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Girls in Kiteboarding: The 10%

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An inside look at the status of women in kiteboarding. Full feature article coming soon.

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Exclusive Interview with Bruno Sroka

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TKB catches up with Bruno to talk about his recent endurance crossing from France to Ireland.

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INTERVIEW with Jon Modica: Do-Good Business Guy and Pro Rider

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TKB caught up with Cabrinha Team Rider Jon Modica last week to chat with him about his latest business venture, Nutmeg Education.

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Interview with Robert Graham, F-One’s New Kite Designer

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Robert Graham talks about his history as a sail, paraglider, and kite designer and talks about the design process.

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PROFILED: Rachel Callahan

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Growing up near Yosemite National Park, Rachel began her adventures at a young age. She believes her time at the Waldorf School helped her develop an open mind, become an individual, and really focus on the artistic side of life.

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Tips from a 6th Grader: The Family that Kites Together Has More Fun Together!

Emmet sharing his stoke.

I am a sixth grade kiteboarder and I would like to share my kiteboarding experiences with you. My name is Emmet Sproul and I have been kiteboarding since I was nine years old. I am currently 12 and I kite on the snow and the water. I have learned a lot about kiteboarding in three years and would like to share my thoughts with the kids and families out there who are considering learning how to kite.

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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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The Roberto Ricci Interview

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Many kiteboarders in North America are aware of RRD, but few know much about Roberto Ricci, the man behind the brand. An energetic and passionate Italian from Tuscany, Roberto started hand-shaping windsurf boards in the mid 1980s.

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VIDEO: New F-One Office and Raphael’s Garage

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F-One's Raphael Salles walks us through the brand new F-One office in Montpellier, France, and shows us his new garage full of F-One kite and board prototypes.

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Exclusive: Olympic Gold Windsurfer Speaks Out on Kitesurfing

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​For the Fall Issue of The Kiteboarder, we contacted Olympic Windsurfing Gold Medal Winner Dorian van Rijsselberghe for his thoughts on Kite Racing being accepted into the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil, possibly at the expense of windsurfing

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PROFILED: Chelu Guardati

Photo Clara Gudlielmi

Chelu grew up in Campana, about 50 miles from Argentina’s capital of Buenos Aires. She got a degree in Advertising/Public Relations and worked various marketing jobs in the city for a few years but realized that being in an office was not what she wanted for her life.

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PROFILED: Slawek “Suave” Krauze

Photo Paul Lang

One of the fixtures at Sherman Island, Slawek “Suave” Krauze is usually the easiest guy to pick out on the water due to the fact that he always seems to be able to find the brightest colored gear to ride.

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Interview with Gavin McClurg of Offshore Odysseys, Announces the Cabrinha Quest

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Offshore Odysseys' Gavin McClurg joins us to talk about the recent article in The Kiteboarder Magazine about his 5-year circumnavigation with the Best Odyssey and also announces his next project, the Cabrinha Quest.

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The Kite Racer Interviews

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The Kiteboarder Magazine sat down with some of the world's top kiteboarding course racers and designers to talk to them about the direction of course racing and what it means for the sport of kiteboarding.

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History of the La Ventana Classic

Event founder Tim Hatler.

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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