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ASNews Fri: LF’s Mauricio Abreu on new travel spots, Concept board

PODCAST #141: Joining us live from Maui, our guest on this week’s The Kiteboarder Magazine and ASNews.net podcast is Mauricio Abreu from Liquid Force. One of the industry’s top all around riders in surf, wake and freestyle, Mauricio recently completed ...

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Pismo Beach Kitexpo Mar 28, 29: $ for old gear, SUP and more!

  Spring is around the corner and that means wind, sun and swell for California kitesurfers! Come join the fun as kitesurfers from around the state converge in Pismo Beach, CA, for the annual Pismo Beach KiteXpo sponsored by Xtreme ...

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TKB Podcast: Ask the Designer About the Best Kahoona!

PODCAST #140: Joining us from South Africa, our guest on this week’s The Kiteboarder Magazine and ASNews.net podcast is Peter Stiewe from Best Kiteboarding. With Best since the beginning, Peter’s newest creation is the 2009 Kahoona, a delta/hybrid kite.Now’s your ...

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ASNews Live Podcast Th: Slingshot RPM, New DD2 Bar and more!

Podcast #139: This week, our special guest on The Kiteboarder Magazine and ASNews.net podcast is Slingshot co-founder and chief kite designer, Tony Logosz. Tony will be joining host Ryan Riccitelli live this Thursday evening to talk about Slingshot’s new RPM ...

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Ventana event update: OR/Royal board prizes, clinics & more!

image by Jim Stringfellow LA VENTANA CLASSIC AND KITEXPO UPDATE 1/15: We are pleased to annouce that more prizes have been added to the Treasure Hunt and Raffle! Ocean Rodeo Mako 140 x 140 Liquid Force Twin tip TBD Caution ...

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TKB Podcast 1/16: KB4C Canada and Montana Snowkite Rodeo

Podcast #137: Inspired by the highly successful Kiteboarding for Cancer event founded by Tonia Farman and Dr. Garrett Zalen in Hood River, Oregon, Canadian Aaron Hackel and the Degelman crew have been working around the clock shaping, sculpting and constructing ...

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TKB Mag Feb09 issue available now/Dec08 online issue posted!

Happy New Year everybody! The Feb09 issue of The Kiteboarder Magazine is now mailing and will be available at your local shop now or next week. Also, the Dec08 issue has now been posted and is available for FREE download ...

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ASNews/TKB Mag podcasts back on air! Pat Rawson on 09 LF Surfboards/New Tech

Podcast #136: Pat Rawson’s legacy extends throughout 26 countries worldwide and spans more than 30 years. From champion Tom Carroll to big wave extremist Ryan Rawson, the list of pro surfers riding Rawson-shaped boards is proof of the respect that ...

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La Ventana Classic & KiteXpo promo video: Get pumped up!

Thanks to Jim Stringfellow for putting this great promotional video together for us! Captures the vibe, spirit and good times of the event in 2 minutes:-) Enjoy! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-DrwaKFvjE

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Ventana Classic/KiteXpo: Royal & new products 2B unveiled!

Photo courtesy Jim Stringfellow UPDATE 1/6/09: The La Ventana Classic and Kitexpo is stoked to announce that Royal Kiteboarding has registered as a participant and will have new 2009 product available for demo. We have also learned that at least ...

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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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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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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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Cobra Factory in Lockdown: Status Production Boards Shipments Unknown

Source:  by Scott Bass Scott@surfermag.com Asia’s largest surfboard manufacturing plant, Thailand’s Cobra International Co. Ltd., is locking its doors. According to a letter sent to Cobra’s international partners on Wednesday December 3, 2008, Cobra and it’s labor force, Cobra Labor ...

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ASNews this week: Litewave/GK New Construction for 09

Dave “Litewave” Turner is often referred to as the hardest working man in kiteboarding. On the road more often than not doing grass roots demos throughout North America and abroad, Dave is the founder and designer of Litewave Designs and ...

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