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KSP One Eye Pro: Final Results!

Kicking off the last six heats of the 2011 KSP One Eye Pro in Le Morne, Mauritius, Airton Cozzolino (Italy/North) faced Mauricio Pedreira (Brazil) in the first of two strapless semifinals. Early in the matchup, the 17-year-old Cozzolino was called on interference, resulting in his second highest wave score to be slashed in half. Nevertheless, his progressive kite surfing advanced him to the finals by a slim margin of .47 points.

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KSP One Eye: Epic Kitesurfing Conditions for Day Five

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With the long-anticipated mega swell hitting One Eye today and winds holding strong, the KSP One Eye Pro resumed with Men’s Round 4. Ten to twelve foot faces (and the occasional fifteen footer) kicked the day off to an exhilarating start. Blowing more offshore than normal, the strong winds kept the wave faces exceptionally clean, setting the stage for some history and career-making heats.

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Help Support California Kiter Kelly Wren Strachan Complete the KSP Tour: Fundraiser for Last Stop in Cabo Verde

Kelly Wren Strachan grew up at the beach in Santa Cruz California. She has always been most at home in the water and  her passion is riding waves in the ocean. She was accepted to compete in the Kite Surf ...

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KSP One Eye: Day Four Report

Amidst 25 to 30 knot winds and overhead surf, the KSP One Eye Pro resumed with Round 2 of the Men’s Division. With a total of 54 heats (36 Men and 18 Women) scheduled, the event passed its halfway point today with the completion of Men’s Round 3 Heat 20 and Women’s Round 3 Heat 10.

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KSP One Eye: Day 3 Update

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September 25, 2011: With a solid breeze mid-morning on day three of the KSP One Eye Pro, Round 1 of the men’s division resumed. Kiting on 7- to 9-meter kites, competitors once again had phenomenal waves — 4 to 6 feet (Hawaiian), 8- to 12-foot faces.

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KSP One Eye: Day Two Update

As winds hovered around 10 to 12 knots and 3- to 4-meter swell detonated on the reef during the morning and early afternoon of day two of the KSP One Eye Pro, competitors stayed on call for the wind to ramp up just a bit more.

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The KSP Tour Kicks off at One Eye

The KSP World Tour is pleased to officially kick off the One Eye Pro in Mauritius, the first of its three World Championship Wave Riding Tour stops.

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VIDEO: Make My Day Episode 3: Tahiti

Be careful when you receive an alert on Skype, two days later you can be in Tahiti, ready to ride with rays, sharks, turtles, and get smashed on Teahupoo. Welcome to Tahiti....

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Burning Bush La Ventana Saturday, January 14, 2012: Mark the Date!

Just got the word from Bruce. If you 've never experienced this event, it's definitely something you need to add to your bucket list!

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VIDEO: 2012 Best TS

We've taken the original Taboo concept and brought it even closer to perfection. The TS has more low end grunt, better slack line feel and faster turn initiation.

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VIDEO: 2012 Liquid Force Envy

Kite designer Julien Fillion shows of the brand new 2012 Envy from Liquid Force.

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VIDEO: PKRA Brazil Hosted by Bruna Kajiya

Brazilian rider Bruna Kajiya presents the fifth and last day of action in Barra do Cunhau, Brazil, during the PKRA 2011.

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Something from Nothing: The Baja Joe Interview

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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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PKRA Brazil: Youri Zoon and Bruna Kajiya Finish On Top

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Strong winds blowing in the bay of Barra Do Cunhau, Brazil welcomed the top ten best kiteboarders in the world for the end of the double eliminations. The Brazilian rider Carlos Madson (BRA, RRD) made an impressive comeback all the way to third place, winning four heats in a row and taking down some of the best riders in the world, one after another.

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PKRA Brazil: Start of Double Eliminations

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The first highlight of the day was the heat pairing Kevin Langeree (NED, Naish) and Michael Schitzhofer (AUT, Best) who wanted his revenge from the last event in Germany where he lost in the doubles.

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