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Windsurfers, Kiters and the Port of Hood River Coordinate for Shared Access

In light of the enlarged sandbar and expected congestion at the Event Site, this year, representatives from various key groups have worked out a viable solution for shared access along the Hood River Waterfront. Though the new real-estate is property ...

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Asnews Interviews Best on New Yarga: Listen and Win a Kite!

This Week: Managing director of kite design and R&D Peter Stiewe joins ASnews.net this week from Best’s new testing facility in Western Oz. Peter has been designing traction, LEI and windsurfing sails for more than 10 years. He will be ...

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ASnews.net Interviews Special Guest This Week

Dave pre-kiteboarding…. THIS WEEK: Dave Loop has come a long way since his days with the band Screams of Pain. An avid windsurfer, Dave landed his dream job with Naish in 1997, first repping the company’s windsurf line, then their ...

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PKRA World Speed Cup 2007

  Right after Leucate’s Mondial du Vent event, Port St Louis du Rhône will host the firsts tep of the PKRA Kite World Speed Cup from April 11-17. After that, speed trials will be held in Fuertaventura, followed by Nambia and ...

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Niccolo Porcella Promo Clip

If you are new to kiteboarding, you may not have heard of Niccolo but for others, he was one of the hot groms from Maui just a few years back. Niccolo is sponsored by Takoon. Check out his promo clip ...

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Video of Wingwing’s new Bat Wing

Check out the new Bat Wing video from Windwing by clicking here  New features include: ABS Kevlar and carbon Aramid fiber scrim material that scallops the trailing edges of the kite and its wingtips. Swallow Tail cutout notch at the ...

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Tobias Videocast introducing Turbo Deisle2 Now Online/New Detailed images

If you missed the live videocast from Slingshot’s new R&D test center in Australia where Jeff Tobias talked about the R&D process, and new/improved features on the 2007 Fuel, it is now online! Check here for the full hour interview ...

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daKine 2007 Products Now Online

Check out the 07 team and new products at www.dakine.com/kite

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The Kiteboarder April07 Issue Now Available

The April07 printed edition of The Kiteboarder Magazine is now available!   Ozone’s Mat Gerdes talks about the newest sport hitting Europe by storm.  CloseUp profiles Flexifoil’s Peter Trow and North’s Tonia Farman.  Canada‘s Chris Glazier offers tips from an OG, ...

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The Kiteboarder Jan/Feb07 Now Available Online

The Kiteboarder Magazine Jan/Feb07 issue is now available for viewing online! Be sure to check out the new dvd clip of Dan Moore (Billabong XXL Wave winner) and Reo Stevens killing it in the waves, courtesy of Dave Ogle from ...

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ASNews.net Interview the Caution Boys: New Gear, Factory and Future

Peter and Poul experience Sri Lankan Culture, on a break from the rigorous factory time spent designing…. THIS WEEK: Caution’s signature flame graphics are easily recognizable on kites and boards around the world, as are the Schiebel brothers, the founders ...

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Help Create the Hood River Kite Park

    If you kite in Hood River and want to ride or try slider, then you might want to contribute to this NWkite fundraiser. See this link for more info.

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Kite Instructor Wanted in Dominican Republic

     Pura Vida in Las Terrenas, 3 hours from Cabarete is looking for an instructor that speaks both French and English. Las Terrenas in located on the East side of the island and has a more ‘tranquillo’ atmosphere than ...

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Naish Launches New Website for Surf

Check out the new surfboards and photo gallery, including images of Robby ripping, at www.naishsurf.com

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Interview with “New School” Snowkiter Claes Lundin

    Check out the trailer for Entrophy, and it’ll make you want to find out more about this talented rider! Click here for the interview.

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