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Kiters attempt to ascent Mt. Blanc with a kite

Two frenchman, Laurent Benanmon and Goulgy (pascal Boulgakow) are trying to find the path to Ascent Mont Blanc with kite. Get the rest of the story at http://www.flysurf.com/frontblocks/news/news.asp?gauche=news&reperage=Ride%20in%20the%20land%20of%20the%20Mont%20Blanc,%20part%20one!#Ride%20in%20the%20land%20of%20the%20Mont%20Blanc,%20part%20one! Translated from french, a bit hard to follow but you will get ...

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PKRA Brazil – Day 1

The competition is one for the final stop of the PKRA tour for 2006 as riders pull out the stops for the last event of the tour. Day one of the 2006 Superkite Brazil sponsored by the Paraiba Government & ...

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Slingshot Dri-Lube Saves Wear and Tear on Gear

Spray it on your chicken loop, kite, and more for less wear and tear and prolonged life. Slingshot Dri Lube is the latest advance in hi-tech PTFE dry lubricant technology. Bonds tenaciously to almost any surface. Reduces wear and lasts ...

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Bahamas Kite Race of for 06- with a New Twist

The 2006 Bahamas Kite Race, held last year in December, has been postponed several months to reorganize the format. The 2006 Bahamas Kite Race, held last year in December, has been postponed several months to reorganize the format.  Over the next few months, X-Rated ...

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Bahamas Kite Race of for 06- with a New Twist

The 2006 Bahamas Kite Race, held last year in December, has been postponed several months to reorganize the format. The 2006 Bahamas Kite Race, held last year in December, has been postponed several months to reorganize the format. Over the ...

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Kiting in Zanzibar

Mark Barnes from the NW recently celebrated his honeymoon in Africa and managed to squeeze a little kiting in where the wind averaged 24mph. He shares his amazing images with us at www.nwkite.com. Yes, the photos are real and untouched ...

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Win a Trip to Brazil

The University Trier in Germany is conducting an independent survey about kitesurfing and tourism. It’s a little more geared obviously to the European kiter but is worth a few minutes for all to complete!The aim of it is to find ...

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Win a New 07 Naish Shockwave

Naish kiteboarding is hold a contest for a free new 07 Shockwave. You just have to participate in their short survey. Drawing will be held at random Oct 15, 2006. http://www.naish-email.com/shockwave2007Index.html

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Got Kiters’ Elbow? Tips to Avoid this Common Injury

Kiters elbow results from repetitive contraction of the forearm muscles — causing pain where the muscles attach to the elbow.Carlo from Ikiteboarding.com shares tips with us on how to avoid, minimize and treat this annoying injury. Source: http://www.ikiteboarding.com/kiteboarding/articles/kiters-elbow.aspx; http://flysurf.com Source: ...

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Final Cabrinha Race Series and KA/BAK/WOW/UN Party!

If you’re near the San Francisco Bay area, you should definitely try and get out and join the last race of the Cabrinha and KiteWindSurf Race Series at the St. Francis Yatch Club, and the following Bash sponsored by Kite ...

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Protect your head! Learn from this incident

Steve on nwkite.com posted a story that we can all learn from. He is out of the water for 3 months after a hard head slam on the water August 12 which caused a brain injury that led to a ...

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Kiteboarding Fatalities Report

The wind record from a 2006 kiteboarding fatality. 54 kiteboarder deaths worldwide have been reported since 2000. How do kiteboarding accident fatality rates compare to that of other activities? Continued HERE FKA, Inc. Source: Kiteforum.com and FKA, Inc. Report prepared ...

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Ruben Lenten Back in Action: Takes PKRA Tarifa Best Trick

PKRA event, Traifa, Spain, PKRA Stop number 8.Time out for Slingshot Global Team rider Ruben Lenten is over. He is back in full force and just took FIRST place in the PKRA best trick event on his new 07 Fuels. ...

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Best Kiteboarding Party and 07 Demos at PKRA Brazil

check www.bestkiteboarding.com for the details!

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The Kiteboarder: Sept/Oct06 Issue Electronic Magazine Available NOW! – 2007 Calendar Preview

THIS ISSUE: Sneak Peak 07: A look inside what’s coming out of the gear closet this Fall Launch: Cable park ticket to improving your skills with tips from Shannon Best Try This: The Kiteboarder instructional explains riding unhooked and down ...

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