A relatively quiet week on the international front. The PKRA is in-between stops, racers are back to sharpening their fins and discussing formats and the KSP wave heads are still in yoga season, so here's some other news from our world...
AN INTERVIEW WITH THE MOST POWERFUL MAN IN KITEBOARDING
First up, news of our big interview in issue #63 with Youri Zoon. KW editor Jim sat down with him for a slap up steak banquet in Cape Town to get all the grease on his career so far and his incredible rise to the top of the freestyle ladder. You may have seen that EyeForce released the trailer for Youri's upcoming new movie this week? If you haven't you can check it here and you can subscribe to Kiteworld to make sure you don't miss our cutting edge interview with him in issue # 63, out in May.
Youri is currently out in the Turks and Caicos with the rest of his new chums at Best ? you can check more pics like this of what he, Ruben and co have been up to. Click on the image below:
FACEBOOK FRIDAYS ARE BACK!
Yee ha! The editorial team are back on the road, this time in Tarifa and Facebook Fridays are back ? it's never been so much fun to pass the time at work as it is with our popular series in which we sit a famous rider down in front of our Facebook fan page and get them to answer your questions live. This Friday we have Alex Pastor, current points leader in the PKRA Championship 2013 and three times runner-up in the last three seasons. He's the king of smooth, stylish wake-style and you can ask him anything you want! Become a fan at: www.facebook.com/kiteworldmagazine to join the conversation.
Need a spring break? - Click here to see Kiteworlds guide to Tarifa
THE IRON MAN IS AT IS AGAIN!
As we predicted in issue #63, Kevin Langeree has started competing in wave events this season as well as doing the full PKRA freestyle tour. The man is a machine and an incredible talent in the waves. This week he's been slaying Jaws and posted these images to Facebook. Nice one Kev! Click on image below to see more on his Facebook page:
MAKE MY DAY
And finally, Jeremie Eloy from France is a rampant traveler and wave warrior, but he does things a little bit different to most. For his next story that we will be running in issue #63 Jeremie headed off with a film maker and one of our favourite photographers, Ben Thouard, on an epic camper van road trip to the most out there spots in New Zealand. This is the latest video in his series to come from that trip which was released this week and you can catch the full series here: www.makemydayepisodes.com
Catch his story and the incredible images from this trip in issue #63, out in May. SUBSCRIBE TO KITEWORLD MAG HERE:
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Have a good rest of the week... it's nearly the weekend, folks!