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Board Tips for Racing

Former Olympic windsurfer and head of sales and marketing for Adventure Sports (distributor of Cabrinha in US), Kent Marinkovic,  is really into racing. Kent has  been experimenting with different race boards for the last few years and offers some great ...

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La Ventana Classic Race and KiteXpo Demo Event January 25-28, 2008

A great event just got even better! For the past two years, Red Bull, Palapas Ventana and Baja Joe’s have sponsored the La Ventana Classic in Baja, Mexico, a 10.5 mile race whose proceeds benefit the local schools. For 2008, ...

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ASNews.net: A Day at Maverick’s and The Making of “Something Stronger”

Podcast #95:  This week, we are doing things a bit differently! We have two special guests joining us for the ASNews.net and The Kiteboarder Magazine podcast. Bay Area kiteboarder Jeff Kafka will join us live Thursday night to talk to ...

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The Kiteboarder Dec07 Issue Now Shipping

We hope you’ll be stoked on our final issue of the year, packed with new gear info, travel, instructional, news and amazing images from around the world.  The Dec07 cover features Naish team rider Reo Stevens in Indo on a wave ...

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Asnews.net: Live Interview with Lou Wainman this Thursday!

This Week: Lou has always walked his own path and for various reasons, stepped away from the mainstream kiteboarding scene a few years ago. While maintaining a low profile, this didn’t stop Lou from continuing to develop his unique riding ...

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ASNews.net Interviews The Dutch Destroyer, Ruben Lenten

This Week: This week, our guest on the ASNews.net and The Kiteboarder podcast is Slingshot team rider, Ruben Lenten. Dubbed “The Dutch Destroyer” by the PKRA, the name perfectly suits Ruben’s ‘balls to the wall’ approach toward riding, competition and ...

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New Kite for Surf Only from Cabrinha

The Revolver HD is Cabrinha’s new kite, made specifically for wave riding : it was desired and developed by Pete Cabrinha and conceived by Pat Goodman. Big depower and big reactivity, capacity to turn short, moderate bar pressure, highly resistant ...

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Ariel Corniel and the EH team: Kiteloop Madness!

Ariel Corniel, fresh off his first place wins at the PKRA Cabarete and KPWT Brazil, shows the EH Cabarete team a new style for bows that quickly got adopted by Bobo and Louis. Extreme kite looping in average conditions. 12> ...

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BenWilsonSurf.com goes live Oct 23!

Be sure to check out Ben’s new website — it goes live tomorrow Tuesday, Oct 23, 20007! www.benwilsonsurf.com

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ASNews.net Interviews RRD Italy/US on ’08 Product Line

Podcast #92: This week, our guest on the ASNews.net and The Kiteboarder podcast is the founder of RRD, Roberto Ricci. Joining Roberto will be the new North American distributor of RRD, Evan Mavrigdoglou of Deep Blue Sports LLC. Both will ...

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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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