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Exclusive: Olympic Gold Windsurfer Speaks Out on Kitesurfing

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​For the Fall Issue of The Kiteboarder, we contacted Olympic Windsurfing Gold Medal Winner Dorian van Rijsselberghe for his thoughts on Kite Racing being accepted into the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil, possibly at the expense of windsurfing

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Liquid Force Kite Surfing Wave Accelerator Camp, Punta San Carlos Sept 29 – Oct 6

Join Liquid Force International team rider Jason Slezak at the inaugural Wave Accelerator Camp September 29th through October 6th 2012 at the world class Solo Sports Advernture Camp located on the point of Punta San Carlos, Baja, California Mexico.

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Lydia Snider: A Different Kind of Kite Expedition

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Kiting the Golden Gate Bridge at Crissy Field is a different flavor of epic than a perfect wave trip to a remote part of the world. Some people may not see the point. The water is cold, there’s all kinds of crazy boat traffic, and the currents are strong and constantly changing.

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Zenith Ocean Voyages Sets 2012/2013 Calendar to Caribbean and Beyond

Zenith Ocean Voyages is a worldwide dedicated kiteboarding expedition aboard their brand new catamaran, Meercat, in collaboration with Naish.

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IKO Releases Top Ten Safety Directives for Kiters

IKO (International Kiteboarding Organization) announced today it has released the Top Ten Safety Directives for kiters.

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NEW BRIDGE OF THE GODS FORMAT A BIG SUCCESS

The 13th Annual Bridge of the Gods event kicked off this past weekend with a new twist. Known as the event that has launched the pro careers of many riders, this year organizers divided the event into two weekends and tested a new format.

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A Little Bit of Everything at 6th Annual Kiteboarding 4 Cancer 2012

The forecast for the 6th Annual Kiteboarding 4 Cancer event called for strong wind and thunderstorms and the day delivered as promised, and then some!

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Behind the Scenes with Susi Mai

For the launch of NP, Susi Mai helped recreate the famous Jenna de Rosnay advertisement. Here's a peak behind the scenes...

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TKB Welcomes Amy Hunter to the Crew

The Kiteboarder is stoked to announce a new addition to the TKB crew. Amy Hunter comes to the Kiteboarder Magazine with a professional background in marketing and international communications.

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New DVD for Beginners: The Way to Fly

As the title states, this is truly the most comprehensive beginner instructional video I have seen since I started kiting in 1999.

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Wind Delivers for Festival De Viento

Starting Friday, May 18, competitors from Jalsico, Colima, Sinaloa, Baja, Merida, Cozumel and Cancun got warmed up at the spot, enjoying the warm water, conditions and hospitality of the event location, sponsors, and organizers.

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Vela Kitesurf and Windsurf Resorts Purchased by Pryde Group Americas

HR Sports Resorts and Pryde Group America announced that PGA has purchased the Vela Windsurf Resorts and Vela Kitesurf Resorts brands from HR Sports and will be expanding the number of destination resort facilities

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2012 La Ventana Classic Projects Chosen

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Thanks to everyone who helped in the event this year - below are the first round of projects you helped raise money for -and there are more to come!

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New York State Parks: Help remove the ban on kitesurfing !

This is already in place and could affect access at your local beach. Don't let this precedence be set for our sport and help out your fellow riders in New York! Please sign the petition and enlist the support of your other kiting friends to help out the cause.

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Festival del Viento, Bucerias Mexico May 18-20

Festival del Viento is the biggest freestyle event in Mexico. It is held in Bucerias, Nayarit which is just 30 minutes from Puerto Vallarta. This year the dates will be May 18-20.

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