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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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2012 Pismo Kite Expo Finishes Three Days of Perfect Kiteboarding Conditions

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The 2012 Pismo Beach Kite Expo came to a close yesterday after three full days of excellent kiteboarding conditions.

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2012 Pismo Beach Kite Expo Update for Saturday 4/14: Pimso Delivers Perfect Kiteboarding Conditions

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With sunny skies, head-high surf, and great wind Pismo Beach delivered perfect kiteboarding conditions for today's demos.

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2012 Pismo Beach Kite Expo Update for Friday 4/13: Join Us for Great Kiteboarding Conditions!

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The 2012 Pismo Beach Kite Expo got off to an exciting start today when the day began with periods of heavy rain. Around noon the skies cleared and the wind began to blow.

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Alex Pastor and Gisela Pulido take PKRA France

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In the fifth and final day of competition, PKRA competitors turned up on the beach with the best-laid plans to make it to the podium.

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Support a Feature Length Kiteboarding Film on Kickstarter

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Jewell and Ginnie, a Charleston/Atlanta based filmmaking company launched plans for “With A Kite,” a feature-length kiteboarding documentary. Shooting is scheduled to start in June 2012 and be centered around the 2012 Triple - S Invitational in Cape Hatteras, NC, which attracts the biggest names in the world of kiteboarding.

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Pismo Kitexpo Update: Forecast, Online Raffle Tickets Available, More Cool Prizes Donated!

Photo courtesy Aaron Loyd

It's still a bit early to tell but looks like we will have wind and swell for the 10th Annual Pismo KiteXpo!

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Slingshot Announces the 2012 Turbine Light Wind Kite

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We started off with a new bladder material that is 25% lighter. We also reduced the leading edge diameter and introduced a smaller strut size. Efficiency is king so we completely updated the design geometry as well as added a few new features in increase on-water performance.

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EVENT REPORT: 2012 Miami Kite Masters

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We could have not asked for a better day as the wind was averaging 15 to 20 knots at 10am. First up was racing! A two-lap figure eight course made for exciting racing as the riders dodged one another at over 20 knots!

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Best Kiteboarding Launches Interactive Online Magazine

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Just in time for the real start of the season we’ve got some great new content for you. Every few months we will be collecting the best stories, videos, action, and riding tips from our team riders all over the globe to present you their unique take on kitesurfing.

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VIDEO: PRKA Dakhla, Morocco

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Wrap up of the double elimination during the 2012 PKRA tour stop in Dakhla Morocco.

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Zoon and Kajiya Win PKRA Dakhla

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Anticipation in this final day reached a crescendo with the men’s final heat . Alex Pastor and World Champion Youri Zoon engaged in a battle to the end, displaying their most spectacular of moves, competing against each other in two last heats.

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Ribeiro, “Twiggy” Baker, de Aboitiz, Lago, Bichler and Schiebevaag Earn 2012 KSP Wild Card Slots

The KSP is pleased to announce their wildcard picks for the 2012 KSP Tour Season as well as the addition of the latest supporting industry member, Cabrinha Kites.

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Behind the Scenes with the Company that Brings You All Your Wind Info

If you have ever wondered what happens inside WeatherFlow aka ikitesurf, iwindsurf, and windalert.com, the company that brings you all your wind information, you will like this video from forecaster Mike Godsey.

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Learning to Ride a Race Board: First Two Days

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I know a lot of other riders look at racing with at least a little bit of interest, so I've decided to write about my experiences as I learn to ride these wild course boards.

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