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Father and Sons Plan Kiteboarding Event to Raise Money for Orphanage

A Lakeland father and his three sons will be kite boarding 50 miles from Miami to the Florida Keys in March. Not just any ride, their mission is to raise $50,000 to build a self-sustaining home in Tanzania, Africa for 12 orphaned children.

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Lou Wainman’s 21 Tips for Aspiring Pro Kiteboarders

Photo Giacomo Visconti

Someone asked me what advice I'd give an aspiring pro rider, so I came up with a list.

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Get Ready for Annual Pismo Beach Kite and SUP Expo April 11-14, 2013

Always a great time for all, don't miss the chance to try all the new 2013 gear! 
Photo Jason Lee.

Mark your calendars! This year's event will be April 11 - 14, 2013.

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Tips from a 6th Grader: The Family that Kites Together Has More Fun Together!

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I am a sixth grade kiteboarder and I would like to share my kiteboarding experiences with you. My name is Emmet Sproul and I have been kiteboarding since I was nine years old. I am currently 12 and I kite on the snow and the water. I have learned a lot about kiteboarding in three years and would like to share my thoughts with the kids and families out there who are considering learning how to kite.

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F-One Announces the New Trust Kite

Photo Gilles Calvet

For 2013 F-ONE presents the Bandit’s little brother. The F-One TRUST is built and designed 100% for FREERIDE. The goal was to offer riders of all levels a kite with an intuitive feel, optimum relaunch, great stability and complete power control.

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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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Airush Launches New Online Store

Airush is proud to announce the launch of its online store for North American customers only.

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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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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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Inside the Cabrinha Board Factory

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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

The 2013 TKB Freeride Test Team.

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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