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VIDEO: Colleen Carrol in Brazil

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Immediately after joining the North International and Ion teams, I headed down to Brazil this October to try out my new gear and explore the butter flat lagoons of the windy South American country.

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The Kiteboat Project

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Don Montague has a long history in kiteboarding and was one of the people involved in very early kite development. While still working at Naish as the head of R&D, he began to play with attaching kites to outrigger canoes and boats.

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VIDEO: North American Snowkite Tour

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Join BEST team riders Tyler Brown, Jacob Buzianis, and Jen Milton as they hit the tour stops of the North American Snowkite Tour last winter. Check out the epic conditions they had and hear about why they love to snowkite and get ready for the 2013 tour!

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VIDEO: Airton Cozzolino Action Glue

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No matter what kind of board Airton has under his feet, they all seem to stick there like glue.

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2012 KSP World Champions Crowned in Maui

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The final day of the Ho’okipa Kite Surf Pro delivered classic Ho’okipa conditions and saw major upsets in the world title race. Event winners and overall KSP World Champions were crowned on Maui’s north shore today.

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2013 The Kiteboarder Calendar Now Shipping

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The Kiteboarder's 2013 Kiteboarding Wall Calendar is now shipping. Get yours in The Kiteboarder Store!

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The Chicken Bike Adventure

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The first test for the chicken bikes came when we stopped at the Mexican consulate on our way out of town. As we pulled up a guard actually opened the razor wire gate for us thinking we were delivering food to employees. When we asked where we go for visas he simply asked, “No pollo?” and kicked us out.

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The Great Lakes: The Forgotten Coast

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Within an hour drive from my home are eight wave riding spots, two thermal wind spots that crank with clockwork reliability, and two long jetties that provide butter-flat riding conditions. In a normal year more than half of my kiteboarding sessions are in waves that range in height from waist to well overhead.

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VIDEO: Hidden Lines Chapter 1: Chile

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Youri Zoon, Kevin Langeree, and Nick Jacobsen set out to travel the destinations on their bucket list. First up is Chile, where they discover a mountain lake called Puclaro and score a wave session at Matanzas. Along the way we get to know the different characters and their intertwined history. But most of all, this is where a road trip full of fun starts.

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VIDEO: Early Season Snowkiting in the Bighorn Mountains

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Everyone we talked to had bailed because of the bad snow reports. We couldn't stand it anymore! We had to go see for ourselves and get some time under our kites. It was a "Hail Marry" so to speak. Snowkiting itself made the poor conditions epic for us.

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VIDEO: Salt & Speed Preview

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Alex Caizergues and Rob Douglas are currently in France doing their best to reclaim the outright speed sailing record.

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Youri Zoon and Karolina Winkowska Crowned 2012 PKRA World Champions After Intense Last Day of Competition

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Today, on the biggest day of the year, the 2012 Freestyle World Champion was decided, and what an incredible day it was. In fact, no one could have anticipated how close the final results would actually be – and this day went down in history, providing some of the most epic final battles ever witnessed.

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Sugar Bowl Welcomes Snowkiting to Tahoe for 2012/2013 Season

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One of Tahoe’s most prominent ski areas, Sugar Bowl Resort, has embraced this sport and will be offering a riding and lesson area for people to learn and enjoy.

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VIDEO: Slingshot Boards: Hand Built in the USA

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Get an inside look at the Slingshot board factory where Slingshot's wakeboards and twin tip kiteboards are built.

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VIDEO: The Lisbon Project with Sam Medysky

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Join Sam Medysky as he continues his travels in Europe and meets up with Rui to build a slider.

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