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The Kiteboarder June08 Annual Instructional Guide Now Available

Every year, The Kiteboarder Magazine and top instructors from across North America work together to develop The Kiteboarder’s annual instructional guide for beginner to advanced riders. With so many changes in equipment, safety systems and teaching methods, we think its ...

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ASNews This Week: Blade Kites — the people, philosophy & products

This Week: Yaron Balev, founder of Blade Kites joins host Ryan Riccitelli on the ASnews.net and The Kiteboarder Magazine podcast. Based out of Israel, Yaron will share what inspired him to start a kiteboarding company, why he believes his company ...

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Ohio Kite Rave May 9-11: Demos, Fun Comps, Raffle and Rave!

Sandusky is the ultimate destination for a kite event and is the official location for the upcoming Ohio Kite Rave. Check out and support this first annual avent which will include: Manufacturer Demos all weekend – Liquid Force, Eclipse, Ocean ...

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Freestyle, Big Air and Course Racing at Gorge Games July 17-20

The Gorge Games is back! One of the longest running kiteboarding events returns to to Columbia River Gorge this Summer 2008 july 17-20. Athletes from across the globe will compete for medals and prize money totaling $10,000. This years Gorge ...

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ASNews this week: Mark Shinn/Nobile NA Tour Starts May 1!

This Week: Mark Shinn of Nobile joins host Ryan Riccitelli on the ASnews.net and The Kiteboarder Magazine podcast. Starting May 1, Mark, Toby from Kiteforum.com and the Nobile team will be hitting spots in the and with their full range ...

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The Kiteboarder April08 Issue Now Online

The Kiteboarder April 08 is now available online. Just go to www.thekiteboarder.com or click here to go directly to the archive library. Look for the new Consumer Reviews (gear graphic next to cover) to go directly to consumer reviews found ...

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Billy Parker Wakestyle Clinics added to Pismo KiteXpo/Updates

April 23, 2008 Updates Want to up your riding level? Flexifoil Pro Rider Billy Parker will be conducting two clinics at the Pismo Beach KiteXpo to help you step up your game.  CLINIC INFO Saturday April 26, 10a – 11a: ...

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ASNews this week: Toby’s North American tour and new forum stuff coming!

This Week: Toby has some exciting news to share about some upcoming changes on kiteforum.com, kiteforum.tv and kitebeaches.com. He will also be joining the Nobile North American tour as Mark Shinn and his team hit beaches and lakes through the ...

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Pismo Beach KiteXpo Forecast Rocks! Exhibitor Layout & More….

So far, the forecast rocks for wind all week and into next! It’s cold due to water/air temps so if you’re not used to it, bring a full wetsuit minimum 4/3, booties, gloves and head protection. AIR/WATER 43°F /51°-53° SUNRISE/SET ...

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Legaignoux Brothers Selling Bow Patent as Knockoffs Multiply

April 18 (Bloomberg) — On a windy day in 1985, Bruno Legaignoux jumped into the ocean off France’s Brittany coast with a homemade kite harnessed to his waist and skis on his feet, letting the wind pull him across the ...

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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA KITEBOARDING ASSOCATION (SCKA) KITEBOARDING SAFETY CLINIC

If you are a beginner kiteboarder, here’s a great chance to hook up with others and get some free tips from top instructors in Southen California. See www.scka.org for complete info and details.  Date: May 10, 2008 Location: Belmont Shores, ...

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Ben Wilson Wave Clinics at Pismo Beach KiteXpo and other updates!

We are stoked to announce that Slingshot Pro Rider Ben Wilson will be hosting two INTRO TO SMACK wave clinics at the Pismo Beach KiteXpo on April 26 and 27! These are condensed versions of Ben’s 1, 2 and 7-day ...

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ASNews Thursday Interview: Slingshot Designers unveil T3 and New 09 Boards!

PODCAST #111: This week, the Slingshot design team joins host Ryan Riccitelli on The Kiteboarder Magazine and ASnews.net podast to talk about the newly released T3 kite. What changed and what didn’t from the 2007 model? What are the new ...

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ASNews Thursday: Finally, A Wave Comp for North America!

This Week: This week, Nelscott Reef is world renowned as a world-class big wave tow in spot when the conditions set up just right. It’s also home and close to many of Central Oregon’s prime flat water and wave spots. ...

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ASNews Thurs: A New IKO/Insurance for US & Canada

This Week: This week, our special guest on The Kiteboarder magazine and ASNews.net podcast is Sandrine Roussos, head of the International Kiteboarding Organization (IKO). Sandrine joins host Ryan Riccitelli this Thursday to tell us about the many new changes and ...

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