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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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Live Webcast Big Air Jam/US Nationals Finals Friday!

Live web cam, click below. http://cams.exploratorium.edu:8010/1/control.html We will update you ASAP. Want to see all the action from Crissy Kite Days – including the pro Big Air Jam and qualifier? The Kiteboarder Magazine / ASNews.net are stoked to bring you ...

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Crissy Kite Days Kicks Off – Day 1 Results

  Crissy Kite Days kicked off with the Wells Fargo US Kite Course Nationals on Wednesday, July 25 with a 9:30 a.m. race rules meeting which briefed seasoned and new riders about the conditions, course and rules for the three-day ...

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ASNews this week: Naish’s Damien Girardin on the new Helix

This Week: Naish Kiteboarding has been creating quite a bit of curiosity and chatter with the revelation of their new Sigma outline and Geo-Tech canopy design technology. Tech out and get your questions answered directly from the designer this week ...

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SF Bay Area to Unveil World’s Tallest Ramp; host first US Kite Course Nationals

Crissy Field in San Francisco, CA, will soon welcome thousands of spectators and Big-Air Freestyle, Course Race, and BoarderX competitors during Crissy Kite Days, July 25-29, 2007.  The five-day kiteboarding extravaganza kicks off with the first ever US Kite Course Nationals ...

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ASNews this week: Peru, the next hot kite destination?

This Week: Cabarete wave riding veteran Brent “Skip” Schippidinni recently relocated to Mancora, North Peru, to pioneer what may be the next emerging hot kiteboarding spot in South America. Drawn by the country’s fabled left hand point breaks, endless down ...

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Asnews: Kite/Paddle board 4 Cancer and win new 08 Quivers!

This Week: Great Lakes waterman Joe Bidawid and co-founder of the Women’s Kiteboarding Association, Tonia Farman. Both have been personally affected by loved ones with Cancer and are spearheading two events this August to raise awareness and funds for this ...

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Asnews this week: A New Era for Designer Simone Vannucci

This Week: pro rider and designer Simone Vannucci, formerly of RRD. Simone just branched out on his own this year and is gearing up to roll out Royal Kiteboarding’s first product line up, mid next month. He joins us to ...

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Slicks, Slider, Surf at Real

This past week, REAL Kiteboarding, in affiliation with sponsors Red Bull, John Wayne Cancer Foundation and Outer Beaches Realty, hosted their 2nd Annual Triple-S Invitational. Triple-S stands for Surf, Slicks and Sliders. The Triple-S is a freeride kiteboarding competition by invitation only with ...

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Sneak Peak Best New Nemesis HP

The replacement for the Waroo Pro the Nemesis HP is being worked on as we speak, the new kite is Ez-pump equipped with a simplified LE access valve, no screwing.. The front bridle configuration has been completely revised to give ...

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The Kiteboarder June07 Issue Now Online!

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The Kiteboarder June07 Issue Now Online!    We have been receiving excellent response from shops and riders about The Kiteboarder Handbook, a 14-page guide absolutely jam-packed with useful info and tips, written by TKB Staff and the best instructors across ...

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ASnews this week: What’s up with the Big Air Wind Jam

This Week: This week, our guests are Gabe Brown and John Gomes, who are involved in the organization of the upcoming Big Air Wind Jam in San Francisco, this July 25-29. The all new event will feature the first ever ...

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Asnews interviews Will James as he launches Blade Kites US demo tour

This Week: Will is one of the early kiteboarding pioneers whose name, face and riding shots have appeared in virtually every kiteboard magazine worldwide. Passionate about the surf side of the sport from the beginning, Will just launched Blade’s US ...

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