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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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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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