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Sweet Spanish Snowkiting Video

by Thomas Auriol Beautifully filmed snowkiting session in Andalucia

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La Ventana Classic and KiteXpo: Volunteer here!

Arnaud from Kitemasters marks the start of an old skool heat.  Call for Volunteers!  4th Annual La Ventana Classic and KiteXpo: Jan 22-25, 2009   OVERVIEW A fundraiser Race and Gear Demos to benefit the schools and health center of ...

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PKRA to meet with IKA in January 2009

December 19, 2008 – The Professional Kiteboard Riders Association (PKRA) formally requested a meeting today with the International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) through its Executive Secretary Markus Schwendtner to have face to face discussions regarding several issues that the PKRA and ...

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MASTER OF THE OCEAN 2008

This unique event will gather important national and international figures to participate in each of the different disciplines. A winner will be selected in each of the individual sports, but most important of all, there will be the coronation of ...

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Snowkite Summit Recap

The Snowkite Summit held at Skyline Drive in Utah represents a sort of opening to the snowkite season and is a chance for riders and key industry participants to ride together and exchange ideas and visions regarding the sport of ...

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Bringing Kiteboarding Into the City

This Saturday, Dec. 20th kiteboarding and kids meet in Portland‘s Pearl District for a holiday extravaganza of art, music, and giving to a great cause! YES, that’s right! We’re bringing kiteboarding into the city! This Saturday, December 20th, Kiteboarding 4 ...

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La Ventana Classic & KiteXpo: Layout, Updates, Prizes and More!

Have you made plans to attend the annual La Ventana Classic and KiteXpo event in La Ventana, Mexico, Jan 22-25, 2009? If not, you still have time to join the fun! Competitions, free demos of new gear, SUP demos, food, ...

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This video features portuguese rider: Rui Duarte Silva For more kiteboarding videos and footage please check out The Kiteboarder YouTube page here!

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Win an iPod Touch + New DVD

Progression, a series of instructional DVD’s has come out with a New video to add to the collection. If you haven’t seen the trailer, you can see it in high def quality on YouTube. “We want to keep making the ...

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Flexifoil Team Rider Craig Sparkes Launches New Site

  Craig Sparkes, team rider for Flexifoil, launches his new web site. Here you can view all of Craigs news, competition results, photo gallerys and videos. follow what Craig Sparkes is up to in the world of freestyle kite buggying. ...

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Kiteboarder Dies From a Freak Accident

A Hood River woman has died from injuries she sustained in a kiteboarding accident on vacation near La Ventana, Mexico. Christina Bockius, 43, was treated in a La Paz hospital Tuesday after breaking her neck and was transported by air ...

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French woman rescued after failed Pacific ‘kite-surf’ bid!

French adventurer Anne Quemere prepares her kite boat Anne Quemere, who announced she was scrapping her trans-Pacific odyssey on Wednesday after failing to make any progress in the Doldrums, was picked up by a passing container ship, the statement said. ...

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Slingshot Launches 2009 Website!

Slingshot has stepped it up yet another notch and just launched their 2009 website this week. With tons of information, blogs from team riders, tech talk and more, if nothing else, check it out for the sick riding action and ...

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ASNews this week: What’s new at LV Classic and KiteXpo

Podcast #135: The La Ventana Classic and KiteXpo demo event is once again taking place in La Ventana Mexico from January 22 through the 25. Joining us on this week’s The Kiteboarder Magazine and ASNews.net podcast is Tim Hatler, owner ...

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Snow Kiting at Powder Mountain

Strap in and ride, uphill. Kiteboarding is all about using the wind to get radical. Come with us as we check out the latest board craze at Powder Mountain.

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