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PKRA New Caledonia: Alex Pastor Wins the Noumea Kitesurf Pro

PKRA New Caledonia: Alex Pastor Wins the Noumea Kitesurf Pro

The final heats of the 2011 PKRA season took place at the Nissan Noumea Kitesurf Pro, New Caledonia in perfect conditions with a solid twenty knots of wind. The double elimination was completed today, Alex Pastor (ESP, Airush) won the event in the men’s category and Asia Litwin in the women’s.

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PKRA New Caledonia: End of Singles, Youri Zoon Loses First Heat of the Year

PKRA New Caledonia: End of Singles, Youri Zoon Loses First Heat of the Year

The one thing that all the riders agreed on was that the conditions were challenging. This did not stop them from landing an array of great tricks. Unexpectedly, World Champion Youri Zoon (NED, Slingshot) lost against Mario Rodwald (GER, North) in the quarter finals leaving Alex Pastor (ESP, Airsuh) to win the singles today.

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PKRA New Caledonia: Trials and Singles in Noumea

PKRA New Caledonia: Trials and Singles in Noumea

The Nissan Noumea Kitesurf Pro started with light wind and a few rain showers but we quickly saw the sun come out and twenty knots of wind. In the morning the trials competition started to qualify the sixteen men who will go on into the main event and face the top eight riders in the world. The trials were dominated by local riders and Australians. In the afternoon the weather cleared up and the first two rounds of men were completed.

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2012 TKB Kiteboarding Calendars Now Available for Holiday Shipping

2012 TKB Kiteboarding Calendars Now Available for Holiday Shipping

Every year, we are stoked to offer our annual TKB Calendar and every year, we think it's our best one yet! 2012 is no different -- check out our new calendar and we think you'll agree...

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7th Annual La Ventana Classic, KiteXpo, and Paddle Royale January 15-22, 2012

7th Annual La Ventana Classic, KiteXpo, and Paddle Royale January 15-22, 2012

What began as a local competition to help out the local schools in the small Baja community of La Ventana and El Sargento has grown into one of the largest kiteboarding events attracting kiteboarders from all over North America and beyond.

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Just Another Day in California

Just Another Day in California

How's the weather in your home town? Summer's over, and for many people that means the end of sunny days spent on the water. Not so out here in California.

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Best Kiteboarding 2012 Catalog Now Online

Best Kiteboarding 2012 Catalog Now Online

The complete 2012 line-up from BEST is finally ready. We've been putting together loads of new video content, rider and staff interviews, tech pieces, and everything else you could possibly want to know about this years line-up.

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Weendy: A New Way to Catch the Wind

Weendy: A New Way to Catch the Wind

How often have you loaded up your gear and set out for a great day on the water, only to find out that the weather forecast was wrong? You end up chasing the wind, driving around to different beaches, only to find out later that your mates found an awesome place to ride. “The forecasts didn’t predict it,” they say, “but there was a steady breeze and we rode for two straight hours!”

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Hatteras After Irene: A Community Rebuilds and Rediscovers Its Passion for Kiteboarding

Hatteras After Irene: A Community Rebuilds and Rediscovers Its Passion for Kiteboarding

The slender islands of the Outer Banks in North Carolina are no stranger to tropical storms; so, despite a mandatory hurricane evacuation declared for all visitors and residents of Dare County, many locals decided to stay.

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Guinness Long Distance Kiteboarding Record Broken?

On Saturday 11/12/2011, kiter Rimas Kinka unofficially broken the Guinness Book of World Records Longest Distance Kitesurfed within a 24 hour period, a record currently held by American Phil Midler.

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New Music Video from Trusted Waters featuring Julien Fillion

New Music Video from Trusted Waters featuring Julien Fillion

Many of you may recognize Julien Fillion's name as the designer for Liquid Force, but he's also a talented musician who heads Trusted Waters, a Montreal-based band.

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La Paz/La Ventana Like Never Before: Explore Isla Espiritu Santos, Isla San Francisco and Isla San Jose

Join Sandy and Donny Parker from www.Kitopia.biz in March to see a side of the Sea of Cortez that few experience when down in Baja. From March 12-17, 2012, up to 14 people only will meet in La Paz to board a 110' ship and head out for the next five days toward Isla San Jose. From there, the wind will dictate what the next days will hold.

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17th Annual Dead Bird Buggy and Kite Fly In – The Most Famous “Non-Event” in North America

The Dead Bird Buggy Bash - DBBB - is a casual, no-schedule, no-races kite buggy regatta held each November over the Thanksgiving holiday in Galveston Texas.

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PKRA Introduces a People’s Choice Special Event

The Professional Kiteboard Riders Association is proud to bring you the Nissan Noumea Kitesurf Pro 2011 PEOPLE’S CHOICE SPECIAL EVENT, presented by Best Kiteboarding.

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Kenya Diani Cup Kitesurfing Competition, December 28-29, 2011

The 2011 Diani Kitesurfing Competition or Kenya Cup is the final stop for all competitive riders in Kenya. Run alongside the Che Shale Kite Masters Event which is hosted in August, is allows those that have been riding a chance to hold down the Kenya Cup Title and also provides the necessary experience and confidence for anyone with some talent and motivation to make the step up into the International Kite Surfing Competition scene.

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