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F.one Importers Meeting Mauritius: Trip Report & Bandit III Preview

August 1, 2009 – Mauritius/By Marina Chang Starting out at 6am on Sunday, July 26, I arrived in Mauritius around the same time on Tuesday, July 28. with one of the USA importers of Fone, Nico Ostermann.  Tired from flights ...

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TKB Podcast 7/13: Get ready for KB4C — SUP too!

The Kiteboarder Magazine and ASNews.net is proud to have supported KB4C from its inception. It’s an amazing event showing the incredible giving spirit of the kiteboarding community while also being a kick ass time for participants and spectators alike. Joining ...

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Flexifoil Forum now its own community: Kitecrowd.com

Despite its name, the Flexifoil forum was actually a great site for all kinds of information, reviews and more, not just things related to Flexifoil. The forum has now transitioned to www.kitecrowd.com, an independent community. All user accounts, posts etc ...

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TKB Videocast Fri: Race Board/Fin Innovations, World Nationals

LIVE VIDEOCAST FRIDAY 7/10/09: New innovations in board technology have completely changed kite racing this year.  Joining us  this week on The Kiteboarder Magazine and ASNews.net live videocast is John Gomes, organizer of the World Nationals in San Francisco in ...

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THE KITEBOARDER LAUNCHES LIVE VIDEOCASTS!

At the forefront of today’s technology, The Kiteboarder breaks ground once again with live videocast interviews with industry designers, leaders and personalities. Most recently, live videocasts were held with: 1) Ruben Lenten on Triple S and 2010 new gear from ...

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The Kiteboarder June09 Issue Now Online

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TKB Videocast: Ben Wilson on SS Surf Program/New DVD

UPDATE MONDAY 6/22/09: Here’s the URL for today’s videocast at 11:30a PST! http://www.ustream.tv/channel/ben-wilson Ben Wilson just rolled into the Gorge in preparation for the Slider Jam in Hood River this weekend, the official release of his new DVD Coming Together ...

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TKB Podcast Thursday: International Kiteboarding Association

PODCAST #151: At the beginning of 2009, The International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) was formed with the blessing of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF). The new organization’s  mission is to be  the world wide governing body for professional international kiteboarding events ...

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TKB Special Videocast: Ruben Lenten on Triple S & 2010 Signature Gear

Podcast #150: Join The Kiteboarder Magazine and ASNews.net as host Ryan Riccitelli interviews Ruben Lenten live from Real Kiteboarding in North Carolina for a LIVE VIDEOCAST on Monday June 8 at 8a PST, 11a EST. On the heels of the ...

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TKB Podcast this week: What is the Butterly Effect/New Centers in South Pacific

Podcast 149: Laurel Eastman was one of kiteboarding’s first pro women riders and owns and operates her own center in Cabarete, Dominican Republic. She had been a leader and role model in encouraging women to get into our sport, is ...

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Friend with Float Plane Rescues Kiteboarder

This is a pretty cool story poached from a user on nwkite.com! http://www.ktuu.com/Global/story.asp?S=10344312

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The Butterfly Effect Visits Cabarete

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Sean Farley and Sandy Parker take US Kite Race Titles

An incredible event came to an end yesterday, seeing Sean Farley (MEX) and Sandy Parker (USA) on top after 20 races in winds averaging 30 knots. Sean Farley seemed the man to beat at these first official North American Course ...

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Another Record Attempt by UK Kitesurfer

A HAMPSHIRE man is preparing to sail into the record books as the first person to kitesurf across the world’s busiest shipping lane and back again. Ashley Overton will face huge seas, extreme fatigue and speeds of up to 35mph ...

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Punta San Carlos: Kite, SUP and Mtn Bike Mecca

Podcast #148: Punta San Carlos has been a world class sailing destination since the first wave pioneers first discovered it in the early eighties. The area’s unique side-off wind conditions make San Carlos ideal for classic down the line riding. ...

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