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

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

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

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

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

PROFILED: Rachel Callahan

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!

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

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

The Kiteboat Project

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

The Roberto Ricci Interview

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

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

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

Exclusive: Olympic Gold Windsurfer Speaks Out on Kitesurfing

​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

PROFILED: Chelu Guardati

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

PROFILED: Slawek “Suave” Krauze

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

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

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

The Kite Racer Interviews

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

History of the La Ventana Classic

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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Something from Nothing: The Baja Joe Interview

Something from Nothing: The Baja Joe Interview

Located in the middle of the most popular section of beach in La Ventana, Baja Joe’s resort has become an iconic place in the world of windsurfers and kiteboarders, but it was once just a piece of land covered with shrubs and cacti in an unknown Mexican village.

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INSIDER: Daryl Drown

INSIDER: Daryl Drown

After an injury took me out of the ski industry, I moved to Florida with my now wife to finish her schooling. There I began my involvement in kite-powered sports. At that point there were no stores specializing in kiteboarding.

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