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ASNews this week:Collegiate Kiteboarding Clubs/Comp Circuit Takes Off!

This Week: Matt Sexton, a junior at Eckerd College in Florida. Matt has been leading the collegiate kiteboarding club and competition scene and started one of the first college kiteboarding clubs in the US in 2005. His Club has grown ...

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The Kiteboarder/Kiteforum.com Launch Real User Gear Reviews: Rider Feedback Wanted!

The Kiteboarder/Kiteforum.com Launch Community Gear Reviews Over the last few years, many of you have wanted unbiased gear reviews and testing. After reading many of the publication reviews, it is clear that marketing always seems to drive them. It is ...

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Louis Peralta: Backloop, Kiteloop, Handlepass

Louis Peralta looks like he might be the Dominican Republic’s next rising star. Click on the photo to play!

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The Kiteboarder October 07 Issue Now Online: New Interactive Format!

The Kiteboarder has taken the online magazine to a whole new level this issue by integrating audio clips, videos, podcasts, video webcasts and product info into the pages of the PDF. Our new, highly interactive magazine is now even more ...

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ASNews this week: The New GK V-Sonic and 2008 Litewave Board Line

This Week: The Kiteboarder Magazine and ASNews.net host Ryan Riccitelli will interview Litewave Dave Turner, owner of Litewave Designs and the distributor for Globe Kites. Not many people realize that Dave has been integral to the design process of Globe ...

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2008 Blade Kites: Convenience of One Pump, Simplicity of Multi-Inflation

Blade Kites launched in 2007 and because of solid design and the help of pro rider Will James, has now become a well known brand wordwide. 2008 is right around the corner and the BLADE design team has put a lot of effort into ...

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Louis Peralta Handlepass, 1x, 2x, 3x, 4x?

Check out the video here of another rising Dominican star, Louis Peralta, as he trains to attempt his 4x handlepass….

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ASNews Interviews Mystic: ’08 gear/what goes into the design

Podcast #89: Mystic Kiteboarding on Why All Harnesses and Wetsuits are Not Created Equal! This week, The Kiteboarder editor and ASNews.net host Ryan Riccitelli interivews Product Designer Erwin Janssen from Mystic Kiteboarding. With over 200 new products coming down the ...

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Surf Expo Video Interviews: 2008 Kiteboarding Gear

(Sept 14 – 16, 2007) Live from Surf Expo, check out 22 in-depth interviews as editor Ryan Riccitelli talks with designers, industry leaders and pros about the 2008 gear. Videos uploaded to www.thekiteboarder.com, www.asnews.net and www.kiteforum.tv. Click on an interview ...

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ASNews.net: Ben Wilson’s New DVD The Unknown Road, Travel, and SS ’08

This Week: Pro rider Ben Wilson has been living the life that many of us dream about. Backed by Slingshot and other sponsors, Ben has spent the last few years roving the world in search of the best kitesurfing and ...

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ASNews / The Kiteboarder podcast: What is Freak Dog Kites?

This Week: Dominican pro rider, Ariel Corniel, thrust EH Kiteboarding into the spotlight this June with his first place PKRA win in Cabarete — the first pro to win a sanctioned competition on a pure bow kite. Now, EH kites ...

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ASnews.net: Mark Doyle on SS’s New REV, Lunancy, and 08 Boards

  This Week: Slingshot’s new REV is creating quite a bit of interest and is just starting to hit beaches worldwide. Team rider, instructional guru and all-around great guy, Mark Doyle, is our guest on the ASNews.net / The Kiteboarder ...

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Crissy Kite Days Delivers Kiteboarding to Masses

Cabrinha’s Jesse Richman sets a hang time record of 22 seconds! (from the water) The First Annual Crissy Kite Days 2007, presented by Confluent Entertainment and the St. Francis Yacht Club, took over the shores of San Francisco from July ...

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ASNews.net: Damien LeRoy on Cabrinha’s new Contra3/XBow3

  This Week: Fresh off the podium from winning BoarderX at the Big Air Wind Jam in San Francisco, Cabrinha pro rider Damien LeRoy joins host Ryan Riccitelli as this week’s guest on the ASNews.net and The Kiteboarder Magazine weekly ...

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ASNews this week: Protecting Access at Your Local Kite Beach

  This Week: Is your local riding spot starting to get crowded or in threat of being closed due to snowy plovers, migratory birds, water rights usage or irresponsible riding? Join ASNews.net and The Kiteboarder Magazine as we explore this ...

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