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SUP Kiting: Worth the Effort?

For the simple fact that it gets you off the beach, SUKing is worth a try.

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INSTRUCTIONAL: How to Hit Your First Rail

So you want to line up and hit a rail? It can be super daunting at first, but as soon as you're locked into a rail you'll love it!

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VIDEO: Ollie Lien Transition Tutorial from Caution

Caution Team rider Blake Harrington walks you through an Ollie Lien Transition.

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INSTRUCTIONAL: Unhooking in the Waves

With a little practice, unhooking in the waves isn’t as difficult as people usually think it is.

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INSTRUCTIONAL: Edging and Controling Speed

Whether you are trying to hold it down in overpowered conditions or drive upwind, here are some tips for having better control over your riding.

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INSTRUCTIONAL: The Costs of Kiteboarding

Many people who may be interested in kiteboarding are turned away from the sport because of the initially large investment that it takes to get going as a kiteboarder.

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INSTRUCTIONAL: Riding Toeside

Even for many seasoned riders, riding toeside seems to be an elusive skill, not because it’s hard to do, but because it’s hard to do well.

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INSTRUCTIONAL: Unhook!

The truth about unhooking is that it’s not nearly as difficult as most people think it is.

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Strapless Surfing: Getting to the Outside

Strapless riding is a great way to challenge yourself and have fun on even the flattest of days. One of the biggest challenges when riding strapless can be getting out past the waves.

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VIDEO: TKB Trick Tips: Twin Tip Tack

The Twin Tip Tack is a great way to change directions without loosing any ground downwind and is basically a low backroll transition.

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INSTRUCTIONAL: Where Does the Kite Leash Go?

Many kites ship with multiple options for where you should connect your safety leash, but it's not always completely clear which attachment is the best for you.

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Take it to the Next Level: An Introduction to Kite Loops

When attempting a kite loop for the first time there are many things to consider, including kite size, kite type, board size, wind speed, and proper progression.

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Off to the Rescue: Advanced Recoveries

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Practice makes perfect and I cannot stress enough that you should take time to practice these techniques in controlled situations before you try to help someone in a real life.

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VIDEO: TKB Trick Tips: The Raley

The Raley is one of the easiest unhooked moves to do in kiteboarding and is a building block for many more advanced moves.

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VIDEO: TKB Trick Tips: Back Roll to Revert

The Kiteboarder Magazine takes you through the Back Roll to Revert, a move that can easily add a bit of flair to your switch stance riding.

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