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8th Annual Pismo Beach Kite/SUP Expo: New location and more!

Date: March 19-21, 2010
Where: Pismo Beach, CA, halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco
Time: 9a-noon  SUP (ends when it gets too windy!), 11a to 5p Kite or whenever it starts blowing!

Back to three days, come try all the newest 2010 kite and SUP gear at the 8th Annual Pismo Beach Kite and SUP Expo! Remember, you must be intermediate level rider to demo kite gear….

New for 2010, the event has MOVED from Hinds Ave near the pier in Pismo Beach down to the area just north of the Grand Ave exit beach on ramp. This is right across from where we normally hold the BBQ/Bonfire.

+++ You can park in the parking lot for free, OR, anywhere SOUTH of the event site/beach ramp if you pay a daily $5 fee to drive on beach.
+++All participants must sign liability release/waiver form and provide credit card information for negligent use or loss of gear.
+++ Help support the Cal Poly Kite Club by coming to their Sat night fundraiser. Its a mellow bonfire/BBQ on the beach Sat evening starting betweeen 6-7p and is only $10 including a drink! RSVP Ben Icard bicard@calpoly.edu
+++It’s snowy plover season. NO LAUNCH/LAND ON BEACH SOUTH OF PIER AVE (last beach onramp) OR YOU WILL GET A BIG FINE AND COULD SHUT DOWN THIS RIDING SPOT. WALK BACK IN WATER IF YOU GET FLUSHED SOUTH.

NEW STUFF TO CHECK OUT:
-F.One: Check out the new Bandit 3 and F.One’s extensive board line up!
-RRD/Mystic: three quivers exist of RRD’s new wave kite, The Religion, and we got one! Check Mystic’s new women’s collection….
-Slingshot: Check out the revolutionary new Fastrack footpad/strap system on SS’s new freestyle board, the Darko, and new Key kite along with the entire 2010 line
-Best: Try the new Kahoona’s and what changed on the Nemesis NXG and Waroo!
-SU-2 Boards: First demo in the West Coast and new distributor to US! Check out boards.. they’re giving one away at the raffle
-Genetrix: First revealed in La Ventana, check out this new brand to the US from France. Their first kite the Hydra, broke the original 50 knot speed record.
-Liquid Force: See why riders are raving about the new Envy and check out LF’s extensive board line up!
-Caution: See Caution’s new line of SUP boards; try the new Trespass 5’10″ and 2010 kite line up!
-Epic: Check out Dimitri’s new brand and kite line
-Hyperflex wetsuits: Check out what you could win in the raffle!
-Firewire: Check out the new Felix Pivec boards and their regular surf line
-EH Kiteboarding/KGBswag: Try EH kites and check out the new kite protectant products/apparel line, sponsored by kitegearboxx.com and Sevin Sins Kiteboarding
-Wainman Hawaii/represented by CA retailer Kite Naked: Check the full Rabbit and Blunt line up!
-Ocean Rodeo: Lots of new stuff from OR this year including the Mako King
-North Kiteboarding: See the full 2010 line up including North’s new wave/freeride and race kite, the Fuse.
-HQ Kites: First time exhibitor at KiteXpo. Be sure to check em out!

…many more pending. Could be our biggest demo event yet! stay tuned….Clinics to be announced next week…

THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS:
-Monster Energy – drink sponsor
-Underground: Kiteboard of choice grand raffle prize
-SU-2 boards: kiteboard of choice grand raffle prize
LUV2CAMP.com – http://luv2camp.com/whatWeDo.html
-Pismo Beach CVB

LODGING SPECIALS:
The Oxford Suites Pismo Beach Hotel – http://www.oxfordsuitespismobeach.com will offer anyone coming in March 19-21, 2010 a rate of $109 per night for a King Suite. All rates include a full hot buffet breakfast as well an evening reception with beer, wine, and munchies. Oxford Suites Pismo Beach – Telephone: 805.773.3773

The Mission Inn is offering an AMAZING rate for the event, including midweek rates. The rate includes a complimentary beverage during their evening reception, high-speed internet access and, of course, their world-famous breakfast buffet! Enter promo code KITEXPO to access this special rate on res page (Offer starting at $79.00 Sunday-Thursday; $104 Friday & Saturday. Offer valid thru March 15 – 25, 2010). This offer is not valid with any other discount or promotion. Subject to availability. Patio Rooms are $10 additional. http://www.missioninnpismobeach.com/specials.php 866.773.6020

complete info/updates at http://www.xtremebigair.com/kitexpo and http://www.thekiteboarder.com

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