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VIDEO: PKRA Mexico Wrap Up

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Wrap up video of the 2012 PKRA event in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. This is the first tour stop of the 2012 PKRA Course Racing season.

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La Ventana to Los Barriles Downwinder

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Congratulations to the Exotikite crew for pioneering what we all believe to be the first downwinder accomplished from La Ventana to Los Barriles! Below is a reprint of the adventure courtesy of Megan O'Leary of Exotikite in Los Barriles.

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PROFILED: Slawek “Suave” Krauze

Photo Paul Lang

One of the fixtures at Sherman Island, Slawek “Suave” Krauze is usually the easiest guy to pick out on the water due to the fact that he always seems to be able to find the brightest colored gear to ride.

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In Hatteras? Demos, Parties, Live Music and More at Frisco Woods and Kitty Hawk

This weekend, Frisco Woods Campgrounds is hosting WindFest 2012 April 27-29. Come join the fun, demo new gear, enjoy an awesome BBQ and win some great swag!

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Learning to Ride a Race Board: A Few More Sessions

Sometimes it feels like I'm getting this figured out.

Anxious to get a few more race board sessions, I tried going out in wind that was just too light. Not one to learn lessons quickly, I did this two days in a row, each day ending up getting to swim back in.

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VIDEO: Tyler Brown Gliding in Utah

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US snowkiter Tyler Brown takes the 17m Best TS up into the hills of Utah for a light wind ridge soaring session.

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VIDEO: Bertrand Fleury in Morocco

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From Bertrand: We decided to drive the long road down to the south of Morocco to go and visit an old friend Sebastian who runs Ocean Vagabond down there. He hooked us up with a sick bungalow to stay and ...

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VIDEO: Tom Court in Peru

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In this video, I spent two weeks traveling out to Peru and kiting up and down the coast. Starting at a spot called Paracas about 250km south of Lima and heading up northwards for about 1000km to a wave spot called Pacasmayo.

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Americans Dominate Racing at PKRA Mexico

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The final day played out somewhat as expected with considerably less wind than the previous days. Meeting at 10am, the racers arrived to a calm beach and a more serene atmosphere, with the hopes that the wind would shift and increase enough to hold racing or the remainder of the freestyle competition.

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Meet the 2012 Liquid Force Team

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Forty. The number of team riders Liquid Force is happy to introduce in its 2012 season. With the introduction of three brand new kite models and unparalleled innovations in board and kite technology, Liquid announces a strong team of riders to support and test this gear.

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Offshore Odysseys Announces the Next Journey: The Cabrinha Quest

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A mutual desire to seek out the world’s most remote and dynamic kitesurfing and surfing locations, while building awareness and inspiring solutions to the environmental crisis has culminated into a five year agreement between Cabrinha and Offshore Odysseys. The expedition is called the Cabrinha Quest.

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Interview with Gavin McClurg of Offshore Odysseys, Announces the Cabrinha Quest

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Offshore Odysseys' Gavin McClurg joins us to talk about the recent article in The Kiteboarder Magazine about his 5-year circumnavigation with the Best Odyssey and also announces his next project, the Cabrinha Quest.

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VIDEO: Rems Invitational Winning Edit

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12 kiteboarders from different backgrounds were invited by Remi Meum to shred for four days at Haugastøl, Norway

. Three teams were been decided by draw. Each team had it’s own videographer and was tasked with making the best edit over four days. 


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2012 Pismo Beach Kitexpo Raffle Winners

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Thanks to everyone for making the 10th Annual Pismo Beach Kitexpo such a great time for all! We couldn't have asked for better conditions or participation and are stoked that so many of you made it down (or up!) starting with the Winemaker Dinner Thursday night and ending with raffle on Sunday.

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2012 Pismo Kite Expo Finishes Three Days of Perfect Kiteboarding Conditions

Photo Scott Edwards

The 2012 Pismo Beach Kite Expo came to a close yesterday after three full days of excellent kiteboarding conditions.

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