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Interview with Robert Graham, F-One’s New Kite Designer

Interview with Robert Graham, F-One’s New Kite Designer

Robert Graham talks about his history as a sail, paraglider, and kite designer and talks about the design process.

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INTERVIEW: Design by Julien Fillion

INTERVIEW: Design by Julien Fillion

Your first impression of Julien Fillion might be that he’s a quiet guy. He always has a thoughtful look on his face, like he’s trying to work out some problem in his head. Get him talking about kiteboarding gear and you’ll quickly realize that not only is Julien not a quiet guy, but his head is so full of ideas that sometimes he has a hard time getting them all out.

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From the Ground Up: Interview with Slingshot’s Amery Bernard

Sporting dreadlocks and a goatee, Amery Bernard blends in with the typical kiteboarders on the beach, but when he looks at a kite, he sees all the details the rest of us miss. Amery’s path to becoming Slingshot’s Kite Designer was not a typical one – if there even is such a thing in this industry.

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VIDEO: Interview with Slingshot Designer Amery Bernard

Amery Bernard, Slingshot Kiteboarding's Kite designer, sits down with The Kiteboarder Magazine during the 2011 La Ventana Classic and KiteXpo.

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Demystifying Kite Design

Do you really know what any of the visual clues on a new kite actually tell you about how it rides?

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Ian Ponting joins Naish International

Naish Kiteboarding is pleased to announce the addition of Ian Ponting to their product development and design team.

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Is a Kite’s Weight Important?

While writing a paper for his master's thesis, Reinhart Paelinck did some scientific research to determine how a kite's weight affects it handling in the air.

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VIDEO: Another How Kites Are Made Video, This One from the Core Kites Factory

Here is another video showing in inside look at a kite factory. This time it's a look at how Core Kites are made. The video is in German, but it's still interesting to see what goes into building a kite.

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