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Lewis Crathern joins BEST Kiteboarding

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BEST Kiteboarding continues their streak of adding new team riders with wild man Lewis Crathern.

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VIDEO: Wainman Hawaii Rabbit Gang 2.0 White Edition

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Wainman Hawaii has released the Rabbit Gang 2.0 White Edition kites and has released this video starring Lou Wainman and Niccolo Porcella riding in Maui to announce the new kites.

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Kite Racing Shut Out of 2016 Olympics

The Annual General Meeting of the International Sailing Federation approved the decision to keep windsurfing in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games with 51.3% of the votes, reverting the initial option for kiteboarding.

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ISAF Conference: Kites and Windsurfer deal brokered?

The second day of the 2012 ISAF Annual Conference in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland, was marked by a compromise on the vexed issue of Kiteboarding versus Windsurfing for the 2016 Olympics.

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Youri Zoon Joins BEST Kiteboarding

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As the 2012 competition season draws to a close BEST is proud to announce that they have secured the services of the current Men's World Champion Youri Zoon for 2013. Team Manager Lia Feriancek commented, "The Global Team at BEST just keeps getting bigger and better."

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Kiteboarding Glacier National Park

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Glacier National Park is best known for its spectacular views, abundant wild life, and superb hiking. It also happens to be a great place to kiteboard.

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TKB 2013 Buyer’s Guide Now Available

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The Kiteboarder Magazine 2013 Buyer's Guide contains 185 pages of knowledge on 2013 kiteboarding gear. This is the largest collection of gear info we've ever put together in one place!

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Rob Douglas Wins the North American Speed Sailing Championship

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Robbie Douglas of Vineyard Haven won the second annual North American Speed Sailing Championships Invitational on Tuesday.

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KSP Ireland Wraps Up with a Full Day of Action

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The final day of the Aer Lingus Kite Surf Pro got underway before daybreak when the 6am call was made to move the mobile event to an alternate location north of Achill Island. Overhead surf and 30 plus knot winds with intermittent rain squalls marked the early morning heats.

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The Roberto Ricci Interview

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Many kiteboarders in North America are aware of RRD, but few know much about Roberto Ricci, the man behind the brand. An energetic and passionate Italian from Tuscany, Roberto started hand-shaping windsurf boards in the mid 1980s.

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Update TKB Test Week Jan 3-12, 2013 La Ventana: A Few Spots Still Open!

Want a chance to try out all the new 2013 Freeride/All Around/Crossover kites? How do daily downwinders or an island crossing sound?

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New Guinness Book of World Records Set for Longest Nonstop Distance Kitesurfed

Florida kiteboarder Rimas Kinka has done it again. Starting off on October 13, 2012, at 7:30 am in Jacksonville, Florida, and finishing near Palm Beach, Florida, the driven kiteboarder sailed 281.1 miles for 34 hours, 41 minutes, and 27 seconds, 52 miles more than the previous record.

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GoPro Announces Hero3 Cameras

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The White, Silver and Black editions are available for pre-order at GoPro.com and are shipping to specialty retailers around the world for MSRP $199.99, $299.99 and $399.99 respectively.

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Long Distance Kitesurfing World Record Attempt Tomorrow

Almost one year after he broke the Guinness Book of World Records' Longest Nonstop Kitesurfing Distance record, Rimas Kinka from Florida is attempting to break the record once again.

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Chris Bobyrk On Fire in Cape Hatteras

Double S-bends to Blind... nuke glide to wrapped... s-mobes and more….check out the latest edit from BEST team rider Chris Bobryk!

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