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Skypilot Canada Webcam Donations for Boundary Bay and Squamish

If you ride or have visited these sites in Canada, Skypilot could use some help. They have footed the bill for these webcams for years, and now need your support. Even a $5 donation is better than nothing. Every little ...

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ASnews.net Podcast#52: John Amundson Reports Live from the Mauritius Wave Comp

THIS THURSDAY’S PODCAST: Ten of the world’s best kitesurfing wave riders have converged on the island of Mauritius for a 15-day competition. Pro rider John Amundson joins us this week to fill us in on the competition happenings, the riding ...

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Mauritius Kitesurf Comp – Update from the Field

The great waveriding competition that is being held in Mauritius, at the Morne is taking place under extreme conditions. As witnessed by the growing pile of shredded kites, snapped boards, and piles of spectra spaghetti gracing the lawn of the ...

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Cabrinha Launches the Switchblade2

The new Switchblade2 has built upon its platform of performance and ease of use, and has added their Sprint™ single point rapid inflation system and improved Override™ 2 security system. For full info, see the PDF for the new kite ...

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Best Releases the 2007 Waroo

Best has taken their 06 Waroo and refined/improved its performance to release the 07 Waroo. Many new technical advancements are introduced on this SLE kite as well. For the full scoop, see Bestkiteboarding.com Source: kiteforum.com, bestkiteboarding.como

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Shawn Richman Sweeps Maui Speed Challenge Series

Shawn Richman is the Over-All Series Champion and won the Top Speed Award for his speed of 38.1 kts. check it out at mauispeed.com

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Maurituis Kitesurf Wave Competition – Competition Starts!

From Sept 23 through October 10, many of the world’s best kitesurfers are in Mauritius for a new formatted type competition where they judge each other. Elliot Leboe is there from ACL productions, filming the entire event and will soon ...

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Winter Kiting: How to prevent Hypothermia

Prevention and early recognition of hypothermia are essential. Skypilotkiteboarding.com in Canada has a good, informative article on the subject re: signs, prevention, and treatment. http://www.skypilotkiteboarding.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=227&mode=&order=0&thold=0

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Hurricane Tracking Resources

Rick Iossi has put together a great resource, all in once place. http://www.fksa.org/viewtopic.php?t=2435&sid=fedd66df12755844d2db3fa3b9d542c0

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North’s Cesar Portas New Website

The Spanish rider has a very cool new website.. check it out! http://cesarportas.com/

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Maurituis Kitesurf Wave Competition Gathers the Best of the Best

A Flysurf.com exclusive, many of the top kitesurf wave riders in the world have converged on Mauritius for a competition that is running from now until October 10! Riders include: Martin Vari, Jaime Herraïz, Sky Solbach, Bertrand Fleury, Grant Baker, ...

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Teahupo’o kited by Eloy, Sudrat and Salmon!

The mythical wave of Teahupo’o was just kited by Jérémie Eloy, Julien Sudrat and Yannick Salmon . This was all shot by the great photographer Tim Mc Kenna! Pictures are very awesome! Check out Tim Mc Kenna’s web! Source: www.flysurf.com

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ASNews.net Podcast #50 Boardin Bob Wender

Boardin Bob Wendler from Windwing joins ASNews.net this week for Podcast 51. Find our more about the company’s reorganization, the new Rampage II which will be available in the next weeks and what’s on the radar screen for Windwing. Join ...

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F.one back in the US/New Test Center La Ventana

After an almost 5-year hiatus, F.one is now back in the US. They have also opened a test center in La Ventana, in partnership with Kitemasters. For more info, see www.bayareakitesurf.com

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Upsets/Suprises Final Day PKRA Brazil Freestyle Comps

It was an incredible day of kitesurfing as the upsets continued during day three of the final stop of the PKRA World Tour, the 2006 Superkite Brazil sponsored by the Paraiba Government & Ministry of Tourism, Havaianas and T’AI Productions. ...

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