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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

Eye Candy from Photographer Jason Wolcott

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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Kite-O-Ween Squamish 2011 Set for August 28

Kite-O-Ween Squamish 2011 Set for August 28

Kite-O-Ween 2011 will be held on Sunday, August 28th 2011, at 1:00pm in the afternoon at the Squamish Spit in Squamish B.C. It's a hilarious, fun filled, light hearted, non serious costume day where kit boarders get dressed up in costumes and compete, while kiteboarding the windy Howe sound,

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San Carlos South Swell Alert: July 9-16th

When SoloSports started their South Swell Alert program, most of their subscribers wanted the RHINO SIZE MACKERS, so they created a program to send an alert when it was BIG.

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Wildcards Chosen for 2011 KSP Wave Tour

The final Wild Card picks for the 2011 KSP Tour have been chosen: 15 men and 8 women and alternatives for specific stops.

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Six US Riders in Top 10 at Worlds in Germany

Sunshine and warm weather welcomed competitors of the 2011 world kite racing championships in Sylt, Germany, today, and after the opening ceremony it went straight to racing.

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Hood River Fundraiser to Help Founder of The Gorge Games: “Peg Lalor Rocks”

If wealth were measured by the number and quality of friends one cultivates over a life time, Peg Lalor would be a very rich woman indeed! Yet all it took was a split-second accident last year to change this once local entrepreneur's life.

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In a Rut? How KB4Girls Helps You and Others

In a Rut? How KB4Girls Helps You and Others

When I heard Kristin Boese was holding one of her KB4Girls clinics in San Francisco it didn’t take long before I committed myself to the clinic that weekend.

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VIDEO: Kitefix.com presents Burning Hot Lips

Every year, the crew at KiteFix tries to put together a video that will feature their products but is also be fun and entertaining to watch. They got tons of feedback on their first video, Kill2Kite,when they cut two kites in half and put them together using KiteFix products. Here's their newest video. Enjoy!

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What Took Me So Long? Why Every Kiter Needs to Experience Cape Hatteras

What Took Me So Long? Why Every Kiter Needs to Experience Cape Hatteras

You don’t have to be kiteboarding for very long to hear about the epic conditions that Cape Hatteras in North Carolina offers.

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KSP TOUR – WILDCARD APPLICANTS LIST AND FINAL NOTICE FOR SUBMISSION JUNE 11

To ensure that that they received all applications for those that applied for a wildcard spot on the KSP tour, IKA and KSP are asking that riders double check that you are on the below list. If not, please contact the KSP or IKA by June 11 with proof of your in-time application.

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