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2014 Pismo Beach Kitexpo: Demos, Clinics, BBQ and Movie Premier

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12th Annual PismoBeach KiteXpo April 11 – 13, 2014, Pismo Beach, Ca

Brought to you by The Kiteboarder Magazine and XtremeBigAir.com

2014 Schedule:

April 11: Winemaker’s Dinner/Kinsley’s Birthday Et Voila, San Luis Obispo, CA.  Seating is limited to 70 people. Email marina@thekiteboarder.com to get on the list for the evite. We have organized an amazing winemaker’s fundraiser dinner the evening of April 11 with 91 to 93 point pinots courtesy of Tudor Wines. Cost is $100/pp and space is limited. This dinner will be held at the best French restaurant (gluten free!)  in the county starting at 7:30 pm. Every attendee will get a raffle ticket for the chance to win 3 nights at a luxury condo in Mammoth to be used in the summer or winter (some restrictions apply): Value: $475-825!

April 11-13: SUP demos 10 am to 11am or 12pm (or whenever wind starts blowing, to be confirmed based on participants), Kite demos 11a/12pm to 5 pm. Must be intermediate level or better kiteboarder, comfortable in crowds, able to do basic tricks/self rescue, sign waiver and provide CC info to demo kiteboarding gear.

Companies with SUP boards: Axis, F.One, Slingshot

Kite gear companies: Airush, Axis, Best, Ben Wilson Surf, Cabrinha, F.One, HQ Kites, Liquid Force,Loyd Surfboards,  Litewave Designs, Naish, Nobile, North, RRD, Slingshot

Accessory companies: Dakine, Mystic, SAKOS

April 12: Hawaiian-style BBQ courtesy of Maui Mike and the Lujan family followed by a bonfire on the beach and premier of the movie WITH A KITE, a documentary on the Triple S. BBQ is $15 per person and limited to 100 meals only.

Join us on the beach for:

  • Ben Wilson Wave Clinics April 11 and 12: Free beach clinics open to all starting at 11:30a, water clinic by reservation only see here for info
  • How to Recognized and Help an Injured Kiter clinic, day/time TBD.  Your response could make a big difference in someone’s life!
  • Killer raffles  including a Ben Wilson Surf Kite, Mammoth getaway, Cabrinha Wakeskate, Litewave Dave twin tip, Epic 12m Screamer, two custom made wine barrel fold out chairs, Jacket from Brazil Surf Club, SAKOS apparel, Loyd (local shaper, surfer and kitesurfer) handcrafted kitesurf board and more!

RAFFLE:

This year, raffle tickets will be $5 with $10 minimum.  $40 of tickets gets 10 tickets, $100 of tickets gets 25 tickets. Paypal and cash/check payments available at registration for tickets and BBQ. We will have raffle drawings for Fri, Sat and Sun. Days/times TBD. You do not need to be present to win raffle winnings for Fri and Sat drawings but any winnings not claimed by Sunday morning 10a will go back into Sunday’s final raffle drawing.  Winners must be present to claim prizes.

Interested in donating a service, property rental, product or artwork toward the ThomasWong raffle fundraiser? Email marina@thekiteboarder.com

Local kiter Victor Sellinger enjoying the spring conditions at Pismo Beach. Photo courtesy Sellinger

Local kiter Victor Sellinger enjoying the spring conditions at Pismo Beach. Photo courtesy Sellinger

 

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