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Kiteboarding Through a Revolution

Photo Manuela Jungo

Six years ago I had my first experience with Egypt when I decided that I wasn’t ready for a normal working life. After three years of intensive studying at university I was in desperate need of a change. I decided that becoming a kiteboarding instructor and taking a position teaching kiting in Egypt for the summer would give me the chance to both improve my riding and get a well-earned break.

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Bryan Lake Crowned Lord of The Wind 2013

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Los Barriles, Baja Mexico, was once again the host for the annual Lord of the Wind Showdown and conditions did not disappoint. Now in it's 3rd year, this year's event was held from January 10-15, 2013 with wind averaging 22-28 knots daily.

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TKB Review: 2013 Slingshot Darko

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The 2013 Slingshot Darko is a relatively wide and stiff board. It features a squarish outline, full wood core, channeled bottom, and the Fastrack system.

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VIDEO: 2013 Red Bull King of the Air

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After an eight-year hiatus Red Bull King of the Air has returned with a new format, new location, and the mission to bring back the wow factor to kiteboarding.

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TKB Review: 2013 Slingshot Crisis

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The 2013 Slingshot Crisis features a moderate outline, full wood core, and stepped rails.

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TKB Review: 2013 Wainman Hawaii Cruzer

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The Wainman Hawaii Cruzer is a fairly lightweight board that features a full wood core, ABS rails, and a tip to tip single concave on the bottom.

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Jesse Richman Crowned Red Bull King of the Air

It was eventually American Jesse Richman who managed to edge out Sam Light and Nick Jacobsen to emerge victorious in front of 5,000 spectators.

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Cabrinha Releases the Velocity Collection Race Kite and Board

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Cabrinha has announced the release of the Velocity collection consisting of the new Velocity VMG race kite and a new race board.

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Ruben Lenten Signs with Best Kiteboarding

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Best has been signing a lot of big names to their team lately and today announced the addition of wild man mega loop king Ruben Lenten.

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Snowkite Jam Alaska Slated for March 28-31, 2013

This will be the first full service snowkite freeride event that provides its athletes with the most comfortable snowkiting experience in what many believe is best location in the world for snowkiting, Alaska!

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TKB Review: 2013 Liquid Force Drive

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The 2013 Liquid Force Drive features a full wood core, beautiful graphics, and LF's Liquid Rails.

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PKRA 2013 Schedule: 13 Stops, 3 Disciplines

The 2013 PKRA season will be one of the most exciting in recent years. With over thirteen stops and three disciplines being represented; freestyle, wave and slalom there will be no shortage of action on this year's tour.

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VIDEO: Drifting North Shore

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With strong ties to the island of Oahu Pete Cabrinha, Twig Baker, Keahi de Aboitiz, and Reo Stevens kick it up a notch with some great riding at the birth place of surfing.

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TKB Review: 2013 Star Taina

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Very similar to the 2012 model, the 2013 Star Taina remains a 3-strut low-aspect kite.

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TKB Review: 2013 Cabrinha Spectrum

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The 2013 Cabrinha Spectrum is a relatively wide twin tip with a full wood core and urethane rails.

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