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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

VIDEO: Drifting North Shore

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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Inside the Cabrinha Board Factory

Inside the Cabrinha Board Factory

Cabrinha's Twin Tip Product Manager Dave Kay (DK) gives us a peek inside the Cabrinha board factory and tells us what is so special about the Palownia wood cores.

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2013 Freeride Kiteboarding Gear Test: Meet the Testers

2013 Freeride Kiteboarding Gear Test: Meet the Testers

For the 2013 Freeride Gear Test TKB trucked 28 kite models and 12 board models to La Ventana, Mexico, one of the best locations for reliable wind in North America during the winter months.

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Tahoe Snowkite Event for All Levels, January 25-27, 2013

Want to learn to snowkite in Tahoe? Come join the Sierra Snowkite crew for an action packed weekend of snowkiting, lessons, clinics, free gear demos, shredding at Sugar Bowl and more....

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IKA Announces Kiteboarding Class Changes

The IKA class meeting held last weekend in Rome has resulted in some important decisions for the 2013 season.

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Slingshot Modelo Pre-Funk Burning Bush Party: Jan 19, Joe’s Garage

Slingshot Modelo Pre-Funk Burning Bush Party: Jan 19, Joe’s Garage

Heading to Burning Bush? Come join the fun at the Slingshot Modelo Pre-Funk party at Joe's Garage before!

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La Ventana Kite and SUP Demo Week: Update Thursday Jan 17, 2013

La Ventana Kite and SUP Demo Week: Update Thursday Jan 17, 2013

A few changes to where companies will be demoing for the rest of this week. Demos times dates are subject to change according to weather.

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VIDEO: Slingshot Releases the 2013 RPM

VIDEO: Slingshot Releases the 2013 RPM

The 2013 RPM Crossover kite is a powerful combination of aggressive freestyle characteristics and progressive crossover performance.

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Johnny Heineken named 2012 US SAILING Yachtsman of the Year

Johnny Heineken named 2012 US SAILING Yachtsman of the Year

Johnny Heineken has been named the 2012 Rolex Yachtsman of the Year for his dominating performances in competitive kiteboarding, including the Kiteboarding Course Racing World Championship in Cagliari, Italy, where he topped 148 competitors to claim the world title for a second consecutive year.

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TKB Volume 9, Number 4 Now Mailing

TKB Volume 9, Number 4 Now Mailing

The Kiteboarder Magazine Volume 9, Number 4 (Winter 2013) is now mailing to subscribers and kiteboarding schools and retail shops.

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2013 Buyer’s Guide: Slingshot Spring 2013 Products

2013 Buyer’s Guide: Slingshot Spring 2013 Products

For its Spring 2013 product release, Slingshot has updated the RPM, Z, and Turbine kites. Also being released are the Glide, Crisis, and Darko boards.

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TKB REVIEW: Patagonia R2 Front-Zip Wetsuit

TKB REVIEW: Patagonia R2 Front-Zip Wetsuit

We've heard about the Patagonia wetsuits for quite some time and see a lot of them on the water in our area, so we were excited to receive a Patagonia R2 Front-Zip wetsuit to test for kitesurfing.

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Volume 9, Number 3

Volume 9, Number 3

The Fall 2012 issue of TKB features Rediscovering Baja, The Unexpected Honduras, and Kiteboarding Egypt

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TKB REVIEW: Patagonia Nano Puff Jacket

TKB REVIEW: Patagonia Nano Puff Jacket

Besides being amazingly lightweight and able to pack down into its own pocket for traveling or when hiking, I’ve found that the Patagonia Nano Puff is now my go-to jacket for a wide variety of conditions.

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