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Up Your Game and Help Out a Great Cause! La Ventana Classic Clinics January 16-22, 2012

Check out the great clinics offered by pro riders in support of the 7th Annual La Ventana Classic Fundraiser

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Get Ready for Burning Bush La Ventana January 14: T-Shirts Now On Sale!

Rumor has it that Bruce Sheldon and crew have more than a few surprises in store for us this year and have truly outdone themselves....

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2012 TKB Kiteboarding Calendars Now Available for Holiday Shipping

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Every year, we are stoked to offer our annual TKB Calendar and every year, we think it's our best one yet! 2012 is no different -- check out our new calendar and we think you'll agree...

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7th Annual La Ventana Classic, KiteXpo, and Paddle Royale January 15-22, 2012

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What began as a local competition to help out the local schools in the small Baja community of La Ventana and El Sargento has grown into one of the largest kiteboarding events attracting kiteboarders from all over North America and beyond.

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Hatteras After Irene: A Community Rebuilds and Rediscovers Its Passion for Kiteboarding

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The slender islands of the Outer Banks in North Carolina are no stranger to tropical storms; so, despite a mandatory hurricane evacuation declared for all visitors and residents of Dare County, many locals decided to stay.

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Guinness Long Distance Kiteboarding Record Broken?

On Saturday 11/12/2011, kiter Rimas Kinka unofficially broken the Guinness Book of World Records Longest Distance Kitesurfed within a 24 hour period, a record currently held by American Phil Midler.

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La Paz/La Ventana Like Never Before: Explore Isla Espiritu Santos, Isla San Francisco and Isla San Jose

Join Sandy and Donny Parker from www.Kitopia.biz in March to see a side of the Sea of Cortez that few experience when down in Baja. From March 12-17, 2012, up to 14 people only will meet in La Paz to board a 110' ship and head out for the next five days toward Isla San Jose. From there, the wind will dictate what the next days will hold.

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17th Annual Dead Bird Buggy and Kite Fly In – The Most Famous “Non-Event” in North America

The Dead Bird Buggy Bash - DBBB - is a casual, no-schedule, no-races kite buggy regatta held each November over the Thanksgiving holiday in Galveston Texas.

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Going to La Ventana? DownWinderInn Now Has Two Free Trucks for Guests, $50 Recession Buster Deal and Free Daily Downwind Shuttle

DownWinderInn in La Ventana now offers guests free access to (2) trucks with secure beds for your gear

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Marketing Survey: Win a Brand New 2012 Core Riot XR2 Kite for Your Help!

Help Core and you could win a brand new 2012 kite! Here’s what Core has to say about their next gen XR2: The XR2 is the new generation of the legendary Riot XR Crossride kite and comes with significant changes. ...

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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

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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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