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IKO Releases Top Ten Safety Directives for Kiters

IKO (International Kiteboarding Organization) announced today it has released the Top Ten Safety Directives for kiters.

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PKRA Fuerteventura – Big Winds for the End of Freestyle

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The fourth day at the Fuerteventura World Cup offered up a myriad of exciting heats and nail-biting action as the top competitors of this competition so far battled it out on the water for the ultimate title of world champion.

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Liquid Force Kiteboarding 2013 – The Fun Continues

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Check out the 2013 Liquid Force Kiteboarding video!

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NEW BRIDGE OF THE GODS FORMAT A BIG SUCCESS

The 13th Annual Bridge of the Gods event kicked off this past weekend with a new twist. Known as the event that has launched the pro careers of many riders, this year organizers divided the event into two weekends and tested a new format.

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2013 Slingshot Tyrant WVX and EPX Kite Surfboard Review

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While in Hood River, Slingshot handed us two brand new 2013 Tyrant surfboards to test. Both boards share the exact same shape, but differences between how the boards ride were very noticeable.

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John and Erika Heineken Win North American Kite Course Racing Championship

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John Heineken and his sister Erika (both USA, Ozone/Mikes Lab) have taken the 2012 North American Course Racing Championship titles after 12 races.

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2012 Ro-Sham Throwdown Final Report

2012 Ro Sham Throwdown Winner Sam Light. Photo Paul Lang

Bringing the world’s first-ever kiteboarding slopestyle contest to a close, yesterday concluded the third annual Ro Sham Throwdown, a week-long international pro-am event set in Hood River’s world-class terrain park.

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Ro-Sham Qualifiers Wrap Up, Men’s Semi Finals and Finals Today

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While day five of the 2012 Ro Sham Throwdown started off with super light winds, conditions improved greatly by early Friday afternoon and Heat 3 Round 2 kicked off in Hood River’s world-renowned terrain park.

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Ro-Sham Throwdown Day 4: Women’s Finals and Men’s Qualifiers.

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As the wind filled in through the Columbia River Gorge early yesterday afternoon, the Women’s Finals of the 2012 Ro Sham Throwdown resumed.

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Slingshot Announces the 2013 Rally

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This 4-line crossover kite has been completely re-engineered and features new Connect Forward attachment points, Reflex Wingtip technology, and a new bridle configuration all bundled into a surf tough construction with a reinforced trailing edge.

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Big Winds for the 2012 Ro-Sham

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Day three of the world’s first slopestyle kiteboarding contest received excellent conditions, perfect for women’s finals and the first round of men’s qualifiers.

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Ro-Sham Throwdown Kicks Off with Women’s Qualifiers

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Amidst strong, steady winds on Tuesday in the Columbia River Gorge, the 2012 Ro Sham Throwdown kiteboarding competition commenced with two rounds of Women’s Qualifiers.

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Ro-Sham Starts Today with Kiteboarding’s First Ever Slopestyle Event

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Thirty‐five men and eight women from Antigua, Australia, England, Scotland, the U.S., and Uruguay will battle it out throughout the week at the first‐ever slopestyle kiteboarding competition.

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A Little Bit of Everything at 6th Annual Kiteboarding 4 Cancer 2012

The forecast for the 6th Annual Kiteboarding 4 Cancer event called for strong wind and thunderstorms and the day delivered as promised, and then some!

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PKRA Germany: Zoon and Pulido Take Freestyle at the Beetle Kitesurf World Cup

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Measuring around 11-25 knots, the conditions proved challenging, yet well-suited to the continuation and completion of both disciplines – allowing for the crowning of the official champions at the Beetle Kitesurf World Cup.

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