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VIDEO: KSP Peru Wrap Up

Following four days of marginal wind and waves, the action kicked off on October 23 — mid-way through the 10-day holding period. As the surf began firing at four- to seven-feet, 24 men and 12 women from 15 different countries duked it out over the following three days for the coveted tour stop title.

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Marketing Survey: Win a Brand New 2012 Core Riot XR2 Kite for Your Help!

Help Core and you could win a brand new 2012 kite! Here’s what Core has to say about their next gen XR2: The XR2 is the new generation of the legendary Riot XR Crossride kite and comes with significant changes. ...

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VIDEO: F-One Releases ANTANDROY: People from the Thorns

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F-ONE's new movie shot on RED in Magadascar last summer. Antandroy is the combination of kitesurfing, surfing, and SUP in one of the most remote spots on the planet and features an amazing encounter between two peoples.

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KSP Peru Day 7: Final Results from Pacasmayo!

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Bringing the second stop of the World Championship Kite Surfing Tour to a close, day seven of the 10-day holding period delivered another dose of world-class conditions and next-level action. Throughout the final 12 heats, competitors rode once again predominantly strapless, drawing lines comparable to high-level surfing.

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KSP Peru Day 6: More Heats Held in Great Conditions

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Amidst another day of prime wind and waves in Northern Peru, contest directors made excellent use of the epic conditions at the main staging area at El Faro (the lighthouse), completing 18 heats, making it all the way up to the Quarter Finals. As head-high sets wrapped around the point all day, once again, riders predominantly kite surfed unstrapped.

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F-One Announces Recall of the Release Handle on their 2011 Airlite Bar

During our ongoing product quality monitoring applied to retailed items, we have noted that some Release handle of Bandit 4, in very limited quantity could present a conformity fault.

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KSP Peru Day 5: The Competition Gets Underway in Great Conditions

After four days of waiting for solid conditions to arrive in Northern Peru, the Pacasmayo Kite Surf Pro finally got underway late this morning. Running nearly until sundown in the 15- to 20-knot winds and five- to seven-foot waves (faces), Men’s and Women’s Round 1, and Men’s Round 2 were completed at the second KSP World Championship Kite Surfing Tour stop.

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KSP Peru Day 4: Waves but No Wind

Despite a favorable forecast, the wind never filled in quite enough to get the Pacasmayo Kite Surf Pro off the ground today. As head-high sets rolled in throughout the morning and afternoon, the KSP crew kept optimistic and re-assessed the conditions every 30 minutes in hopes of the wind ramping up just a notch.

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KSP Peru Day 3: Another Lay Day

Three days into the 10-day holding period of the Pacasmayo Kite Surf Pro, KSP officials called a third consecutive lay day for the second stop of the World Championship Kite Surfing Tour.

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KSP Peru Day 2: Still on Standby

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Waiting for solid waves to arrive on Saturday, KSP organizers called a second consecutive lay day today at the Pacasmayo Kite Surf Pro — the second stop of the World Championship Kite Surfing Tour.

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KSP Peru Day 1: Waiting for Swell

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Today marks the first day of the 10-day holding period of the Pacasmayo Kite Surf Pro, the second stop of the 2011 KSP World Championship Kite Surfing Tour. With swell forecasted to ramp up later this week, KSP officials called a lay day today.

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Best Announces Lifetime Warranty

The thinking behind our Lifetime Fair and Reasonable warranty is simple: If you take care of your gear you deserve to be taken care of as well. That’s why BEST accepts warranty submissions from careful customers regardless of how old their equipment is.

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Kite-Cross World Championship Results from EUROSAF High Performance Grand Prix

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Within the event the inaugural Kite Cross World Championship was held. While there were run-away leaders in some classes, including double Olympic Tornado medallist Mitch Booth in the F18 catamaran, the closest finish across the whole competition was in the men’s kiteboarding competition.

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EPIC Announces New Kiteboarding Game for iPhone & iPad

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Today Epic Kiteboarding announced a new kiteboarding app game for iOS devices like the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.

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VIDEO: Red Bull Battle of Trafalgar

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Summer's not over yet in some areas of Spain, like in Caños de Meca. With temperatures up to 30 degrees celsius and winds up to 20 knots, this weekend was the perfect moment to celebrate the first Red Bull Batalla de Trafalgar, a kitesurf event that closed the season.

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