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Zulu Kingdom’s only dedicated wave riding-fest set to go

South Coast Perfect Setting for Zulu Kingdom’s Only Dedicated Wave Riding Festival Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 17 September, 2008 : – - It is going to be wet and wild on Kwa Zulu-Natals’ South Coast this November as South Africa’s top ...

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Naish 09 Helix Promo Video: Designer Damien Girardin Ripping!

Check out this new action and information video from Naish re: the 2009 Helix which has been completely rehauled. http://www.naish.tv/helix09_800.html

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Sjoukje Brendenkamp Breaks Women’s Speed Sailing World Record

Sjoukje Bredenkamp already was the Women’s Outright Speed Sailing World Record Holder going into the Lüderitz Speed Challenge 2008, and was expecting to better her old record. As it turned out, on Day 4 of the event she smoked it ...

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Rob Douglas Beats Speed Record He Just Set On 9/18! New Record

Source: Surfertoday.com Subject to WSSRC ratification, Robert Douglas (USA, Black Dog, Cabrinha) set a new outright world record with 49.84 knots. Second became Sebastien Cattelan (FRA, Genetrix) with 49.59 knots, also well over the old record set by Antoine Albeau ...

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Southern California Skills and Safety Clinic Sat Sept 27: It’s Free!

Southern California Kiteboarding Association (SCKA) Safety & Skills Clinic Date: September 27, 2008 (Saturday) Location: Belmont Shores Long Beach, California (by the La Vern Parking Lot) Cost: Free. What: Members of SCKA and local instructors will donate their time and ...

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La Ventana Classic and KiteXpo Jan 22-25, 2009

Plans are still being finalized but mark your calendars for the 2nd Annaul La Ventana Classic and KiteXpo Demo event, happening in La Ventana Jan 22-25, 2009! New for 2009: -Events reduced to allow more time for demo and clinics: ...

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Naish SUP Clinic and SUP/09 Kite Demo this weekend San Francisco, CA

Naish SUP Clinic & Demo THIS WEEKEND @ Crissy & Berkeley Nick Stuart from Naish will be in San Francisco, CA this weekend to offer a SUP clinic and demo. Come out and see whasssSUP!! Saturday 9/27, Crissy Field SUP ...

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Riding Clinics with PKRA world champion Kristin Boese and Laurel Eastman

Sept 27th and 28th – Mark it on Your Calendars! Kristin Boese Advanced Riding Clinic at the Best Center New York, Amityville The Best Lesson Center will be hosting a Two-Day Kristin Boese Advanced Riding Clinic at the Best Lesson ...

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ASNews.net Thurs: Eclipse Rolls Out 2009 Line!

PODCAST #129: In just two years, Eclipse Kiteboarding has grown from a start up company of two guys with a dream to a legitimate player in the kiteboarding world. Founders Dimitri Maramenides and Chris Cousins have worked hard to build ...

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Kitesurfer/Coast Guard Pilot lost in Helo Crash – Help Out the Family

Lt. Commander Andy Wischmeier, an avid kitesurfer, was one of four in a Coast Guard helicopter crew that was lost last week in a crash near Honolulu during training. All four crewmen were married and had kids. Andy Wischmeier’s wife ...

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Escape to Bimini Bahamas this November: $235 RT Air from Florida!

Bimini Island Air Announces Special Flight for the “Bimini Winds” event in November We are happy to announce that Bimini Island Air has made arrangements for a special flight to make getting to Bimini faster, easier, and less expensive than ...

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New Website: ISUPING.com (stand up paddle)

The founder of ikiteboarding.com, just launched a new website called www.ISuping.com. Check it out!

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Off the coast of southeast England, surfers eagerly await the completion of an artificial reef that will double the size of wavesThe artificial reef is intended to act as a ramp, pushing waves upwards and increasing their size and quality ...

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Makani Power whips up another $5 million windfall from Google

Makani Power, the company founded in part by Larry Page and Sergey Brin’s kitesurfing buddy Don Montague, has scored another $5 million in investment from Google as part of a second round that could net as much as $20 million. ...

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Kiteboarding Community Rallys to Help Downed VA Kiter

On Friday, August 15, US Flysurfer Distributor Ted Bautista posted a plea on forums worldwide to help out local  kiter, Walt Goldsmith, pay for a much needed operation. Ted started out the drive with $400 from his own pocket.  In ...

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