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Tahoe Snowkite Event for All Levels, January 25-27, 2013

Want to learn to snowkite in Tahoe? Come join the Sierra Snowkite crew for an action packed weekend of snowkiting, lessons, clinics, free gear demos, shredding at Sugar Bowl and more....

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Slingshot Modelo Pre-Funk Burning Bush Party: Jan 19, Joe’s Garage

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Heading to Burning Bush? Come join the fun at the Slingshot Modelo Pre-Funk party at Joe's Garage before!

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La Ventana Kite and SUP Demo Week: Update Thursday Jan 17, 2013

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A few changes to where companies will be demoing for the rest of this week. Demos times dates are subject to change according to weather.

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La Ventana Kite Demo Week Jan 16-20: Come Try Out the New 2013 Gear!

Not only are The Double Cross and Burning Bush happening this week, but 13 companies are in town where you can demo all their 2013 for free! You only need to be intermediate or better level kiter to participate.

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VIDEO: Wyoming Snowkiting

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Join Jason Slezak, Julien Filion, Fletchter Chouinard, and friends as they try to harness the winds in the Wyoming mountains.

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Lord of the Wind Kite Demo and La Ventana Kite Demo Week January 2013

Looking to upgrade your quiver in 2013? Want the opportunity to try as many brands as possible before you decide? If you're going to be in Baja in January, you're in luck!

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Lord of the Wind Adds Course Racing, Announces $10K in Prize Money

Lord of the Wind 2013 is rocking with registration growing daily. Due to demand, course racing has now been added to the event, adding an additional level of excitement.

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Lord of the Wind Showdown Slated for January 10-15, 2013

The 2013 Lord of the Wind Showdown is off and running, Jan 10 through Jan 15 in Los Barriles Mexico. With the consistent north winds blowing and the warm water, this is the perfect destination for one of the sport’s top competitions.

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Kite Racing Shut Out of 2016 Olympics

The Annual General Meeting of the International Sailing Federation approved the decision to keep windsurfing in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games with 51.3% of the votes, reverting the initial option for kiteboarding.

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ISAF Conference: Kites and Windsurfer deal brokered?

The second day of the 2012 ISAF Annual Conference in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland, was marked by a compromise on the vexed issue of Kiteboarding versus Windsurfing for the 2016 Olympics.

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In the Middle of Norway: A Snowkite Video

Very cool video from powerkites.de showing the beauty of snowkiting in Norway.... Some really amazing scenery and riders. Check it out!

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Update TKB Test Week Jan 3-12, 2013 La Ventana: A Few Spots Still Open!

Want a chance to try out all the new 2013 Freeride/All Around/Crossover kites? How do daily downwinders or an island crossing sound?

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New Guinness Book of World Records Set for Longest Nonstop Distance Kitesurfed

Florida kiteboarder Rimas Kinka has done it again. Starting off on October 13, 2012, at 7:30 am in Jacksonville, Florida, and finishing near Palm Beach, Florida, the driven kiteboarder sailed 281.1 miles for 34 hours, 41 minutes, and 27 seconds, 52 miles more than the previous record.

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Long Distance Kitesurfing World Record Attempt Tomorrow

Almost one year after he broke the Guinness Book of World Records' Longest Nonstop Kitesurfing Distance record, Rimas Kinka from Florida is attempting to break the record once again.

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Chris Bobyrk On Fire in Cape Hatteras

Double S-bends to Blind... nuke glide to wrapped... s-mobes and more….check out the latest edit from BEST team rider Chris Bobryk!

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