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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Going to La Ventana? DownWinderInn Now Has Two Free Trucks for Guests, $50 Recession Buster Deal and Free Daily Downwind Shuttle

DownWinderInn in La Ventana now offers guests free access to (2) trucks with secure beds for your gear

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2012 TKB Buyer’s Guide: 126 Pages on the Latest Kiteboarding Gear from 19 Brands

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We sat down with representatives from the different kiteboarding brands and we asked the questions you wanted to know the answers to! This electronic magazine is full of links to videos, product information pages, 2012 catalogs, and more.

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2011 North American Speed Sailing Invitational Results

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The 2011 North American Speed Sailing Invitational comes to a close with 12 races completed. Racing occurred on almost everyday of the event and this was the first ever speed event to have port tack races.

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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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