden ticket!
Naish product designers Michi Schweiger and Zdenek Maryzko offer a comprehensive breakdown of the innovative features and technological advancements incorporated into Naish's latest ADX Wing design in this exclusive Tech Focus feature.
Mastering flatwater SUP starts on a foil board, which can be challenging and requires dedication and unwavering determination. However, the rewards of becoming proficient in this skill are well worth the effort! In this tutorial, Philippe Echaroux, an internationally renowned artist and experienced foiler, will provide guidance and insights to help you master flatwater starts on a SUP foil.
If you’ve been following this Wing Foil series, you’ve likely been through the heel-to-toe foot switch. Now, ladies and Gentlemen, it’s time for the other one! The Toe to Heel. This member of the family is equally useful. You can call on it any time you’re toeside to return to heelside. Whether after a gybe or tack, you’ll have the option of riding heelside in both directions.
Lightroom Issue #19 is packed with some of the most stunning photos we've seen over the past two months. Click here for a visual trip to some of the most beautiful places on Earth!
The Tonic Mag UK-based test team have braved the relentless February storms to put the latest gear on the market through its paces; our dedicated testers are determined to bring you firsthand reviews, ensuring you stay on top of the game with the best gear on the market!
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The Tonic Mag website is packed with the latest news and videos from the wingfoiling, foiling, SUPing and surfing world, and these are the four most popular videos that have been viewed on the site as voted for by you with your thumbs-up likes over the last two months!