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Help Support California Kiter Kelly Wren Strachan Complete the KSP Tour: Fundraiser for Last Stop in Cabo Verde

Kelly Wren Strachan grew up at the beach in Santa Cruz California. She has always been most at home in the water and  her passion is riding waves in the ocean. She was accepted to compete in the Kite Surf ...

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Burning Bush La Ventana Saturday, January 14, 2012: Mark the Date!

Just got the word from Bruce. If you 've never experienced this event, it's definitely something you need to add to your bucket list!

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Help Victims of Domestic Violence Through Kiting

The Second Annual DREAM EXTREME will kick off on Saturday, September 17th with a day-long beachside bash, two-day female kiteboarding clinic and evening dinner party and auction, all benefiting victims of domestic violence.

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VIDEO: Cape Hatteras Irene Report

Hatteras Realty, one of the main sponsors of the now annual Hatteras KiteXpo has done an excellent job documenting the affects of Irene both right before and after the hurricane hit.

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Skunked but Stoked in the Land of Left Point Breaks

The author kiting in the reserve and loving it. Photo Jorge Ibanez

I chose Peru for this holiday in October as my partner on the trip, Holt Alden, an aspiring kiter, was a surfer who is as stoked getting tubed now as he was 30 years ago as a teenager. I am goofy foot so the thought of experiencing the endless left point breaks that I have heard so much about had me excited to try out my recently conquered strapless board riding skills.

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Distinct Motion featuring Adam Super

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Adam Super has been kiteboarding since April, 2009. He is originally from Pittsburgh, PA and now resides in the Outerbanks of North Carolina. Adam is the Eastern Technical Representitive for Roberto Ricci Designs (RRD) and Mystic Kiteboarding.

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Tired of the Hype? Join the TKB Team for Test Week in La Ventana

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Tired of the smoke and mirrors behind gear reviews? The Kiteboarder is opening up testing to all brands and will be holding TKB Test Weeks throughout the year where you can try out the new gear and become part of the TKB Test Crew.

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Blade Kites Officially Enters US Market

After focusing on the European market for the past 6 years, Blade Kites now has representation in the USA

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Will to Win: The Story of the NeilPryde Brand — How NP Paragliding Set the Company Up for Success in Kiteboarding and more

Everyone knows NeilPryde as the windsurfing brand. But not everyone is aware that, before that, Neil Pryde Limited was actually the largest maker of yacht sails in the world until the Oil Shocks put a big hole in demand....

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Kitty Hawk Launches “Kite Week” in Sept: Clinics, Demo New Gear, Gear Specials, Win a Kite!

Whatever your riding style, there’s a camp for you at Hatteras KiteWeek. Progress in Wakestyle, Freestyle, or Strapless riding while learning from Kitty Hawk Kite's (KHK) sponsored riders!

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PKRA Fuerteventura Day 1:24 Spots, 32 Competitors, Throw Down Ensues

Day 1 started with trials since the competition only had 24 spaces for men and 32 registered (along with 9 women0. The top 8 men automatically qualified, and all the rest had to go into qualifiers where only 16 men could advance into the main event which starts tomorrow.

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Best “Pimp My Kite” Winners Chosen – Check out Cool Designs

Best Kiteboarding partnered up with Tramontana Grafixx for a summer contest where riders were able to design their own graphics to be put on a brand new white Kahoona 9.5m! Best would like to thank all of the participants as they had an overwhelming selection to choose from with several amazing designs.

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Chuck Patterson Joins Naish SUP

Chuck Patterson, one of kiteboarding's first pro riders and all around waterman, is back in kiteboarding -- kind of! Chuck recently joined the Naish SUP team and has been in Maui kitesurfing, windsurfing and SUPing on their new 2012 gear.

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Slider Project Qualifiers

Hood River served up light winds today but enough for organizers to choose qualifier riders for the main event which starts tomorrow.

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Eye Candy from Photographer Jason Wolcott

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Jason Wolcott is an amazing surf, kite and lifestyle photographer whose photographs have graced many of the top action sports and travel magazines internationally. Enjoy this slide show that he put together for a grant he was working on.

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