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PKRA O’Neill Kiteboard World Cup in Holland Results

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Kevin Langeree (NED) and Ewan Jaspan (AUS) took center stage in front of the judges, throwing down the best maneuvers and most impressive tricks they could showcase.

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Vela Kitesurf and Windsurf Resorts Purchased by Pryde Group Americas

HR Sports Resorts and Pryde Group America announced that PGA has purchased the Vela Windsurf Resorts and Vela Kitesurf Resorts brands from HR Sports and will be expanding the number of destination resort facilities

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2012 La Ventana Classic Projects Chosen

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Thanks to everyone who helped in the event this year - below are the first round of projects you helped raise money for -and there are more to come!

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New York State Parks: Help remove the ban on kitesurfing !

This is already in place and could affect access at your local beach. Don't let this precedence be set for our sport and help out your fellow riders in New York! Please sign the petition and enlist the support of your other kiting friends to help out the cause.

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It’s Official, Kiteboarding to be Included in the 2016 Olympics

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Today the International Sailing Federation voted to include kiteboarding in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Not only is kiteboarding in, but windsurfing is out as there are a limited number of medals that can be given to sailing sports.

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Festival del Viento, Bucerias Mexico May 18-20

Festival del Viento is the biggest freestyle event in Mexico. It is held in Bucerias, Nayarit which is just 30 minutes from Puerto Vallarta. This year the dates will be May 18-20.

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VIDEO: PKRA Mexico Wrap Up

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Wrap up video of the 2012 PKRA event in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. This is the first tour stop of the 2012 PKRA Course Racing season.

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La Ventana to Los Barriles Downwinder

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Congratulations to the Exotikite crew for pioneering what we all believe to be the first downwinder accomplished from La Ventana to Los Barriles! Below is a reprint of the adventure courtesy of Megan O'Leary of Exotikite in Los Barriles.

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In Hatteras? Demos, Parties, Live Music and More at Frisco Woods and Kitty Hawk

This weekend, Frisco Woods Campgrounds is hosting WindFest 2012 April 27-29. Come join the fun, demo new gear, enjoy an awesome BBQ and win some great swag!

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Learning to Ride a Race Board: A Few More Sessions

Sometimes it feels like I'm getting this figured out.

Anxious to get a few more race board sessions, I tried going out in wind that was just too light. Not one to learn lessons quickly, I did this two days in a row, each day ending up getting to swim back in.

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Americans Dominate Racing at PKRA Mexico

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The final day played out somewhat as expected with considerably less wind than the previous days. Meeting at 10am, the racers arrived to a calm beach and a more serene atmosphere, with the hopes that the wind would shift and increase enough to hold racing or the remainder of the freestyle competition.

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Meet the 2012 Liquid Force Team

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Forty. The number of team riders Liquid Force is happy to introduce in its 2012 season. With the introduction of three brand new kite models and unparalleled innovations in board and kite technology, Liquid announces a strong team of riders to support and test this gear.

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Offshore Odysseys Announces the Next Journey: The Cabrinha Quest

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A mutual desire to seek out the world’s most remote and dynamic kitesurfing and surfing locations, while building awareness and inspiring solutions to the environmental crisis has culminated into a five year agreement between Cabrinha and Offshore Odysseys. The expedition is called the Cabrinha Quest.

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Interview with Gavin McClurg of Offshore Odysseys, Announces the Cabrinha Quest

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Offshore Odysseys' Gavin McClurg joins us to talk about the recent article in The Kiteboarder Magazine about his 5-year circumnavigation with the Best Odyssey and also announces his next project, the Cabrinha Quest.

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2012 Pismo Beach Kitexpo Raffle Winners

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Thanks to everyone for making the 10th Annual Pismo Beach Kitexpo such a great time for all! We couldn't have asked for better conditions or participation and are stoked that so many of you made it down (or up!) starting with the Winemaker Dinner Thursday night and ending with raffle on Sunday.

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