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The Kiteboarder Podcast 11.23.09: Dimitri Maramenides on the Launch of Epic Kites

A style all of his own, Dimitri Maramenides has been on the kiteboarding scene since the beginning of the sport. After 11 years in kiteboarding, Dimitri has launched his own company, Epic Kites. This week, Dimitri joins host Ryan Riccitelli ...

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Designer’s Corner: Slingshot Comp Stick 2010 Control System

The biggest challenge was trying to get all of the features we wanted to incorporate into the bar to work together in a streamlined design, without compromise.

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Designer’s Corner: NPX Zealot 2010

The goal was to incorporate some of the newest neoprene technologies to make the Zealot even warmer, lighter, and stretchier than last year.

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Designer’s Corner: Best Nemesis NXG 2010

I had taken the Nemesis HP design as far as it would go. I simply couldn’t make it jump higher, ride faster or deliver more power, so we had to look at other ways of improving it.

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Designer’s Corner: Eclipse Surge 2010

The Surge is a completely new design within a traditional C-kite geometry.

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New Aaron Hadlow Video: Mimic This

Aaron Hadlow just released his newest video, Mimic This. {openx:86112}

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Designer’s Corner: Globe Trix 2010

The flying feeling and performance can be adjusted to react like the Trix 09, but can also be adjusted like a totally new kite with low bar pressure, very stable, perfect for cruising.

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TKB Podcast with Dimitri Maramenides from Epic Kites

For this Podcast from The Kiteboarder Magazine, Dimitri Maramenides called in to tell us all about his new kiteboarding company, Epic Kites.

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Designer’s Corner: Caution Mayhem X 2010

We kept the name the same for the 2010 model, but made significant changes to the profile and wingtips, making some serious gains in efficiency and control.

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Designer’s Corner: Liquid Force CPR 2010 Control System

Liquid Force has designed a completely new safety and control system to go with its 2010 lines of kites. We spoke to LF kite designer and pro rider Julien Fillion to find out about the company’s new CPR control system.

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Launch and Land By Yourself

While it’s always best to launch and land your kite with the help of a fellow kiteboarder, there are many times when you need help with nobody around to assist you.

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The Exception: Kitesurfing with a Leash

In Santa Cruz, California, some of the best reef breaks are not kite-friendly with variable wind shadows and waves smashing directly onto rock cliffs, often with no beach in sight. In these spots, separation from your board is not an option.

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Designer’s Corner: RRD Obsession 2010

The Obsession was already a great kite, so we focused on small details to improve its overall performance.

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Kiters Jump Over Worthing Pier

OK, this is not a stunt that we approve or suggest that anyone try, but we have to admit that it's pretty amazing

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New World Kitespeed Record, New Outright USA Record

Frenchman Alex Caizergues (F One) has broken the world kiteboarding speed record with an incredible time of 50.98 knots, breaking his previous world record of 50.57.

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