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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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La Ventana to Los Barriles Downwinder

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Congratulations to the Exotikite crew for pioneering what we all believe to be the first downwinder accomplished from La Ventana to Los Barriles! Below is a reprint of the adventure courtesy of Megan O'Leary of Exotikite in Los Barriles.

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In Hatteras? Demos, Parties, Live Music and More at Frisco Woods and Kitty Hawk

This weekend, Frisco Woods Campgrounds is hosting WindFest 2012 April 27-29. Come join the fun, demo new gear, enjoy an awesome BBQ and win some great swag!

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2012 Pismo Beach Kitexpo Raffle Winners

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Thanks to everyone for making the 10th Annual Pismo Beach Kitexpo such a great time for all! We couldn't have asked for better conditions or participation and are stoked that so many of you made it down (or up!) starting with the Winemaker Dinner Thursday night and ending with raffle on Sunday.

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Pismo Kitexpo Update: Forecast, Online Raffle Tickets Available, More Cool Prizes Donated!

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It's still a bit early to tell but looks like we will have wind and swell for the 10th Annual Pismo KiteXpo!

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Ribeiro, “Twiggy” Baker, de Aboitiz, Lago, Bichler and Schiebevaag Earn 2012 KSP Wild Card Slots

The KSP is pleased to announce their wildcard picks for the 2012 KSP Tour Season as well as the addition of the latest supporting industry member, Cabrinha Kites.

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Behind the Scenes with the Company that Brings You All Your Wind Info

If you have ever wondered what happens inside WeatherFlow aka ikitesurf, iwindsurf, and windalert.com, the company that brings you all your wind information, you will like this video from forecaster Mike Godsey.

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Pismo KiteXpo April 13-15: Vendors, prizes, winemaker dinner April 12

Spring is here and that means the wind is on, the sun is shining, and it's time for the annual Pismo Beach KiteXpo in California!

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Airush Announces the Sector V3

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The Airush design team set out to make a board that was both faster and easier to turn than the Sector 60 V2. As the original widebody concept, the Sector V3 60 is ideal for lightwind freerace and freeride, all round slalom and carving and cruising

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